8th March 2018 Current Affairs In English

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8th March 2018 Current Affairs In English | Today GK Questions

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1. Forbes lists 8 Indian women in billionaires

Major Highlights:

  • India has 121billionaries making it third largest group across the world. However, out of all 8 women have been listed in the category.
  • From India, Savitri Jindal is ranked 176th, first richest Indian woman
  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (Biocon Chief) ranked 629th, Smita Crishna-Godrej ranked 822nd, Leena Tewari at 1,020th rank, Vinod and Anil Rai Gupta were placed at the 1,103rd place, Anu Aga ranked 1,650th, Sheela Gautam ranked at the 1,999th.
  • There are total 256 women billionaires in the Forbes list.
2. 8th March Women’s Day; Nari Shakti Puraskar

Major Highlights:

  • On the Women’s Day Occasion, President Ram Nath Kovind presents the award to deserving women for their services from different fields.
  • From across the India, total 39 women have been selected for this year.
  • The award ceremony will take place at Rashtrapati Bhawan where awardees will receive certificate and cash prize of 1lakh.
3. Bhandari to get second term as Nepal President

Major Highlights:

  • For the Presidential election Bidhya Devi Bhandari has been re-elected by the ruling party CPN-UML.
  • Bidhya Devi Bhandari is currently Nepal’s President.
  • Bhandari was elected to the top post on October 29, 2015, a month after the promulgation of the new Constitution.
4. Indian architect BV Doshi wins Pritzker Prize

Major Highlights:

  • Pritzker Architecture Prize which is Nobel for architecture has been received by the 90yr old BV Doshi.
  • BV Doshi is the first Indian to receive this highest honor in the profession.
  • Doshi has created authentic architecture for public administrations and utilities, educational and cultural institutions, thereby honored by the prize.
  • The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually to honor a living architect or architects whose work is a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment.

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