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PM Narendra Modi visited Masdar City of Abu Dhabi

Aug 18, 2015
Masdar City, a zero carbon planned city, relies on solar energy and other renewable energy sources. It is situated 17 km from Abu Dhabi.

Terrorist attacked Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur in Punjab killing seven people

Jul 28, 2015
The terrorist attack was the first such attack in Punjab in two decades or since the end of Khalistani terrorism in 1980s.

Varunavat Mountain witnessed crack in its range; landslides feared

Jul 20, 2015
Crack on the range triggered doubts of landslides in Indira Colony and Jansu residents of Uttarkashi.

AP Government formed one-member panel to probe Rajahmundry stampede during Godavari Maha Pushkaram

Jul 16, 2015
The committee will probe stampede incident that killed 27 people on the first day of Godavari Maha Pushkaram celebrations on 14 July 2015.

Patnitop Tunnel, India’s longest road tunnel, set to open in 2016

Jul 13, 2015
It connects Chenani in Udhampur with Nashri in Ramban district on the National Highway-1A (NH1A).

Nearly 30 percent of China’s Great Wall disappeared over time: Survey

Jun 30, 2015
Nearly 1962 kms length of the wall was disappeared over centuries due to many factors including stealing the bricks to build houses.

Archaeologists found fresh evidence linking Azhagankulam in TN with ancient Rome trade

Jun 30, 2015
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.

42-footlong blue whale washed ashore at Revdanda coast in Maharashtra died

Jun 26, 2015
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.

Nathu La pass in Sikkim reopened for Kailash-Manasarovar pilgrims after 53 years

Jun 17, 2015
The pass was closed by Chinese authorities in 1962 following a war between the two countries.

Industrial effluents caused fire on water of Bellandur Lake

Jun 6, 2015
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.

20 soldiers killed in militant ambush at Tengnoupal, Manipur

Jun 5, 2015
Three militant organizations, namely NSCN-K, KYKL and KCP have jointly claimed responsibility for the ambush.

Increasing number of hamlets responsible for decline of Tigers in Buxa Tiger Reseve: West Bengal

May 30, 2015
It was stated by the West Bengal Minister for Forests Benoy Krishna Barman in the state legislature.

Nigerian Army launched operations to flush out Boko Haram from Sambisa Forest

May 30, 2015
The forest is a hide out for the group since its capture in February 2013.

Nelong Valley in Uttarakhand opened first time for tourists after closure in 1962

May 22, 2015
The valley was closed for civilians after the 1962 war between India and China.

Palmyra, an ancient Syrian city, captured by ISIS militants

May 22, 2015
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.

Tamils in Sri Lanka commemorated war dead for the first time at Mullivaikkal village

May 20, 2015
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.

PM Narendra Modi concluded his three-nation tour to China, Mongolia and South Korea

May 20, 2015
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.

A paleo channel claimed as River Saraswati identified in Muglawali village of Haryana

May 8, 2015
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.

Dharahara Tower of Nepal collapsed after earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
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.

PM of India, Canada paid tributes to victims of 1985 Kanishka incident at Humber Bay Park

Apr 17, 2015
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.

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