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The motive of the operation was to hit out at the terrorists who were planning to infiltrate into the Indian Territory.
India was the first nation to boycott the summit conveyed to current SAARC Chair Nepal that increased cross-border terrorist attacks in the region is not conducive to successful holding of Summit.
According to the UNCTAD, around 80 percent of global trade by volume and over 70 percent of global trade by value are carried by sea and are handled by ports worldwide.
Max Walker earned a place in the Australian cricket team in 1973 and represented his country in the sport until injury ended his career in 1981.
In 1994, Shimon Peres won Nobel Peace Prize together with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat for the peace talks that he participated in as Israeli Foreign Minister, producing the Oslo Accords.
The Lata Mangeshkar Award issued by the Maharashtra Government started from 1992. This is also officially known as Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement. Krishna Kalle was the winner of the 2014 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement.
The revolutionary socialist freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh, was born in Banga village of Faisalabad district previously called Lyallpur in the Punjab province (now in Pakistan) in 1907.
The report assesses the competitiveness landscape of 138 economies. India jumped 16 ranks to 39th place compared to 55th rank in 2015-16 report.
The Board noted that in the first year of Kim’s leadership, which began in July 2012, shareholders endorsed two ambitious new goals for the institution. They were: Elimination of extreme poverty by 2030, and Promotion of shared prosperity.
Rabies is a zoonotic disease, a disease that is transmitted from animals to humans, caused by the rabies virus, of the Lyssavirus genus, within the family Rhabdoviridae.
The theme for the year promotes accessible tourism for all to create environments that can cater for the needs of all of us, whether we are travelling or staying at home.
This award was instituted for recognizing the contributions of marginal, small and landless farmers for developing integrated and sustainable models of agricultural farming.
The Day provides an occasion for the world community to reaffirm its commitment to global nuclear disarmament as a high priority.
At the 63rd National Film Awards, it had won three National awards viz. Best Supporting Actor, Best Feature Film in Tamil and Best Editing.
Modi will head the 149 member National Committee while Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 23 member Executive Committee.
250 soldiers of the KUMAON Regiment are representing the Indian Contingent and the Russian army is being represented by 250 soldiers from the 59th Motorized Infantry Brigade.
He was a Pioneer in radio plays in All India Radio and was conferred with Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for 2007 for his contribution to theatre.
With the success of this mission by 'Tigers', the first squadron of the force, IAF has become one of the few air forces in the world with the capability of such beyond visual range air-to-air missile.
The 7.8 billion Euro deal is crucial for the Indian Air Force and is expected to give India the dominant status in the air.
Cathy Liss, the president of Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) in Washington, D.C., US said that range officer Sanjay Dutta and Assistant Conservator Ritesh Sarothiya have been selected as winners of the Bavin Awards.
The prize was established in 1980 by German-Swedish philanthropist Jakob von Uexkull after the Nobel Foundation refused to create awards honouring efforts in the fields of the environment and international development.
Hailing from Bangladesh, Ahmad was previously the Chief of Staff to World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.
The award was presented by Hikmet Ersek, CEO and President of Western Union, in the presence of former US President Bill Clinton.
Democrats and Dissenters cover a wide range of themes: from the varying national projects of India’s neighbours to political debates within India itself and more.
Suu Kyi, elected head of Myanmar’s government in April 2016, was placed under house arrest in 1989 for protesting against the country’s dictatorship and served 15 years in detention.
She is presently the Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs and looks after India's relations with a large part of the Asia-Pacific region.
The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. In 2001, it unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.
Barak 8 is an Indian-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM), designed to defend against any type of airborne threat.
A 60-foot-tall silk embroidery brocade of Buddha Amitabha was unfurled on 19 September 2016. The 12th Gyalwang Drukpa, the spiritual head of the 1000-year-old Drukpa Order based in the Himalayas, unfurled the brocade amidst chanting of prayers.