March 2024 Current Affairs [National and International]

Current affairs for the month of March 2024 are given below. The March 2024 current affairs has been categorised into both National and International level.

The National Current Affairs contains latest Indian news and events in the field of sports, politics, places, science, books, etc. for the month of November.

While International Current Affairs contains latest news and events from different parts of the world.

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March 2024 Current Affairs – National

Who took oath as the judicial member of Lokpal?Ritu Raj Awasthi
Who has been appointed by Microsoft as the new head of both Windows and Surface?Pavan Davuluri
Who has acquired Lanco Amarkantak Power Limited which has been approved by CCI?Adani Power Limited
Who has been selected as the flag bearer for India at Paris Olympics 2024?Sharat Kamal
Who has been appointed as the new President of Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO)?Ashwini Kumar
A 900-year-old Kannada inscription belonging to the Kalyani Chalukya dynasty was discovered in a neglected state in Gangapuram. Gangapuram is located in which state of India?Telengana
Who has recently been appointed as the new Director General of Police of West Bengal?Sanjay Mukherjee
Who has taken charge as the President of Indian Steel Association?Naveen Jindal
At which place is ‘Start-up Mahakumbh’ being organised?New Delhi
Which team made the biggest team score (277 runs) in IPL history against Mumbai Indian?Sunrisers Hyderabad
Who has recently been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Food and Processing Industries?Kiran Rijiju
Who has been appointed as the chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA)?Sadanand Vasant Date
For the first time in its history of milk cooperatives in India, Amul’s brand of “fresh milk” will be sold in which North American country?USA
Who has recently been given additional responsibility as the Governor in-charge of Telangana?CP Radhakrishnan
Which organization has connected the strategic Nimmu-Padum-Darcha in Ladakh by road?BRO
Which state police recently launched the digital platform ‘Trinetra’ App 2.0 for crime prevention and investigation?Uttar Pradesh
Who has recently been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to Myanmar?Abhay Thakur
Tamilisai Soundararajan resigned from her post, she was the Governor of which state? She also resigned from the post of Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.Telangana
Which app has been launched to make the election process easier for the disabled?Saksham
Who has recently been appointed the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) by the Central Government?Rahul Singh
ISRO successfully tested the landing mission of its Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) from the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Challakere, Karnataka. What is its name?Pushpak
Which team won the title of the second season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL)?Royal Challengers Bangalore
Who has recently been appointed as the new captain by Chennai Super Kings?Ruturaj Gaikwad
Name the Para archer and Arjuna Award winner who has been appointed as the National Disability Icon by the Election Commission of India (ECI)?Sheetal Devi
Name the renowned poet who has been selected for the Saraswati Samman for the year 2023 for her poetic novel ‘Raudra Satvikam’ (Malayalam)?Prabha Varma
Name the former Tata Sons Chairman who was honored with the prestigious PV Narasimha Rao Memorial Award for his outstanding philanthropic contributions?Ratan Tata
Who has been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to Russia?Vinay Kumar
What is the rank of India in the recently released Global Human Development Index?134
What is the rank of India in the recently released World Happiness Rankings 2021-23?121
Which app has been launched by ISRO to assist the Gaganyaan crew?SAKHI
Mahtari Vandan Yojana scheme which provides Rs 1000/month as financial assistance to eligible married women was started in which state?Chhattisgarh
Former Indian President Ram Nath Kovind-led high-level committee submitted its report to the President of India. The report is related to?One Nation, One Election
Who is the MD and CEO of Fly91, a Goa-based airline?Manoj Chacko
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Prasar Bharati?Navneet Kumar Sehgal
PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the chip fabrication unit of Tata-Powerchip Semiconductor fabrication unit at Dholera? Dholera is located in which state?Gujarat
‘Majuli Mask’ which recently got ‘GI Tag’ belongs to which of the following states?Assam
Who has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Haryana?Nayab Singh Saini
In which state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sela Tunnel, world’s longest twin-lane tunnel?Arunachal Pradesh
Whom did President Draupadi Murmu recently nominate to Rajya Sabha?Sudha Murthy
Who became the 14th player to play 100 test matches for India?Ravichandran Ashwin
Name the Indian author who has been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Prize 2024 by the Netherlands-based Praemium Erasmianum Foundation for his significant contributions to the theme imagining the unthinkable?Amitav Ghosh
Which team won the Ranji Trophy 2024 by defeating Vidarbha by 169 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai?Mumbai
Who won the first prize in the National Youth Parliament Festival, 2024?Yatin Bhaskar Duggal
At which place in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kochrab Ashram?Sabarmati
With whom did Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and NITI Aayog collaborated to launch the Frontier Technology Labs (FTL)?META
Former bureaucrats Sukhbir Singh Sandhu and Gyanesh Kumar have been selected as?Election Commissioners
Who has been appointed as the new Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission?A S Rajeev
In which state, Sansad Khel Mahakumbh 3.0 was organised?Himachal Pradesh
How many Vande Bharat trains are now running across India, covering more than 250 districts of the country?102
Which state government recently approved the Green Hydrogen Policy in the state?Uttar Pradesh
At which place Asian River Rafting Championship on the Sutlej River was organised from March 4 to March 9, 2024?Shimla
State Bank of India (SBI) has entered into an agreement with which company for the license and operation of cash management and transaction banking platform iCashpro+?Aurionpro Solutions
Name the former Chief of Naval Staff from 1990 to 1993 who passed away on 15 March 2024?Admiral Laxminarayana Ramdas
Who has become the first woman sniper of Border Security Force (BSF) after completing an 8-week course?Suman Kumari
Which missile was successfully tested by DRDO with MIRV technology recently?Agni-5
With whom has NPCI joined hands for conducting joint research on blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) technology?IISc, Bangalore
Where was the India’s first small scale LNG unit inaugurated?Madhya Pradesh
Name the public sector enterprise under Ministry of Power, GoI, which has been conferred the status of Miniratna Category-I CPSE by the Govt of India?GRID-India
On which island of Lakshadweep has the Indian Navy established its new base?Minicoy Island
With which country will the Indian Coast Guard organize ‘Sea Defenders-2024’?USA
Where was India’s first green hydrogen plant established in the stainless steel sector located at Jindal Stainless Limited?Hisar
In which state did PM Modi inaugurated India’s first underwater metro on the Hooghly River?West Bengal
Name the highest civilian decoration of Bhutan which was conferred on the Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi by His Majesty the King of Bhutan at the Tendrelthang, Thimphu?Order of the Druk Gyalpo
Risa was recently granted the GI tag. It is a tribal costume of which state?Tripura
Which team won the 2023-24 Pro Kabaddi league defeating Haryana Steelers in the finals at Hyderabad?Puneri Paltan
In which city was the world’s first Vedic clock inaugurated?Ujjain
Name the journalists who have been awarded the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Mediaperson for the year 2024?Greeshma Kuthar and Ritika Chopra

