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  • TN CM Autobiography Published By Rahul Gandhi

    86 days ago
    The life story of DMK president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has been launched by Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader. Highlights The autobiography is titled "Ungalil Oruvan" (One Among You). The autobiography was released by Tejashwi Yadav, the Opposition Leader in the Bihar Assembly, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, ....

    Putins Top Olympic Honour Withdrawn

    86 days ago
    In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Olympic Committee has removed President Vladimir Putin from the Olympic Order. Highlights In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Olympic Committee has revoked Russian President Vladimir Putin of the Olympic Order. Following Russia's invasion ....

    Prime Minister of Portugal: Antonio Costa

    112 days ago
    Antonio Costo, the Prime Minister of Portugal, was re-elected after his center-left Socialist Party won a majority of the vote. Highlights: Antonio Costo, the Prime Minister of Portugal, was re-elected after his center-left Socialist Party won a huge victory in the 2022 legislative election. In the 230-seat Parliament, the Socialist Party ....

    Jhulan Goswami: Ambassador Of All Women Match Official Team

    118 days ago
    Jhulan Goswami has been designated Ambassador of the All Women Match Official Team by LLC. Highlights: Jhulan Goswami has been named an ambassador for the Legends League Cricket (LLC )'s Women Match Official Team. This was done in order to promote the LLC's Women's Empowerment programs and enhance women's engagement in cricket. ....

    Mrs. America Shaylyn Ford Becomes Mrs. World 2022

    129 days ago
    Mrs. America Shaylyn Ford is crowned as the Mrs. World 2022 In Nevada, Las Vegas. Highlights: Mrs. World 2022 was won by Shaylyn Ford, who is 37 years old. Kate Schneider of Ireland, the outgoing queen, crowned her. Mrs. Jordan Jaclyn Stapp and Mrs. UAE Debanjali Kamstra came in second and third, respectively. Shaylyn Ford, who represented ....

    South Africas Highest Judicial Bench Has Indian- Origin Judge

    149 days ago
    Narandran 'Jody' Kollapen, of Indian ancestry, has been appointed to the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Highlights: After a lengthy process of public interviews, Kollapen & Rammaka Steven Mathopo, 64, was appointed to the Constitutional Court as the newest members. Both will begin their terms on January 1, 2022. After ....

    PETA Indias 2021 Person Of The Year - Alia Bhatt

    149 days ago
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has named Alia Bhatt as its Person of the Year for 2021. Highlights: She is an animal lover who frequently posts pictures of her pets on social media. Alia Bhatt invested in Phool, the company that created Feather, a vegan leather made from discarded temple flowers, earlier this year. Ed-a-Mamma, ....

    Harjinder Singh: Indias Chef de Mission

    154 days ago
    Harjinder Singh has been selected India's Chef de Mission for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Highlights: The Indian Olympic Association of India (IOA) has named Harjinder Singh, the general secretary of the Ice Hockey Association of India, as the country's Chef de Mission for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Singh ....

    Indias New Envoy To China: Pradeep Kumar Rawat

    154 days ago
    Pradeep Kumar Rawat, a senior Indian diplomat with experience dealing with Chinese diplomats, has been named India's next Ambassador to China. Highlights: The appointment of Rawat comes in the midst of a prolonged border standoff in eastern Ladakh. Rawat is the country's representative to the Netherlands at the moment. Rawat, a 1990 ....

    BrahMos Aerospace CEO & MD: Atul Dinkar Rane

    155 days ago
    Atul Dinkar Rane has been appointed as the BrahMos Aerospace CEO and MD. Highlights: The BrahMos Aerospace Limited, which manufactures the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, has named Atul Dinkar Rane as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. His innovative contributions and techno-managerial leadership were important in ....

    Time Magazines 2021 Athlete of the Year: Simone Biles

    160 days ago
    Simone Biles has been chosen Time magazine's Athlete of the Year for the year 2021. Highlights: When she withdrew from four event finals at the Tokyo Olympics, the world's most decorated gymnast, a four-time Olympic medalist, was praised for prioritizing her mental health. Despite the setback, the 24-year-old took silver in the team ....

    Lewis Hamilton Received Knighthood

    161 days ago
    Seven-times Formula One (F1) champion Lewis Hamilton received Knighthood on 15 December. Highlights: He received "knighthood" for services to motorsport, days after he lost at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to Red Bull driver Max Verstappen on 12 December 2021. Lewis Hamilton holds the record of most race wins with 103, tied with Michael ....

