Daily Archive: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

22 Mar 2017

Process of filling vacancies of HC judges on war footing: Supreme Court

With the clearance, the process of filling the vacancies in High Courts is proceeding on a war footing. The chief justice gave the information about clearance of the MoP while heading a three-judge Bench which was disposing
22 Mar 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee presents KCK International Award for excellence in print Journalism

President Pranab Mukherjee on 20 March 2017 presented the KCK International Award for excellence in Print Journalism. The awards were organized by Rajasthan Patrika in New Delhi. The award for the year 2014 was conferred upon Wanjohi
22 Mar 2017

Surya Kiran XI Joint Military Exercise concludes in Pithorgarh

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran XI concluded on 20 March 2017 at Pithorgarh in Uttarakhand. The exercise culminated with a 48 hour outdoor exercise in which troops of both the countries carried out a cordon and
22 Mar 2017

Maggie MacDonnell, a Canadian teacher wins global teacher prize

Maggie MacDonnell, a Canadian teacher was named the winner of the annual Global Teacher Prize at a ceremony conducted on 19 March 2017 at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. Maggie who teaches at the
22 Mar 2017

World Poetry Day 2017 celebrated globally on 21 March 2017

The World Poetry Day was celebrated on 21 March 2017 across the globe. The objective behind the day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression as well as to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be
22 Mar 2017

Resolve Ram Temple dispute outside the court: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on 21 March 2017 advised the concerned parties in Ram Temple dispute case to resolve the matter outside the court. This came following the appeal of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who sought an
22 Mar 2017

Ram Vilas Paswan: Strict punishment for misleading advertisements

The announcement was made by the Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public distribution minister Ram Vilas Paswan during the question hour of the Lok Sabha. The union government on 21 March 2017 announced that it would be
22 Mar 2017

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) observed on 21 March

The World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) was observed on 21 March 2017. On this day of observation of the World Down Syndrome Day people with down syndrome and their nearby organise and participate in activities to raise
22 Mar 2017

Ghanshyam Singh appointed as Member-Traction Railway Board

Ghanshyam Singh on 21 March 2017 was appointed as new Member (Traction) Railway Board and ex officio Secretary to the Government of India. Singh is an officer of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineering (IRSEE) of 1979
22 Mar 2017

Rajya Sabha passes HIV, AIDS Bill, 2014 by voice vote

The upper house of Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha passes the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 by voice vote on 21 March 2017. Rajya Sabha passes the bill,
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