Page-31 of Current Affairs - March, 2015

Kerala Tourism's campaign’ wins silver prize in Golden Gate Award at ITB-Berlin

Kerala Tourism has won silver prize in the prestigious Golden Gate Award at the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB-Berlin) – 2015. Kerala Tourism received the prize in the category of mulimedia-campaign for its global multimedia ‘The Great Backwaters campaign’ in the television-commercial medium. This campaign has been conceptualised by Kerala Tourism’s creative and marketing agency Stark ..

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Haryana Government launches Aapki Beti Humari Beti scheme

Haryana Government on the eve of International Women’s Day i.e. 8 March launched ‘Aapki Beti Humari Beti’ Scheme. It was launched by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Panchkula district of state. Facts about Aapki Beti Humari Beti scheme This scheme aims to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in Haryana. It ..

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Union Government releases digital gender atlas for advancing girl education

Union Government has released ‘Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girls Education’ a web-based tool for advancing girls education. It was unveiled by the Department of School Education and Literacy in the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) in New Delhi. Key facts The web based tool has been developed with the support of United ..

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Carolina Marin wins Women's Singles Title in All England Open Badminton Championships 2015

Carolina Marin Martin of Spain has won the prestigious Women’s Singles Title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2015. In the final match she defeated India’s Saina Nehwal by score of 14-21, 21-16, 21-7. With this victory, Carolina Marin became the first Spanish player to win this prestigious title. It should be noted that Saina ..

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Kumar Sangakkara announces retirement from Test cricket

Former Sri Lankan cricket captain and ace batsman Kumar Sangakkara on 8 March 2015 announced that he will retire from Test cricket after playing three-match series against India in August 2015. Sangakkara already has retired from One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty-20 cricket. He had retired from Twenty-20 cricket format after Sri Lanka won the T20 World ..

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