Madhya Pradesh wins the Most Film Friendly State award while Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh get Special Mention. The Longest Kiss by Kishwar Desai wins Best Book on Cinema for the year while Malayalam book MT Anunahvangalude Pusthakam and Odia book
Senior diplomat Ruchira Kamboj was appointed India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Kamboj is a 1987-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer presently serving as India’s envoy to Bhutan becoming the first female Ambassador of India to
Passenger train connectivity between India and Bangladesh took a step forward with the railway ministers of the two countries virtually flagging off New Jalpaiguri-Dhaka Mitali Express. The train made its inaugural run from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station in West Bengal.
Shri Rajiv Kumar assumed charge as the 25th Chief Election Commissioner of India at Election Commission of India, Nirvachan Sadan, New Delhi in pursuance of the Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India’s Gazette Notification dated May 12, 2022.
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to begin efforts to unite a deeply divided nation after winning re-election on April 24 in a battle against rival Marine Le Pen that saw the far right come its closest yet to taking
FedEx has appointed Indian American Raj Subramaniam as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the US multinational courier delivery giant. Raj Subramanian will replace Frederick W Smith, chairman, and CEO, who will step down from this position on June
The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians was awarded to Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician of the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, in a virtual ceremony on 22nd February 2022. She received the award for the year 2021 for her outstanding
Shri Ravi Mital took charge as Chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in New Delhi. A 1986 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Bihar cadre, Shri Mital holds degrees of B.E. in Mechanical Engineering and M.Phil. in
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the ‘Statue of Equality’ in Hyderabad. The 216-feet tall Statue of Equality commemorates the 11th century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanujacharya, who promoted the idea of equality in all aspects of
The Central government has appointed Prof. Dinesh Prasad Saklani as director of NCERT for a period of five years or till he attains the age of 65 years, whichever is the earliest. Saklani is a professor with the department of