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Subhash Ghising, the person who gave birth to Gorkhaland movement and raised voice for creation of a separate Gorkhaland state for ethnic Gorkha (Nepali) living in Darjeeling District of West Bengal died.
The day is celebrated in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi in order to re-memorize his selfless efforts and care for the people affected by the infectious disease leprosy.
Shekhar Sen will succeed Leela Samson as the Chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi.
Assam’s Longai area of Cachar district in the Barak Valley and the hilly forested areas of Karbi Anglong district are capable of producing health-rich purple tea. Currently, this variety of tea is produced only in Kenya.
Mala Aravindan died on 28 January 2015 following cardiac arrest in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He was 76.
The Union Cabinet on 28 January 2015 reconstituted the Empowered Committee on setting up of Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (FAB) manufacturing facilities in the country.
Kelvin David George Nagle, winner of British Open in 1960 died on 29 January 2015 in Sydney at the age of 94. He held a record of winning 61 tournaments on the Australasian PGA tour.
Hockey Olympian Jaswant Singh Rajput who was part of Indian hockey team that won gold medal in 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Olympics died on 28 January 2015. He was 88.
Union Government appointed an IPS officer of 1981 batch from Andhra Pradesh K Durga Prasad as the Special Director General of the CRPF on 27 January 2015.
Thakur leading the Inter-Service Guard of Honour was in line with the theme of Nari Shakti (Women Power) chosen for the 2015 Republic Day parade.
Poet Arundhathi Subramaniam won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry for her work When God is a Traveller at Jaipur Literature Festival.
He became the first prime minister in Greek history to be sworn in without the traditional oath on a Bible and blessing of basil and water from the Greek Archbishop.
Famous Greek singer Demis Roussos died on 25 January 2015 in Athens, Greek following a brief illness.
Divya Prakash Sinha was appointed as Secretary (Security) in the Union Cabinet Secretariat. His appointment was approved by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).
Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh were on 26 January 2015 posthumously awarded with the highest peacetime military honour the Ashok Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee.
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee approved the conferment of Padma Awards 2015 on 104 persons from the fields of art, social work, public affairs, science, trade, medicine, literature, etc.
Legendary cartoonist and creator of the Common Man in cartoons, R K Laxman died on 26 January 2015 at the age of 93. He was one of the India’s greatest caricaturists.
Paulina Vega of Colombia crowned as Miss Universe 2014. She was crowned by the 2013 pageant winner Venezuelan Gabriela Isler.
The festival will host various world's best DJs and bands like Alisa, Dolphin, Parikrama and DJ sets by Karsh Kale, Mara, Kohra, Janux, XP Voodoo, Christ Burstein FT, Victoria Bourke, Bhavishyavani Future Soundz FT. M. Mat.
8 girls and 16 boys were conferred with National Bravery Awards. Four of them have been awarded posthumously. The awardees receive a medal, certificate and cash incentive. Also, they will participate in the Republic Day parade.
National Girl Child Day is observed on 24 January 2015 across the nation.
The others on the seven-member panel, formally known as advisory group on the review of the peace-building architecture, include a retired Pakistani major general, Anis Bajwa and Charles Petrie of France, who headed an internal review panel on UN actions in Sri Lanka.
Tollywood Actor and comedian Mailavarapu Surya Narayana passed away on 23 January 2015 following multi-organ failure.
Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz passed away on 23 January 2015 following a brief illness.
Former High Court judge Justice R V Easwar was on 22 January 2015 appointed as Interim Chairman of the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).
Ahluwalia will assume the office as Dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health from April 2015. Currently, he is a professor of internal medicine and epidemiology at the University of Minnesota.
The book will be published by Penguin in India at the end of January 2015. The book is based upon the relations between India and Pakistan.
The report warned that unemployment will continue to rise in the coming years, as the global economy has entered a new period combining slower growth, widening inequalities and turbulence.
Out of the total account opened, 5.68 crore accounts belonged to male and 5.82 crore account belonged to females. In percentage terms, 49.37 % accounts belonged to male while 50.63% accounts belonged to females.
The study highlighted that the wealthiest 1% will soon own more than the rest of the world's population by 2016. Currently, 85 billionaires have the same wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population.