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SpaceX successfully launched and landed Falcon 9 rocket

Dec 22, 2015
The launch of Falcon 9 rocket will also act as a test flight of a booster rocket return-and-landing system.

Delhi Government appointed Gopal Subramanium Commission on DDCA scam

Dec 22, 2015
The commission will probe the alleged irregularities by the administrators of the Delhi and District Cricket Association.

Cochin Shipyard Limited became first licensed Indian shipyard to make LNG Ships

Dec 22, 2015
The shipyard successfully completed a Mark-III Flex Mock-Up, which has been certified by Gaztransport et Technigaz (GTT), France.

EU extended economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months

Dec 22, 2015
The sanctions target Russia's financial, energy and defense sectors as well as some dual-use goods.

Climate Change: An Analysis

Dec 21, 2015
The article explores gamut of issues related to climate change including 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

10th WTO Ministerial Conference adopted Nairobi Package

Dec 21, 2015
The Nairobi Package contains a series of six Ministerial Decisions on agriculture, cotton and issues related to least-developed countries.

Rajya Sabha passed SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015

Dec 21, 2015
The bill amends existing categories and adds new categories of offences with provision for establishment of exclusive special courts for trying and disposing the cases within 2 months.

UN launched 2016 International Year of Pulses

Dec 21, 2015
The purpose of the launch is to raise awareness of the many benefits of pulses, boost their production and trade, and encourage new and smarter uses throughout the food chain.

Abhay Singh won U-19 Singapore Squash Open

Dec 21, 2015
With this win, Abhay, the world number one junior player, has won seven junior titles in the year 2015.

Tata Motors listed as only Indian firm on top 50 global R&D spenders

Dec 21, 2015
Tata Motors moved up from last year’s 104th position to 49th in 2015. Besides, the firm also showed the largest increase in R&D investments on the list.

Eugenson Lyngdoh and Bala Devi bagged top AIFF honours

Dec 21, 2015
Lyngdoh was chosen the winner on basis of votes from Coaches of I-League Clubs and he will be presented a prize of 2 lakh rupees along with a Trophy.

World Bank released Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016

Dec 21, 2015
As per the report, the number of international migrants is expected to surpass 250 million in 2015, an all-time high, as people search for economic opportunity.

OUE Singapore Slammers crowned Champions of IPTL 2015

Dec 21, 2015
For IPLTL 2015, the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the Male category was Ivan Dodig (Aces) while in the women category, the MVP was Belinda Bencic (Slammers).

FC Barcelona won 2015 FIFA Club World Cup

Dec 21, 2015
To win the title, Barcelona defeated Argentina’s River Plate by 3-0.

Conservative People’s party won Spain election; but falls short of majority

Dec 21, 2015
PP which secured 123 seats in the lower house of Parliament has fallen short of absolute majority which can be achieved if any party wins minimum 176 seats in the 350-member Parliament.

West Bengal Government approved proposal for formation of 5 new districts

Dec 21, 2015
The five new districts will increase the number of districts of West Bengal to 25.

Miss Iraq beauty pageant held for the first time since 1972

Dec 21, 2015
The contest was held successfully despite the death threats from Islamic militant organistaions like ISIS.

Kane Williamson became first-ever Kiwi batsman to top ICC Test rankings

Dec 21, 2015
With this, Williamson moved above England's Joe Root (886 points) and South Africa's AB de Villiers (881) to sit on 889 points.

US Senate ratified IMF reforms in budget bill to boost representation of emerging economies

Dec 21, 2015
If adopted, it will allow emerging economies and industrial powerhouses like India and China to have a greater say in how the IMF is managed.

Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach crowned Miss Universe 2015

Dec 21, 2015
Urvashi Rautela who represented India in the contest couldn’t make it to top 15 semi-finals round.
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