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13th March- News & Current Affairs Update

... Editorial Team

NATIONAL

  • Govt has allowed induction of women officers in combat roles in all five Central Armed Police Forces.         

INTERNATIONAL

  • Malaysia has baned the recruitment of foreign workers after protests over plans to recruit 1.5 million people from Bangladesh.
  • In a development that concerns India, the China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will be deployed in Pakistan to protect the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor that connects the Chinese-operated Gwadar Port in Balochistan, Pakistan to China's Xinjiang region.          
  • Hundreds of thousands protest in Brazil's major cities againstthe weak economy and political corruption and call for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.         
  • Regional elections took place in the German states of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt. As per the exit polls, the conservative party of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered defeats in two of three states holding regional elections.          
  • British Keyboardist and progressive rock legend Keith Emerson died on 10 March 2016. He was 71.          

SPORTS

  • Netherlands beat Ireland by 12 runs in rain-hit World T20 qualifier. Scores: Netherlands  59-5 in 6 overs, Ireland 47/7 in 6 overs.         
  • Bangladesh  beat Oman by 54 runs in rain-hit World T20 qualifier. Scores: Bangladesh 180-2 (20 overs): Tamim 103* Oman 65-9 (12 overs).         
  • Lin Dan earned his sixth All England badminton title when he routed Chinese teammate Tian Houwei 21-9, 21-10 in the final.        
  • Nozomi Okuhara of Japan won the All England badminton championships title after beating two-time champion Wang Shixian of China 21-11, 16-21, 21-19 in a thrilling final on Sunday.          

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • Former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta released after completing 2-year prison term          

 

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