The article answers fundamental questions related to the Zika virus such as its nature, transmission, effect of the El Nino on its spread and steps to protect oneself from the virus.
With this, Padsalgikar became the 40th Police Commissioner of Mumbai.
Bedi was honoured for his outstanding contribution to wildlife filmmaking. He is also credited with filming several rare wildlife moments.
He was the 14th Chief of the Army Staff of Indian Army.
The 2015–2016 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 Championship was the fourth running of the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 Championship.
To win her maiden grand slam title, the seventh seed defeated the world number 1 ranking Serena Williams of the USA by 6-4 3-6 6-4.
Annually, the day is celebrated in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi in order to re-memorize his selfless efforts and care for the people affected by the infectious disease leprosy.
As per the revised estimates, the GDP growth for 2013-14 and 2014-15 was estimated at 6.6 and 7.2 percent against the previous estimates of 6.9 and 7.3 percent respectively.
The book narrates the story of Nathuram Vinayakrao Godse who died an untimely death and his brother suffered a life of immense mental torture.
The domestically-built fighter aircraft seeks to augment defence capabilities of the country that is surrounded by China and Russia that already have radar-evading aircraft technology.
The committee will investigate the living conditions and salary structure of over 3 lakh nurses employed in private hospitals and nursing homes across the country.
The award was presented at the Grand Palace in Bangkok by the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on behalf of the King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Earlier, in January 2012, he was appointed as the head coach of the Sri Lanka national team, replacing Geoff Marsh and was in the post for two-year term till January 2014 and he declined to extend his tenure in September 2013.
Prior to this appointment, she was working at American Express (AmEx) as an executive vice-president of global advertising, marketing and digital partnerships.
The declaration calls for the electoral process in Somalia to establish a new, bicameral Federal Parliament in 2016, based on inclusivity and representation.
The Android based application can send emergency SOS messages when in danger or emergency.
Hajari’s book Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition covers the 1947 partition of India and the violence that surrounded that event.
For Sania-Hingis pair, it was their maiden Australian Open title and the third successive Grand Slam doubles title after their victories in the 2015 Wimbledon and US Open.
The agreements were signed during the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Iran.
Singh will be the first person to be appointed to the top job at a Maharatna company through a search committee route.
The agreement for 118 new aircraft includes 21 A320ceo family, 24 A320neo family, 27 A330ceo family, 18 A330neo (-900), 16 A350-1000 and 12 A380.
The initiative was launched by Secretary General Ban-Ki moon in December 2013 to prevent and respond to serious violations of human rights and humanitarian law.
India’s voting rights increased to 2.6 percent from the current 2.3 percent and China’s voting rights increased to six percent from 3.8.
Kaur took 8:26.83 seconds to take the first place in the 2000mts Open Single Scull. Later, Navneet and Harpreet Kaur won the women’s doubles sculls timing 7:42.94 seconds.
The Commemorative Coin is made of Quaternary alloy with diameter of 44 mm and Circulation coin is made of bi-metallic material with diameter of 27 mm.
Former minister and freedom fighter Maheswar Baug died on 28 January 2016 at the district headquarter hospital in Balasore, Odisha. He was 85.
The apex court bench comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Prafulla C Pant recalled the earlier order dated 16 December 2015 appointing Justice Virendra Singh for the post.
The Specific Relief Act, 1963 provides for the law relating to certain kind of specific relief and has not been amended since its inception.
The Union Cabinet, presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was apprised of the three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) which were signed in November 2015 and December 2015.
In this book, he reminisced about crucial events of his political life including Indira Gandhi's assassination, Babri Masjid demolition, operation Blue Star and his ouster from Rajiv Gandhi's Cabinet.
The Chief Minister’s decision came after his review of the activities of Urban Development and Environment and Housing Department in capital Bhopal on 27 January 2016.
The 20 cities were selected through the Smart City Challenge competition that saw the participation of 1.52 crore citizens from 97 cities and towns.