    CEO of Chanel: Leena Nair

    161 days ago
    French fashion house Chanel named Leena Nair, an executive from Unilever, as its new global CEO. Highlights: Nair’s career at Unilever spanned 30 years, last because of the chief of human resources and a member of the chief committee. The recruitment of Nair, who rose through the ranks of Unilever, having begun as a trainee on the ....

    TIME Person Of The Year: Elon Musk

    161 days ago
    The prestigious TIME magazine has marked Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, the "2021 Person of the Year. Highlights: In 2021, US-based electric-vehicle startup Tesla became a $1 trillion company as Musk became the world's richest person with an estimated net worth of around US $255 billion. Musk is also the founder and CEO of rocket ....

    Gautam Raghavan At Key Position In White House

    163 days ago
    US President Joe Biden has elevated Indian-American political advisor Gautam Raghavan as the head of the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. Highlights: White House Presidential personnel department (PPO), also written as Office of Presidential Personnel, is that the White House office tasked with vetting new appointees. The PPO ....

    UNICEF New Head Catherine Russell

    164 days ago
    Catherine Russell was appointed as the head of UN children’s agency UNICEF By Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Highlights: Catherine Russell is an assistant to U.S. President Joe Biden, who runs the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. From 2013-2017, she has also acted as the State Department’s ambassador-at-large ....

    IIHB Annual Survey

    168 days ago
    Chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani, and his wife Nita Ambani have topped the list of power couples according To the Indian Institute of Human Brands IIHB Survey. Highlights: Ambani power-couple conducted the field on dynamic, successful, innovative, unique, prestigious, progressive, and traditional features. Ranveer Singh and ....

    Olaf Scholz Is New German Chancellor

    168 days ago
    Olaf Scholz, a social democrat is selected as the New German Chancellor by German lawmakers. Highlights: German parliamentarians have officially elected Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as the new chancellor, ending Angela Merkel's 16-year reign as chancellor. He will lead a government made up of his Social Democrat Party, the pro-business ....

    Sanjiv Mehta As The New President Of FICCI

    169 days ago
    The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) announced that Sanjiv Mehta, the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), will be designated, president. Highlights: Mehta, now the Senior Vice President of FICCI, will be replacing media veteran Uday Shankar. Mehta is also the President of Unilever ....

    Sunil Arora Invited To Join IDEA

    169 days ago
    Former chief election commissioner, Sunil Arora is requested to join the International IDEA Highlights: Former chief election commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora is requested to join the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance board, also known as International IDEA. IDEA has a 15-member board of directors. All are prominent ....

    IMF First Indian Deputy Managing Director

    170 days ago
    The Indian American Gita Gopinath is the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Highlights: She is the first Indian to get the second top post in the IMF next to the Managing Director. IMF is controlled by the Managing Director, First Deputy Managing Director and deputy managing Director. The First Deputy Managing ....

    Canadas New Indian-Origin Defense Minister

    211 days ago
    On October 26, 2021, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau appointed Indian-origin Canadian politician Anita Anand as the new Defence Minister of Canada. Highlights ♦ The Prime Minister reshuffled his cabinet after his Liberal Party returned to power in snap polls. ♦ There were calls for major military reformations as Public and political ....

    Sahdev Yadav Appointed As New President Of IWF

    217 days ago
    Sahdev Yadav, former Secretary-General of IWLF, was elected as the President of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF). Highlights ♦ The election also saw the appointment of S.H. Anande Gowda and Naresh Sharma because of the new Secretary-General & Treasurer of IWLF. ♦ Also, 10 new Vice Presidents, 4 Joint Secretaries & ....

    Amit Rastogi Appointed As CMD Of NRDC

    219 days ago
    Amit Rastogi took charge as Chairman & Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation on 18 October. Highlights: ♦ Amit Rastogi worked as Director of Electrical Engineering at Integrated Headquarters in the Ministry of Defence for five years. ♦ He served as Additional General Manager Tech Services for two years ....

    Amit Khare Appointed As Advisor To PM

    225 days ago
    Amit Khare, Former higher education secretary, was appointed as advisor to PM Modi on 12 October. Highlights: ♦ Amit Khare, former higher education secretary was appointed as the advisor of PM Modi after the appointment committee of the cabinet gave its approval. ♦ His appointment is on a contract basis of two years until further orders ....

    Swami Vivekananda - 128th Anniversary of the Historical Chicago Address

    253 days ago
    On September 11, 1893, Swami Vivekananda delivered a famous speech at the "Parliament of World Religions", winning a full two minutes of standing ovation and the nickname of ‘cyclonic monk of India’. This year marked the 128th anniversary of the Swami Vivekananda's historical Chicago Address. Highlights: ♦ Chicago's ....

