Palmyra was captured by the IS in May 2015 and since then the Army of Syria fought for its control with the support of national aviation and Russian Aerospace Forces.
The attack on Belgium is of strategic concern for the security agencies as the headquarters of both the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) are located in this city.
The Pangsau Pass Winter Festival is celebrated every year at Nampong, Arunachal Pradesh by the Tangsa tribes and is the second most popular tourism event of the State.
Flint is a place wherein majority of the population is predominantly African-American, and many residents live below the poverty line.
As some doubts were raised in respect of the project, rebidding was ordered to maintain complete transparency and uphold probity in public life.
On 21 February 1952, day police shot dead people protesting against the then Pakistan government's decision to impose Urdu as sole state language on the people of erstwhile East Pakistan.
The 'City of Caves', on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva.
The island is seen as a potential deepwater port that could serve the landlocked parts of India, Myanmar and China.
Following the attack a joint combing operation by the armed forces, police and security personnel was launched and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the probe.
It would provide close connectivity between three northern states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.
In April 2014, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned on coal mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills region.
On 9 April 1965, at the Sardar Post in the Rann of Kutch, two companies of CRPF stood their ground and repulsed the attack of full-fledged Pakistani Infantry Brigade inflicting heavy casualties.
Bodrum is a port city and beach resort in the southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey.
The Temple of Bel’s construction started in 32 BC and ended in the second century AD. Later, it served as both, Church and Mosque.
As per the reports, the militant group placed a large quantity of explosives in the temple of Baalshamin and then blew it up. The explosion caused much damage to the temple.
Masdar City, a zero carbon planned city, relies on solar energy and other renewable energy sources. It is situated 17 km from Abu Dhabi.
The terrorist attack was the first such attack in Punjab in two decades or since the end of Khalistani terrorism in 1980s.
Crack on the range triggered doubts of landslides in Indira Colony and Jansu residents of Uttarkashi.
The committee will probe stampede incident that killed 27 people on the first day of Godavari Maha Pushkaram celebrations on 14 July 2015.
It connects Chenani in Udhampur with Nashri in Ramban district on the National Highway-1A (NH1A).
Nearly 1962 kms length of the wall was disappeared over centuries due to many factors including stealing the bricks to build houses.
Azhagankulam was a part of the troika of trade centres along with Arikkamedu and Pattanam between Rome and the Tamil country during the Tamil Sangam age.
The whale came on the coast after being washed ashore and was not able to return back to the ocean because of its weight and size.
The pass was closed by Chinese authorities in 1962 following a war between the two countries.
Researchers in its study titled, ‘Pathetic status of wetlands in Bengaluru: epitome of inefficient and uncoordinated governance’, concluded that the flames were caused due to industrial effluents in the water.
Three militant organizations, namely NSCN-K, KYKL and KCP have jointly claimed responsibility for the ambush.
It was stated by the West Bengal Minister for Forests Benoy Krishna Barman in the state legislature.
The forest is a hide out for the group since its capture in February 2013.
The valley was closed for civilians after the 1962 war between India and China.
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.