Current Affair For Date “March 9, 2017”

The Indian Institute of Science :1st Indian university to be ranked among world’s top 10

Date: March 09, 2017

As per the THE ‘Best Small Universities in the World 2017’ ranking released on March 7, 2017, IISc has been placed at 8th position among the list of top 10 global universities.
However, besides IISc, no other Indian University could find any position under the top 20 ranking.

Key Features of the Ranking

In 2016, 2 Indian institutions were placed...

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India’s longest cable-bridge inaugurated in Gujarat

Date: March 09, 2017

The Prime Minister has inaugurated the 1.4 extra dose cable bridge on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai National Highway.The Four-Lane Extradoses Bridge over the Narmada at Bharuch on the National Highway 8, and Petrochemicals Complex of OPAL at Dahej to the nation. The 1.4 km bridge is reported to be the longest in the country. It is expected to ease traffic woes on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai National Highw...

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Transparency International :India Has Highest Bribery Rate Among 16 Asia-Pacific Nations

Date: March 09, 2017

According to the Global Corruption Barometer for the Asia Pacific Region released by Transparency International on March 7, in Berlin for 16 Asia Pacific countries, India tops the list for being the most corrupt nation.

The Transparency International (TI), an anti-corruption global civil society organisation, surveyed 21,861 people in 16 countries across the Asia Pacific region between ...

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