Top News Headlines of 22 March 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 22nd March 2015 :

  • Aditya Roy Kapur walked the ramp as the showstopper for the international urban brand Tom Tailor, which was launched by at the Lakmé Fashion Week SummerResort 2015.
  • A UK court has asked Pakistan to pay India £1,50,000 as legal costs in the Hyderabad Funds case.
  • For the second time in a week, Union minister Mane ka Gandhi has openly differed with her gov ernment -this time over proposed changes in the anti-dowry Act.
  • The growing list of bans -on films, food and funny men -has prompted an online musical riposte.
  • Fire broke out at an air-conditioning unit behind the main reception at the Parliament complex on Sunday afternoon.
  • The National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board and the municipal corporations to rehabilitate slum clusters located near railway tracks in the capital within six months.
  • Delhi Metro has set up effluent treatment plants and sewage treatment plants at its five depots to reuse waste water for cleaning train coaches and related purposes thus saving about 143 kilolitres of water per day.
  • Fifty-four Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan navy for allegedly fishing in its waters.
  • Sonkh town in Mathura district will become the first place in Uttar Pradesh to have a water-dispensing ATM-type machine, giving people in the area access to pure and safe drinking water.
  • The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in its recent report noted that nearly 37,000 million liters per day (MLD) of `untreated’ sewage water flows into rivers across the country under “World Water Day”, which is marked every year on March 22.
  • India Inc has jumped onto the Swachh Bharat bandwagon earmarking over Rs 1,000 crore for the project, analysts’ estimates show.
  • The National Highways Authority of India may lose its supremacy and autonomy as the road transport ministry is mulling a proposal to downgrade both the chairman’s post and also of the NHAI board.
  • Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday suspended the chief forest conservator and forest conservator for alleged laxity in carrying out the plantation drive in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.
  • At least 57 Indian fishing boats have been returned by Pakistan and are expected to arrive at the Porbandar coast by Monday.
  • A man in New Zealand has used a 3D printer to create what may be the world’s smallest working power drill at just 1.3cm long.
  • Sri Lanka’s new government on Sunday conferred the country’s highest military rank of field marshal to former army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was jailed on alleged treason charges by the previous regime of Mahinda Rajapaksa, for “achieving the victory over terrorism”.
  • The Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Sunday cleared new norms for an international financial centre in Gujarat.
  • India has overtaken the US to become the thirdlargest steel producer in the world with a production of 14.6 million tonnes (MT) in first two months of the year.
  • India’s exposure to US government securities rose to $91.2 billion at the end of January this year.
  • Sania Mirza and Swiss legend Martina Hingis began their partnership with a title win as they overcame Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-4 in the summit clash of the BNP Paribas Open, here.
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Top News Headlines of 22 March 2015
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