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During the festival, over 100 artists from about 10 countries showcased their traditional and contemporary dance nuances.
The launch was made after three consecutive postponements in recent weeks. The 23-foot long Falcon 9 placed the cluster of Iridium’s 10 communication satellite into designated orbits.
Pinyin, the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman alphabet, changed the way the language was taught. It was officially adopted by the Chinese Government in 1958, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1982, and the United Nations in 1986.
The book, which is a work of fiction, is set against the political turmoil of the Indian Subcontinent from the early part of the 20th century, ending with the Partition and Independence.
As per the report, working poverty rates have been declining over the long term and this trend is expected to continue in 2017.
In critics award category, Sonam Kapoor won the Critics' Award as Best Actor (Female) for her performance in Neerja.
The day is celebrated in the form of parades and other military shows in the National Capital as well as in all headquarters.
Barnala has served as Chief Minister of Punjab from 29 September 1985 until 11 May 1987, a period of Sikh militant movement in Punjab.
The government will soon launch ten more solar power boats with an aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.
They won the honour for “their discoveries relating to regulatory T cells, which counteract harmful immune reactions in arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.”
The Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune, the Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Hyderabad and the Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) Hyderabad jointly developed the Guided Pinaka.
Eduardo Faleiro is the Union Minister of State for External Affairs during the UPA Government.
Delhi police statement said, "Aakhri Ahuti is a humanitarian initiative taken by Delhi Police in co-operation with IndiGo to carry the remains of the deceased from the North-east free of cost to the North-eastern destinations”.
Joe Biden is the 47th Vice President of the United States.
The expert group observed that the use of SECC data would lead to better budgetary planning and allocation of resources for various programmes.
At the council, Tewari will work on developing programmes that are aimed at strengthening US-India ties.
In recognition of his services, the All India Rubber Industries Association instituted the KM Philip Medal & Award on his 90th birthday.
The four Indian-American scientists are Kaushik Chowdhury, Pankaj Lal, Manish Arora and Aradhna Tripati.
The Gender Resource Centre of Bihar’s Women Development Corporation will be organising the first of its kind festival.
India annually celebrates 8 December as the Submarine Day. The day commemorates the birth of the submarine arm with induction of the first submarine, erstwhile INS Kalvari, into the Indian Navy on 8 December 1967.
In 1984, it was declared by the Union Government that 12 January will be observed as National Youth Day.
She also covered the conflict in Vietnam where she scored a scoop that peace talks would shortly begin between Hanoi and Washington in 1968.
In its latest report, the World Bank said, immediate withdrawal of a large volume of currency in circulation and subsequent replacement with new notes in November contributed to slowing growth.
Herzog used the presidency to serve as a moral guardian for liberal and democratic values. He often talked about Germany’s moral responsibility for the crimes of its past.
At present, Hindi as a language is spoken in more than 20 countries around the world and is being taught in 150 Universities across the globe.
He was awarded for the development of expression-based facial performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks.
In 2016, it was decided that the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas conventions will be held after an interval of two years. Therefore, the number of awards to be conferred for Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2017 has been doubled to 30.
Moonlight won the award for the Best Motion Picture (Drama) while best Actor and best Director Awards were conferred to Casey Affleck for the movie Manchester by the Sea and Damien Chazelle for the movie La La Land, respectively.
Rafsanjani served as president in the early 1990s when Tehran was accused of a executing a wave of assassinations in Europe that targeted regime opponents.
Earlier in June 2016, ISRO managed to successfully launch record 20 satellites in a single mission, which broke its previous record of 2008 of placing 10 satellites into the orbit in a single mission.