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|Artist Helen Marten wins 2016 Turner Prize||7 December 2016
|Justice JS Khehar to be 44th Chief Justice of India||7 December 2016
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The 2016 edition of the bilateral maritime exercise will familiarise both forces with each other’s planning processes and further enhance synergy and inter-operability.
Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution, was a jurist, economist, politician and a social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination.
The nominees for the 2016 Turner Prize were Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde.
Justice Khehar who will be sworn-in as CJI on 4 January 2017 led the Supreme Court bench that struck down NJAC Act and set aside Presidential rule in Arunachal.
The coaches are purely equipped for detection and control of oral, cervical and breast cancer and prevention of stroke. They will be accompanied by three fully equipped operation theatres.
By the virtue of being the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar is also referred to as the Father of Indian Constitution.
The day commemorates the launch of Operation Trident by the Indian Navy against Pakistan on 4 December 1971.
She was put on heart assist device following the attack and her condition was stated to be critical by senior doctors at the Apollo hospital.
The post of the Chief of DGCA was lying vacant for over four months after M Sathiyavathy, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the union territories cadre, was named as new Union Labour Secretary in July 2016.
The site shows traces of human inhabitation, perhaps a temporary settlement of pre-historic hunters. It dates back to circa 8500 BCE.
Srinidhi Shetty, 24, won the eight edition of Miss Supranational held in Poland. She is the second Indian to win the title after Asha Bhatt, three years ago.
This was the first time in last 10 years and second time in the CBI’s history that no new Director was named to succeed an incumbent.
Modi with 18 percent votes was much ahead of by U.S President Barack Obama, US President-elect Donald Trump and Founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange, who all got 7% votes each.
The nations were concerned by high level of violence in Afghanistan caused by Taliban and other terror groups including Islamic State and its affiliates LeT, JeM and others.
The theme for the 2016 WSD focuses on the positive contributions of pulses to soil properties, such as fixing the atmosphere nitrogen and improving its biodiversity, fertility and structure.
This year's theme recognizes the volunteers worldwide and their efforts in making peace and sustainable development a reality.
Citing family reasons, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced his surprise resignation. He will be leaving after being in power for almost eight years.
Born to Indian parents based in Dubai, Kehkashan Basu started her own environment-saving organisation, Green Hope, at the age of just twelve years.
Among the 83 satellites, 3 belong to India while the other 80, weighing 500 kg belong to five foreign nations.
In 2016, the goal of the IDPD is assessing the current status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and SDGs. The day also looks forward for laying the foundation for a future of greater inclusion for persons with disabilities.
This day is observed every year to give honour to thousands of human beings who lost their lives in 1984 due to the Bhopal gas tragedy.
Inscription enables a bottoms-up empowerment, as it directs the spotlight towards numerous institutions and communities that disseminate this ancient tradition.
The Committee will identify the best global practices for implementing an economy primarily based on digital payment.
On the 2016 World AIDS Day, the UNAIDS hosted a special event on 30 November 2016 to commemorate the day and to reinforce the commitment to move forward together to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.
In addition, the UN body also included Portuguese pottery and Ugandan traditional music into the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list at the meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
Drones were used to assess the extent of damage caused to Meghalaya’s NH-40, which was cut off completely last year due to heavy landslides.
She is the owner and CEO of SVC Inc, a health policy consulting firm and has worked as an adviser to several US States including Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.
As a mark of respect, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh-Sheikh Hasina will be handing over Rs 5 lakh to the martyred soldiers’ families. Bangladesh would also be setting up a war memorial to honour the soldiers.
Reports say, the crashed aircraft made a stop in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, was transporting the first division Chapecoense soccer team to Colombia for a regional tournament final.
Lt-Gen Bhatt will succeed Lt-General Ranbir Singh, who declared at a press briefing that Army Special Forces had conducted surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.