Born on 1 October 1945 in Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh, Kovind hails from a Dalit background.
The Supreme Court in May 2017 sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court and ordered his immediate arrest.
Justice Karki was succeeded by Justice Gopal Parajuli, who is now the senior most judge of the Supreme Court of Nepal
NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, from a record number of over 18000 applicants, who will be trained for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space.
The Super Dads initiative is a part of a larger campaign called #EarlyMomentsMatter, which aims to bring awareness to the significance of early childhood experiences on a child's future.
ICJ judge Ronny Abraham said, “Pakistan shall take all measures to ensure that Jadhav is not hanged until a final decision by the court”.
The biologist has been working with the Dadara, Pachariya and Hingimari villages of Kamrup district to save the Greater Adjutant Stork.
India said, Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he was involved in business activities after retiring from the Indian Navy.
While hearing the plea, the apex court criticised Jharkhand HC for dropping the conspiracy charge against Lalu Prasad in Deoghar treasury case.
The Tagore festival is being organised by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, the cultural wing of the Indian Embassy in Cairo.
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar, Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul also permitted Khurshid, who is a senior advocate, to file his written submissions in the case.
A successful actor, businessman and a philanthropist, Khan is also a brilliant speaker.
Baheti is a businessman by profession. In 2013, he was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a type of macular degeneration that eventually leads to blindness.
Ambedkar was an ardent champion of fundamental rights which is enshrined in Part-III of the Indian Constitution.
Nation remembers Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar today on his 126th birth anniversary. Floral tributes were paid at Babasaheb’s Statue in the Parliament House Complex.
Narendra Modi has become the most popular and most effective world leader on Instagram, surpassing both Trump and the Pope.
During the honorary citizenship ceremony, Malala was given the Canadian flag from atop the Peace Tower at the entrance of Parliament as well as her book, I am Malala.
According to Pakistan, Jadhav was arrested from Balochistan on 3 March 2016 but India has always denied the claim and says that he was abducted from Iran, where he has a small cargo business.
Renowned Indian sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected to represent India in the Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017, the event’s 10th edition.
Lam Carrie will be the first female Chief Executive of the city and also the first leader to have graduated from the University of Hong Kong.
The creature was preserved in ancient volcanic rock. The researchers decided to name it after their favourite naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
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.
He was elected as an MP from Gorakhpur to the Lok Sabha in the 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 elections.
A hill in the Columbia Hills inside Gusev crater on planet Mars is named after Kalpana Chawla and is called as Chawla Hill.
Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and films.
Chandra Shekhar Azad, who lived for mere 24-years, made a difference in India’s struggle for the freedom.
Somalia's MPs elected Abdullahi Farmajo, holder of dual US-Somalia citizenship, as the country's new president in a vote held at a heavily guarded aircraft hangar.
Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor was honoured with Israel's Genesis prize for his commitment to Jewish values.
This development is a reflection of growing dissatisfaction in the American corporate world with Trump’s policies.
The contest will take place on 30 January 2017 in Philippines.