Current Affairs of March 2017 for all types of Competitive Exams Read top news headlines and latest major events happened in India and World in the month of March 2017. The information given will help you to prepare for exams like: IAS, PCS, UPSC, Railways, SSC, Banking and all other competitive exams.
- 01 March 2017: Gujarati playwright and humorist Taarak Mehta, best known for his columns which were adapted for TV as the popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, died on Wednesday in Ahmedabad at the age of 88 after a prolonged illness.
- 02 March 2017: India Test captain Virat Kohli will be awarded with the Polly Umrigar Award at the BCCI award ceremony in Bangalore on March 8, 2017. Kohli becomes the first Indian cricketer to get it on the third occasion. All-rounder R Ashwin will also become the first Indian to receive the Dilip Sardesai award twice.
- 03 March 2017: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on 03 March 2017 issued a decision appointing First Vice-President Bakri Hassan Saleh as Prime Minister. Bakri Hassan Saleh would hold both posts of First Vice-President and Prime Minister.
- 04 March 2017: The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation announced Thursday that former President Barack Obama will receive this year’s John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. The award got its name from the title of Kennedy’s book “Profiles in Courage,” which earned a Pulitzer Prize.
- 05 March 2017: Hinduism will become the world’s third largest religion by 2050 while India will overtake Indonesia as the country with the largest Muslim population, according to a new study. The Hindu population worldwide will rise by 34%, from a little over 1 billion to nearly 1.4 billion by 2050, the Pew Research Center’s study on “The Future of World Regions” projected.
- 06 March 2017: American Sam Querrey used a strong serve to beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Saturday night in the Mexican Open final. Sam Querrey had 19 aces to win his ninth career title. He’s the first American champion in the history of the event.
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