INTERNATIONAL EVENTS January to March

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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS January to March

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS January

 

2nd January – IFFHS names Lionel Messi as World’s best player maker for 2016.

3rd January – Antonio Guterres takes charge as UN secretary General.

5th January –  Scientists discovers new organ “Mesentary” in human digestive system.

– Trump appoints India-American Raj Shah as Deputy Assistant to the president and Deputy                                               Communications and Research Director.

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– Sir Tim Barrow appointed as UK’s ambassador to European Union.

6th January –  Japan to associate with India in its Smart Cities Mission.

10th January –  Cristiano Ronaldo named best FIFA Men’s Player 2016.

– Pakistan’s test- fires nuclear-capable cruise missile Babur-3.

– 12th World Hindi Day celebrated across the world.

–  Kalyan Krishnamurthy appointed as CEO of Flipkart.

– IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar wins Technical Oscar Award.

11th January –  China launches first commercial space mission with Kuaizhou 1Arocket

12th January  – Norway becomes the first country to ban FM radio broadcasting.

13th January –  Barack Obama awards Joe Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom

14th January  – Rudensky, Sakaguchi and Ramsdell win 2017 Crafoord Prize.

16th January –  Space X launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from California.

17th January –  Jacob Polley wins 2016 T S Elliot Prize for Poetry.

18th January  – Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon passes away

– Silicon identified as “missing element” in earth’s core.

21st January  – Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US President

24th January  – Mike Pompeo sworn in as Director of Central Intelligence agency

25th January –  Japan launches first ever Military Communications Satellite Kirameki-2.

30th January –  Serena Williams wins 2017 Australian Open Women’s singles title

 

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS  February

 

2nd February  – Rex Tillerson sworn as UN Secretary of state.

21st February  – Scientist discovered drowned Pacific Ocean continent “Zealandia”

–  US President names Lt. Gen HR McMaster as new National Security Advisor.

 

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS  March

 

 

1st March –  Nand Kumar Sai assumes charge as Chairman of National Commission on Scheduled Tribes.

3rd March  – Singer Rihanna conferred with 2017 humanitarian of the year award by Harvard University.

– Amjad Hussain B Sial assumes office as Secretary General of SAARC.

8th March –  Harvard honored Viola Davis with “Artist of the Year” award.

– China becomes the World’s biggest banking system.

11th March  – Researchers find evidence confirming existence of Ostrich in India.

14th March  – Lee Chong Wei wins All England Open Men’s Single title.

15th March –  First Fluorescent Frog found in Argentina

17th March  – Kansas recognizes March 16 as Indian-American Appreciation Day

21st March –  Roger Federer wins ATP Indian wells Masters Title.

22nd March  – London Attack : Five dead in westminster terror attack

 

 

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