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Daily Current Affairs of 12th March 2018

SMART STUDY 2018-03-12 21:14:45

1. *India’s 1st national coastal policing academy, National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP)* to train police forces in effectively safeguarding country’s shoreline will *start functioning from April 2018.*

It will be launched from campus of *Gujarat’s Fisheries Research Centre* located in coastal *Okha town* in *Devbhumi Dwarka district of Gujarat.*

2. *New Appointments:-*

1. *Central government* has appointed *Debashish Mukherjee* as an *Executive Director of Canara Bank .*

2. *Murali Ramaswami* has taken charge as
*Executive Director* of *Vijaya Bank .*

3.Senior diplomat *Vinay Kumar* has been appointed as *India’s ambassador to Afghanistan.*

3. *India* won *Best Exhibitor Award* at *ITB–Berlin World Tourist Meet* convened at *Berlin, Germany.*

4. *Anil Kumar Chaudhary* has been appointed as the *Chairman* of *Steel Authority of India (SAIL) .*

4. *India B* won *45th Deodhar Trophy 2018* by defeating *Karnataka* at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in *Dharamsala.*

5. *Union Housing Ministry* has launched *'I-Metros*', an association of *all-India metro rail companies,* which will *act as a forum of exchange of ideas and innovations.*

6. *Bolivia* claimed to have unfurled the *world’s biggest flag* that *stretched nearly 200 kilometres.*

7.Noted actor *Amol Palekar* was honoured with the *‘Godavari Gaurav’ award.*