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Indian National Flag Unfurled on Mt. Everest

The Indian Naval Mountaineering team comprising eleven summiteers (9 on Mt Everest & 2 on Lhotse) have successfully unfurled National flag and Naval Ensign...

List of Important Days of June Month

1 June - Global Day of Parents 1 June - World Milk Day June 3rd Sunday: Father’s Day 4 June - International Day of Innocent Children Victims of...

India’s First Underwater Metro Tunnel

Construction of the country’s first underwater metro tunnel commenced on the banks of Hooghly river in Howrah of West Bengal. The tunnelling work under the...

Book ‘A Life with Wildlife: From Princely India to Present’

The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released the book ‘A Life with Wildlife: from Princely India to the Present’ authored by Dr....

Ex-Panamanian Dictator Dies

Panama is a country usually considered to be entirely in North America or Central America. It is bordered by Costa Rica to the west,...

International Day for Biodiversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created...

India Becomes Second Largest Telephone Network in World

India now has the second largest network in the world, next only to China. India crossed the landmark of one billion telephone subscribers in...

Book ‘Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio’

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee received the first copies of books ‘Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio’ and ‘Marching with a...

India’s First ‘Village of Books’

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated India’s first ‘village of books’ in village of Bhilar in Satara district. This project was undertaken by the Marathi...

World’s Largest Solar Park in India

Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park is a solar park spread over a total area of 5,932.32 acres (24.0072 km2) in Panyam mandal of Kurnool...

First DNA Bank for Wildlife

Scientists at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly are in the process of collecting DNA samples of all wild animals to set...

Guinness World Record in Marathon

A 21-year-old student in the U.K. has broken a Guinness World Record by running the fastest half marathon dressed as a musical instrument. He bettered...

Worldwide Mozilla Innovation Challenge

An IIT Bombay (IIT-B) project facilitating broadband access in rural India has won a worldwide Mozilla innovation challenge. As part of the prize, the premier...

Peggy Whitson Makes Spacewalk Record

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson set a new spacewalking record for women in space as she and fellow NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough ventured outside the...

India’s Second Tallest Flag Post

Kolhapur city in Maharashtra get a 300-foot-high flag post to fly the tricolour, which is the second tallest in the country. The post was installed...

China Nominates Tai Chi for UNESCO Heritage

China has nominated Tai Chi, a form of ancient martial art, for inclusion in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. China attempted to get...

World Cartoon Day

5th May, 2017 was observed as World Cartoon Day. More than three decades ago on May 5, the first colour cartoon ‘The Yellow Kid’ was published. History: In...

Dhola-Sadia Bridge is Longest Bridge of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Dhola- Sadia bridge in Assam to the nation. The length of the bridge is 9.16 kilometres and this will...

Right to Information Comes into Force in Sri Lanka

Right to Information (RTI) Act has come into force in Srilanka from 3rd february 2017. Main Provisions: 1) Only citizens of Sri Lanka can seek and obtain...

India-Australia Partnership in Sports Launched

India and Australia launched Sports partnership in Mumbai aimed at increasing  cooperation in sports. The Partnership was launched by Union Minister for Youth Affairs &...

Valentino Rossi Wins Dutch Grand Prix

Valentino Rossi beat Danilo Petrucci to win the TT Assen MotoGP in a thrilling race. Valentino Rossi is an Italian professional motorcycle road racer and...

India Ratifies Transports Internationaux Routiers Convention

India became the 71st country in the world to become a member of United Nation Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR) Convention. TIR is the global standard...