Deadly Forest Fires in Portugal

A series of four initial deadly wildfires erupted across central Portugal in June 2017 within minutes of each other, resulting in at least 64...

Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at Puri Held

The world famous 'Rath Yatra' of Lord Jagannat was held in the temple town of Puri in Odisha with religious fervour and enthusiasm. Devotees reached...

‘Joint Sea 2017’ Exercise Conducted

A Chinese naval fleet held a scheduled military exercise with Russian navy in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad to strengthen their cooperation. The "Joint Sea-2017" exercise...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Setup Crisis Management Mechanism

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed for the establishment of a bilateral “crisis management mechanism” to avoid any breakdown in mutual communications and contacts in...

Yashaswini Wins Gold in Shooting

Yashaswini Singh Deswal won a gold at the women's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol in Suhl, Germany. Her medal...

Srikanth Won Australian Open Title

Kidambi Srikanth of India defeated Chinese Chen Long, to clinch the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney. Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player...

Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel finishing fourth and Lewis Hamilton who came fifth. Hamilton's Mercedes...

Sikh Woman Becomes Supreme Court Judge in Canada

Palbinder Kaur Shergill has been appointed as a Judge at the Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster. Ms. Shergill is the first turbaned...

USA Approves Sale of Predator Drones to India

USA has approved the sale of 22 unmanned Guardian drones to India. The deal, estimated to be worth $2to 3 billion. The sale of...

Egypt Gives Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s parliament approved the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under a border agreement. In return, Saudi Arabia will provide billions of...

19 Year Old Appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, who has been advocating for girls' education since fleeing war-torn Syria in 2013,...

Prime Minister’s Award for Contribution to Yoga

The Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution for the...