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The new stamps, which celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community, mark the first time the United Nations has issued stamps with this theme.
Recently, he also launched a book of cartoons titled No, Prime Minister, with a set of cartoons on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Swaraj was on a two day visit to Sri Lanka to co-chair the 9th session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting along with her Sri Lankan counterpart, Mangala Samaraweera.
His death occurred on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing, which took place on 5 February 1971.
During his visit to Thailand, India confirmed its participation in the Cobra Gold 2016 multilateral amphibious military exercise.
Nicholson who is currently the US Army commander of NATO land forces, would replace Gen John Campbell, who has been leading the Afghan operations for nearly 18 months.
She won the award for her wonderful narration about an 11 year old boy, Mullakoya who sets off on a treacherous journey from the Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea to Indian mainland in search of his missing older brother and tired of living in the shadow of the colorful, magical-realist folklore.
It is among the largest Asia-Pacific multinational military exercise in which the USA participates.
The 52-minute film critically examines the serious environmental problems faced by the Loktak lake, the largest freshwater lake in northeast India.
The World Cancer Day 2016-2018 will explore how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.
The retired 1981-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre had worked on deputation with the World Bank in Washington.
Indian Cost Accounting Service is one of the six organized accounting services of the Government of India.
Narayan’s selection for the award was announced by Maharashtra's Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde in Mumbai.
Jakhar was elected as the Lok Sabha Speaker for two consecutive terms from 1980 to 1989. He was elected to the Lok Sabha four times and also served as the Union Agriculture Minister in 1991 in P. V. Narasimha Rao Ministry.
Titli has earlier won at various international film festivals at places like Bordeaux, Hawaii, New York, Turkey and Spain.
Tarapore was mostly known for his strong views on issues, ranging from inflation to capital account convertibility.
Prior to the appointment, He was Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
He received the honour at NDTV Indian of the Year Awards for his contribution to the film industry.
A bench headed by Justice Anil Dave said that the title deeds of various lands belonging to PACL should be handed over by the CBI to the SEBI.
Menon succeeds Lieutenant General Purna Chandra Thapa of Nepal, who will complete his assignment on 7 February 2016.
He was conferred upon the Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ambassador to Pakistan Philppe Thiebaud in September 2014.
The day is observed on the same day every year to promote, create awareness and ensure positive and affirmative action for conservation of wetlands.
Garg took charge of the public sector bank on 1 February 2016, succeeding S R Bansal, who superannuated from services as CMD on 31 January 2016.
He was appointed to provide strategic leadership to address the challenge of fragility, conflict and violence, working across the Bank Group and in close collaboration with partners.
It was constituted in June 2015 for examining and making recommendations on the issues arising out of implementation of the Companies Act, 2013.
Archana Ramasundram appointed as the Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) will serve it till superannuation.
Telangana was selected as the Theme State and will showcase its unique culture and rich heritage and about 300 artistes from the state will perform different folk arts.
Union Government also appointed P Harish as India’s Envoy to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Nitish Kumar is chosen for the award for his contribution towards social justice as Chief Minister.
The CCPD is appointed by the Union Government from persons having special knowledge or practical experience in matters relating to rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities.