Static Current Affairs: March 2017 Week 1

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

  • Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) – New Delhi
  • Airports Council International (ACI), headquarters – Montreal, Canada
  • United World Wrestling (UWW) – Lausanne, Switzerland
  • National Council of Science Museums – Kolkata

National Parks

  • Bhitarkanika National Park – Odisha
  • Gir National Park – Gujarat
  • Pampadum Shola National Park – Kerala
  • Dudhwa National Park – Uttar Pradesh

Dams

  • Periyar dam – Kerala
  • Vaigai dam – Vaigai River (Tamil Nadu)
  • Sardar Sarovar Dam – on Narmada river (Gujarat)
  • Shahpur Kandi Dam – across Ravi river (Punjab, J&K)

Lakes

  • Ukkadam Lake – Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • Hameed Khan Kunta or Gundacheruvu or Banjara Lake – Hyderabad

Power Plants

  • Manarchak power plant – Tripura
  • Bhadradri Thermal Power Plant – Telangana
  • Koteshwar Hydroelectric Power Plant – Uttarakhand
  • Mundra power plant – Gujarat

People

  • Laender Paes – Indian tennis player
  • Jitu Rai – Indian shooter
  • Amanpreet – Indian shooter
  • Rohan Bopanna – Indian tennis player
  • Rajiv Lall – founder MD and CEO, of IDFC Bank
  • World Bank CEO – Kristalina Georgieva

Others

  • Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Vizag Port – Andhra Pradesh
  • Chamatkarik Shri Hanumanji Na Charan – Temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Arunachal Pradesh  Golden Pagoda, or Khongmu-kham – Arunachal Pradesh
  • Gujarat – to hold year 2017, the birth centenary year of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya as ‘Garib Kalyan Varsh’.
  • India to host women’s Youth World Boxing Championship in November 2017

Important Days in March 1st week:

  • 01 March – Zero Discrimination Day
    2017 Theme: “Make some Noise around Zero Discrimination”
  • 03 March – World Wildlife Day
    2017 Theme: “Listen to the Young Voices”
  • 04 March – National Security Day

 

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