With this, Beijing became the first city to host both the Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics. It hosted Summer Olympics in 2008.
The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the Indian Subcontinent.
According to UNODC's biennial Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, at least 152 countries of origin and 124 countries of destination are affected by trafficking in persons.
This operating system will be available for free to Windows 7 and 8.1 users who reserved the copy. This upgrade will be available for free for one year.
The decision was made on the curative plea against the dismissal of the 11-year delay in deciding on their mercy petitions.
The reverse of the coin bears the logo of "International Day of Yoga", with inscription "सामंजस्य एवं शान्ति के लिए योग" in Devnagri Script and "YOGA FOR HARMONY AND PEACE" around the logo and design.
The battery will work for eight hours a day for six months, which is a considerable upgrade from the constant refills required by paraffin lantern, the developers said.
At present, the application is available in Hindi and English language, but by end of August 2015 it will have other languages like Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Kannada.
Talvar written by Vishal Bhardwaj revolves around the sensational murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and 45-year-old Hemraj Banjade, a domestic help in Noida, India.
The MeT department has forecasted heavy to very heavy rains with isolated extremely heavy rains in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha of India.
The fund will have an initial corpus of 20000 crore rupees which can be leveraged by infrastructure companies and was proposed by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget 2015-16
The temple authorities have announced the end of the centuries-old Hindu tradition of slaughter that attracts hundreds of thousands of worshippers.
Visaaranai is second film produced by Dhanush that will get international recognition after the critically acclaimed Kaaka Mutta.
The world population reached 7.3 billion as of mid- 2015, implying that the world has added approximately one billion people in the span of the last twelve years.
Considering the recurring violation of the provisions of the Act, KFCC, KTVA and KFPA were imposed a penalty of 1682204 rupees, 174293 rupees and 168124 rupees, respectively.
With the inclusion of these countries/territories, the total number of countries/territories covered under the e-Tourist Visa scheme will go up from 74 to 77.
The amendments include compensation to the states for 5 years instead of up to 5 years for any revenue loss due to introduction of GST.
The resolution sought to establish an international tribunal to prosecute persons responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed on 17 July 2014 in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.
The State Government of Maharashtra has decided to hand over his body to his relatives, after completion of formalities.
Sahara has been asked to make efforts to transfer its activities to a new Sponsor and a SEBI approved Asset Management Company at the earliest.
The 69-year old Dutchman will be at the helm of affairs at least till 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
She received training in Indian classical music by Pt. Kumar Gandharva (her husband) and Dr. BR Deodhar.
He represented South Africa for the first time in Kolkata on 10 November 1991 as captain and last time in New Delhi four days later.
Among the 13 tiger-range countries, India with 2226 has the highest number of tiger population. India is followed by Malaysia with 500 tigers.
She was the first person in India who documented the nation’s first HIV/AIDS case in 1986 and later set up Y R Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE)
She became eligible with CAS suspending the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulation on naturally-occurring Hyperandrogenism.
Among the five awardees who will be conferred with the so-called Asia’s Nobel Prize, there are two Indians, namely Sanjiv Chaturvedi and Anshu Gupta.
The observance of the day in 2015 focuses particularly on Hepatitis B and C. These two combined cause approximately 80 percent of all liver cancer deaths and kill close to 1.4 million people every year.
NSDCI was drafted in 2011 by amalgamating all the orders/notifications/instructions/circulars issued till 2001 with necessary modifications and it came into force with immediate effect from 31 January 2011.
The NUHM as a sub-mission of National Health Mission (NHM) was approved by the Union Cabinet on 1 May 2013 to improve the health status of the country’s urban population.