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  • Maldives impeaches vice president Ahmed Adeeb for alleged assassination plot

    Friday, Nov 06, 2015

    Maldives impeaches vice president Ahmed Adeeb for alleged assassination plot

    Majlis the Parliament of  Maldives has impeached the vice president of  Maldives Ahmed Adeeb over his alleged role in an explosion on the president's

  • PM Narendra Modi world's 9th most powerful person in Forbes list

    Thursday, Nov 05, 2015

    PM Narendra Modi world's 9th most powerful person in Forbes list

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked as the world’s ninth most powerful person in the Forbes annual ranking of 73 persons list of 2015 which is top

  • China Ends One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children

    Friday, Oct 30, 2015

    China Ends One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children

    China has dropped its controversial one-child  policy fearing that an aging population could be a threat to it's economic development by creating  

  • Law and Justice Party won Poland’s Parliamentary Elections 2015

    Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

    Law and Justice Party won Poland’s Parliamentary Elections 2015

    Poland’s chief right-wing opposition party, Law and Justice party (PiS) which was out of power for nearly a decade has won the Polish parliamentary elections

  • World Polio Day observed on 24th October

    Monday, Oct 26, 2015

    World Polio Day observed on 24th October

    24th October is annually observed as World Polio Day with an aim to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling Polio disease. Rotary International orga

  • Nobel Prize for Medicine 2015 winners

    Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015

    Nobel Prize for Medicine 2015 winners

    Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China have won the Nobel prize in medicine for discoveries that helped doctors fight malaria and infections caused by&n

  • European Migrant crisis: Real test for the European Union

    Tuesday, Sep 08, 2015

    European Migrant crisis: Real test for the European Union

    Currently Europe is facing unprecedented human migration as People are fleeing from war zones fearing for their life and dreaming of a better life far from the

  • UNESCO's latest World Heritage Sites

    Thursday, Jul 09, 2015

    UNESCO's latest World Heritage Sites

    39th session of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee that was held in Bonn, Germany ended on

  • Benjamin Netanyahu likely to be Israel PM; again

    Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

    Benjamin Netanyahu likely to be Israel PM; again

      Israel has delivered a surprise victory to the incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party. His party has emerged as the single

  • What Petrol cost in neighboring countries

    Thursday, Mar 12, 2015

    What Petrol cost in neighboring countries

      Rate of Petrol and Diesel in Neighbouring Countries Vis-A-Vis India.     Country Petrol Diesel Indi

World News Tidbits ( Mar 12, 2015 - Nov 06, 2015 )

  • Nov 03, 2015 Punjabi now third language in Parliament of Canada show

  • Nov 02, 2015 Turkey's AK Party wins 2015 general election of Turkey show

  • Oct 30, 2015 China rover sets record for longest stay on Moon  show

  • Oct 28, 2015 US Senate passes Cyber Security Bill  show

  • Oct 27, 2015 China launches latest mapping satellite of Tianhui-1 series show

  • Oct 25, 2015 First World Indigenous Games begins in Palmas, Brazil show

  • Oct 25, 2015 Japan offers soft loan for bullet train project show

  • Oct 25, 2015 Nasser Khan Janjua appointed as National Security Advisor of Pakistan show

  • Oct 23, 2015 Britain signs landmark nuclear deal with China show

  • Oct 20, 2015 Spain, US signed new accord to cleanup nuclear accident site at Palomares show

  • Oct 17, 2015 US to extend military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 show

  • Oct 17, 2015 World Food Day 2015 observed with the theme "Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty"  show

  • Oct 17, 2015 Pakistan, Russia Sign 1,100 km Gas Pipeline Agreement show

  • Oct 14, 2015 Iran’s Parliament gives Preliminary approval for Nuclear Deal show

  • Oct 12, 2015 October 11 is observed as International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) show

  • Oct 12, 2015 UNSC adopts resolution to allow EU countries to use force to tackle Refugee Crisis show

  • Oct 12, 2015 High-risk area boundary shifted from India’s coastline show

  • Oct 12, 2015 Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala resigns show

  • Oct 08, 2015 California signed Right to Die Bill for terminally ill people into a Law show

  • Oct 06, 2015  ISIS destroys Palmyra’s iconic Arc of Triumph show

  • Oct 06, 2015 Portugal's ruling Center-Right Coalition wins 2015 Portugal elections show

  • Oct 06, 2015 World Habitat Day observed on 5 October 2015 show

  • Oct 01, 2015 China launches 20th satellite for its BeiDou Navigation system show

  • Sep 30, 2015 Taliban captures northern Afghan city of Kunduz show

  • Sep 28, 2015 September 27, World Tourism Day : India observed World Tourism Day (WTD) in a unique way show

