Aadhaar Bill Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill

The Aadhaar Bill, 2016, makes the 12-digit number mandatory for availing benefits under government schemes, contrary to a Supreme Court ruling. Mar 11, 2016
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Man with a jetpack flies across Dublin skyline

Birds and Dublin residents got to see a rare sight on 10 March, as a man flew across Dublin skyline with a jetpack. The mobile phone company Samsung was behind the stunt to mark the arrival of Samsungs new range of Galaxy phones. Quentin Doran OReilly, from Samsung, captured video of the the jetpack pilot Nick Macomber flying over the city. Mar 11, 2016
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President Obama teases Ted Cruz at White House state dinner

US President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toasted improved US-Canadian relations at White House state dinner on 10 March. By staging a lavish welcome for Trudeau, Obama turned the page on years of shaky ties with Canada, making clear the new leader is a man after his own heart. Mar 11, 2016
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Fukushima: Opposition squashes hopes for future tours of nuclear plant

Opposition and sensitivities surrounding Fukushima have put an end to plans by a group of individuals in Japan who were hoping to turn the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into a tourist destination. The plan had been for ordinary people to visit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear site without wearing radioactive protective suits by 2036 and had been in an early stage of planning. Members of the group promoting what some have called this dark tourism come from various backgrounds including business, journalism, architecture and sociology. Mar 10, 2016
Rajya Sabha passes Real Estate bill

Rajya Sabha passes real estate bill

The bill proposes a real estate regulator that will protect the interests of property buyers and provide transparency in the sector. Mar 10, 2016