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·         The amount announced by the World Bank in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years – USD 57 bn
·         The country where five people were killed and about 40 injured in its capital after a car plowed into pedestrians and a terrorist stabbed a policeman near parliament – UK
·         India’s ranking on the World Happiness Report 2017 – 122nd
·         India ranking on the Human Development Index prepared by UNDP, which now classifies India in the category of “medium” human development – 131
·         The Indian-American computer scientist who won National Science Foundation (NSF)’s CAREER award – Anshumali Shrivastava
·         Winner of the men’s singles title of the ATP Indian Wells Masters – Roger Federer
·         The first fully India-made train (rake) which was flagged off at Dadar station in Mumbai recently – Medha
·         The former Rajya Sabha MP, also called the ‘Chanakya of Odisha politics,’ who passed away recently – Pyarimohan Mohapatra
·         The state which recently decided to provide 33 per cent reservation for women in all govt jobs – Punjab
·         The cricketer who has become the first Indian to face 500 balls in Test innings – Cheteshwar Pujara
·         India’s wholesale price index-based inflation in Feb 2017 – 6.55%
·         The R&D organisation being set up by the Indian Railways – SRESTHA
·         The Canadian teacher who won $1-m Global Teacher Prize – Maggie MacDonnell
·         The public sector construction firm which will execute `130-cr housing project in Mauritius – NBCC
·         The country which has banned laptops and iPads in handbags at airports in West Asia and Africa – US
·         The limit at which the govt has proposed to cap cash transactions in an official amendment to the Finance Bill, 2017 – 2 lakh
·         The bank with which the govt has decided to merge the Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) – SBI
·         The bank which launched ‘Mera iMobile’ app for rural customers – ICICI Bank
·         The country which has been named the healthiest country in world by the Bloomberg’s 2017 World Health Index – Italy
·         The new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand – Trivendra Singh Rawat
·         India’s ranking in representation of women in executive govt in 2017 Women in Politics Map report – 148th
·         The first private sector bank since Independence launched in Kerala recently – ESAF Small Finance Bank
·         The date on which the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is scheduled – 1 Jul 2017
·         The largest association in the country in the field of real estate with which SBI signed an MoU recently – CREDAI
·         The mobile app launched by the govt for monitoring of village electrification – Garv
·         The person appointed as a Member on the Western Area Local Board of RBI – Dilip S Shanghvi
·         The country with which Saudi Arabia signed preliminary deals worth about $65 bn recently – China
·         The airport in Singapore voted the World’s Best Airport by air travellers at the 2017 World Airport Awards – Changi Airport
·         The badminton player appointed a member of the governing body of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) – Jwala Gutta
·         The Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises who has been appointed vice-president of the FIFA U-17 World Cup organising committee – Babul Supriyo
·         The bank which recently launched an instant digital loan against securities (LAS) facility – HDFC Bank
·         The govt scheme for developing export-linked infrastructure – TIES
·         The state to which Central Govt recently approved financial assistance by way of special dispensation in funding of externally aided projects (EAPs) – Andhra Pradesh
·         The new Chief Minister of Punjab – Captain Amarinder Singh
·         The mission launched by the govt to bring blue revolution in the country – Mission Fingerling
·         The bank which has announced a onetime farm loan settlement scheme worth `6,000 cr primarily for tractor loans – SBI
·         The robot developed by the students of the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Pune and IBM to assist senior citizens – Chintu
·         The state where first-of-its-kind women safety application called “Ammavin Aran” was launched recently – Tamil Nadu
·         The person who recently resigned as the ICC Chairman – Shashank Manohar
·         The city which has occupied first place for overall quality of living recently – Vienna
·         The place where the foundation stone of the Banana Research Centre was laid recently – Vaishali, Bihar
·         The country which is set to conduct its first national census in 19 years – Pakistan
·         The state which has come out with a `605-cr innovative scheme named “KCR Kit” for pregnant women and newborn – Telangana
·         The state which has announced an Idea2POC (Proof of Concept) fund of `10 cr for women entrepreneurs – Karnataka
·         The person appointed as the official ambassador of Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 – Sachin Tendulkar
·         The Russian doctor whose lifetime ban was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) recently – Sergei Portugalov
·         The country where the US aircraft giant Boeing is in process to set up its first overseas factory – China
·         The deputy governor of the RBI appointed in place of R Gandhi – BP Kanungo
·         The consumer price index (CPI)-based inflation in Feb 2017 – 3.65 per cent
·         Winner of the men’s singles crown at the 2017 All England Open badminton championships – Lee Chong Wei
·         Winner of the 2017 Hero Indian Open golf title – SSP Chawrasia

·         The date on which all restrictions on cash withdrawal from savings bank accounts were removed – 13 Mar 2017

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