PM Modi paid rich tributes to Sheikh Mujibar Rahman, and other International news

Mar 27, 2021 8:54 | Poltics

INTERNATIONAL NEWS


  1. PM Modi is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh to be a part of the neighbouring country's 50th Independence Day, making it his first foreign visit after COVID-19 outbreak

2.  On the occasion of the National Day celebration of Bangladesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and congratulated Bangladesh on its golden jubilee of liberation on Friday.

3.Recounting the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, PM Modi on Friday,* recounted his own contribution to the nation's freedom struggle, while addressing the National Day program as its chief guest in National parade Ground, Dhaka. Lauding the Indian Army martyrs' sacrifice, he recounted how he had been arrested in India while staging a satyagraha in solidarity with Bangladesh's liberation.

4.Indian and Pakistani armies held a brigadier-level meeting at Poonch-Rawalkot crossing on Friday* as a follow-up to their agreement to observe ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

5. India to Gift 2 lakh Covid Vaccine Doses to UN Peacekeepers

6.Indian Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh and South Korean Defence Minister, Suh Wook have inaugurated “Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park” in Delhi Cantt on March 26, 2021* . Friendship Park has been built to commemorate contribution of Indian peacekeepers in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.



WORLD NEWS



 1.A thick layer of smoke reduced visibility in Nepal’s Kathmandu and other cities on Friday (March 26) as 54 districts reported wildfires in the nation* . According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD), a total of 54 districts are now engulfed by a forest fire that is emitting smoke into the airspace of the Himalayan Nation that has resulted in a dip in the Air Quality Index (AQI).


2. World’s first ship tunnel is set to be constructed in Norway. Construction on the project will start in 2022 and it will be completed by 2025-2026* .

3. At least 32 people were killed and 84 injured when two trains collided in central Egypt on Friday.