Weekly The Economic Times Review : 21 March – 27 March 2016. This is Current affairs for the last week of March 2016. As you know we changed our weekly current affairs from The Hindu to The Economic Times, because we feel that The Economic times weekly current affairs will be more useful for Banking aspirants.

हिंदी कर्रेंट अफेयर्स के लिए हमारे टेस्ट पोर्टल पर जाएँ : Hindi Current affairs Test


UDF- User Development Fees

BEPS- Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

MCLR- Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rates

UPI- Unified Payments Interface

FCRA- Foreign Contribution Regulation Act

BARC- Broadcast Audience Research Council

LCR- Liquidity Coverage Ratio

FDC- Fixed Dose Combination

GEAC- Genetic Engineering Approval Committee


Chairman of Animal Welfare Board of India- Dr.RM Kharb

Governor of the China’s Central Bank ’People’s Bank of China’- Zhou Xiaochuan

CEO 0f Apple- Tim Cook

Chairman of the ‘Committee on Taxation of e-commerce’- Shri Akhilesh Ranjan

Governor of Uttarakhand- K K Paul

Chairman of Nestle India- Shri Suresh Narayan

CEO of Axis Bank- Shikha Sharma

MobiKwik Co-Founder- Bipin Preet Singh

Chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council, India- Punit Goenka

CEO of Zee Entertainment- Punit Goenka

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan- Gautam Bambawale

New Appointments

New HSBC’s Global Banking Chief in India- Hitendra Dave

New Secretary of Urban Development Ministry- Rajiv Gauba

Book & author

“Only The Paranoid Survive” written by- Andrew S Glove (Intel’s Former CEO)

“I: Founding Fathers” written by- Rajmohan Gandhi

National & International Days

International Day for the Elimination of  Racial Discrimination- 21st March

World Poetry Day- 21st March

International Day of Nowruz- 21st March

World Down Syndrome Day- 21st March

International Day of Forests- 21st March

World Water Day- 22nd March

World Meteorological Day- 23rd March

World Tuberculosis Day- 24th March

Saheed Diwas- 23rd March


The Padmabhusan K.Vasantdada Patil Award 2014-2015- Bharat Bank

Business & Economy

Fortune’s third annual World’s top 50 greatest Leader list- 1st rank- Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO)

42nd Rank- Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi Chief Minister)


Venue of the ‘Maritime India Summit 2016’- Mumbai (14th to 16th Apr)

National Affairs

TRAI Orders all Internet apps under data pricing rule.

International Affairs

Venue of the 2016 BRICS Summit- Goa, India (First time out of Capital in India)

Microsoft launched an Artificial Chat program named MS Bot.

Starbucks to Donate unsold Meals in US for Five years

All The Best.



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