- State Funeral with full military honours for Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who passed away on 17th March 2019 after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.
- Students of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala have come out in protest against the suspension of six students which took place as a consequence of a protest that erupted in the boys’ hostel over the quality of mess food being served.
- Dozens of insurgent camps have been ‘smashed’ along the India- Myanmar border in a joint military operation conducted by the militaries of the two countries working in close coordination with each other to eliminate threats in the region.
- One CRPF personnel martyred and five injured in Chhattisgarh as Maoists set off an improvised explosive device (IED) and open fire on the CRPF troopers.
- China exercises its veto power as a permanent member of the Security Council to block India’s bid for the fourth time to list Masood Azhar as a ‘Global Terrorist’ following the Pulwama terror attack.
- An UK court issues arrest warrant against jewelley deigner Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank scam case, in response to an Enforcement Directorate request demanding his extradition in a money laundering case.
- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces gun law reforms post a terrorist attack on two New Zealand mosques in Christchurch which took away the lives of at least 50 people including 5 Indians.
- The UN Human Rights Office in Burundi closes down after 23 years at the insistence of the country’s government owing to the nation’s deteriorating Human Rights situation.
- UN renders its support to Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique as the death toll in South Africa from deadly cyclone mounts to 1.7 million.
- UN middle east coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrest and violence’ by Hamas security forces towards the Palestinians during the Gaza protests.
COLLATED BY: MS. SHRUTI SHREYA, STUDENT SYMBIOSIS LAW SCHOOL, NOIDA
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