|US Senate votes to approve Montenegro as NATO's 29th member||29 March 2017|
|President Donald Trump signs executive order to roll back Obama's climate change measures||29 March 2017|
|India, US, Britain, France boycott UN’s conference on banning nuclear weapons||28 March 2017|
After signing the roll-back plan at headquarters of EPA, Trump said that the executive action will lift the restrictions on American energy.
As of now, 25 other NATO members have ratified Montenegro's accession. The Netherlands and Spain have yet to do so.
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.
The top universities in the United States report a sharp decline in applications from students in India in both graduate and undergraduate courses.
To mark the occasion, the lights were switched off for one hour between 8.30 9.30 pm at several iconic monuments and buildings in India and across the world.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi features among the names of probable contenders for Times most influential people 2017 list.
A court located in the Houthi-controlled territory on 25 March 2017 sentenced Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and six other senior officials to death for ‘High treason’.
The loan will be from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank with a maturity of 25 years, including a 5-year grace period.
The United Nations Human Rights Council gave Sri Lanka two more years to fulfil its obligation relating to reconciliation on war crimes committed during the war with LTTE.
Study reveals an alarming rise in the Chinese coastal sea levels and warns of the probability of coastal erosion and severe typhoons.
In the deadliest attack in London since suicide bombings in July 2005, five people were killed and over 40 injured when a car rammed into the pedestrians outside UK’s Parliament.
The high court directed that the implementation of the ruling should be carried out in the second phase of the population census, which would start from 25 April 2017.
With a net worth of USD 23.2 billion, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), is the highest-ranked Indian in the list at Number 33.
Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell was named the winner of the Nobel-like prize, Global Teacher Prize 2017 for her outstanding achievements within the local community that lives in one of the world’s most remote regions.
A team of scientists in the Netherlands has developed a new wireless internet network, which will work a hundred times faster than the best existing networks.
Norway slid up to rank 1 from its previous rank 4 in the World Happiness Report 2017. The other countries that featured in the top five include Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland.
The agreement was signed during the visit of Mauritius’s Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Housing and Lands Showkutally Soodhun to New Delhi.
The bill that seeks to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan became a law after President Mamnoon Hussain gave his approval. The nod also provides an exclusive personal law to Hindu’s of the country.
Japan launched a new satellite to monitor North Korea’s movements amidst worries over its increasing missile launching missions.
Temporary suspension of the premium processing of H-1B visas is an exercise to handle the huge rush of applications for work visas in the first week of April.
While issuing a proclamation to this effect, Kansas Governor said the unique contribution of Indian community has made Kansas a better place.
The G20 finance ministers and chiefs of the central bank are scheduled to meet from 17 to 18 March in Germany to mainly discuss strengthening of global economic resilience in finance and digitalisation and to promote free trade.
India and Brazil signed a Social security agreement that establishes the rights and obligations of nationals belonging to both the countries and provides for their equal treatment.
A river in New Zealand has gained the legal status of a person, complete with all the respective rights, duties and liabilities.
Pakistan on 15 March launched its first population census in nearly two decades amidst tight security due to concerns arising out of political instability in the country.
While the MoU with Indonesia seeks to enhance cooperation in youth and sports matters, the MoU with Kyrgyzstan aims at strengthening cooperation in the field of youth development.
A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked Trump’s new executive order that banned travellers from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States for 90 days.
The upper chamber of United States Congress voted overwhelmingly to approve the appointment of Donald Trump’s National Intelligence and Security adviser nominees.
European Union’s highest court passed a ruling allowing companies to ban their workers from wearing religious symbols including Islamic headscarves.
Ted Poe, the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, urged the Trump administration to make a final determination on whether Pakistan is a state sponsor of terrorism.