What Happened on 17 March 2015

12 convicts hanged in Pakistan

At least 12 convicts accused of being terrorists, murderers, or guilty of heinous crimes were hanged in Read More.

Three men sentenced for insulting religion in Myanmar

Three men have been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for insulting religion in Myanmar. The… Read More.

Parliamentary elections in Israel begin; Benjamin Netanyahu faces tough challenge

Parliamentary elections began in Israel amidst expectation that the incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party will face a tough challenge… Read More.

UK: Prince Harry to leave the army

Prince Harry will leave the army after a 10-year military career, saying he is looking forward to beginning a new… Read More.

Malaysia announces new airlines

The government of Malaysia will launch a new carrier named flymojo. According to media reports, the… Read More.

Lufthansa pilots to go on strike following dispute over early retirement benefits

The pilots at German national airline Lufthansa would go on a strike on Wednesday. According to media reports, this… Read More.

Dick Advocaat appointed as new manager of Sunderland

Dick Advocaat has been appointed as the new manager of Sunderland and will stay with them till the end… Read More.

Champions League: Liverpool beat Swansea, record fifth straight win

Liverpool bandwagon rolled on as the premier club recorded their fifth win bringing up their position in  Champions League… Read More.

France blocks websites that condone terrorism

France has blocked five websites which condone terrorism. According to media reports, France used new powers… Read More.

Blackberry-owned company unveils tablet with additional security

Secusmart, the Blackberry-owned company, has launched a new tablet Secutablet. The tablet, which has been unveiled in collaboration with IBM… Read More.

The 90s cult film 'The Crow' to be remade

The 90s super hit film ‘The crow’ will be remade, First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones said. The film… Read More.

Author Sally Gardner shortlisted for Carnegie Medal

‘Tinder’ author Sally Gardner has been shortlisted for 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal for children's writing. Gardner’s collaborator David Roberts,… Read More.