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Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is also author of the critically acclaimed novel The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, which was shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2014 and the Crossword Book Award 2014.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid wreath and paid homage to the police martyrs at Police Memorial Ground, Chanakyapuri in Delhi.
Lamberto Bertole, Chairman of the Council of Milan, honoured the Dalai Lama with the Milan Honorary Citizenship award at a ceremony held at the Arcimboldi Theatre in Milan, Italy.
Watanabe, who is the secretary-general of Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA), won 100 of the 119 votes. Guelzec, the head of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG), received a mere 19 votes.
The book narrates the journey of a group of militants towards an elusive freedom and an uncertain future.
Nobel Prizes 2016 were announced by the Nobel Assembly from 3 October to 13 October 2015.
The vessel named after Tihayu Island in the Nicobar of Islands is capable of operating in shallow waters at high speeds and is equipped with enhanced firepower.
In his career spanning 32 years, Vice Admiral Bhokare has commanded three frontline submarines, INS Sindhughosh, INS Sindhudhvaj and INS Sindhushastra, as well as guided missile frigate INS Beas and submarine base INS Vajrabahu.
The Exercise was held as a sequel to the first Joint Exercise held on 6 February 2016 in the area of Border Personnel Meeting Hut at Chushul Garrison of Eastern Ladakh, along with Chinese troops of Moldo Garrison.
Former director general of income tax Mishra will succeed former chief secretary TK Mishra. The post of CIC was vacant for the last two years.
The International Prize in Statistics Foundation is recognizing Cox specifically for his 1972 paper in which he developed the proportional hazards model that today bears his name.
Irom Chanu Sharmila, the Iron Lady of Manipur, announced her decision to enter politics on 9 August 2016, the day when she broke her 16-year-long fast.
King Kigeli V came to power in 1959 but was only king of Rwanda until 1961, when the monarchy was abolished and he was forced into exile.
USI’s objective is to promote research and high standards in the practice of urology, apart from fostering high and uniform standards in post-graduate training in urology.
The zero-emission vehicle will be offered on multiple platforms and enjoys a subsidy under the government’s Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme. It can travel 150 km on a single charge.
A nuclear triad refers to the nuclear weapons delivery of a strategic nuclear arsenal which consists of three components: strategic bombers, intercontinental ballistic missiles, and submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
The film society highlights American Independent cinema and World Cinema, and recognizes and supports new filmmakers. Each year the organization presents its annual Gala Tribute, known as Chaplin Award Gala, honouring legendary stars and industry leaders.
Gill’s diplomatic career includes assignments in Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Iran, and the Permanent Mission of India to the UN.
The two day summit was co-hosted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in partnership with related union ministries/departments and development partners.
Radhakrishnan was selected by a panel chaired by novelist M Mukundan with Sethu and Sarah Joseph being the other members of the jury.
The 4000-kilometer long river that originated from Adibadri in Himalaya passed through Pakistan before culminating in Arabian Sea through Rann of Kutch.
The incident took place at around 1.30 pm at the Rajghat bridge in the Ramnagar area of Varanasi when the followers of Jai Gurudev were taking out a huge procession at an event to create awareness about vegetarianism and prohibition.
PM Modi used the forum to attack Pakistan by describing it as the mother ship of terrorism that poses threat to prosperity and development of the region.
World Food Day 2016 was observed with the theme Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.
The theme highlights how important it is to recognize and address the humiliation and exclusion endured by many people living in poverty.
The award worth 2000 US dollars and an award plaque was presented to him in the annual meeting of International Association Of Food Protection (IAFP).
The day recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
WSD is co-ordinated by International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) in cooperation with the World Health Organization under the VISION 2020 Global Initiative.
Bhalla, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, is presently an Additional Secretary in the Commerce Ministry.
The 193 member states of the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution by acclamation, appointing Guterres as the ninth U.N. Secretary-General.