March 11 2017

  • Arunachal Pradesh Finance Minister Presents Rs 285 crore deficit budget for 2017-18
  • Rajya Sabha Passes Enemy Property Amendment Bill.Rajya Sabha passed a bill on March 10, 2017 by voice vote to amend a 49-year-old law regarding claims of succession or transfer of properties left by people who migrated to Pakistan and China in the 1960s or later .
  • State-run National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has installed India’s largest floating Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Plant at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) at Kayamkulam in Kerala on March 10, 2017.
  • Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Executive Director of the UNEP, Erik Solheim have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Nairobi based United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to formalise  joint cooperation in the area of environmental conservation in Indian Railways.
  • B.P. Kanungo appointed RBI deputy governor in place of R. Gandhi
  • India appoints Manjeev Singh Puri as next envoy to Nepal
  • The North Delhi Municipal Corporation launched India’s largest municipal waste-to-power plant at Narela-Bawana in New Delhi on March 10, 2017.
  • India successfully test-fired an extended range version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range off the Odisha coast on March 11, 2017.
  • NASA’s Announces ‘Europa Clipper’ Mission to Explore Jupiter’s Moon
  • The States of Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have decided to jointly conduct a synchronised Elephant census from May 9-12, 2017.
  • Chris Bertish, a South African surfer and a sailor became the first person in the world on March 9, 2017 to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard after completing an epic 4,050-mile voyage alone at sea.
  • The National Archives of India celebrated its 127th Foundation Day on March 11, 2017 at Janpath, New Delhi

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