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Belden was a jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and producer who was among the first American musicians to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution in 2015 when he toured there.
India elevated from tenth to sixth position in terms of publishing scientific research papers in different journals.
The valley was closed for civilians after the 1962 war between India and China.
The theme for the year 2015 is Biodiversity for Sustainable Development and it highlights the importance of efforts made to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda (2015-2030).
The achievement has put India at the second position in the world green building footprint.
He resigned minutes after Jayalalithaa was elected as the legislature party leader at a meeting in Chennai. With this, his eight months long tenure as Chief Minister of the state came to an end.
With this seizure of Palmyra, the militant group ISIS controls half of Syria’s landmass. Earlier in third week of May 2015, the group seized Ramadi city of Iraq.
Presently, Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at the Yale University.
The operational flights will be launched during the period 2017-20 at an estimated cost of 3090 crore rupees.
IAF conducted the successful trial run of landing on Yamuna Expressway near Mathura under the plan of use of national highways in emergency situations.
Barack Obama debuted on Social Media Platform Twitter with @POTUS account.
The present test was a part of the series of tests planned to test the missile’s subsystems like propulsion, navigation and guidance and the smooth separation of the missile from the aircraft, etc.
Shanmuganathan’s oath of office and secrecy was administered by Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court Uma Nath Singh. He was appointed as the new Governor on 12 May 2015.
The day is annually observed on the death anniversary of seventh Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi who was assassinated by a suicide bomber from the LTTE on 21 May 1991.
He was Director at the Delhi School of Economics (DSE) and policy advisor to the Union Government.
Laszlo Krasznahorkai became the sixth winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. His was awarded at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
2015 Theme is Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children’s Rights in Contemporary Families. It also highlights prevention of family violence through fair family law frameworks and a variety of programme interventions.
Nawang Gombu, the Sherpa who was the member of the team, became the first person to reach the summit twice, firstly with an American expedition in 1963.
WESP report identifies key challenges in the areas of monetary, fiscal, labour market and trade policies, and underlines the need for strengthened international policy coordination.
Shivpuri gained popularity for her role as Baa in television show Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, the longest running TV show of Ekta Kapoor.
Mullivaikkal is the northern village of Sri Lanka where LTTE fought their last fight against security forces war in 2009, was in news as Tamil community for the first time were allowed to publicly commemorate those who lost lives in the war.
Before the present appointment, he was a senator representing Pohnpei at-large for two terms between 2007 and 2015.
The three nation visit between 14 May and 19 May 2015 was part of Act East Policy and it aimed at achieving several major objectives to elevate special strategic partnership to a new level.
The four ships of Project-28 built by GRSE, Kolkata have been designed indigenously by the Directorate of Naval Design, New Delhi and bear the testimony to the acclaimed legacy of Naval Designers.
The committee has 20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 members from the Rajya sabha and will submit its report by the first week of 2015 monsoon session.
The report highlighted that developing Asia now invests more abroad than any other region.
Saini who hails from Hoshiarpur district of Punjab was awarded for his efficient services to the Houston Police department in the state of Texas of United States.
The 68th World Health Assembly will be held from 18 May 2015 to 27 May 2015.
Aruna was battling with coma for past 42-years after sexually assaulted by a hospital ward boy on 27 November 1973.
Theme for the 10th World Hindi Conference (WHC) is Hindi Jagat: Vistar avm sambhavnai. The conference will be held from 10 September to 12 September 2015 at Lal Parade Ground in Bhopal.
The Conference was organised by ASSOCHAM with the theme Nuclear Energy: a Clean Energy option.
The survey analyzes the economic growth performance of the region, along with its outlook and challenges countries face in sharing the benefits of growth with all people.