Current Affairs - March, 2015

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed sworn in as Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on 1 March 2015 was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Peoples Democratic Party-Bhartiya Janta Party (PDP-BJP) coalition government of Jammu & Kashmir. As a person he became 9th Chief Minister of J&K and 12th Chief Minister as tenure wise. Along with Mufti Sayeed, following ministers took oaths Deputy Chief Minister- Nirmal Singh ..

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Kannan Ramesh appointed as Judicial Commissioner to Supreme Court of Singapore

Indian-origin lawyer, Kannan Ramesh has been appointed as Judicial Commissioner to Singapore’s Supreme Court bench. He will assume office from 22 May 2015 and have tenure of two years. Prior to this appointment, he was the managing partner of Tan Kok Quan. With this appointment Singapore’s Supreme Court will have a total of 10 Judicial ..

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Martin Crowe inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Former cricket captain of New Zealand Martin Crowe was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He is 79th male member of the Hall of Fame. Martin Crowe is third cricketer from New Zealand to be inducted in the Hall of Fame after Sir Richard Hadlee and Debbie Hockley. About Martin Crowe Crowe started his ..

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Winners of Dubai ATP Tennis Championship 2015

Men’s singles Roger Federer of Switzerland won the ATP Tennis Championship Men’s single title held in Dubai. In the final match, he defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia by score of 6–3, 7–5. It was Roger Federer’s seventh win in Dubai ATP Tennis men’s single’s title. Earlier, he had won in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2012 and ..

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DAC gives nod to MCMV project

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on 28 February 2015 gave approval for afresh Mine Counter Measure Vessel (MCMV) project worth over Rs 32,000 crore. This decision was taken by DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. MCMV project will built specialized vessels for the Indian Navy as per Make in India policy at Goa Shipyard ..

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