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.
Mullivaikkal is the northern village of Sri Lanka where LTTE fought their last fight against security forces war in 2009, was in news as Tamil community for the first time were allowed to publicly commemorate those who lost lives in the war.
The three nation visit between 14 May and 19 May 2015 was part of Act East Policy and it aimed at achieving several major objectives to elevate special strategic partnership to a new level.
The water was discovered from nine spots in the Muglawali village on 5 May 2015 while digging and Geologists termed that it is a remainder of the inactive river, technically referred to as paleo channel.
The nine-storey, 61.88-meter-tall tower was a part of the architecture of Kathmandu recognised by UNESC and was built in 1832 by Mukhtiyar (equivalent to Prime Minister) Bhimsen Thapa.
The memorial was unveiled on 22 June 2007 in Toronto in the memory of the 329 victims in the 23 June 1985 terrorist attack on Air India Flight 182 or Emperor Kanishka.
The statue in Johannesburg is believed to be the only one in the world showing Gandhi as a young lawyer in his court robes.
The village not only embraces daughters but also created a tradition of planting 111 trees every time on the birth of a girl child. The plants are planted in her honour.
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.