With this, Rahman will become the second Indian artist after Subbulakshmi to perform at the UN. She was invited by the then UN Secretary General U Thant to perform at the UN headquarters in 1966.
Sharmila went on a hunger-strike at the age of 28 with a primary demand of repealing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) of 1958 from Manipur.
52-year-old Nita is the only current active individual member of the IOC from India and she will serve at the high-profile world body until she attains the age of 70.
42-year-old, Aikins, completed the stunt without mishap, landing almost in the middle of the 100ft by 100ft (30.5-by-30.5-meter) net.
WADA report said Nagornykh was told about every positive drug test across all sports from 2011 onwards, and he decided "who would benefit from a cover-up and who would not be protected.
His oath of office and secrecy was administered by the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Ajit Singh. He is the 18th Governor to be sworn in as Governor of this Himalayan State.
With this, she joins first Aboriginal MP Ken Wyatt of the conservative Liberal Party who was elected in 2010 and Olympian Nova Peris was the first indigenous woman in the Australian Senate of the Parliament.
Sooka will serve together with Kenneth Scott from the US and Godfrey Musila of Kenya on the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.
Raggi, who will turn 38 in July 2016, is also the youngest mayor in Rome's history as well as the the first candidate from that M5S party to be elected to Rome's mayoralty.
He is the 51st chairman of the ICC and the third Indian business leader to be elected as the chief of the ICC in its near 100-year history.
The court issued proclamation under Section 82 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) against Vijay Mallya.
He succeeded Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra who relinquished the office on 9 June 2016.
She was nominated for her role as FBI trainee Alex Parrish in American TV series, Quantico.
As the ambassador, the actress would interact with school and college students from across the country through awareness sessions, community cleaning activities and motivational videos.
Once elected, she will continue to be IOC member until she attains the age of 70.
India-born Neerja Sethi ranked 16th on 'America's Richest Self-made Women' list while president and CEO of Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal is ranked 30th. Sethi, co-founded IT consulting and outsourcing firm Syntel with her husband Bharat Desai.
Born on 17 July 1957, Lanba is a recipient of Param Vishist Seva Medal (PVSM) and Ati Vishist Seva Medal (AVSM) for distinguished service of an exceptionally high order.
Dja succeeds Carlos Correia, who was sacked earlier this month in a move that threatened to deepen political turmoil in the tiny West African nation.
He will succeed Ahmet Davutoglu, who earlier stepped down from the post following an increasing public rift with Erdogan.
Samoura, 54-year-old, will assume the role of FIFA Secretary General before mid-June after undergoing an eligibility check administered by an independent review committee.
In April 2016, a bench of Uttarakhand High Court, presided over by him quashed the Union Government’s decision to impose President's rule in the state.
Chandigarh-born Harmeet Kaur Dhillon was elected as the newest national committee woman of the Republican National Committee on 1 May 2016.
Tendulkar was signed for the campaign as he resonates the best with skills. He is a true global icon and brand that disrupted the game of cricket through his skill sets and inspired generation.
Nguyen Xuan Phuc, 61, succeeded Nguyen Tan Dung who was removed from office on 6 April 2016.
He will succeed Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson who resigned on 5 April 2016 after his name was the leaked Panama Papers.
Sambalpur University is coming up with a compilation of his writings, Haldhar Granthabali-2. This compilation will be a part of the university's syllabus.
On the other hand, Asia Book of Records also officially recognised Susheela for singing most number of songs in Indian languages.
As a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, the American actress will support the agency’s efforts to stop women dying giving life and to empower women to choose when and how often to become pregnant.
She is internationally acclaimed for her roles in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, Ang Lee’s Academy Award-winning Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon.
Garland, the Chief Judge on the US Court of Appeals in D.C., will succeed Justice Antonin Scalia who died on 13 February 2016.