Italy joins China’s Economic Silk Road project, Oman allows US military to use its ports
Story 1 -Italy, China sign new 'Silk Road' protocol

Italy on March 23, 2019 signed a "non-binding” protocol with China to take part in the nation’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims More..





World Meteorological Day 2019
World Meteorological Day 2019 was observed on March 23 with the theme “The Sun, the Earth and the weather”.

The theme recognises the critical role the Earth’s nearest star plays in what transpires on the planet. The energy from the Sun More..





India boycotts Pakistan National Day Events
India has boycotted the events of the Pakistan National Day in protest against the invitation to Hurriyat leaders for the National Day reception being held at New Delhi. India has strongly objected to the direct engagement of Pakistan with Hurriyat r More..





Japan donates $69 million to the United Nations World Food Programme
Japan has donated $69 million to the United Nations World Food Programme to provide vital aid to 28 countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, with the biggest shares of the money being earmarked for Yemen and Iraq.

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India extends Financial Grant for building educational campus in Nepal
India has extended a financial grant of 35.5 million Nepalese rupees for the construction of an educational campus in Nepal under the Development Partnership Programme.

Development Partnership Programme

The Development P More..





International Day of Forests 2019
International Day of Forests 2019 was observed on March 21st with the theme ‘Forests and Education’ to raise awareness on how sustainably managed forests provide a wide array of contributions.

International Day of Forests 2019 promotes More..





New Zealand Announces Ban on Military-Style Semi-automatics and Assault Rifles
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a ban on all military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines. New Zealand has decided to overhaul gun laws in the country in the backdrop of the Christchurch mo More..





World Down Syndrome Day 2019
March 21 was celebrated as World Down Syndrome Day. The theme of the 2019 World Down Syndrome Day is “Leave no one behind”.

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder which More..





US to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights
US President Trump has announced that the US will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This is a departure from the earlier stand of US where it treated Golan Heights as occupied Syrian territory, in line with United Nations Securit More..





Parsis Celebrate Navroz
Navroz is the Iranian New Year celebrated by several ethnolinguistic communities around the world irrespective of their religious background. In India Parsis who follow Zoroastrianism celebrate Navroz.  Navroz was celebrated on March 21st.
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