DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 MARCH 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIAN SHOOTER JITU RAI GRABBED GOLD 50M PISTOL GOLD
i. Jitu Rai an Indian shooter grabbed the 50m pistol gold at the ISSF World Cup Bangkok.
ii. Jitu Rai defeated China’s former World and Olympic Champion Pang Wei
2. TCS CHIEF N CHANDRASEKARAN APPOINTED TO BOARD OF RESERVE BANK
i.Tata Consultancy Services CEO and managing director Natarajan Chandrasekaran is appointed as non-official directors to the board of Reserve Bank of India.
ii. The Appointments is made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
iii.He also appointed Sudhir Mankad with Bharat Narotam Doshi, as the third part-time non-official director on the central board of the bank.
3. CHAPCHAR KUT FESTIVAL CELEBRATED ACROSS MIZORAM
i. The traditional festival of Chapchar Kut was celebrated in the north-eastern state of Mizoram and in the neighbouring states.
ii. It is a spring festival celebrated in the month of March.
iii. The festival is celebrated after shifting agriculture by clearing jungle by burning and cultivating in remnants of burning.
4. SUNIL SABHARWAL RE APPOINTED AS ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT IMF
i. Sunil Sabharwal has become the first Indian American to occupy a key administration post as Alternate Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund
ii. Mr. Sabharwal is re nominated by US President Barack Obama to the position of Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund.
5. E-MAIL INVENTOR RAY TOMLINSON PASSES AWAY
i. E-mail inventor Raymond Tomlinson passed away in Washington, United States.
ii.Tomlinson invented direct electronic messages between users on different machines on a certain network in 1971.
6. PM ADOPTED NAGEPUR VILLAGE IN HIS VARANASI CONSTITUENCY UNDER SAGY
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has selected Nagepur village in his Varanasi Constituency of Lok Sabha under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana .
ii. Earlier he had adopted Jayapur village in Sevapuri Assembly segment of Varanasi in 2014
iii. Nagepur village is mainly dominated by backward castes has been selected under the second phase of the Yojana.
iv.Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana encourages Members of Parliament from both Houses to identify and develop one village from their constituency as a model village.