Federer Joins Exclusive Club With 100th Title
News Digest

News Digest: March 3 – 9, 2019

Round-up
of Top 10 Important News Events

March 3

  • Roger Federer wins his 100th tour-level pro tennis title with his victory in Dubai over Stefanos Tsitsipas.

March 4

  • Official estimate says over 24 cr devotees took holy dip at Prayagraj as the 49-day long Kumbh Mela formally concluded.
  • Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rules out running for President in 2020.
  • Russia suspends its participation in intermediate-range nuclear treaty with the United States.

March 6

  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh says insurgency related incidents in North East have come down to 85%.

March 7

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the country can progress only if regional aspirations are met.
  • Government approves setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas all over the country.

March 8

  • Madras High Court directs Tamil Nadu government to instruct all its departments to implement three per cent job reservation for people with disability. 
  • Supreme Court appoints three-member mediation panel in Ayodhya land dispute case.

March 9

Government says desired results were achieved through airstrikes conducted by India in Balakot.