DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 28 MARCH 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. PADMA AWARD ANNOUNCED BY THE PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE
i. President Pranab Mukherjee has presented five Padma Vibhushan awards at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
ii. Padma Vibhushan awards are given to:
A. Founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani (posthumous),
B. Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Jagmohan,
C. Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
D. Indian-American economist Avinash Kamalakar Dixit and 5.Renowned dancer Yamini Krishnamurti.
2. PRESIDENT RULE IMPOSED IN UTTARAKHAND
i. President’s Rule has been imposed in Uttarakhand before the crucial trust vote in the state assembly for the Harish Rawat government.
ii. President rule is imposed in Uttarakhand after the constitutional breakdown.
iii. President Pranab Mukherjee imposed emergency under Article 356 of the Constitution.
3. NATIONAL FILM AWARDS GIVEN TO AMITABH BACHCHAN AND KANGANA RANAUT
i. Amitabh Bachchan and Kangana Ranaut have been honoured with the Best Actor and Best Actress awards for Piku and Tanu Weds Manu Returns at 63rd National Awards.
ii. SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali emerged as the Best Film
iii. Sanjay Leela Bhansali won in the best director category for his movie Bajirao Mastani.
4. ROTAVIRUS VACCINE HAS BEEN LAUNCHED BY THE UNION HEALTH MINISTER
i. The government launched the vaccine for Rotavirus vaccine as part of Universal Immunization Programme to prevent child mortaility due to Rotavirus diarrhoea.
ii. The vaccine, developed indigenously to promote "Make in India" initiative.
iii. The introduction of Rotavirus vaccine will enable the government to directly address the problem of diarrheal deaths.
Union Health Minister: J P Nadda
5. MADHYA PRADESH TO GET ITS FIRST ITBP MODERN WEAPON TRAINING CENTRE
i. Madhya Pradesh is going to have its first Indo Tibetan Border Police weapon training centre at Batiagarh, Damoh.
ii. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has issued orders to set up ITBP's Weapon and Support Weapon Training Centre in the state.
6. HARYANA LAUNCHES SCHEME FOR THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED
i. Haryana Government has launched a new scheme ‘Adapting Homes for the Differently-abled’.
ii. under this scheme pension of 6 months would be given in advance to differently abled persons for adapting their homes as per their requirement.
ii. The grant for diet money to hearing impaired has been increased from Rs 400 to Rs 1,000 per month.
7. MAHARASHTRA GETS ITS FIRST SET OF WOMEN COMMANDERS TO PROTECT FOREST
i. A batch of 20 women are going to become the first women commandos of the state to protect forestry area of Maharashtra.
ii. The government is putting efforts towards women empowerment.
iii. Recently Indian Navy announced to recruit 3 female fighter pilots.