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