President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred Stree Shakti Puruskar on International Women’s Day to 6 illustrious women in recognition of their achievements.
The government has decided to hike interest rates on fixed deposit schemes offered by post offices by up to 0.2 percent.
Andhra Pradesh, which is being split to create Telangana, will be put under President’s Rule and the Assembly placed under suspended animation.
The interim Egyptian prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi said that his government has resigned, paving the way for army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president.
Ukraine opposition leaders signed an EU-mediated peace deal with President Viktor Yanukovich, aiming to end a violent standoff
India and Bahrain decided to expand their cooperation in key areas, including trade and business, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and visiting King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Gulf nation