Current Affairs - March, 2015

Australian cricketer Michael Clarke retires from ODI cricket

Australian cricketer Michael Clarke has announced his retirement from One Day Internationals (ODI) cricket format. He had made this announcement prior to playing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. However, he will continue to represent Australia in the Test matches. He made his last ODI appearance in the final World Cup match against New Zealand. In ..

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Balbir Singh Senior awarded with Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran hockey player Balbir Singh Senior was awarded Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award by Hockey India. The award carrying trophy along with a cheque of Rs 30 lakh was presented to Balbir Singh at the inaugural Hockey India Annual Awards ceremony held at New Delhi. In his hockey career, Balbir Singh Senior had represented ..

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Saina Nehwal wins India Open Super Series Badminton Women’s Singles 2015 Title

World Number one ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on 29 March 2015 won India Open Super Series Badminton Women’s Singles 2015 Title. She defeated Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon in the final match played at Siri Fort Indoor Complex in New Delhi in straight sets 21-16, 21-14. Men’s Single’s Title India’s Srikanth Kidambi has won India Open Super ..

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Australia wins ICC Cricket World Cup for 5th time

Australia on 29 March 2015 won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 for the record fifth time. In the final match Australia defeated co-hosts of the tournament, New Zealand by 7 wickets played at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia. In the final match, New Zealand had won the toss and had chosen to ..

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Union Government gives nod to AWACS project

Union Government on 27 Mach 2015 gave its approval to build crore strategic project of next-generation Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS). Decision in this regard was taken by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. DAC gave its nod for two AWACS, which includes buying two Airbus A330s, worth 5,113 ..

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