  • Sep 28, 2015 G-4 countries issue Joint Statement on UNSC Reforms show

  • Sep 28, 2015 UN adopts agreement on Sustainable Development Goals  show

  • Sep 23, 2015 Cow becomes national animal of Nepal show

  • Sep 22, 2015 International Day of Peace, 21 September show

  • Sep 21, 2015 Japanese lawmakers passes 2 Security laws towards greater overseas role for military show

  • Sep 21, 2015 China launches new, smaller type of carrier rocket show

  • Sep 21, 2015 Nepal adopts first democratic Constitution show

  • Sep 18, 2015 After years of delay, Nepal approves new constitution   show

  • Sep 18, 2015 Central Chile hit by 8.3 magnitude earthquake show

  • Sep 17, 2015 Hangzhou City of China chosen to host 2022 Asian Games show

  • Sep 16, 2015 UN adopted Resolution proclaiming 9 December as International Genocide Commemoration Day show

  • Sep 16, 2015 North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility resumes operation show

  • Sep 16, 2015 Hungary Declares state of Emergency over Refugee Influx show

  • Sep 15, 2015 Nepal Rejects Proposal to Declare Itself a Hindu Nation , decides to stay secular show

  • Sep 15, 2015 The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) in top 200 universities globally show

  • Sep 14, 2015 China builds museum in honour of 1st nuke, space scientists show

  • Sep 12, 2015 2015 Singapore General Elections: ruling party wins elections, returns to power show

  • Sep 09, 2015 Seven Indians figure in Forbes Asia’s new list of Philanthropists show

  • Sep 08, 2015 Qatar deploys 1000 ground forces in Yemen for first time show

  • Sep 07, 2015 G-20 launches W-20 grouping for gender inclusive economic growth show

  • Sep 07, 2015 China, Pakistan launch joint Air Drill ‘Shaheen (Eagle) – 4’  show

  • Sep 03, 2015 Tallest mountain in North America, Mount McKinley renamed as Denali   show

  • Sep 03, 2015 India-Myanmar-Thailand Highway Becomes Operational show

  • Sep 03, 2015 Durban confirmed as host city for 2022 Commonwealth Games show

  • Sep 01, 2015 ISIS destroys Palmyra's most famed temple "The Temple of Bel"   show

  • Aug 31, 2015 Pakistan bans Islamic State militant group show

  • Aug 28, 2015 Pakistan's nuclear stockpile could become world's third largest by 2025 show

  • Aug 25, 2015 North, South Korea agree to defuse crisis after reaching an agreement to ease tensions show

  • Aug 22, 2015 Bangladesh becomes 1st country to receive funds from UN for Solar Home Systems show

  • Aug 19, 2015 Sri Lanka's PM defeats ex-president in elections show

  • Aug 07, 2015 Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion show

  • Jul 31, 2015 India to surpass China’s population by 2022: UN Report show

  • Jul 30, 2015 China becomes world's Largest Producer & Consumer of Potatoes show

  • Jul 29, 2015 Kazakhstan became 162th member of WTO show

  • Jul 28, 2015 28 July observed as World Hepatitis Day show

  • Jul 24, 2015 Conakry named as World Book Capital for 2017 by UNESCO show

  • Jul 20, 2015 Israel offers help to clean up river Ganges   show

  • Jul 20, 2015 Japan pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030 show

  • Jul 15, 2015 Iran reaches historic nuclear deal show

  • Jul 14, 2015 World's largest cancer registry system set up in China show

  • Jul 11, 2015 Omar Sharif of Lawrence of Arabia dies at 83 show

  • Jul 07, 2015 Champagne vineyards of France granted with World Heritage status by UNESCO show

  • Jul 03, 2015  Fazle Hasan Abed wins 2015 World Food prize for reducing poverty show

  • Jul 03, 2015 Cuba becomes the first country to officially eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission show

  • Jun 22, 2015 Taliban launch attack on Afghan parliament show

  • Jun 22, 2015 Egypt names ambassador to Israel after 3 years show

  • Jun 22, 2015 International  Yoga Day celebration at Rajpath sets two new Guinness World Records show

  • Apr 08, 2015 World Health Day celebrated on 7,April show

  • Mar 27, 2015 Ruth Porat to be the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Google from May 26, 2015.  show

  • Mar 25, 2015 Germanwings plane 4U 9525 - carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Duesseldorf - crashes in French Alps killing all aboard.  show

  • Mar 23, 2015 Sri Lankan War-Hero Sarath Fonseka is conferred on the highest military rank of Field Marshal by the President Maithripala Sirisena show

  • Mar 20, 2015 Sohail Aman becomes the new chief of Pakistan Air Force show

  • Mar 17, 2015 China becomes the world's 3rd largest arms exporter after the US and Russia: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute  show

  • Mar 16, 2015 In a controversial ruling, Ex-Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed is sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.  show