Current Affairs International 21-22 March 2019

  1. The International Day of Forests is celebrated on 21 March.
  2. International World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March.
  3. Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marcelo Gleiser has been awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize, worth $1.4 million, for his work blending science and spirituality.
  4. Kazakhstan has been renamed its capital Astana to Nursultan to honor outgoing leader Nursultan Nazarbayev.
  5. New Zealand has imposed an immediate ban on assault weapons.