Current Affairs update: 06-Mar-18

Current affairs update of 06-Mar-18 with all static facts:

Current affairs update for all competitive exams is Important because the General awareness section covers numerous sections in it like Current affairs, Static GK, Banking awareness, Financial awareness. We have also noticed that both the Banking awareness and Static awareness are based on Current affairs only. If we keep updating our self with Current affairs then it will be going to help us to deal with PI(personal interview) more efficiently so we do not give a fumbled answer to the interviewer simple questions. Here are the daily GK updates to get you aware of the top events that made the headlines today.

Current affairs update with All relevant facts:

1. 16-year-old Manu Bhaker has won a Gold Medal in women’s pistol event.

Manu Bhaker


  • Note1: Venue of the event was Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Note2: Gold Medal won in 10m Air Pistol Catagory.
  • Note3: Mexico Capital in Mexico City & Currency is Mexican Peso.

2. Jordan Peele becomes the 1st African-American who won Best Original Screenplay Oscar.

Jordan Peele


  • Note1:  Oscar Award is also known as Academy Award.
  • Note2: Award is given for the Horror Film Get Out.
  • Note3: It was 90th Oscar Award ceremony. The venue in Los Angeles.

3. Fabio Fognini beats Nicolas Jarry in Brazil Open final.

Fabio Fognini


  • Note1: Fabio Fognini belongs from Italy.
  • Note2: Nicolas Jarry belongs from Chile.
  • Note3: Italy Capital is Rome & Currency is Italian Lira.
  • Note4: Chile Capital is Santiago & Currency is Chilean Peso.

4. NPP President Conrad Sangma has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Meghalaya.

NPP President Conrad Sangma


  • Note1: Governor of Meghalaya is Ganga Prasad. The capital of Meghalaya is Shillong.
  • Note2: Famous National Parks of Meghalaya- Balphakram National Park, Nokrek National Park.
  • Note3: Conrad Sangma is the 12th no. CM of Meghalaya.

5. Tal Memorial Rapid Chess title has been won by Viswanathan Anand.

Viswanathan Anand

  • Note1: Venue of the Tal Memorial in Moscow, Russia.
  • Note2: Viswanathan Anand has defeated Boris Gelfand.
  • Note3: Boris Gelfand belongs to Israel.

6. The famous Chameli Devi Jain Award has been given to women journalists for the special contribution, will be given to the TV journalist Uma Sudhir this year.

Uma Sudhir

Uma Sudhir

  • Note1: Uma Sudhir is Executive Director of NDTV.
  • Note2: NDTV Stands for New Delhi Television Ltd.
  • Note3: This Award Ceremony will be conducted on 9th March 2018 in  New Delhi.

7. Roger Bannister, the first man to run a mile in under 4 minutes had died recently. He was 88.

Roger Bannister

Roger Bannister

  • Note1: Roger Bannister was Athlete and Neurologist as well.
  • Note2: He had won Miracle Mile on 6th May 1954.

8.  Harsimrat Kaur Badal (Union Minister of Food Processing Industries) inaugurated the 1st Mega Food Park of Maharashtra ‘Satara Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.’ at Degaon, Satara.

1st Mega Food Park of Maharashtra

1st Mega Food Park of Maharashtra

  • Note1: It is 10th  Mega Food Park in the Country
  • Note2: 1st Mega Food Park of Maharashtra inaugurated on 1st March 2018

9. Mithun Perera (Sri Lankan Golfer) has won the Chennai Open 2018 Golf Championship.

Mithun Perera (Sri Lankan Golfer)

Mithun Perera (Sri Lankan Golfer)

  • Note1: He moves from 21st Position to 2nd Position as per PGTI Order of Merit.
  • Note2: Sri Lanka Capital is Sri Jaywardanepuri Kotte & Currency is Sri Lankan Rupee.

10. Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi has won the gold medal with a world record score in a memorable maiden ISSF World Cup appearance, while Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh won a bronze medal each.

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi

  • Note1: Shahzar Rizvi has won a gold medal in 10m Air Pistol category.
  • Note2: Venue of the  ISSF World Cup 2018 is Mexico.

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