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ON THIS DAY – 16th January Birth Anniversary of Nani Palkhiwala is Observed

Nani Palkhiwala, who was born on January 16, 1920, was one of the country’s finest jurists. A constitutional expert, he fought several famous cases related to fundamental rights in India as well as abroad....

ON THIS DAY – 15th January Army Day is Celebrated

India is celebrating its 73rd Army Day today. Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to honor the soldiers of the country, who have set the greatest example of selfless service and...

U.S. puts Cuba back on ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ list

The USA State Department has designated Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbour to terrorists.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the...

ON THIS DAY – 14th January Makar Sankranti is Celebrated

Makara Sankranti or Maghi is a festival day in the Hindu calendar. It is observed each year in the lunar month of Magha which corresponds with the month of January as per the Gregorian...

Why are Vanadium Deposits in Arunachal Pradesh good for India?

A recent exploration by Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found reserves of Vanadium in Arunachal Pradesh. GSI is an attached office to the Ministry of Mines. About VanadiumVanadium is a chemical element with...

ON THIS DAY – 13th January Lohri is Celebrated

Lohri, a popular harvest festival, is commemorated a day before Makar Sankranti on January 13. The festival is a celebration to mark the end of peak and harsh winter. People get together with community...

Over half of Army personnel under severe stress: study

More than half of Indian Army personnel seem to be under severe stress, according to the findings of a study by United Service Institution of India (USI), a Service think tank.The research was undertaken...

ON THIS DAY – 12th January National Youth Day is Celebrated

Each year, National Youth Day is celebrated on January 12. The date was chosen to honour the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. It is also known as Swami Vivekananda Jayanti. He is considered as one...

Indonesia: Sriwijaya Air Plane feared to have crashed with 62 onboard

Recently, a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 plunged into the Java Sea shortly after take-off. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 lost contact with air traffic control about four minutes after take-off. There were 62 passengers...

ON THIS DAY – 11th January Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri is Observed

January 11 marks the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri -- an Indian politician who served as the country's second Prime Minister. He held key portfolios in Jawaharlal Nehru-led Central government in the first...