Current Affairs 15th March 2016
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Current Affairs 15th March 2016
India Inc first to formally receive UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
- India Inc. turned out to be first on the planet to formally receive the United Nations’ (UN) motivation for the world’s feasible advancement and 17 objectives recognized for its execution.
- It was formally embraced by the India Inc. at the eleventh National Convention on Sustainable Development Goal (NCSDG) sorted out by the Global Compact Network in Mumbai.
15 March: World Consumer Rights Day
- Consistently World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is being seen on 15 March for festivity and solidarity inside of the universal shopper development.
- It gives (i) a chance to advance the fundamental privileges of all shoppers (ii) request those rights that should be regarded and ensured and (ii) for those challenging against the business sector misuse and social shameful acts.
More than 50 creature species basically imperiled in India: Government
- Union Government has declared that out of 96,000 creature species found in India more than 50 creatures have been surveyed as basically imperiled (CR) and 310 as jeopardized (EN).
- It was declared by Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a composed answer to the Rajya Sabha.
ExoMars 2016 shuttle effectively propelled by Europe and Russia
- An unmanned shuttle named ExoMars 2016 was effectively propelled together Europe and Russia to hunt down biosignatures on Mars (or Martian life) in past or present.
- The shuttle was dispatched on a Proton-M rocket worked by Russia’s Roscosmos from, Kazakhstan, Baikonur. ExoMars 2016 is the first of a two-period of ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) program.
Indian researcher H Deep Saini named VC of Canberra University
- Noted Indian researcher and plant physiologist H Deep Saini (60) has been named as the fifth Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra.
- He will succeed Vice Chancellor Stephen Parker in September 2016 who will venture down from the post in July 2016 after more than nine years in the administration.
Union Government fixes Maximum Sale Price of Bt Cotton Seed
- The Union Government has informed most extreme deal value (MSP) of Bt cotton seed for the year 2016-17.
- It was reported by the Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh.
- In such manner, Union Government has issued warning according to the Cotton Seed Price (Control) Order, 2015 under the Section 3 of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.
Prestigious British creator Anita Brookner passes away
- Prestigious British creator and workmanship student of history Anita Brookner passed away. She was 87.
- Brookner had won the Booker in 1984 for her novel Hotel du Lac and was a top of the line writer who had composed around 25 books.
Htin Kyaw chose as first non military personnel President of Myanmar
- Myanmar’s Parliament chose Htin Kyaw (69) as the main regular citizen (non-military) President of the nation following 53 years of military principle.
- He was hopeful of National League for Democracy (NLD) party and was chosen in the wake of securing 360 of the aggregate 652 threw votes.
- Military-designated Myint Swe got 213 votes and stood second and was trailed by the other NLD hopeful, Henry Van Thio at third position who got 79 votes. They will serve as first VP and second VP of the nation.
Nobel Prize victor market analyst Lloyd Stowell Shapley passes away
- Prestigious American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning market analyst Lloyd Stowell Shapley passed away on 12 March 2016. He was 92.
- He had added to the fields of scientific financial matters and particularly diversion hypothesis. He was viewed as one of the fathers of diversion hypothesis.