Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has been appointed as Chairman of African Union (AU).
He will be 13th Chairman of African Union (AU) and succeed Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz for a one-year term. The position of chairman of the AU is a rotating one on yearly basis and lar
Alexis Tsipras on 26 January 2015 was sworn in as the Prime Minister (PM) of Greece by President Karolos.
Edgar Lungu was sworn in on 25 January 2015 as Zambia’s new president.
Lungu was adopted as the candi...
The Haryana government Thursday announced that yoga guru Ramdev will be the state`s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda.
By appointing the yoga guru as its brand ambassador state aims to promote yoga and Ayurveda in the state.
It was announced by Haryana’s minister of sports and
Senior BJP leader Raghubar Das will be the new chief minister of Jharkhand , becoming the first non-tribal CM ...
Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi (Kerala Literary Academy), to Ma...
Puja Thakur became the first lady officer to lead the Inter-Service Guard of Honour which was inspected by US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 26 January 2015.
Thakur leading the Inter-Service Guard of Honour was in line with the theme of Nari Shakti (Women Power) chosen for the 20
Kerala Culture Minister K C Joseph on 22 January 2015 announced setting up of the International Institute of M...
Union Government has launched Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao(BBBP) campaign to save and empower girl child on 22 Janu...
New antibiotic named Teixobactin was discovered by a team of scientists from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts.
Laboratory tests have shown the new antibiotic, called teixobactin, can kill some bacteria as quickly as established antibiotics and can cure laboratory mice suffering fro
Scientists at the Centre for Medicinal Plants Research, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, have reported the discove...
A flying snake, known to be endemic to Sri Lanka, has been sighted in Andhra Pradesh's Seshachalam forests.
India has been confirmed as host for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup. The Twenty20 World Cup will be held in India from 11 March 2016 to 3 April 2016.
International Cricket Council (ICC) in its board meeting in Dubai on 29 January 2015 announced it.
The 2017 Women’s World Cup will
Ayonika Paul, Annu Raj Singh won gold at 4th Gun for Glory Shooting Championship on 19 January 2014.
Indo-American pair of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated top-seeded Americans Abigail Spears and R...
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned 63rd edition of Miss Universe held in Miami, US on 25 January 2015.
The top 5 contestants were Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell, Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha, and Miss Netherlands Yasmin Verheijen.
Vega, a 22-year-o
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 25 January 2015 approved the conferment of Padma Awards to 104 pers...
Indian American writer Jhumpa Lahiri has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature that was announc...
R. K. Laxman :
Eminent Cartoonist Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman died on 26 January 2015.
One of the post-Indepen
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud :
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz passed away on 23 January 2015.He was 93-year old
Larry Page :
Larry Page, the chief executive officer and co-founder of Google was named as the Business
Atal Bihari Vajpayee :
Government on 24 December 2014 announced country’s highest civilian honour to former
V. R. Krishna Iyer :
Vaidyanathapura Rama Krishna Iyer, a legend in Indian judiciary, died on 4 December 2014.