Today’s Top Current Affairs March 19th, 2024 | Hindi and English with Free PDF

Today’s Top Current Affairs March 19th, 2024 | Hindi and English with Free PDF
Today’s Top Current Affairs March 19th, 2024 | Hindi and English with Free PDF

📰 Current Affairs Newsletter: March 19, 2024

Bringing you the latest updates from around the nation, here’s a roundup of significant events making headlines:

1. Tamilisai Sundararajan Resigns from Governorship

Telangana Governor and Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Sundararajan have tendered their resignations from their respective posts. Sundararajan, who served as the second Governor of Telangana, submitted her resignation to President Draupadi Murmu.

2. Ratan Tata Awarded PV Narasimha Rao Memorial Award

Former Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has been honored with the prestigious PV Narasimha Rao Memorial Award for his remarkable philanthropic endeavors. The award, named after the former Prime Minister of India, recognizes individuals dedicated to social and humanitarian welfare.

3. ‘Majuli Mask’ Secures GI Tag for Assam

The ‘Majuli Mask’ from Assam has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Government of India. Majuli, known for its rich cultural heritage, sees these masks prominently used during festivals like Durga Puja. The GI tag distinguishes products originating from specific geographical regions.

4. Royal Challengers Bangalore Clinches Women’s Premier League Title

Royal Challengers Bangalore emerged victorious in the second season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL), defeating Delhi Capitals in the final match held at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. This marks RCB’s first title win in the franchise league, with Ellyse Perry clinching the Orange Cap and Shreyanka Patil securing the Purple Cap for the tournament.

5. Arjun Munda Lays Foundation Stone for Tribal Culture Centre

Union Minister Arjun Munda inaugurated the foundation stone laying ceremony for the ‘Centre for Conservation and Promotion of Tribal Culture and Heritage’ in Jharkhand’s Kharsawan district. The center, allocated a budget of Rs 10 crore, aims to preserve and promote the rich tribal culture and heritage of the region.

6. Navneet Kumar Sehgal Appointed Chairman of Prasar Bharati

Retired IAS officer Navneet Kumar Sehgal has been appointed as the new Chairman of Prasar Bharati, filling the position left vacant for four years. Sehgal takes over from A Surya Prakash and will lead India’s largest public broadcasting agency, established in 1997.

7. Rahul Singh Named Chairman of CBSE

Senior bureaucrat Rahul Singh has been appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) by the Central Government. The appointment, approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), sees Singh, a 1996 batch IAS officer, taking over from Nidhi Chhibber.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Note: All information provided is based on the latest available data as of March 19, 2024.

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