DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 MARCH 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. DELHI’S IGI AIRPORT GRABBED WORLD’S NUMBER 1 POSITION
i. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has grabbed the world’s number 1 position in 25-40 Million Passengers Per Annum category.
ii. The rankings were announced by the Airports Council International.
iii. In 2014 it became no. 1 in the 25-40 MPPA categories and still retained the rank in 2015
2. SIDBI TO RAISE RS 10,000 CRORE FOR STAND UP INDIA FUND
i. The Small Industries Development Bank of India will raise the proposed Rs 10,000 Crore corpus for ‘Stand Up India Fund’ from Reserve Bank Of India.
ii. The Fund will be lent to Dalit and women entrepreneurs.
iii. According the scheme each bank branch has been mandated to lend to one micro enterprise promoted by a woman and SC and ST entrepreneur.
3. RANDEEP HOODA HONOURED WITH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN AUSTRALIA
i. Randeep Hooda was honoured by Melbourne based South Asian community members at a function in Australia with Australia achievement award.
ii. Randeep Hooda formally launched a nonprofit organisation ‘Nobody Dies Hungry’ founded by an Australian Indian Aloke Kumar.
4. NASA INVITES INDIA TO JOINTLY EXPLORE MARS
i. India and will jointly explore Mars known as Red planet on a joint mission.
ii. India’s Maiden mission to red planets manglyaan has shined ISRO’s capabilities in the world for launching the high value inter-planetary mission at very low cost.
iii. American scientists through its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN Mission (MAVEN) mission and India through its Mars Orbiter Mission will share data for better results.
5. ROZLE PREZELJ ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF IAAF ATHLETES’ COMMISSION
i. Rozle Prezelj was elected as the Chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations Athletes' Commission in Monaco.
ii. He will replace Frank Fredericks earlier chairman of IAAF.
iii. Britain marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe was nominated Vice Chairwoman of the commission.
6. RAHUL SACHDEV WON 1ST ALL INDIA OPEN INVITATIONAL SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP 2016
i. Rahul Sachdev won the 1st All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
ii. Rahul defeated Pushpender Singh of Railways in the final.
7. ARMAAN EBRAHIM WON FMSCI MOTORSPORTS MAN OF THE YEAR TROPHY
i. Armaan Ebrahim was awarded with the Motorsports Man-of-the-Year Trophy by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India.
ii. B.I. Chandhok recived lifetime achivement award. An
Chairman Of FMSCi: Vijay Mallya.