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List of Persons in NEWS- March 2015 | GK Updates:

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 
1New Commanding -in- chief of Western Naval CommandVice Admiral Cheema
2New Managing Director of Renault Nissan Automotive IndiaColin Macdonald
3New head of the Royal Society.Sri Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
4New assembly speaker of Jammu and KashmirKavinder Gupta
5Managing Director and CEO of Credit Rating Services of India Limited (CRISIL)Ashu Suyash
6Group President and Chief Operating Officer of WiproAli Neemuchwala
7New Brand Ambassador of the North EastMC Mary Kom
8New Board of Directors of TCSAarthi Subramanian
9Assembly speaker of KeralaN Sakthan
10Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Walmart IndiaAswin Mittal
11Chairman of National Book TrustBaldev Sharma
12President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)Jagmohan Dalmiya
13New Indian Ambassador to USArun Singh

 Important International Appointments in March 2015
1New President of NigeriaMuhammad Buhari
2New Chief Financial Officer of GoogleRuth Porat
3New Editor-in-Chief of Guardian NewspaperKatherine Viner
4New Pakistan Air Force ChiefSohail Aman
Important Awards and Honors in March 2015
1Bishwaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika International Solidarity AwardAdoor Gopalakrishnan
2Bharat Ratna (Posthumously)Madan Mohan Malviya
3Miss India 2015 TitleAditi Arya
4Gandhi Peace Prize 2014ISRO
5Bharat RatnaAtal Bihari Vajpayee
6The Folio Prize 2015Novel Name- “Family Life”, Author- Akhil Sharma
7Women in Parliament Award (WIP)Bangladesh
8First “National Kavi Pradeep Samman” AwardGopaldas Neeraj- Veteran Poet
9France’s Knight of the order of the Arts and LettersArtist Bharti Kher
10Tyler Prize 2015Madhav Gadgil and Dr. Jane Lubchenco
11Named for Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014Shashi Kapoor- Veteran Actor
12Stock Water Prize 2015Rajendra Singh
13Women of the Year 2015 in New South WalesMinoti Apate (Indian Researcher)
14Silver Prize at Golden Gate Award at ITB- BerlinKerala Tourism’s Campaign
15Stree Shakti Puraskar 2014
·         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)
16Mo Ibrahim Prize for African Leadership 2014Hifikepunye Pohamba (President of Namibia)

 Important Sports NEWS- March 2015
1Michael Clarke (Australian cricketer) has announced his retirement from One Day Internationals (ODI) cricket.
2Saina Nehwal won India Open Super Badminton Women’s Singles 2015 Title on 29 March 2015.
3Australia won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 for 5th time on 29 March 2015
4Two-year-old girl Cherukuli Dolly Shivani from Vijaywada, she has created new record in Archery and has entered her name into the India Book Records on 26 March 2015.
5Martin Guptli (New Zealand cricketer) has created Cricket World Cup record by scoringhighest score of 237 runs not out on 21st march 2015.
6Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won first Indian Cricket team Captain to Register the 100 One Day International (ODI) match on 20 March 2015.
7Kidambi srikanth (India’s ace shuttler) has won badminton’s prestigious $ 120,000 Swiss Open Grand prix Gold Title in Men’s singles Category on 15 March 2015.
8Union Government has selected Five-time world boxing champion Mc Mary Kom as Brand Ambassador for North East Region on 14 march 2015.
9Karnataka has won Ranji Trophy 2015 by defending Tamil Nadu in the finials which was held at 2014-2015.
10Carolin Marin (spain) has won the Women’s singles title in all England Open Badminton Championships 2015 by defeating India’s Sania Nehwal in final.
11MC Mary Kam has announced that she will retire from boxing after the Rio Olympic Games 2016.
12Jagmohan Dalmiya has elected as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
13Roger Federer (Switzerland) has won the ATP Tennis Championship Men’s single Title 2015 which was held at Dubai

 Important Obituaries in March 2015
1Thenphunga Sailo, the former CM of Mizoram has passed away on 27th March 2015.
2Lee Kuan Yew, the first 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.
3Yusuf Ali, famous Malayalam Poet was passed away on 21st March 2015 at this age of 81.
4Krishnarao Ganpatrao, Bard and Marathi folk legend has passed away on 20th March 2015 in the 92nd age.
5Bombay 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.
6Narayan 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).
7Lia Van Leer, one of the pioneer of Israeli Cinema has passed away on 13th March 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel.
8Sir Terry Pratchett, Renowned fantasy author and founder of the Discworld series was passed away on 12th March 2015 at his age of 66.
9Vinod Mehta, one of the Senior Journalist and Outlook Group’s Editorial Chairman has passed away on 8th March 2015 at this age of 72.
10Ram Sundar Das, former CM of Bihar has passed away on 6th March 2015 in Patna at his age of 95

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