3rd March- News & Current Affairs Update
Editorial Team 03-03-2016
- JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrival on campus triggered celebrations on the campus that had lately become a venue for vociferous protests.
- World Wildlife Day was observed on 3 March across the world. This year the theme is “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, with African and Asian elephants as the main focus of global campaigns.
- Eminent poet Dr Bhagwati Lal Vyas has been chosen for the 2015 Bihari Puraskar for his anthology of Rajasthani poems 'Katha Sun Aawe Hai Sabad'.
- South Korea has claimed that North Korea has launched several short range missiles into the Sea of Japan even as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered launch readiness for the nuclear weapons .
- Sartaj Aziz, foreign affairs adviser in Pakistan Govt, has admitted that Pakistan is hosting Afghan Taliban's leadership in the country and that Govt had "considerable influence" over them.
- India beat UAE by 9 wickets in their match of the Asia Cup T20 tournament. Score UAE : 81/9 India: 82/1 in 10.1 Overs
- Martin Crowe, Ex New Zealand cricketer and captain died of cancer. He was 53.
ECONOMY & BUSINESS
- Uber and Ola have launched bike taxi in Bengaluru.