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Persons in News March 2017

Knowing popular persons in news is very much important in preparing for any competitive exams. These type of questions – important persons in news are asked in General Awareness section. So, Remembering newly elected Chief ministers and Governors of Indian States and leaders of different countries who visited India recently or committee leaders, recent appoinments, honours, award winners popular in recent news is important for bank exams 2017.


Newly Elected Chief Ministers of Indian States in 2017.

Manipur:          N. Biren Singh
Punjab:              Amarender Singh
Tamilnadu:       K. Palani Swami.
Uttar Pradesh:  Yogi Adityanath.
Uttara Khand:   Trivendra Singh Rawat
Nagaland:           Shurhozelie Liezietsu.
Goa:                     Manohar Parrikar

Newly Elected Chief Ministers of Indian States in 2016:

Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khandu
Assam:                        Sarbananda Sonowal
Gujarat:                      Vijay Rupani
Jammu & Kashmir:  Mehbooba Mufti
Kerala:                        Pinarayi Vijayan
Puducherry:               V. Narayanasamy

Newly Elected Governors of Indian States in 2017

The governors of different states are appointed by the President of India for five years term period.

Arunachal Pradesh: Padmanabha Acharya
Meghalaya: Banwarilal Purohit

Newly Elected Governors of Indian States in 2016

Assam:                    Banwarilal Purohit
Madya Pradesh: Om Prakash Kohli
Punjab:                     V. P. Singh Badnore
Tamilnadu:             C. Vidyasagar Rao
Manipur:                  Najma Heptulla

Andaman Nicobar Islands:    Jagdish Mukhi
Chandigarh:                                   V. P. Singh Badnore
Dadra and Nagar Haveli:         Praful Khoda Patel
Delhi:                                              Anil Baijal,
Lakshwadeep:                               Farooq Khan
Puducherry:                                   Kiran Bedi


Persons in News March 2017:

According to fortune Magzine, Which Indian women entrepreneur was named in the list of the world’s 50 greatest leaders?
SBI Chairperson – Arundhati Bhattacharya (She has been ranked at 26th position).

Who is the new Prime Minister of Sudan from 1st March 2017?
Hassan Saleh.

Who has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to World Trade Organization (WTO) from June 2017?
J S Deepak.

Name the person who resigned from the chairmanship of International Cricket council (ICC)?
Shashank Manohar.

Who is the first Indian, she has been selected as the brand ambassador of the PepsiCo brand?
PV Sindhu.

Who won the prestigious ‘Miss International Queen’ the world’s largest beauty pageant for transgender women held in Thailand in March 2017?
Jiratchaya Sirimongkolnawin

Who has been selected as the brand ambassidor of Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017?
Sachin Tendulkar. (The event will start from 24th June 2017 in England).

Who has been conferred with Polly Umrigarh Award as part of BCCI Annual Awards 2016?
Virat Kohli.

Who won Hero Golf Open Tournament 2017 at New Delhi?
SSP Chawrasia.

According to Forbes Survey, Who topped the list of ‘World’s Billionaires 2017″?
Bil Gates
(33rd rank – Mukesh Ambani).

Global Teacher Prize 2017 – Maggie McDonald

Who has been awarded ‘Artist of the year Award 2017’ at the Harvard’s University of Cambridge?
Viola Davis.

Which mathematician has won the prestigious Abel Prize 2017 for his role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets?
Yves Meyer (French).

Who is the new chairman of central water commission?
Narendra Kumar

Who is the new chairman of SEBI ( Securities and Exchange Board of India)?
Ajay Tyagi.

Who is appointed as the global Goodwill Ambassador of the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees )?
Neil Gaiman (Author).

Who is the First Woman cricketer to be awarded BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ms. Shanta Rangaswamy.

Which union minister has launched ‘Swachh Shakti Saptah’ in Gurugram, Haryana to improve the awareness on Sanitation and Cleanliness?
The Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation – Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar.

TIES (Trade Infrastructure for Export and Scheme) was recently launched by Union Commerce & Industry Ministry. Who is the chairperson of the committee set up under TIES Scheme?
Rita Teotia.

Who is the union minister of Commerce & Industry Ministry?
Nirmala Sitaraman.

According to Barron’s Magzine Report, Which Indian CEO was named in the list of world’s 30 best CEOs?
Aditya Puri – HDFC Bank MD at 23rd position.

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