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|Prime Minister inaugurates 2016 National Tribal Carnival||26 October 2016
|Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 begins||26 October 2016
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Begum was one of the most recognized female singers in the Kashmir Valley. She had rendered thousands of songs from Radio Kashmir in Srinagar and in live concerts at other places in India and abroad.
Diary of a Tiger' is produced by Abhinay Srivastava, narrates the story of dwindling forests and gradually decreasing habitat of tigers.
About 1600 Tribal Artists from the various States/UTs performed carnival parade in their traditional attire during the inaugural ceremony.
The Indian Contingent is represented by a platoon from the Rajputana Rifles Regiment and the Sri Lankan Army is represented by a platoon from the Sinha Regiment.
He captained Brazil national team to victory in the 1970 World Cup, scoring the fourth goal in the final, considered one of the greatest goals in the history of the tournament.
The novel tells the story of a young black man who tries to reinstate slavery and racial segregation in a suburb of Los Angeles.
He was a stalwart of America's New Left who served 18 years in California's State Legislature and gained a dash of Hollywood glamour by marrying actress Jane Fonda.
Earlier, he won the Mr Universe Under-24 junior contest in Germany and the Mr Universe title in the same category at the world championship in Athens in 2014.
The Mark Twain Prize for American Humour is an American award for humour awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Besides Justice Bilal Nazki, former District and Session Judge Jang Bahadur Singh Jamwal was appointed as the member of the Commission.
On the occasion, UN invites states to highlight the danger of the arms race, propagate the need for its cessation and increase public understanding of the urgent tasks of disarmament.
The day is annually observed to draw attention of world public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.
Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah, PayTM CEO Vijay Shekhar, Paralympic athlete Varun Kumar, Qawwaali singers Aftab and Hashim (Sabri Brothers), film director Saurabh Shukla and Atul Tiwari were some of the prominent names.
This year, Korean Traditional Music Orchestra, Lang Lang, world famous Harlem Gospel Choir, the Hungarian State Opera with performances by soprano Andrea Rost and other notable artists will be organised at the UN General Assembly Hall. In 2016, the theme of the concert is Freedom First.
Randeep Guleria, Head of Pulmonology, and CS Yadav of Department of Orthopaedics from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences were selected for the award. Chairman of Board of Management at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital D S Rana and Arvind Kumar were also chosen for the coveted award.
The ICGS Aryaman and Atulya are the eighteenth and nineteenth respectively in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs). They are designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited.
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is also author of the critically acclaimed novel The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, which was shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2014 and the Crossword Book Award 2014.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid wreath and paid homage to the police martyrs at Police Memorial Ground, Chanakyapuri in Delhi.
Lamberto Bertole, Chairman of the Council of Milan, honoured the Dalai Lama with the Milan Honorary Citizenship award at a ceremony held at the Arcimboldi Theatre in Milan, Italy.
Watanabe, who is the secretary-general of Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA), won 100 of the 119 votes. Guelzec, the head of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG), received a mere 19 votes.
The book narrates the journey of a group of militants towards an elusive freedom and an uncertain future.
Nobel Prizes 2016 were announced by the Nobel Assembly from 3 October to 13 October 2015.
The vessel named after Tihayu Island in the Nicobar of Islands is capable of operating in shallow waters at high speeds and is equipped with enhanced firepower.
In his career spanning 32 years, Vice Admiral Bhokare has commanded three frontline submarines, INS Sindhughosh, INS Sindhudhvaj and INS Sindhushastra, as well as guided missile frigate INS Beas and submarine base INS Vajrabahu.
The Exercise was held as a sequel to the first Joint Exercise held on 6 February 2016 in the area of Border Personnel Meeting Hut at Chushul Garrison of Eastern Ladakh, along with Chinese troops of Moldo Garrison.
Former director general of income tax Mishra will succeed former chief secretary TK Mishra. The post of CIC was vacant for the last two years.
The International Prize in Statistics Foundation is recognizing Cox specifically for his 1972 paper in which he developed the proportional hazards model that today bears his name.
Irom Chanu Sharmila, the Iron Lady of Manipur, announced her decision to enter politics on 9 August 2016, the day when she broke her 16-year-long fast.
King Kigeli V came to power in 1959 but was only king of Rwanda until 1961, when the monarchy was abolished and he was forced into exile.
USI’s objective is to promote research and high standards in the practice of urology, apart from fostering high and uniform standards in post-graduate training in urology.