Current Affairs Short Questions for CLAT 2017–Part 2

5 March 2014

Sports minister Inaugurated National Cycling Academy in New Delhi

Union Sports Jitendra Gandhi Sports Complex in New Delhi with the purpose of boosting the cycling talent sports Authority of India (SAI) was decided in a meeting of the Governing Body of SAI to set up a National Cycling Academy (SAINCA) in New Delhi.

Ministry of petroleum Lauched ‘Dial Bharatgas Mini’ Service

The ministry of petroleum and Natural Gas on March launched a value added service from Bharat petroleum called ‘Dal Bharatgas Mini’ people desious of availing a Bharatgas mini (5 kg cylinder) can dial the toll free number 1800224344 and order a new connection or a refill cylinder .This service has been launched in the cities of Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad today. It will be available in Mumbai and pune in the first week of March and extended to other cities in a phased manner.

6 March 2014

NDMC Launched Stri Swasthya Suresh a Yojana in Delhi

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on 6March launched a new health scheme called ‘Stri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana for the women welfare. The Scheme aims to bring services closer for those living in rural areas and unauthorized colonies. Under the scheme, health camps and mass awareness drives will be held in various areas of north Delhi. The medical services will be provided through various nodal centers, hospitals and mobile dispensaries marked for the programme.

World Dentist Day Observed Across the World on 6 March 2014.

World Dentist Day is being observed across the world on 6 march 2014. The day is observed every year to raise awareness about dental health On this day the Indian Dentists Association (IDA) organizes Continuing medical Education (CME), seminars and workshops to update the dentists about the various developmental programme , which is aimeds improving the dental health

7 March 2014

Tom Albanese Appointed as CEO of Vedanta Resources

Tom Albanese, former Rio Tinto Chief, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Vedanta Resources. Tom will over as the charges of CEO and join the Vedanta board with effect from 1 April 2014. Vedanta Resources is global mining giant with mostly India-centric operations.

Avaya Appointed priyadarshi Mahapatra As new MD for India and SAARC

Technology firm Avaya has India and SAARC operations. He will be responsible for providing strategic direction to the India operations, managing India business priorities, and enhancing Avaya’s position as a leading business communications company.

Chinese Woman Named World’s Youngest Billionaire

A 24-year-old Hong Kong-based woman has been named the world’s youngest billionaire, replacing a Facebook co-founder and spurring gossip in the city .perenna kei, a graduate from the University of London who lives in Hong Kong, was ranked by Forbes as the world’ s youngest tycoon in its annual-super-rich, with a Nat worth of $1.3 billion.

8 March 2014

Mumbai police Starts SMS helpline For Women Travelling Alone

The Mumbai police on 8 march launched a free SMS service for ensuing safety of women travelling alone or in odd hours. Under ‘Travel Safe when Alone’ initiative, any women before taking an auto rickshaw or taxi could message registration number of the vehicle to a dedicated helpline number 9969777888.

International Women’s Day observed on 8th March 2014

International woman Day is being observed across the world on 8 March 2014 With the theme INSPIRING CHANGE United Nation celebrated the 2014 women day International women’s day is also called Working women ‘ s day United Nations celebrated this day with the theme Inspiring Change. In 1911, these celebrations were started for the first time Clara, a German, had proposed this day. First international women’s conference held at Copenhagen. This day celebrated to remember the achievements of the women.

Indian Essayist Selected For wind ham camel Literature Prize

Yale University announced that Pankaj Misra, Indian Essayist, Selected for wind ham Campbell Literature prize under nonfiction category Candidates who were selected under the categories fiction , drama and nonfiction will be award with the cash amount of $ 1, 50,000.