Current Affairs 19th and 20th March, 2016: Modi Launched Kissan Suvidha Mobile App

Current Affairs 19th and 20th March, 2016: Modi Launched Kissan Suvidha Mobile App

MR Sudhir Raheja to head National Airport Company AAI

20.3.2016: Airport Authority of India will be headed by Mr Raheja for the second time.  He was given the additional charge was announced by the authorities after curtailing the tenure of R L Srivastava.  Srivastava was shown the door after continuing in the post for about fifteen months.  Srivastava is an IAS officer belonging to Jharkhand cadre, 1984 batch.  VP Agrawal is another person who was removed as AAI chairman even before completing the tenure.

TV Paul Appointed the President of ISA

20.3.2016: International Studies Association in US appointed TV Paul as its 56th president.  This was announced in the annual convention of the company held in Atlanta, Georgia.  TV Paul is an Indian professor and is born in Kerala.

Top French Award for Tikka Shatrujit Singh

20.3.2016: Tikka Shatrujit Singh is conferred with Knight of the Legion of Honour, the top French award for his ‘Extraordinary work in exchanging French lifestyle and Indian culture’.  Tikka Shatrujit Singh is the chief representative for Moet Hennessy-ousi Vuitton.  He is also known for preserving the heritage of Kapurtala, Indo French architectural styles.

Modi Launched Kissan Suvidha Mobile App

20.3.2016: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Kisan Suvidha mobile applications dedicated to farmers.  It is possible to access information about weather, seeds, fertilizers and pesticides and so on.  Farmers can use this app on a smartphone and he has to register the mobile number.  The information is given in English and Hindi.  The app shows the details like humidity, temperature, wind and rainfall for the current day and also for next five days.

Khadi and Village Industries Commission Appoints Ritu Beri as Advisor

20.3.2016: Ritu Beri, the well known fashion designer is appointed as the advisor to Khadi and Village Industries commission.  She will be in this position for about one year. She will give advises on how to promote Khadi.  Khadi and Village Industries Commission work to promote Khadi in India and also in other global markets.