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Foundation Stone Laid for Development of Parshuram Kund

On 23 September 2021, the foundation stone was laid for the development of Parshuram Kund located at Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh.


Deadliest Earthquake of 2021 felt in Haiti

On 14 August 2021, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the Tiburon Peninsula in the Caribbean nation of Haiti on the island of Hispaniola. With more than 8,200 buildings damaged or ...

Landfall Island

Recently, the Swarnim Vijay Varsh Victory Flame was taken to this Island.The Landfall Island is the northernmost Island of the Andaman & Nicobar Island chain. The island is situated between ...

Spin Boldak

The Taliban militants have recently captured the strategic border crossing of Spin Boldak along the frontier with Pakistan.Spin Boldak is a border town and the headquarters of Spin Boldak District ...

Islam Qala

Recently Islam Qala had fallen to the Taliban.It is a border town in the western Herat province of Afghanistan, near the Afghanistan–Iran border. It is the official entry by land ...

Cinque Islands

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued nine crew members from sinking vessel Ganga-I off Cinque Island on June 23, 2021.The Cinque Islands are a pair of islands in the Andaman ...

Jerenga Pothar: A Notable Chapter Of Ahom History

PM Narendra Modi addressed an event at Sivasagar's Jerenga Pothar, an open field where the legendary Joymati sacrificed her life for her husband in the 17th century.Formerly known as Rangpur, ...

Renaming Of Aurangabad To Sambhaji Nagar: A Brief History Of Aurangabad

Recently, there is discussions/collusion towards renaming Aurangabad city in Maharashtra as Sambahji Nagar.Originally called Khadki, the city in its present-day avatar was founded in 1610 by the Deccan-based military commander ...

Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary

Recently, China had objected to the grant for Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) in eastern Bhutan’s Trashigang district bordering India and China, claiming that the location was disputed, during the virtual ...

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