Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 16, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 16, 2023


  • Over 21% of rural households do not have access to any type of toilet, according to a government survey.
  • Bar Council of India (BCI) has opened up law practice in India to foreign lawyers and law firms.
  • Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to strengthen tri-services commanders’ powers.
  • Business20 meeting under India’s G20 presidency to begin in Gangtok, Sikkim.
  • Ministry of Road Transport releases Policy guidelines for utilising eco-friendly materials in construction of National Highways.
  • 2.18 Crore pucca houses completed till 11th March under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin


  • India and World Bank signs loan agreement for construction of Green National Highway Corridors Project in 4 States
  • India’s Exports fall 8.8% and trade deficit shrinks over 7% in February.
  • Ex-RBI official Deepak Mohanty has been appointed as PFRDA Chairman


  • USA: An atmospheric river dumped more torrential rain on California, state of emergency declared.
  • With USD 230-billion funds, South Korea to build ‘world’s largest’ chip centre.
  • Russia races to retrieve wreckage of a U.S. military drone that crashed over the Black Sea
  • Eric Garcetti, former Los Angeles Mayor was announced as the new US ambassador to India


  • Indian Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered 2nd round of All England Open Badminton Championships.
  • American high jumper Dick Fosbury, who revolutionised high jump technique, passed away.



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