|Rana Kanwar Pal Singh elected as Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly||28 March 2017
|Vanita Gupta appointed president of 'Leadership Conference'||28 March 2017|
|India, US, Britain, France boycott UN’s conference on banning nuclear weapons||28 March 2017|
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Former Punjab Agriculture Minister, Gurdev Singh Badal passed away at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on 28 March after a prolonged illness.
Rana Kanwar Pal Singh was elected unopposed amid a walkout by the members of opposition parties including the Aam Aadmi Party.
Vanita Gupta was named as the next president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organisation, The Leadership Conference Education Fund.
India, US along with 40 other nations refrained from participating in the UN conference aimed at creating a new global treaty that will lead towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons.
Before joining the Bar, Andhyarujina was selected as Indian Foreign Services in 1958.
The BSF received Pareek after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
The Tu-142M, still the world's fastest turbo-prop plane, was bought in 1998 from the USSR and inducted into Indian Navy as its long-range maritime patrol aircraft at Dabolim Goa.
The World Conference on Environment 2017 was held for two days 25-26 March 2017 at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
At present, the Board is chaired by Sharad Singh Negi, Special Secretary and Director-General (Forests), MoEF.
Lam Carrie will be the first female Chief Executive of the city and also the first leader to have graduated from the University of Hong Kong.
The appointment was made by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dr Guleria has been appointed as Director, AIIMS, for five years.
The three Naval Systems - USHUS-II Submarine Sonar, Directing Gear for Hull Mounted Sonar Array and RLG based Inertial Navigation System for Ship Applications (INS-SA) – will boost India’s maritime security.
The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017 advised countries to enable the energy transition with adaptable and co-designed policies.
The successful test-firing of the Barak Missile by the Navy is expected to boost India’s maritime security.
Collett was working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) when he was abducted by armed gunman in 1985.
The day also pays tribute to those who have devoted their lives to, and lost their lives in, the struggle to promote and protect human rights for all.
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery was observed globally on 25 March 2017.
BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.
Pawan Hans, the national helicopter service company is soon going to start helicopter rides for Delhi darshan, the starting price of which is just Rs 2499 per person.
Yves Meyer worked at the Centre of Mathematics and its Applications (CMLA) until formally retiring in 2008
The day commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.
The book was launched to commemorated National Dairy Development Board’s (NDDB) Golden Jubilee year.
The creature was preserved in ancient volcanic rock. The researchers decided to name it after their favourite naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
A well known novelist and essayist, Ashokamitran was noted for his subtlety and refreshing creativity in expression.
Rai began his career in photography in 1965. He has also served on the jury of World Press Photo and Unesco’s International Photo Contest.
Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai are the five cities that were included in the tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
ISRO commissioned world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel in a space centre in Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram.
A committee that comprises of representatives from the Union government and internet majors was constituted by SC to explore technical solution to block videos of sexual offences on social networking sites.
The troops of the Gorkha regiments are ethnic Nepali Gurkhas of Nepal and ethnic Indian Gorkhas of India.
On the occasion of World Meteorological Day 2017, WMO released its new digitized International Cloud Atlas.
India has been ranked 131 in the Human Development Index, below two of its SAARC counterparts Sri Lanka and Maldives, which have been categorised in the high human development category.