Former US president Jimmy Carter has created a record. Elected as the 39th President, Carter is now the longest living chief executive in American history. He is the 172nd day beyond Carter's 94th birthday. It exceeds by one day the lifespan of former President George H.W. Bush, who died last November at the age of 94 years, 171 days.
Indian Air Force will participate in Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo, LIMA 2019. The expo will take place in Langkawi, Malaysia from 26th to 30th March. Indian Air Force is participating in the Expo for the first time and it will showcase its indigenously developed LCA fighter aircraft. The participation of Indian Air Force in LIMA - 2019 will provide an opportunity to air-warriors to interact with their Royal Malaysian Air Force
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Croatia, Bolivia and Chile from 25th of this month to 2nd of April. Mr Kovind will meet his Croatian counterpart and Prime Minister of Croatia and discuss the issues of mutual interest. In Bolivia, the President will hold restricted and delegation level talks with his counterpart. He will participate in India-Bolivia business forum meeting and interact with students. He will hold talks with Chile Counterpart and discuss issues of mutual interest. Points to Remember Capital and currencies of the above-mentioned countries are as follows Croatia: Capital: Zagreb; Currency: Croatian kuna Bolivia: Capital: Sucre; Currency: Bolivian boliviano Chile: Capital: Santiago; Currency: Chilean peso
Bihar celebrated its 107th foundation day on 22 March. It was on this day in 1912 the state was carved out of United Bengal. A number of programmes were organised to mark the occasion. Bihar Foundation organised Bihar day abroad including in US, Britain, Germany, Mauritius and Trinidad and Tobago. Points to Remember Governor: Lalji Tandon Chief minister: Nitish Kumar Capital: Patna Districts: 38 Legislative Council seats: 75 Legislative Assembly seats: 243
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched a new podcast app 'Shiksha Vani'. This app will disseminate crucial information to students and parents in a timely manner. The board also mentioned that its first episode, on the evaluation process of Class 10 and 12 board examinations, has been released on the platform. As the examinations proceed, the episode helps students understand how their completed papers will be evaluated.
PhonePe has appointed Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as the face of its brand. PhonePe is also an official co-presenting sponsor for the television broadcast of VIVO IPL 2019. Aamir’s presence in the TV ads and his mass appeal as a national icon will help PhonePe create awareness about the benefits of digital payments for users across India. Points to Remember PhonePe Parent organization: Flipkart Founded: 2015 CEO: Sameer Nigam
India has clinched the SAFF Women's Championship for the fifth time in a row. Indian team defeated hosts Nepal 3-1 in the final at Biratnagar in Nepal. This was India's 5th victory in the championship since its inception in 2010.
Karnataka Municipalities Minister C S Shivalli passed away in a hospital in Hubballi. He was 58. For the past three days, he was monitoring the rescue operation at the building that had collapsed in Dharwad. Shivalli was elected thrice from Kundgol constituency in Dharwad district. Shivalli will be remembered for his service to Karnataka.