Static Current Affairs: March 2017 Week 2 and 3

We see that sometimes the questions of static part in the General Awareness Section is asked from the latest happenings. So we have come up with the Static Current Affairs SectionClick here to read the Daily Current Affairs.

Static Current Affairs:

Headquarters:

  • Central Bank of Nigeria – Abuja, Nigeria
  • International Labour Organization – Geneva, Switzerland

Dams:

  • Temghar Dam – Maharashtra (on Mutha River)
  • Bargi Dam – Madhya Pradesh (on Narmada River)

National Parks:

  • Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park – Telangana
  • Kaziranga National Park – Assam
  • Jim Corbett National Park – Uttarakhand

Power Plants:

  • Mauda Super Thermal Power Station – Maharashtra
  • Bhadla Solar Plant – Rajasthan

Lakes:

  • Ulsoor Lake – Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Arakere Lake – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Others:

  • World’s Largest River island – Majuli
  • HPCA Stadium – Himachal Pradesh
  • Sangin – District in South Afghanistan
  • Asian chess championship for the blind 2017 – India (at Mangaluru in Karnataka)
  • V.O.Chidambaranar Port – Tamil Nadu

Important Days in March 2nd and 3rd week:

  • 08 March – International Women’s Day
    2017 Theme: “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.”
  • 09 March – World Kidney Day
    2017 Theme: “Kidney Disease & Obesity. Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys”
    World Kidney Day is observed annually on the 2nd Thursday in March.
  • 10 March – CISF Raising Day
  • 13 March – Commonwealth Day
    2017 Theme: “A peace-building Commonwealth”
  • 15 March – World Consumer Rights Day
    2017 Theme: “Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust”
  • 16 March – National Vaccination Day
  • 18 March – Ordnance Factories Day
  • 20 March – International Day of Happiness
  • 21 March – World Poetry Day
  • 21 March – International Day of Forests
    2017 Theme: “Forests and energy”
  • 22 March – World Water Day
    2017 Theme: “Why Wastewater?”
  • 23 March – World Meteorological Day
    2017 Theme: “Understanding Clouds”

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