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  • World's largest international maritime exercise kicks off in Hawaii, California

    Monday, Jul 04, 2016

    World's largest international maritime exercise kicks off in Hawaii, California

    RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) 2016, the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise has began in Pacific Ocean at Hawaii, United States. RIMPAC 2016 w

  • India ranks 105th out of 130 countries on global Human Capital Index

    Monday, Jul 04, 2016

    India ranks 105th out of 130 countries on global Human Capital Index

    Human Capital Report 2016, released recently by World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India at 105th out of the 130 economies measured globally on the basis of 

  • Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden and Kazakhstan elected non-permanent UNSC members

    Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

    Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden and Kazakhstan elected non-permanent UNSC members

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan and Sweden have been elected  as the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year perio

  • Expanded Panama Canal reopens after 9 years of work

    Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

    Expanded Panama Canal reopens after 9 years of work

    Now ships carrying nearly three times the cargo of previous maximum-capacity vessels will be able to traverse the canal as newly renovated and expanded Panama&n

  • India officially joins Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

    Monday, Jun 27, 2016

    India officially joins Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

    Today on 27th June 2016, India formally joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) as it's 35th member. India will be entitled to “full participat

  • Colombia and FARC sign historic ceasefire agreement

    Saturday, Jun 25, 2016

    Colombia and FARC sign historic ceasefire agreement

    The Colombian government and FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebels have signed a historic ceasefire and disarmament agreement ending 50 years of&

  • US activates missile shield base in Romania

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    US activates missile shield base in Romania

    The United States has activated a land-based missile defence station named Aegis Ashore Missile Defence System in Deveselu, Romania as a part of NATO’s larger

  • World's oldest axe discovered in Australia

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    World's oldest axe discovered in Australia

    Archaeologists in Australia have discovered a fragment of the world’s oldest known ground edge axe, created up to 49,000 years ago, the period coincides with

  • 175 countries sign Paris Climate Agreement

    Saturday, Apr 23, 2016

    175 countries sign Paris Climate Agreement

    As many as 175 countries, including India, China and the US, signed the historic Paris Climate Agreement at United Nations Headquarters in New York marking a&nb

  • Harriet Tubman to be first African-American on US currency

    Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

    Harriet Tubman to be first African-American on US currency

    For the first time in history, the US is set to put celebrated anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman on a $20 bill in place of former president Andrew Jackson, m


World News Tidbits ( Apr 21, 2016 - Jul 04, 2016 )

  • Jun 29, 2016 Sweden inaugurates world’s first electric road show

  • Jun 25, 2016 Sri Lanka's parliament approves Right to Information bill show

  • Jun 24, 2016 23rd June: United Nations Public Service Day show

  • Jun 23, 2016 Syria's Assad appoints new prime minister show

  • Jun 23, 2016 North Korea test-fires Musudan ballistic missiles show

  • Jun 22, 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Attend SCO Summit In Tashkent show

  • Jun 22, 2016 India ranks 10th in FDI inflows: UNCTAD report show

  • Jun 21, 2016 New Chinese system named world’s top supercomputer show

  • Jun 21, 2016 PM Narendra Modi, Sri Lankan President inaugurate Duraiappah stadium in Jaffna show

  • Jun 21, 2016 International Day of Yoga 2016 observed across the globe   show

  • Jun 08, 2016 India becomes co-chair of Working Group on Maritime Situational Awareness under CGPCS show

  • Jun 08, 2016 India ranked 2nd on GRD index on ease of doing business show

  • Jun 07, 2016 Pakistani Sindhi Hindus to get Indian citizenship show

  • Jun 07, 2016 India ranks 70th on Good Country Index show

  • Jun 06, 2016 Shangri-La Dialogue Opens in Singapore show

  • Jun 03, 2016 India among top five innovation destinations: report show

  • Jun 02, 2016 India gifts 2,000 bicycles to girls in Nepal show

  • Jun 01, 2016 Switzerland Opens World's Longest, Deepest Rail Tunnel show

  • May 31, 2016 May 31 : World No-Tobacco Day 2016 show

  • May 28, 2016 Barack Obama becomes first US president to visit Hiroshima bomb site show

  • May 28, 2016 China signs deals with Sudan to build nuclear reactor show

  • May 27, 2016 UK grants asylum to Maldives' ex-President Mohamed Nasheed show

  • May 27, 2016 SC allow Italian Marine to go home  show

  • May 21, 2016 First World Conference on Tourism for Development held in Beijing show

  • May 12, 2016 Kenya to close Dadaab, world's biggest refugee camp show

  • May 11, 2016 4th SAIEVAC Ministerial Meeting begins in New Delhi  show

  • May 11, 2016 Obama to Be First Sitting President to Visit Hiroshima show

  • May 10, 2016 India ranks ninth in crony-capitalism index  show

  • May 04, 2016 World Press Freedom Day : May 3 show

  • May 04, 2016 75 million children in desperate need of education support : UNICEF show

  • Apr 23, 2016 23rd March : World Book Day show

  • Apr 22, 2016 22 April: Earth Day show

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