Top News Headlines of 19 March 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 19th March 2015 :

  • India and China will hold their first boundary meet after the Narendra Modi-led NDA government came to power on Monday when national security adviser Ajit Doval meets his counterpart Yang Jieche hoping to take the talks forward.
  • A more than 800-year-old tradition came to an end with the death of Sashimani Devi, 92, the last practising devadasi of the 12th century Jagannath Temple in Puri, on on 19 March .
  • Sports administration in India could get a new, more professional face if Union sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal is to be believed.
  • More than a dozen armed men barged into an AC-I coupe of Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express and robbed Madhya Pradesh finance minister Jayant Malaiya and his wife of Rs 50,000 in cash and ornaments early on on 19 March.
  • Despite a tariff hike, residents of Dwarka will be paying less for their water consumption as compared to their existing expenditure from April 1.
  • Dinesh Singh could become the first Delhi University vice-chancellor to be sacked.
  • German ambassador Michael Steiner met chief minister Arvind Kejriwal along with members of the Bavarian State Parliamentary Committee led by Fiorian Hermann on on 19 March.
  • The Delhi high court on on 19 March wrapped up hearing a plea challenging the renewal of licence to Hyatt Regency hotel by the Delhi Police’s licencing department.
  • A Somalian national has been sentenced to three-year imprisonment by a trial court for molesting a woman belonging to his country.
  • Delhi Police has made its Himmat SOS app available for the iPhone users as well.
  • The Supreme Court on on 19 March laid down a slew of guidelines on removal of an office bearer in a cooperative society , including that a motion of no-confidence against a person “shall“ be moved only after two years of his assuming the office.
  • The Enforce ment Directorate (ED) tracking the Saradha money trail has summoned actor and TMC Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty again.
  • India on on 19 March sought help from Turkey for securing release of 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS since June last year in war-ravaged Iraq.
  • SBI Mutual Fund has deferred plans to launch a Shariah Equity Fund, a move which Congress member K Rahman Khan alleged was taken due to political reasons.
  • Former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra, convicted in a case related to the multi-crore fodder scam, was on on 19 March sent to Birsa Munda Central Jail.
  • The government has given a notice to introduce a bill in Lok Sabha on Friday to deal with those who have undisclosed assets and income overseas.
  • India is likely to put into orbit its fourth regional navigation satellite on March 28, with space agency Isro now in the process of loading the rocket with the satellite, an official said.
  • The world’s only `no-fuel’ solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse-2 on on 19 March took off for Myanmar from Varanasi, ending its week-long stay in India.
  • Prices of some medicines as well as medical devices are likely to dip with the government exempting drugs and pharmaceuticals from education cess.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Urja Sangam 2015, Energy Conclave at Vigyan Bhavana on March 27.
  • The 63-km-long railway track between Madhu Road and Talai Mannar Pier, constructed by IRCON, was commissioned and dedicated to the people of Sri Lanka by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a ceremony held at Talai Mannar Pier Station.
  • Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) has launched a unique Pay Bill & Win scheme for its JJ Cluster consumers of north and northwest Delhi.
  • Punjab National Bank’s Bank Street, New Delhi, celebrated its 64th Foundation Day. The function was presided over by P.K. Shrimal, PNB-Circle Head.
  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pipped Chinese President Xi Jinping to secure the top rank in handling domestic and international affairs in a global survey.
  • Two new regional airlines are to start commercial operations from Bengaluru in the upcoming summer season.
  • Industrialist Ratan Tata will head the new innovation council of railways, called `Kaya Kalp’, formed to turn around the ailing staterun transporter.
  • India beat Bangladesh by 109 runs in Quarterfinal on 19 March to enter the semifinals and man of the match was Rohit sharma.
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