    Death Anniversary of Subramania Bharati - 100th Year

    255 days ago
    Tamil Nadu authorities commemorated the death anniversary of Subramania Bharathi, a firebrand poet and freedom fighter, as Mahakavi Day. Death anniversary of Subramania Bharati is on 11th September. The year 2021 will mark the 100th death anniversary of the poet. Subramania Bharati: ♦ His works ignited patriotism and left an indelible mark ....

    Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Grant Sahib Ji

    259 days ago
    The Prime Minister greeted the people at the sacred moment of Sri Guru Grant Sahib Ji’s Parkash Purab . About Sri Guru Grant Sahib Ji’s Parkash Purab : ♦ In 1604, the first Prakash Purab Utsav marked the establishment of Guru Granth Sahib in Harmandir Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple). ♦ Guru Gobind Singh's hymns ....

    Doodle for Subhadra Kumari Chauhan - Google

    282 days ago
    Google paid tribute to Subhadra Kumari Chauhan on her 117th delivery anniversary by way of dedicating a creative doodle to her. Highlights: ♦ Subhadra Kumari Chauhan was an Indian activist, freedom fighter, and poet. ♦ Google doodle was once illustrated with the aid of Prabha Mallya who is a New Zealand-based guest artist. ♦ ....

    Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay - 27th June

    331 days ago
    On June 27th, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Rishi Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay on his Jayanti. About Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay: ♦ He was one of India's greatest novelists and poets. ♦ He wrote the Sanskrit song Vande Mataram, which served as an inspiration to the people during their struggle for independence. ♦ ....

    GC Murmu Selected as External Auditor by OPCW

    398 days ago
    G C Murmu selected as the External Auditor of the OPCW (Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons). G C Mumru is currently serving as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. He will serve as an External Auditor of OPCW for 3 years. India was elected as the member kingdom of the Executive Council of OPCW in the Asia place for some ....

    Ambedkar Jayanti is on 14th April

    407 days ago
    Ambedkar Jayanti is on 14th April to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar. Highlights: Ambedkar Jayanti (also known as Bhim Jayanti) is an annual festival, held on April 14, to commemorate the birth of Dr. Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar, born on April 14, 1891. Since 2015, this day has been regarded as a national legal public holiday in India. ....

    Birth Anniversary of Poet Sarala Das

    415 days ago
    The Vice President addressed the 600th anniversary of the birth of Odia Adikabi Sarala Das in Cuttack. Sarala Das is one of the great scholars of Odiya literature. Sarala Das: He was the first scholar to write a work in Odia in the 15th century AD. The most famous are the three Odia books, Mahabharata, Vilanka Ramayana and Chandi Purana. He also ....

    Facts about Lieutenant General Walter Anthony Gustavo Wag Pinto

    422 days ago
    Pune Lieutenant General Walter Anthony Gustavo WAG Pinto, a former general of the Indian Army, died at the age of 97 in his final breath on the evening of March 25, 2021. Highlights: General Pinto was born in 1924 and received school education at St. Aloysius High Schools in Bangalore and Jabalpur, where he passed the 4D (Graduation Certificate) ....

    Tribute to Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal

    438 days ago
    PM pays tribute to Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal. Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal (1809-1851) was a great thinker & social reformer of the 19th century. Highlights: ♦ Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal (1809-1851) was a great thinker & social reformer of the 19th century. According to the Prime Minister, the teachings of Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal have helped society ....

    Birth Anniversary of Udupi Ramachandra Rao Google Doodle

    441 days ago
    The technology giant Google will celebrate the 89th birthday of Udupi Ramachandra Rao, a famous Indian professor and scientist, through its "Google Doodle" on March 10, 2021. The graffiti is based on Professor Rao's sketches, with the earth and meteors as the background, to commemorate his contribution to the space field. Udupi Ramachandra ....

    Birth Anniversary of Biju Patnaik

    444 days ago
    March 5 is designated as the birth anniversary of Biju Patnaik. People remember him as a freedom fighter, Indian politician, aviator and businessman. Highlights: ♦ Bijayananda Patnaik was born on March 5, 1916, he is popularly known as Biju Patnaik. ♦ He is an ace pilot and joined the Royal Indian Air Force in 1936. ♦ He was ....

    New Chairperson of AIBAs Champions & Veterans Committee Mary Kom

    448 days ago
    Indian boxer Mary Kom was appointed as the Chairman of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Champion and Veterans Committee on March 3, 2021. Highlights: ♦ AIBA Chairman Umar Kremlev said that he believes Mary Kom will make a significant contribution to the success of the committee with his wealth of knowledge and experience. ♦ ....

