23rd March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.World Meteorological Day is celebrated on 23rd March. This year theme is ‘Weather-Ready, Climate-Smart’.
2.Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir inaugurated the first National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement in New Delhi.
3.A three-day International Yoga Fest was inaugurated by Union minister Jitendra Sing in New Delhi.
4.The Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Department has signed a MoU with Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd (BFIL) to roll out an animal health care programme.
5.BHEL has entered into a technology transfer agreement with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the manufacturing of space-grade lithium-ion cells of various capacities.
6.The longest sandstone cave in the world discovered in Meghalaya, the cave named Krem Puri.
7.INS Ganga, an indigenously built frigate of the Indian Navy, was decommissioned in Mumbai.
8.Allahabad Bank has allowed the amalgamation of its wholly own subsidiary – All Bank Finance Ltd (ABFL).
9.Sikh advertisement campaign “We are Sikhs” campaign received the top 2018 PRWeek US award in the category of Public Cause.
10.Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan shattered the world record and claimed the gold medal in 10m women’s air rifle event of the season’s first junior ISSF World Cup in Sydney.
11.Former United Nations ambassador John Bolton will be the new US National Security Adviser, he would replace H.R. McMaster.