DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 31 MARCH 2015
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1. FORTUNE RELEASED THE LIST OF WORLDS’S 50 GREATEST LEADERS:
A. Fortune magazine has released the list of 2015 roster of the world’s 50 greatest leaders.
B. Apple CEO Tim Cook topped the list and European Central bank president Mario Draghi followed him at Second Place, who was further followed by Chinese President Xi Jingping at third place.
C. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was placed at 5th spot and Nobel Prize winner Kailash Styarthi at the 28th rank.
NOTE: - US President Barack Obama is not included in the list for a second year in a row.
2. WORLD’S FIRST OTAKU EXPO HELD IN JAPAN:
A. Japan organized World’s first Otaku Expo at Makuhari Messe Convention Centre in Chiba Prefecture.
B. The expo was organized as a part of a special comic book fair held every five year.
C. The event attracts about half a million visitors and groups from outside Japan were also invited.
NOTE: Otaku is the term commonly used in the country to refer to people obsessed with Janan’s Unique take on comics and animation.
3. BHARAT RATNA FOR MADAN MOHAN MALVIYA:
A. Madan Mohan Malviya is honoured with the highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna.
B. Family members of Freedom Fighter and educationalist , Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya received the award from President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in the Ashoka Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
C. Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya was the founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Hindu Mahasabha.
4. KATSUSHI INOUE BECOMES CEO OF HONDA CARS INDIA:
A. Katsushi Inoue is appointed as the new President and CEO of Honda Cars India Limited.
B. Katsushi Inoue will replace Hironori Kanauama, who is retiring on 1st April, 2015
C. Currently Katsushi Inoue is working as General Manager in Marketing Planning Office in Japan.
5. PRICE STABILISATION FUND SCHEME GETS MINISTRY APPROVAL:
A. Department of Agriculture and cooperation has approved the creation of Price Stabilization Fund Scheme.
B. Union Ministry of Agriculture has approved the creation of Price Stabilization Fund (PSF) as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS).
C. Radha Mohan Singh is the Union Minister of Agriculture.