    Morarji Desai 125th Anniverasary

    450 days ago
    The 125th birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai was celebrated. He was the fourth prime minister of India (1977-79) and the first non- Congress Prime Minister of India. Key Facts: Early Life: Shri Morarji Desai was born on February 29, 1896 in the village of Bhadeli in Bulsar districts of Gujarat. After graduating from the ....

    Guru Ravidas Jayanti is Designated on 27th Feb

    451 days ago
    According to the Hindu lunar calendar, on the full moon day of the month of Maga, Magh Purnima (February 27, 2021) celebrates Guru Ravidas Jayanti. About Guru Ravidas: He is a 14th century saint and religious reformer of the Bhakti movement in Northern India. It is believed that he was born into a cobbler family in Varanasi. He is highly praised ....

    Bir Chilarai Jayanti Prime Minister

    451 days ago
    The Prime Minister still remembered Bir Chilarai on Jayanti. About Bir Chilarai: Bir Chilarai (1510-1571) was a brave warrior and general of the Koch dynasty of the Assamese. He is the younger brother of King Nara Narayan of the Kamata Kingdom. Since 2005, the Government of Assam has organized Mahabir Chilaray’s birthday anniversary every ....

    Mannathu Padmanabhan Death Anniversary

    453 days ago
    The Prime Minister of India paid tribute to Sri Mannathu Padmanabhan Ji on his Punya Tithi. About Mannathu Padmanabhan: Mannathu Padmanabhan (1878-1970) was Indian social reformer and freedom fighter in Kerala. He participated in the anti-untouchability agitations and advocated the opening of temples for people of all castes. He also participated ....

    Birth Centenary of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

    476 days ago
    The legendary Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's one-year celebration of the centennial birthday will begin on February 4, 2020. Highlights: ♦ The Rithwik Performing Arts Foundation also organized a two-day event in Mumbai to commemorate the eternal legacy of this great music master. The event celebrating the centenary of the birth was named "SwarBhaskar ....

    Manjamma Jogati - Padma Shri Winner of Popularizing Rural Folk Arts

    481 days ago
    Manjamma Jogati is the Padma Shri winner, he is a transgender in Karnataka. In the past few decades, she has engaged in the practice and single-handedly popularised rural folk arts. Highlights: Overcoming personal difficulties, Manjamma Jogati promoted these art forms, especially Jogati Nritya and Janapada songs practised in rural Karnataka, Maharashtra ....

    Guru Gobind Singh Jayant was Observed on 20 January

    489 days ago
    Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Parkash Purab or Guru Gobind Singh Jayant was designated on January 20, 2021. Guru Gobind Singh: ♦ The 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was born in December 1666. His birthday will be December or January based on the Gregorian calendar. In 2021, the date is January 20. Mark this day as Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti ....

    Sushruta Father of Indian Medicine

    491 days ago
    Sushruta (around 7th or 6th century BC) was a doctor in ancient India, presently known as the "Father of Indian Medicine" and "Father of Plastic Surgery" for designing and developing surgical procedures. Highlights: ♦ Sushruta (around 7th or 6th century BC) was a doctor in ancient India. His work on Sushruta Samhita (Sushruta's ....

    International Bharathi Festival - 138th Birthday Of Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathi

    528 days ago
    International Bharathi Festival 2020 was organized by the Vanavil Cultural Center to celebrate the 138th birthday of Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathi, and Scholar Shri Seeni Viswanathan won the Bharati Award 2020. Subramanya Bharathi: He is widely known as "MahakaviBharathi" and is a Tamil writer, poet, journalist, Indian independent activist, ....

    Veermamunivars 140th birth anniversary was celebrated on 8 November

    553 days ago
    The 140th anniversary of Veermamunivar’s birth was celebrated on November 8, 2020. Veeramamunivar, a Jesuit priest, is famous in the Tamil literature circle for his epic Thembavani. Christian missionaries also composed small literary works including Thevaram based on hymns sung by the Saivaite saints. Highlights: ♦ Veermamunivar was ....

    IWF appoint Michael Irani as interim President

    585 days ago
    The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on October 16, 2020, announced the appointment of Michael Irani as its interim President. Michael Irani was appointed after the resignation of IWF President Tamás Aján. International Weightlifting Federation (IWF): International Weightlifting Federation was founded in 1905 and had its ....

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh presented Raksha MantriTrophy

    586 days ago
    Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh gives away Raksha Mantri Trophy for Best Command Hospitals Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for the year 2019 on October 16, 2020. The Defence Secretary attended the award function besides senior service and civilian dignitaries. Highlights: ♦ Command Hospital (Air Force) Bengaluru has backed the Best ....

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