Latest current affairs updates for March 2014
General Lok Sabha elections in India :
The election commission of India on March 5 th announced theschedule for Lok Sabha elections. The general election will be heldin nine phases, the longest election in the country's history, from 7April to 12 May 2014 to form 16th Lok Sabha in India.543parliamentary constituencies will elect Members of Parliament for thenext 5 year tenure. The result of this election will bedeclared on 16 May, before the 15th Lok Sabha completes itsconstitutional mandate on 31 May
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
On March 8, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 airlinertravelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappears over the Gulf ofThailand with 239 people onboard.
Pooja Ghatkar : Winner in Asian Air Gun Championship
Pooja Ghatkar, Indian shooter on 9 March 2014 won the Gold medalin womens air rifle event at the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship inKuwait city against tough Chinese competition.
Astronauts return home from International Space Station
11 March - U.S. astronaut Mike Hopkins, Russian cosmonauts OlegKotov and Sergei Ryazanskiy are back from space after half-year inspace. The trio landed on Earth in their Soyuz capsule at 0324 GMToutside Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.