Latest Current Affairs 29th March 2019

EC: PM’s Mission Shakti address didn’t violate model code of conduct: The Election Commission of India on Friday gave its clean chit to Prime MInister Narendra Modi’s address after successful testing of anti-satellite missile. The Election Commission took the decision based on the report of a committee of officers which found that the prime minister did not violate the provision of ‘party in power’ in the poll code.

India welcomes UN resolution to counter terrorist financing: India welcomes  UN resolution to counter terrorist financing; Specifically welcome recognition in resolution of essential role of financial action task force; asserts the utility of any council resolution will be in its implementation.

Conspiracy to malign Hindus exposed: Arun Jaitley: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asserts, latest court’s verdict on Samjhauta Blast exposes conspiracy to malign Hindu community in the name of Hindu Terror.

8 killed as bus rams into truck in UP’s Greater Noida: Eight people were killed on Friday morning when a privately operated bus rammed into a stationary truck on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida, officials said.

President Ram Nath Kovind in Bolivia on a 3-day visit: On the second leg of his 3 nation tour, President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Bolivia. This is the first ever visit by an Indian President to this south American nation.

PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi denied bail again: Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s bail plea was rejected by the Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday; The next hearing is scheduled for April 26.

ED seeks custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra: The Enforcement Directorate sought custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra in a money laundering case. The agency sought his custodial interrogation before Special Judge Arvind Kumar. The Patiala House court reserved the order on Robert Vadra’s anticipatory bail plea for April 1st and extended interim protection from arrest till then.

Nepal Investment Summit 2019: PM Oli calls upon investors to invest in Nepal: Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli has called upon investors across the globe to invest in Nepal.

Venezuela: Juan Guaido barred from public office: Venezuelan government bars Guaido from public office for 15 years.

Quebec moves to ban religious symbols in public service: Canada’s Quebec province on Thursday unveiled controversial draft legislation that would ban a significant section of public servants from wearing religious symbols such as a crucifix, yarmulke or hijab.

Brexit: MPs reject May’s EU withdrawal deal for 3rd time: British Prime Minister Theresa May will put her twice-rejected Brexit deal to a third parliamentary vote on Friday. The United Kingdom Members of Parliament on Friday rejected for the third time Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union withdrawal agreement, throwing Brexit plans into more confusion.

Sensex rises over 200 points; Nifty tops 11600 mark in early trade: Rising for the second straight day, the BSE Sensex vaulted over 127 points while the NSE Nifty finished above the 11,600-mark on heavy buying in auto and metal stocks amid persistent foreign fund inflows and positive global leads.

GST Authority clarifies on change/transfer in ownership of sole proprietorship: The Goods and Services Tax, GST Authority has clarified that transfer or change in the ownership of business will include transfer or change in the ownership of business due to death of the sole proprietor.

India Open: Srikanth, Kashyap storm into semis: Ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap kept Indian hopes alive by advancing to the semifinals of the India Open, a BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament, in New Delhi on Friday.

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 runs: In Cricket, Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six runs at in IPL T20 in Bengaluru on Thursday.

India mauls Poland 10-0 in Azlan Shah Cup: Striker Mandeep Singh continued his prolific form by scoring a brace as India mauled a hapless Poland 10-0 in their final league match of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia on Friday.

Cholera cases rise to 139 as Mozambique prepares mass vaccinations: The number of confirmed cholera cases in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique climbed sharply to 139 Thursday as authorities prepared to roll out a mass vaccination campaign to stem the spread of the deadly disease.

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