March 2024 Current Affairs – International

In which city was the world’s first Vedic clock inaugurated?Ujjain
Name the journalists who have been awarded the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Mediaperson for the year 2024?USA
Which Gulf country will participate in the Miss Universe pageant for the first time?Saudi Arabia
Name the noted Israeli-American author, psychologist, and economist (Nobel economic sciences laureate 2002) who passed away on March 27, 2024?Daniel Kahneman
On which day World Water Day was celebrated?22 March
Who has recently resigned from the post of Prime Minister of Ireland?Leo Varadkar
On which day International Day of Forests was celebrated?21 March
According to the World Happiness Ranking Report 2024, which is the happiest country in the world?Finland
On which day International Day of Happiness was celebrated?20 March
Recently ‘Yaunde Declaration’ was in discussion, it is related to which of the following?Malaria disease
Name the French mathematician who has been awarded the Abel Prize for 2024?Michel Talagrand
On which day World Consumer Rights Day was observed?15 March
According to SIPRI report, which country is the world’s top arms importer between 2019-2023?India
Who won the Best Actor Award at the Academy Awards 2024 (Oscars) for the film Oppenheimer?Cillian Murphy
Which country became the 119th country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?Malta
Name the right-arm pace bowler from England who has become the third bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 700 wickets?James Anderson
On which day International Women’s Day was celebrated?8 March
Kristina Pijkova, who won the 71st Miss World title, belongs to which country?Czech Republic
Name the Scandinavian nation which has become the 32nd member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)?Sweden
Who sworn-in as the 14th President of Pakistan?Asif Ali Zardari
Who took oath as the 24th Prime Minister of Pakistan?Shahbaz Sharif
Name the French professional footballer who has been banned for 4 years for doping by Italian Anti-Doping National Tribunal?Paul Pogba
Which country has become the new member of the military alliance NATO?Sweden
On which day World Civil Defense Day was observed?1 March

Abbreviations in News

  1. BRO – Border Roads Organisation
  2. IPL – Indian Premier League
  3. NIA – National Investigation Agency
  4. ISRO – Indian Space Research Organization
  5. RLV – Reusable Launch Vehicle
  6. ATR – Aeronautical Test Range
  7. FIEO – Federation of Indian Export Organization
  8. SAKHI – Space-borne Assistant and Knowledge Hub for Crew Interaction
  9. ECI – Election Commission of India
  10. CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education
  11. WPL – Women’s Premier League
  12. GI tag – Geographical Indication tag
  13. SIPRI – Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
  14. DRDO – Defense Research and Development Organization
  15. MIRV – Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle
  16. ICBM – Inter-continental Ballistic Missile
  17. ISA – International Solar Alliance
  18. NPCI – National Payments Corporation of India
  19. IISc – Indian Institute of Science
  20. PM-SURAJ : Pradhan Mantri Samajik Utthan and Rozgar Adharit Jankalyan
  21. CCI – Competition Commission of India

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