Current Affairs March 2020 Pakistan and World

13th March:

  • Swedish actor Max von Sydow passes away.
  • Turkey downplays Holocaust in migrant crises with Greece.
  • Rajesh Chaplot honoured with Ugandas Highest Civilian Award.
  • India ranks second as the most promising source of disruptive technology.
  • Bytedance’s music streaming app Resso has officially launched in Indonesia.

12th March:

  • PV Sindhu wins BBC Indian Sportswoman of Year Award.
  • V Praveen Rao wins MS Swaminathan Award for the period.
  • Wasim Jaffer announces retirement from all forms of cricket.
  • Nupur Kulshrestha becomes 1st woman DIG of Indian Coast Guard.

11th March:

  • Mahim Verma is to resign as BCCI vice president.
  • India used Anti-HIV drugs to treat COVID-19 for the first time.
  • Eleventh Bengaluru INDIA Nano conference and exhibition held at Bengaluru.
  • GoI approved industrial licenses to 15 companies to manufacture Bullet Proof Jackets.

10th March:

  • Zubair Gilani quits as BOL Chairman.
  • Ghani sworn in as Afghan president.
  • Turkeys Ali Babacan applies to launch new political party.
  • Malaysia PM Muhyiddin Yassin announces new cabinet line.
  • Coronavirus: Bangladesh Founder’s birth centenary event postponed.
  • Two Americans killed in Iraq in Operation targeting ISIS mountain hideout.

9th March:

  • Women’s T20 world cup final: Australia beat India at MCG.
  • Qatar bans travellers from 14 countries over coronavirus concerns.
  • MSDE launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship programme in Bengaluru.
  • Two terrorists were killed and Colonel Mujeeb ur Rehman embraced martyrdom.

8th March:

  • International Women Day 2020 observed on March 8th.
  • Denys Shmygal becomes Ukraine‚Äôs new prime minister.
  • First ever Khelo India Winter Games begin at Gulmarg in Kashmir.
  • Bimal Julka becomes new Chief Information Commissioner of India.

7th March:

  • Coronavirus Death toll rises to 15 in US states.
  • Amanullah a great Pakistani comedian is diede.
  • First Corona virus patient recovered in Pakistan.
  • PM Imran cancels Karachi visit due to inclement of weather.
  • Saudi Arabia detains three members of royal family on accused of treason.

6th March:

  • Sri Lanka ruling party calls an election.
  • High speed train derails in France 21 injures.
  • PH political appointees should resign say PKR’s Wong Chen.
  • Saudi Arabia closes Grand Mosque Prophet’s Mosque between night and morning prayers.

5th March:

  • Mumbai to host 2023 IOC session
  • Google to open its cloud region in Delhi.
  • Gairsain was made the new summer capital of Uttarakhand.
  • After National Assembly Zainab Alert Bill 2020 sails through Senate.

4th March:

  • Lahore Qalandar Clain first win of PSL 5.
  • Peshawars Sunehri Masjid opened to women worshippers.
  • India defends CAA after UN rights Chief approaches Supreme Court.
  • Lahore Qalandar Ben Dunk Breaks PSL record for most 6s in an innings.

3rd March

  • Mushtaq Mahar Assumes charge of office in change of command ceremony.
  • Pakistan shuts its Chaman border with Afghanistan for one week over virus fears.
  • Paris makes former Brazil president Lula an honorary citizen.
  • Women Twenty20 World Cup Australia beat New Zealand by four runs.

2nd March

  • India bagged USD 40 million defence deal with Armenia
  • Railways launched first Restaurant on Wheels at the Asansol Railway station
  • Minister Amit Shah inaugurated NSG Regional Hub at Kolkata.
  • Ehsaas Scholarships to be first ever state sponsored mega initiative.

1st March

  • World Defence Day is celebrated on 1 March.
  • India Punjab to reduce government employees retirement age to 58 years.
  • Muhyiddin Yassin sworn in as Malaysian PM.
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