Current Affairs Assam, North East, India – 17 March 2018
17 March 2018
ASSAM – NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will undertake a beautification drive in various locations of Guwahati
- For the first in the history of Meghalaya, Meghalaya State Governor addressed the members in Hindi in Meghalaya Assembly
- The Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed the Criminal Laws (Arunachal Pradesh) Amendment Bill, 2018 approving death penalty to the convicted of raping or gang-raping a girl up to 12 years of age
INDIA – INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Odisha government will colloborate with Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for disaster management
- India has been ranked 78th among 114 on the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Energy Transition Index 2018.
- Indian film Halkaa has bagged the Grand Prix de Montreal award at the 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montréal Film
- Indian para-athlete Deepa Malik has recently secured the No. 1 rank in Asia in F53 Javelin category
- The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has launched a new mobile application named ‘Lost and Found’ for lost items at airports across India.
- Sangeeta Bahadur- appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Belarus
- Indian short film Shunyata has won Best Film Award at Best of India Short Film Festival in Los Angeles