|Tiny shrimp fossil named after Sir David Attenborough||24 March 2017
|Noted Tamil writer Ashokamitran passes away||24 March 2017|
|Raghu Rai honoured with Lifetime Achievement at National Photography Awards||24 March 2017|
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The successful test-firing of the Barak Missile by the Navy is expected to boost India’s maritime security.
Collett was working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) when he was abducted by armed gunman in 1985.
The day also pays tribute to those who have devoted their lives to, and lost their lives in, the struggle to promote and protect human rights for all.
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery was observed globally on 25 March 2017.
BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.
Pawan Hans, the national helicopter service company is soon going to start helicopter rides for Delhi darshan, the starting price of which is just Rs 2499 per person.
Yves Meyer worked at the Centre of Mathematics and its Applications (CMLA) until formally retiring in 2008
The day commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.
The book was launched to commemorated National Dairy Development Board’s (NDDB) Golden Jubilee year.
The creature was preserved in ancient volcanic rock. The researchers decided to name it after their favourite naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
A well known novelist and essayist, Ashokamitran was noted for his subtlety and refreshing creativity in expression.
Rai began his career in photography in 1965. He has also served on the jury of World Press Photo and Unesco’s International Photo Contest.
Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai are the five cities that were included in the tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
ISRO commissioned world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel in a space centre in Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram.
A committee that comprises of representatives from the Union government and internet majors was constituted by SC to explore technical solution to block videos of sexual offences on social networking sites.
The troops of the Gorkha regiments are ethnic Nepali Gurkhas of Nepal and ethnic Indian Gorkhas of India.
On the occasion of World Meteorological Day 2017, WMO released its new digitized International Cloud Atlas.
India has been ranked 131 in the Human Development Index, below two of its SAARC counterparts Sri Lanka and Maldives, which have been categorised in the high human development category.
The trio, were hanged Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, were sentenced to death in the Lahore conspiracy case and were hanged to death on 23 March 1931 at 7.30 pm in the Lahore jail.
NASA to send its newly developed next-generation atomic clock to space to help in the navigation of space crafts and astronauts.
The proposal to close the 13-year-old UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti comes as the United States is planning major funding cuts to the United Nations. The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti is known by its French acronym MINUSTAH.
About 5000 artists from North East India and 2000 artists from across the country will showcase India’s cultural heritage through performances, arts and cuisines.
This appointment marks the first time that a woman and a person from the private sector was chosen for a key post in SEBI.
The participant countries of the ISA that will be headed by Upendra Tripathy come either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
In addition, the Chief Minister also launched Forests are Lives campaign to underline the importance of Assam’s rich forest and biodiversity.
President Pranab Mukherjee presented Gallantry awards to Armed Forces Personnel to acknowledge their undaunting courage, exemplary leadership and gallantry beyond the call of duty.
Presently, he is serving Air Asia India as the CFO, the post he has held for the last twelve months.
World Water Day is coordinated by UN-Water, the UN’s inter-agency collaboration mechanism for all freshwater related issues, in collaboration with governments and partners.
Prior to being appointed as Member (Traction) Railway Board, Ghanshyam Singh served as the General Manager of Eastern Railway in Kolkata.
Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition. It affects approx 1 in 800 live births.