World renowned artist Weiwei is mostly remembered for his famous British installations Sunflower Seeds at Tate Modern in 2010.
He along with other two Indian-origin scientists- Ajay Sood and John Kuriayn- were elected for life to the society through a peer review process on the basis of excellence in science.
He surpassed cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev, also a Russian, record of 803 days, nine hours and 41 minutes in the space which Sergei achieved across six missions from 1998 to 2005.
The President of AIIB shall be elected through an open, transparent and merit-based process by the Board of Governors and the term of office of the president will be five years.
The award is presented in recognition of the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world.
Anisa Rasouli has been the head of the Afghan Women Judges Association and a judge of juvenile court.
Keith Vaz born is a British Labour Party politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicester East since the 1987 election.
At the time of being named as IFS officer, Beno was serving the State Bank of India as a probationary officer. She is a postgraduate in English from Madras University.
Lykketoft will succeed Uganda's Sam Kutesa. His Presidency will begin in September 2015 at the commencement of the 70th General Assembly session.
He was replaced by director designate Prof S Bandyopadhayay who was set to assume the office on 1 August 2015 on Roy’s superannuation.
Harriette Thompson of 92 year 65 days broke the previous record of Gladys Burrill, who created the record in 2010 at the age of 92 years and 19 days.
Ameenah will be the first female president of the nation, which gained independence from Britain in 1968 and replaced Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state in 1992.
His appointment was necessitated after Lt General (Retired) Nirbhay Sharma was transferred to Mizoram in second week of May 2015.
Saakashvili who left Georgia after his term as President ended in 2013 is widely credited with carrying out radical reforms in Georgia during his terms in office in 2004-13.
The last coronation took place 41 years ago when Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar was crowned at the age of 21.
Currently, she is working as an associate professor in Bengali at the Vivekananda Satobarshiki Mahavidyalaya.
His oath of office and secrecy was administered by Guwahati High Court Judge Justice T Vaiphei administered. Sharma was appointed as the governor of Mizoram on 12 May 2015 by the President Pranab Mukherjee.
Barack Obama debuted on Social Media Platform Twitter with @POTUS account.
Shanmuganathan’s oath of office and secrecy was administered by Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court Uma Nath Singh. He was appointed as the new Governor on 12 May 2015.
The 62-year-old member of the Labour Party assumed the charge as the Mayor of Ealing Council in London in which she was a councilor before assuming the present position.
Priti Patel is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Witham constituency in Essex since 2010.
She defeated Douglas Alexander, Labour's election chief and a former Cabinet minister with 17864 votes.
The sentence was pronounced in Sessions Court Judge Deshpande’s chamber in which Khan was found guilty and convicted under IPC Section 304 II (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).
Vivek Muthy became the youngest-ever in-charge of the country's public health.
Zaidi who became India’s 20th CEC succeeded Hari Shankar Brahma, who had retired on 18 April 2015.
She accomplished this feat in 2012, by climbing Everest on 12 May 2012 and 19 May 2012 and the fete was verified by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2013.
Saritha started her career as an autorickshaw driver and has worked as a bus driver earlier in Hyderabad too
The Time Magazine described him as a well-being warrior for his contributions in the field of psychiatry.
NJAC Act, 2014, notified on 13 April 2015, provides for constitution of NJAC comprising of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) as the chairperson, two senior most judges of the SC, Union Law Minister and two eminent personalities as members.
Ramdev, the Brand Ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in Haryana, will be given status equivalent to Cabinet Minister.