current affairs capsule 1

3/21/2016
•Gurmeet Singh has became the 1st Indian athlete to win a gold medal in the Asian 20 Kilometer (km) Race Walk Championships.

•Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia won the Hero Indian Open title of golf played at the Golf Course in New Delhi.

•Surat railway station was declared as the cleanest in India, as per the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) survey.

•The theme of the International Day of Forests 2016 is "Forests and Water", that was observed on 21 March 2016.

•Punjab state that notified swine flu (H1N1) disease under the Epidemic Disease Act.

•HS Prannoy badminton player who won the men's singles title at the 2016 Swiss Open.

•The Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt won a gold medal in the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament held in Astana, Kazakhstan.

•Indian Overseas Bank became the first bank to commence the sale of Indian Gold Coin in the domestic market.

•India’s rank is 118 in 2016 World Happiness Report released in March 2016.

•The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) suspended tennis star Maria Sharapova as a goodwill ambassador.

•Jammu & Kashmir state government signed a MoU with Union Government under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY).
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