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  • 24-Feb-2017
  • Nobel-Winning Economist Kenneth J. Arrow Dies

    Nobel-winning economist, mathematician Kenneth J Arrow has died.Kenneth J. Arrow. Kenneth  received the Nobel memorial prize in economic science for their pioneering mathematical work on general equilibrium theory in 1972.

  • 9th BRICS Summit to be held in China's Xiamen city

    The ninth BRICS Summit will be held in China's Xiamen city from September 3 to 5, 2017.

  • India and Japan ink pact on rail safety

    India signed an agreement with Japan on enhancing railway safety in the Indian Railways with focus on railway track and rolling stock safety.

  • China overtakes US, France as Germany’s biggest trading partner, for first time

    China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States.

  • 23-Feb-2017
  • CCEA approves investment proposal for generation component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project in Nepal

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has approved investment proposal for generation component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project in Nepal by SJVN Limited.

  • Vitaly Churkin, Russia's U.N. Ambassador, Dies

    Vitaly I. Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, who represented his country through times of domestic tumult and rising tensions with the West.

  • February 21: International Mother Language Day

    The International Mother Language Day (IMLD) was observed across the world on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity. This year it is the 17th anniversary of IMLD.2017 Theme: “Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education".

  • Scientists Discover 7 'Earthlike' Planets Orbiting A Nearby Star

    A newfound solar system just 39 light years away contains seven warm, rocky, Earthlike planets, scientists say.The first time astronomers have ever detected so many terrestrial planets orbiting a single star. Researchers say the system is an ideal laboratory for studying alien worlds and could be the best place in the galaxy to search for life beyond Earth.

  • 22-Feb-2017
  • India defeats South Africa to win ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017

    India claimed a narrow one wicket victory over South Africa to win the qualifying competition for this year's International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup in Colombo.

  • Milind Soman completes 517.5-km-long Ultraman race barefoot

    Actor and model Milind Soman successfully completed the 517.5-kilometre-long Ultraman Florida challenge, considered to be one of the world's toughest endurance races.

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