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Sanjay Mittal was instrumental in establishing the High Performance Computing (HPC) facility at IIT Kanpur and heads the National Wind Tunnel Facility.
The announcement was made hours after the Brexit vote that favoured leaving the European Union. Cameron will step down in October 2016 at the Conservative Party Conference to make way for a new Prime Minister to guide the UK in the new direction for the country.
Asia dominates the top 5 of 2016 Cost of Living Rankings, with Hong Kong bagging the No. 1 spot, pushing Luanda, Angola to 2nd.
He was the son of renowned Qawwal Ghulam Farid Sabri of 'Bhar Do Jholi Meri' fame. The Sabri family is famous in the subcontinent for their contribution to sufi art and mystic poetry.
The 2016 United Nations Public Service Day was celebrated with a High-level Knowledge Sharing Panel on Leaving No One Behind: Innovative Institutional Approaches and Public Service Delivery.
The day throws light on the situation of widows which is sometimes neglected due to absent in statistics, unnoticed by researchers and is mostly overlooked by civil society organizations.
The theme for the WHD 2016 was Hydrography - the key to well-managed seas and waterways.
Kuumbi Cave is one of a group of caves that underlie a flight of marine terraces in Pleistocene limestone in eastern Zanzibar.
While the USA surpassed Hong Kong and China in terms of FDI inflows in 2015 with 380 billion US dollars, India continues to be at the 10th position with 44 billion US dollars.
The book provides a ringside view of the beginnings of ethnic violence in Sri Lanka, the last years of the Cold War, Indira Gandhi's assassination and the Bhopal gas disaster.
Anjanna was famous for his song Ooru manadi ra, ee vada manadi ra which was translated into multiple languages.
It asks to change the approach, from damages being the rule and specific performance being the exception, to specific performance being the rule, and damages being the alternate remedy.
The film won numerous honours so far including National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada, State Film Awards, Golden Leopard honour, etc.
Raggi, who will turn 38 in July 2016, is also the youngest mayor in Rome's history as well as the the first candidate from that M5S party to be elected to Rome's mayoralty.
In India, the main event of the International Day of Yoga 2016 was held at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh where Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself performed yoga.
Langtang, a village in Nepal, was worst hit by the 25 April 2015 earthquake in which at least 215 people were killed.
Refugee is a person who fled his/her home & country owing to a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her race, religion, nationality or political opinion.
The day is observed to raise awareness for the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence.
He was a pioneer in the setting up of private engineering institutions in Tamil Nadu and was the founder chancellor of Sathyabama University.
About one thousand entries were received for Yog Geet out of which the Committee OF Yoga Experts constituted for the celebration of International Day of Yoga–2016 under the chairmanship of Dr HR Nagendra selected released one.
He is the 51st chairman of the ICC and the third Indian business leader to be elected as the chief of the ICC in its near 100-year history.
He will replace Joseph Y Yun, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service.
Water4Crops stands for “integrating bio-treated wastewater reuse and valorization with enhanced water use efficiency to support the Green Economy in Europe and India”.
The mantra, RAPID means R for Revenue, A for Accountability, P for Probity, I for Information and D for Digitization.
The slogan for the day was Protect Earth. Restore Land. Engage People.
He also had an interest in writing, which led him to start a monthly magazine Anubhuti and a daily newspaper Ajir Dainik Batori.
Manimala ruled the Odia film industry in the 1960s as lead actress with her influential performances in various films.
Syed Nayeemuddin is the only sports-person to win both the Arjuna and Dronacharya Awards for football.
She would replace Aparna Vaish who was acting head of Doordharsan. She was appointed after the board decided to appoint the senior-most additional director general (ADG) at Doordarshan.
She began her TV career in the 1960s, appearing on popular programmes such as I Dream of Jeannie, My Three Sons, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and others.