March 20 News Roundup | Mumbai Indians in US cricket league, Xi Jinping's Ukraine peace plan & more
From Xi Jinping's Ukraine peace plan on his Russia visit to a new documentary on India's Covid-19 journey to be aired on History TV18, read on for the latest international news and updates in our March 20 news roundup.
Our Ukraine peace plan addresses concerns of all parties: Xi Jinping
China President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for a 3-day visit on March 20. Commenting on the Russia-Ukraine war, Xi Jinping said on Monday that his Ukraine peace plan addresses concerns for all parties involved. It is noteworthy that the Chinese president's visit comes days after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Putin.
Nepal PM to face vote of confidence in Parliament
Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal is facing a vote for confidence again in the parliament on Monday. The latest vote of confidence comes after two parties from the alliance that he is heading withdrew their support to his government.
Air India to reduce flights on US route due to crew shortage
Air India will temporarily reduce certain flights on the US route, as announced by the CEO Campbell Wilson. The said temporary reduction in flights on the US route has been caused by crew shortage issues that had come to the fore in recent months which impacted long-haul flights.
Mumbai Indians acquire New York franchise in MLC
Following Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians have now acquired a team in USA's Major League Cricket scheduled for the summer. The team from the IPL has bagged the New York franchise in the tournament that is expected to kickstart a cricketing revolution in the USA.
Japan PM completes his India visit; Indo-Pacific ties were on the agenda
Japan Prime Minister was on his 24-hour India visit on March 19, which was termed by Japanese officials to be a 'candid' visit. The agenda for the visit was to strengthen the Indo-Pacific strategy on which Mr. Kishida also delivered a speech.
US-based Indian scientist develops sensor that tells you if the food is spoiled
An Indian scientist in the United States has developed a small, low-cost acidity sensor that one can use in real time to check whether the food is spoiled. This tiny pH level sensor is only 2 mm in length and 10 mm wide, making it a lot more convenient for the user.
History TV18 to air documentary on India's Covid journey
A documentary named 'The Vial - India's Vaccine Story' will air on History TV18 at 8 PM on Friday, March 24. The said documentary, which will throw light on what is termed as 'the largest vaccination programme in the world', will be narrated by critically-acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow ups on these stories.