Daily Current Affairs 27 March 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 27 March 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 27 March 2018. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 27 March 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Siddaramaiah becomes 1st Karnataka CM in 40 yrs to finish term

  • He has become the 1st CM in the state to complete the full 5-yr term after D Devaraj Urs.
  • The EC announced that the Assembly Elections will take place on May 12.

2. Surat 1st district with 100% solar-powered health centres

  • Gujarat’s Surat is the 1st Indian district to have 100% solar powered Primary Health Centres.
  • The district also has 150 solar-powered gram panchayats.

3. ‘Justice Clocks’ to be installed at all high courts

  • The central govt will install Justice Clocks at all 24 high courts with an aim to create public awareness in judicial matters.
  • The clocks will have LED display boards showing the daily rate of disposal of cases, pending cases and performance-based ranking of the courts.

International News

1. 16 countries expel 106 Russian diplomats in one day

  • The US,Canada and 16 EU states expelled the diplomats over Russia’s alleged involvement in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal in the UK.
  • Earlier, Russia and the UK expelled each other’s 23 diplomats.

2. Doklam belongs to us, India should learn lessons : China

  • China’s Foreign Ministry said that India should learn some lessons from the previous years’ Doklam standoff.
  • The Ministry further claimed that there is no such thing as changing status quo at Doklam.

3. Bangladesh must punish lovers of Pakistan : PM Sheikh Hasina

  • The PM made the comments at an event organised in remembrance of the victims of the genocide by the Pak Army on March 25, 1971.
  • The Bangladesh govt claims that the genocide killed 2 lakh people.

Business News

1. Twitter bans cryptocurrency advertisements

  • Microblogging site Twitter has banned advertisements promoting cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings from the platform.
  • Earlier, Facebook banned advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies.

2. India may become $5tn economy by 2025 : SC Garg

  • Economic Affairs Secretary SC Garg has said the country was enjoying macroeconomic stability.
  • He further said India has been successful in adhering to inflation target.

3. Microsoft opens innovation centre ‘The Garage’ in Hyderabad

  • Microsoft has inaugurated the facility for its employees to support a culture of experimentation.
  • The Garage is a platform to help them work together across technology to explore ideas and build prototypes.

Sports News
1. 15-yr-old shooter wins India’s 3rd gold at Junior World Cup

  • Anish Bhanwala won a gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in the 25m rapid fire pistol event.
  • Bhanwala was placed 7th in the same event at the ISSF Senior World Cup earlier in the month.

2. Federer to skip clay court tour and French Open

  • World no 1 has decided to skip the clay court season including the French Open.
  • The 20-time Grand Slam champion is set to lose the ranking to Rafael Nadal after exiting in the second round of the Miami Masters.

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