List of Persons in NEWS- March 2015 | GK Updates

    List of Persons in NEWS- March 2015
    List of Persons in NEWS- March 2015 | GK Updates:
    The List of Important Persons in NEWS in the month of March 2015 was given below. Candidates those who are preparing for Bank PO and Clerk Exams can use this GK Materials.

    Important National Appointments in March 2015
    1.
    New Commanding -in- chief of Western Naval Command
    Vice Admiral Cheema
    2.
    New Managing Director of Renault Nissan Automotive India
    Colin Macdonald
    3.
    New head of the Royal Society.
    Sri Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
    4.
    New assembly speaker of Jammu and Kashmir
    Kavinder Gupta
    5.
    Managing Director and CEO of Credit Rating Services of India Limited (CRISIL)
    Ashu Suyash
    6.
    Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Wipro
    Ali Neemuchwala
    7.
    New Brand Ambassador of the North East
    MC Mary Kom
    8.
    New Board of Directors of TCS
    Aarthi Subramanian
    9.
    Assembly speaker of Kerala
    N Sakthan
    10.
    Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Walmart India
    Aswin Mittal
    11.
    Chairman of National Book Trust
    Baldev Sharma
    12.
    President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
    Jagmohan Dalmiya
    13.
    New Indian Ambassador to US
    Arun Singh
    Important International Appointments in March 2015
    1.
    New President of Nigeria
    Muhammad Buhari
    2.
    New Chief Financial Officer of Google
    Ruth Porat
    3.
    New Editor-in-Chief of Guardian Newspaper
    Katherine Viner
    4.
    New Pakistan Air Force Chief
    Sohail Aman
    Important Awards and Honors in March 2015
    1.
    Bishwaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika International Solidarity Award
    Adoor Gopalakrishnan
    2.
    Bharat Ratna (Posthumously)
    Madan Mohan Malviya
    3.
    Miss India 2015 Title
    Aditi Arya
    4.
    Gandhi Peace Prize 2014
    ISRO
    5.
    Bharat Ratna
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    6.
    The Folio Prize 2015
    Novel Name- “Family Life”, Author- Akhil Sharma
    7.
    Women in Parliament Award (WIP)
    Bangladesh
    8.
    First “National Kavi Pradeep Samman” Award
    Gopaldas Neeraj- Veteran Poet
    9.
    France’s Knight of the order of the Arts and Letters
    Artist Bharti Kher
    10.
    Tyler Prize 2015
    Madhav Gadgil and Dr. Jane Lubchenco
    11.
    Named for Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014
    Shashi Kapoor- Veteran Actor
    12.
    Stock Water Prize 2015
    Rajendra Singh
    13.
    Women of the Year 2015 in New South Wales
    Minoti Apate (Indian Researcher)
    14.
    Silver Prize at Golden Gate Award at ITB- Berlin
    Kerala Tourism’s Campaign
    15.
    Stree Shakti Puraskar 2014
    Winners:
    ·        Rani Gaidinliu Zeliang Award- Sister Mariola (Rajasthan)
    ·        Rani Lakshmibai Award- Seema Prakash (Madhya Pradesh)
    ·        Rani Rudramma Devi Award- Astha Sansthan- NGO (Rajasthan)
    ·        Mata Jijabai Award- Chandraprabha Bokey (Maharashtra)
    ·        Kannagi Award- P. Bhanumati (Kerala)
    Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Award- Anay Rahit Zindagi, NGO (Goa)
    16.
    Mo Ibrahim Prize for African Leadership 2014
    Hifikepunye Pohamba (President of Namibia)
    Important Sports NEWS- March 2015
    1.
    Michael Clarke (Australian cricketer) has announced hisretirement from One Day Internationals (ODI) cricket.
    2.
    Saina Nehwal won India Open SuperBadminton Women’s Singles 2015 Title on 29 March 2015.
    3.
    Australia won theICC Cricket World Cup 2015 for 5th time on 29 March 2015
    4.
    Two-year-old girlCherukuli Dolly Shivani from Vijaywada, she has created newrecord in Archery and has entered her name into theIndia Book Records on 26 March 2015.
    5.
    Martin Guptli (New Zealand cricketer) has created Cricket World Cup record by scoringhighest score of 237 runs not out on 21st march 2015.
    6.
    Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won first Indian Cricket team Captain to Register the100 One Day International (ODI) match on 20 March 2015.
    7.
    Kidambi srikanth (India’s ace shuttler) has won badminton’s prestigious $ 120,000Swiss Open Grand prix Gold Title in Men’s singles Category on 15 March 2015.
    8.
    Union Government has selected Five-time world boxing championMc Mary Kom as Brand Ambassador for North East Region on 14 march 2015.
    9.
    Karnataka has wonRanji Trophy 2015 by defending Tamil Nadu in the finials which was held at 2014-2015.
    10.
    Carolin Marin (spain) has won theWomen’s singles title in all England Open Badminton Championships 2015 by defeating India’s Sania Nehwal in final.
    11.
    MC Mary Kam has announced that she willretire from boxing after theRio Olympic Games 2016.
    12.
    Jagmohan Dalmiya has elected as thepresident of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
    13.
    Roger Federer (Switzerland) has wonthe ATP Tennis Championship Men’s single Title 2015which was held at Dubai
    Important Obituaries in March 2015
    1.
    Thenphunga Sailo, theformer CM of Mizoram has passed away on 27th March 2015.
    2.
    Lee Kuan Yew, thefirst Prime Minister of Singapore was passed away on 23rd March 2015 at this age of 91. He is called as the ‘Founding Father’ and ‘Architect’ of modern Singapore.
    3.
    Yusuf Ali, famousMalayalam Poet was passed away on 21st March 2015 at this age of 81.
    4.
    Krishnarao Ganpatrao,Bard and Marathi folk legend has passed away on 20th March 2015 in the 92nd age.
    5.
    Bombay S Kamal,veteran Singer has passed way on 17th March 2015. He is very famous in the music industry especially in Malayalam Film music. He died at this age of 85.
    6.
    Narayan Desai,Noted Gandhian has passed away on 15th March 2015 in his age of 90 at Surat. He is achieved so many awards including Sahitya Akademi Award (1993).
    7.
    Lia Van Leer, one of thepioneer of Israeli Cinema has passed away on 13th March 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel.
    8.
    Sir Terry Pratchett, Renownedfantasy author andfounder of the Discworld series was passed away on 12th March 2015 at his age of 66.
    9.
    Vinod Mehta, one of theSenior Journalist and Outlook Group’s Editorial Chairman has passed away on 8th March 2015 at this age of 72.
    10.
    Ram Sundar Das,former CM of Bihar has passed away on 6th March 2015 in Patna at his age of 95

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