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Angelo Mathews Named Captain of the Pune Warriors India for IPL 6

Mar 29, 2013
Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka Test and ODI captain was named as the captain of the Pune Warriors India for Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 6.

2nd National Photo Awards for the Year 2011-2012 Conferred by the Speaker of Lok Sabha

Mar 29, 2013
The 2nd National Photo Awards for the year 2011-2012 were given away on 28 March 2013 at New Delhi. The awards were conferred by the Lok Sabha Speaker.

India and Liechtenstein Signed the Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA)

Mar 29, 2013
India and Liechtenstein signed the Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) on 28 March 2013 at Bern, Switzerland.

Educomp Solutions sold 50 per cent stake in Eurokids

Mar 28, 2013
Educomp Solutions Ltd, on 26 March 2013 announced completion of the sale of its entire 50% stake in Eurokids International

Income tax Department slapped 2000 crore Rupees Tax Notice to Nokia

Mar 28, 2013
Income Tax department served a 2000 crore notice Rupees on Nokia for suspected evasion of taxes in its business transactions in the country.

Malala Yousafzai, signed 3-Million Dollar deal for Publishing her Life Story

Mar 28, 2013
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by Talibansigned a deal for around 3 million dollars in March 2013 to publish her memoir.

5th BRICS Summit held in Durban, South Africa: Highlights

Mar 28, 2013
South Africa hosted the fifth BRICS Summit from 26 to 28 March 2013 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC).

Fifth BRICS Summit Took Place in Durban, South Africa

Mar 28, 2013
The fifth BRICS Summit took place in Durban, South Africa from 25 March 2013 to 28 March 2013. BRICS Summit took place in South Africa for the first time.

The Prime Minister of India Visited Durban, South Africa for the 5th BRICS Summit

Mar 28, 2013
The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh visited Durban, South Africa for the 5th BRICS Summit which took place from 25 March 2013 to 28 March 2013.

News Television Awards 2013: Vineet Jain Conferred With Contribution to News Television Award

Mar 28, 2013
Vineet Jain of Times Group was conferred with the Contribution to News Television Award 2013 at the Sixth News Television Awards on 25 March 2013 in New Delhi.

Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi resigned over Marine Case

Mar 28, 2013
Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi resigned on 26 March 2013 in the wake of a dispute with India over the 2012 killing of two Indian fishermen.

Brazil and China Signed the Currency Swap Agreement: BRICS Summit 2013

Mar 28, 2013
Brazil and China signed the currency swap agreement on 26 March 2013 in Durban, South Africa. The agreement will allow central banks swap 30 billion US Dollar.

US President Barack Obama Signed Short-Term Budget Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

Mar 28, 2013
US President Barack Obama signed into law a short-term budget Bill on 26 March 2013 in Washington that removes the alarming threat of a Government shutdown.

Prudential, the Insurance Giant Fined 30 Million Pound by FSA over AIA Bid

Mar 28, 2013
Prudential was fined 30 million Pound by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) on the grounds that it did not inform about its plans to buy AIA.

NTPC Conferred With the Most Efficient Maharatna-In Manufacturing for the Year 2012 Award

Mar 28, 2013
NTPC was awarded the most Efficient Maharatna-in Manufacturing for the year 2012 award at 4th DSIJ Award in the last week of March 2013 in New Delhi.

One-Horned Great Indian Rhinoceros Population Increased in Kaziranga Despite Poaching: Census

Mar 28, 2013
Despite poaching in Kaziranga National Park, Rhino population increased to 2329 from 2290, according to the recent census which ended on 26 March 2013.

Union Government decided to Introduce National Policy on Drug Abuse

Mar 26, 2013
The Union government in March 2013 decided to introduce a National Policy on Drug Abuse and has formed an expert committee to suggest guidelines for it.

Three NRIs Honoured by Indian High Commission in London on World Hindi Day 2013

Mar 26, 2013
Three NRIs as well as a Nottingham-based organisation were honoured by Indian High Commission in London on 19 March 2013 for promoting Hindi in UK.

Tiger Woods Won Arnold Palmer Invitational 2013; Regained World Number 1 Ranking

Mar 26, 2013
Tiger Woods won the third PGA Tour title 2013, Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge; Orlando, Florida on 25 March 2013.

Apple bought Indoor Mapping firm WiFiSlam for 20 Million Dollar

Mar 26, 2013
The American multinational corporation Apple in the month of March 2013 bought the indoor GPS mapping firm wifiSLAM for 20 million dollars.

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