• Antonio Guterres sworn in as UN Secretary-General
Antonio Guterres sworn in as UN Secretary-General.
13 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres, was today sworn in as the ninth UN Secretary-General, succeeding Ban Ki-moon as the chief of the world body. President of the UN General Assembly Pe...

  • Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers
Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers.
11 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

At least 60 worshippers are reported to have been killed after a church roof collapsed in Nigeria.   The incident took place in the town of Uyo, the capital of oil-producing Akwa Ibom state i......

  • India to get Rafale fighter jets in 3-yr time: IAF chief
India to get Rafale fighter jets in 3-yr time: IAF chief.
11 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

India will get the first tranche of Rafale fighter jets from France in the next three years.   Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha said, within three years time India will have the first few Rafal...

  • Plane carrying 47 people crashes in northern Pakistan mountain
Plane carrying 47 people crashes in northern Pakistan mountain.
8 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

There were no survivors after a plane carrying 47 people crashed into a mountain in northern Pakistan last evening, Pakistan International Airlines chairman said, as recovery operations continued late......

  • 27 killed as earthquake rocks Indonesia
27 killed as earthquake rocks Indonesia.
7 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

At least 27 people have died, including three toddlers, and several more have been injured after shops and houses collapsed in the Indonesian province of Aceh after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck a...

  • Narendra Modi is 2016 TIME Person Of The Year
Narendra Modi is 2016 TIME Person Of The Year.
5 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the online reader's poll for TIME Person of the Year 2016, emerging as the favourite and most influential among those who voted. In this online poll, PM Modi overt......

  • President-elect Donald Trump rants against China in Twitter outburst
President-elect Donald Trump rants against China in Twitter outburst.
5 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

 Donald Trump in a series of tweets criticised China for its monetary policy and its operations in the South China Sea. "Did China ask us if it was OK to devalue their currency" and &qu...

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities being observed
International Day of Persons with Disabilities being observed.
3 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed in Assam with rest of the world on Saturday. It is an annual event promoted by the United Nations to promote an understanding of di......