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Mahatma Gandhi statue in Johannesburg defaced

Apr 14, 2015
The statue in Johannesburg is believed to be the only one in the world showing Gandhi as a young lawyer in his court robes.

Piplantri village of Rajasthan, a village that plants 111 trees for every girl born

Apr 7, 2015
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.

Islamic State Group bulldozed ancient city of Nimrud in Iraq

Mar 7, 2015
Nimrud overlooking the Tigris River was founded in the 13th century BC and was considered the jewel of the Assyrian era.

Artificial glacier in the form of Ice stupa to store water inaugurated in Phyang village of Ladakh

Mar 7, 2015
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.

Avalanches hit Panjshir Valley of northern Afghanistan

Mar 2, 2015
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.

AirAsia plane QZ8501 debris, bodies found floating in Java Sea

Dec 31, 2014
Indonesian searchers located wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 at the bottom of the Java Sea. They also found some bodies floating in the sea.

Militants attack Nigerian city Maiduguri and Damaturu

Dec 2, 2014
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.

Maoist attacked CRPF personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

Dec 2, 2014
In an ambush, Maoists killed more than dozen CRPF personnel in Chintagufa area of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

Bomb Attack on mosque at Kano in Nigeria killed many

Nov 29, 2014
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire on a Muslim congregation at Friday prayers.

Iraqi forces recaptured strategic town of Baiji from ISIS

Nov 15, 2014
Iraqi forces recaptured the strategic northern town of Baiji from ISIS militants and lifted siege of the oil refinery.

Boko Haram militants seized northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok

Nov 15, 2014
Boko Haram militants seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, the town from where they kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in April 2014.

Bomb attack in GTS College in Potiskum of Nigeria

Nov 11, 2014
A suicide bomb attack in Potiskum Nigeria killed many people and injured students who gathered for the weekly assembly at the GTS College.

PM adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

Nov 6, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 November 2014 adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).

ISIS massacred 322 people of Iraqi Al-Bu Nimr tribe in Anbar

Nov 3, 2014
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

Bomb blast at Wagah border in Pakistan side

Nov 3, 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 Army pitched seven tents at Point 30R post of Chumar, Ladakh

Sep 22, 2014
Chinese People's Liberation Army pitched seven tents within the Indian Territory at Point 30R Post in Chumar area of Ladakh.

President Pranab Mukherjee visited Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam

Sep 18, 2014
President of India Pranab Mukherjee visited the historic Cu Chi tunnels of Vietnam.

First mobile phone sidewalks lane created in Chinese city Chongqing

Sep 16, 2014
First mobile phone sidewalks lane was created in Chinese city Chongqing on 15 September 2014.

Chinese Army stopped water supply for Indians from T-Point in Demchock, Ladakh

Sep 15, 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.

Sri Lankan Navy arrested 9 Indian fishermen near Delft Island

Sep 5, 2014
Deft Island in the Indian Ocean was in news on 2 September 2014 when Sri Lankan Navy arrested 9 fishermen and remanded them
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