Top News Headlines of 31 March 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 31st March 2015 :

  • Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has announced his retirement from international cricket after making over 440 appearances for the Black Caps in all forms of the game.
  • The Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 was passed by the Gujarat assembly on 31st March. GCOC was returned thrice in the past decade by the President, first by APJ Abdul Kalam in 2004, and twice by Pratibha Patil, in 2008 and 2009.
  • A baby girl 20 minute after brith in Thane hospital got a pacemaker heart. A permanent pacemaker, weighing 12.8g, was fitted into her tiny 1.5kg frame to help her heart beat normally.
  • The Narendra Modi government has moved a proposal to erect a memorial for former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao to honour him for being the architect of economic reforms.
  • A bill “Kannada language is compulsory up to Vth class” passed by Karnataka assembly ans passed second bill to ensure students are compulsorily taught Kannada as a subject from classes I to X.
  • In Maharastra, Lakhs of farmers who lost their crops to the sweeping drought in 2014-15 have received no compensation at all from the state government simply because they do not have bank accounts.
  • The Kerala high court on Tuesday ordered the state government’s liquor policy for 2014-15 confining bar licences only to five-star hotels.
  • India one of the top 10 in a list of 55 countries where such sentences were handed out last year according to Amnesty International’s Death Penalty Report 2015 released on Tuesday noted.
  • Indian Airline GoAir is the low-cost car rier’s Chief Executive Officer Giorgio De Roni has resigned from his post.
  • Snapdeal, one of the country’s largest online marketplaces, said on Tuesday that it has acquired a majority stake in online financial services startup RupeePower.
  • Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at fourth while Shikhar Dhawan rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Tuesday.
  • Europe’s top clubs have agreed to a new deal with UEFA which gives them more money and a bigger say in how European soccer is run.
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Top News Headlines of 31 March 2015
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