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Delhi’s 85-year-old Cinema Theatre bids adieu with Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker

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Delhi’s 85-year-old Regal cinema hall brings its curtain down with the screening of Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam on the special request of fans.

Australian University invites stargazers to join their search for Planet 9

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The Australian National University has invited everyday stargazers to join their search for ‘Planet 9’. The university is confident that the planet’s discovery would help make Pluto’s weird orbit more sense.

3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet concluded in Varanasi

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The 3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet was held in Varanasi to help the holy city build a new image for itself.

FDA approves first drug for moderate and severe eczema cases

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The injection will have an initial list price of USD 37000 per year, as per Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, which developed the drug.

Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems inaugurated at INS Rajali

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The IAAMS project will give a major fillip to aviation safety, through automation of weather monitoring process.

INLCU L51 commissioned into Indian Navy

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The ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command at Port Blair.

General Bipin Rawat conferred with title of Honorary General of Nepalese Army

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Earlier, General Rajendra Chettri, the Chief of the Nepalese Army, was conferred with the title of Honorary General of the Indian Army in February 2017.

IAF launched Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment

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The Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment (ATF DIP) is considered as a milestone achievement for the Indian Air Force (IAF).

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Dr. B. C. Roy National Awards

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President Mukherjee also presented Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Book on Rashtriya Rifles ‘Home of the Brave’ released

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The book ‘Home of the Brave’ traces the contributions of the Rashtriay Rifles in curtailing insurgency operations in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada passes away

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During his struggle, he spent 26 years and 3 months in prison, including 18 years on the infamous Robben Island.

United Nations appoints David Beasley to run World Food Programme

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The WFP executive board noted Beasley’s appointment in a letter to Guterres on 28 March 2017.

Former Punjab minister Gurdev Singh Badal passes away

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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 elected as Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly

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Rana Kanwar Pal Singh was elected unopposed amid a walkout by the members of opposition parties including the Aam Aadmi Party.

Vanita Gupta appointed president of 'Leadership Conference'

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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, Britain, France boycott UN’s conference on banning nuclear weapons

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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.

Eminent Jurist Tehmtan R Andhyarujina passes away

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Before joining the Bar, Andhyarujina was selected as Indian Foreign Services in 1958.

Border Security Force gets first woman combat officer after 51 years

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The BSF received Pareek after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Navy to de-induct TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after 29 years

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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.

World Conference on Environment 2017 concluded

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The World Conference on Environment 2017 was held for two days 25-26 March 2017 at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Environment Ministry official to chair Animal Welfare Board of India

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At present, the Board is chaired by Sharad Singh Negi, Special Secretary and Director-General (Forests), MoEF.

Carrie Lam to be Hong Kong's first female Chief Executive

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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.

Randeep Guleria appointed as Director of AIIMS, New Delhi

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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.

WEF released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017

Mar 26, 2017
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The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017 advised countries to enable the energy transition with adaptable and  co-designed policies.

Arun Jailtley handed over DRDO developed products to Indian Navy

Mar 26, 2017
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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.

Navy successfully test-fired Barak missile from INS Vikramaditya

Mar 25, 2017
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The successful test-firing of the Barak Missile by the Navy is expected to boost India’s maritime security.

International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members observed

Mar 25, 2017
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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.

International Day for Right to Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations 2017 observed

Mar 25, 2017
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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.

International day of Remembrance of the victims of Transatlantic Slave Trade observed globally

Mar 25, 2017
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The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery was observed globally on 25 March 2017.

BJP legislator Michael Lobo elected as deputy speaker of Goa assembly

Mar 24, 2017
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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 to start ‘Dilli Darshan’ chopper rides

Mar 24, 2017
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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.

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