Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi along with five global leaders on 11 December 2016 made a commitment to end child labour across the world and adopted a

Regular rail service through the world's longest tunnel began on 11 December 2016, carrying passengers deep under the Swiss Alps from Zurich to Lugano.

The government is likely to amend the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act to extinguish the validity of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 printed before November 9 and a

India along with 35 other nations abstained from voting on a UN General Assembly resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Syria and

A High Court is not a disciplinary authority and it is not its job to impose a punishment even if an employer hands down a "shockingly

Japan will launch a cargo ship today bound for the International Space Station, carrying a ‘space junk’ collector that was made with the help of a

The Nobel Prizes were handed out on 10 December 2016 to the winners for their ground-breaking work ranging from the development of the

A complex with 108 temples and a towering 216-feet-high sitting statue of 10th century Bhakti saint Ramanuja is taking shape on the outskirts of

India was ranked 7th in the list of countries most impacted by terrorism in 2015, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI), 2016, released

The Supreme Court on 9 December 2016 modified its order on the National Anthem and exempted physically handicapped persons from standing

In a significant development, India and influential East Asian nation Vietnam on 9 December 2016 signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement, with

Japan on 9 December 2016 ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free-trade pact aimed at linking a dozen Pacific Rim nations, hoping it will

In a first of its kind initiativeISRO installed on-board cameras in Resourcesat 2A which was successfully launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on

The Allahabad High Court on 8 December 2016 said that triple talaq is unconstitutional and it violates the rights of Muslim women. In an apparent

Himachal Pradesh has become the 18th state to join UDAY, a central scheme for revival of debt stressed power distribution companies, availing a net

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