Nimrud overlooking the Tigris River was founded in the 13th century BC and was considered the jewel of the Assyrian era.
This stupa can store two million liters of water while another 6 million liters of water absorbed in the ground will add moisture to the earth for tree plantation.
Earlier in second and third week of February 2015, the area was devastated by avalanches and flooding in which at least 286 people have died. These recent environmental devastation is believed to be worst in past 30 years.
Indonesian searchers located wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 at the bottom of the Java Sea. They also found some bodies floating in the sea.
Maiduguri and Damaturu city in Nigeria were in news as Boko Haram militants on 1 December 2014 attacked the cities killing at least 5 people and wounding more than 40 people.
In an ambush, Maoists killed more than dozen CRPF personnel in Chintagufa area of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire on a Muslim congregation at Friday prayers.
Iraqi forces recaptured the strategic northern town of Baiji from ISIS militants and lifted siege of the oil refinery.
Boko Haram militants seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, the town from where they kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in April 2014.
A suicide bomb attack in Potiskum Nigeria killed many people and injured students who gathered for the weekly assembly at the GTS College.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 November 2014 adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).
Anbar in Iraq was in news because of massacre of 322 people of Iraqi Al-Bu Nimr tribe by ISIS militant group on 2 November 2014
Suicide bomber detonated a bomb at Wagah border in Pakistani side. At least 55 people including 11 women were killed in the incident.
Chinese People's Liberation Army pitched seven tents within the Indian Territory at Point 30R Post in Chumar area of Ladakh.
President of India Pranab Mukherjee visited the historic Cu Chi tunnels of Vietnam.
First mobile phone sidewalks lane was created in Chinese city Chongqing on 15 September 2014.
Chinese Army stopped Indians from using water supply and construction work at the T-Point of Demchok area of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Deft Island in the Indian Ocean was in news on 2 September 2014 when Sri Lankan Navy arrested 9 fishermen and remanded them
Luhansk airport in eastern Ukraine was in news because of Ukrainian troops pulling back from the airport on 1 September 2014.
Libyan Government on 1 September 2014 lost its control over state offices in Tripoli to Militants.
Iraqi forces backed by US air strikes on 31 August 2014 broke the siege of Amerli town of Iraq which was under ISIS militant groups.
Centuries old Omari Mosque in Jabaliya in Gaza was in news recently due to its destruction in ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict.
Forty-three UN Peacekeepers kept in held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, near Quneitra.
The Jewish centre, Chabad House, also called Nariman House, in Mumbai was reopened on 26 August 2014. It was reopened nearly six years..
Maharishi Walmeck Sawami Jee Temple popularly known as Balaknash Temple of Rawalpindi, Pakistan faces demolition.
Indian Army on 23 August 2014 discovered a tunnel in the Pallanwalla sector along the Line of Control. The tunnel, discovered...
Militants of Islamic State group seized Iraq’s largest Christian town, Qaraqosh and surrounding areas.
A massive landslide struck Sindhupalchok district of Nepal and blocked Sunkoshi River. It claimed lives of at least 156 people.
Blencathra Mountain in Britain was in news due to bid made by Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal to buy the mountain range
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 4 August 2014 offered prayers at Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu during his two days