Latest Current Affairs 31th March 2018

Amit Shah: All developmental parameters declined in Karnataka:BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday accused Siddaramaiah led Congress government of bringing down Karnataka in all parameters. Addressing a press conference in Mysuru on the second day of his Karnataka visit, the BJP president said there is corruption galore in the state under Congress government.

Chhattisgarh: Govt health center established in Naxal-prone area:In a bid to provide better medical assistance, the government has constructed a health center here in Balrampur.

India, Pak agree to resolve all issues about treatment of diplomats:India and Pakistan on Friday announced they have agreed to mutually resolve all issues about treatment of diplomats. A similar statement was issued by Pakistan Foreign Office as well.

UP CM inaugurates 10.30-km-long elevated road in Ghaziabad:Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated an elevated road in Ghaziabad.

At least a dozen killed and 750 wounded in Israeli gunfire:At least 16 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded by Israeli forces in Gaza as protesters kicked off a planned six-week demonstration demanding the right of return for refugees.

Malala visits Pak hometown in Swat Valley:Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, today arrived in her Swat Valley hometown in Pakistan for the first time after she was shot in the head by Taliban militants for advocating girls education more than five years ago.

UN blacklists dozens of ships, businesses over N. Korea smuggling:The UN Security Council today blacklisted 27 ships, 21 companies and a businessman for helping North Korea circumvent sanctions, keeping the pressure on Pyongyang despite its recent diplomatic opening to talks, a diplomat said.

First US shale gas reaches India; GAIL’s Dabhol terminal receives cargo:India’s first liquefied natural gas cargo from the United States landed at the Dabhol regasification terminal in Maharashtra on Friday.

North Korea will take part in next two Olympics: IOC President:International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says North Korea will participate in 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing; Announcement comes after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang.

Warner: I may have played my last match:Australian opener David Warner has issued a tearful apology for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during the third cricket test against South Africa last weekend, but left a lot of questions unanswered as to his actual role in the episode.

Scientists discover promising off-switch for inflammation:Scientists have discovered that itaconate – a molecule derived from glucose – acts as a powerful off-switch for macrophages, which are the cells in the immune system that lie at the heart of many inflammatory diseases.

Obesity increases risk of cancer in young adults:Scientists have found that obesity increases risk of 13 different cancers in young adults.

Hanuman Jayanti celebrated with religious fervour:Hanuman Jayanti celebrated across the nation with religious fervour on Saturday. The day falls on the 15th day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra of the Hindi calendar. Devotees are thronging Temples across the country to offer Prayers to Lord Hanuman.

Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to unprecedented crowd:The pilgrimage yatra to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine has been suspended from the Katra base camp in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Google doodle celebrates 153rd birthday of India’s first lady doctor:Google today dedicated its doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of India’s first lady doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi.

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