He founded the Jal Bhagirathi Foundation in partnership with eminent water conservationaist Rajendra Singh.
Kalyani (54) is known for her extensive and wide ranging experience in heavy-weight criminal defence work. She has spent 32years defending serious and high profile cases.
The Man Who Knew Infinity, a British film on Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life, will open the 46th edition and Spain will be the focus country of the IFFI 2015.
Basu was appointed as the chairman of AEC on 10 October 2015. He succeeds Ratan Kumar Sinha who headed the AEC for nearly 3.5 years.
Vice President Ahmed Adeeb was arrested on suspicion of links to a blast on the Presidential boat that occurred on 28 September 2015.
Newly named Mt. Kalam is located near Bara Shigri Glacier, largest glacier located in Himachal Pradesh. Bara-Sigri glacier is the second longest glacier in Himalaya after Gangotri.
BCA elections were held in accordance to a direction of the Apex Court, which had appointed former Patna High Court judge Dharampal Sinha as electoral officer-cum-observer for the polls.
The formation of group was announced by the UN Secretary General on 8 August 2014 to formulate recommendations on sustainable transport actionable at global, national, local, and sector levels.
Sivakumar’s elevation was in recognition of his dedication and diligence in self-reliance effort for defence combat vehicle systems including Arjun MBT tanks.
He was born in Bonn in 1965 to an Indian Diplomat and German mother.
The election of Corbyn assumes significance to the UK politics in specific and the EU in general as he is long known for his radical left-wing leanings.
Jagdeep Grewal, a graduate from Punjab University, became the first female postmaster of Sacramento in 166 years.
She passed the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria on 9 September 2015 who ruled for 63 years between 1837 and 1901.
While R Sampanthan is the second tamilian to hold the position, A Amirthallingam was the leader of the opposition between 1977 and 1983.
He was declared as a global terrorist for being involved in planning and carrying out attacks against Afghan government targets.
Ashoka, born to the Mauryan emperor Bindusara and a relatively lower ranked wife of his, Dharma, was the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya, founder of Mauryan dynasty.
Singh, who is currently serving as Special Director in Centre Region of Enforcement Directorate, will replace Rajan S Katoch. Kotoch was given three extensions as ED Director.
He replaced Kalyan Singh, who was given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh Governor on 28 January 2015 after Urmila Singh completed her term as Governor in the state on 25 January 2015.
Dr. Kalam expired on 27 July 2015 at Shillong and was laid to rest at Peikarumbu in Rameswaram on 30 July 2015.
To promote eco tourism, especially tiger tourism in Maharashtra, Mungantiwar requested Bachchan to represent the state as its tiger ambassador.
The initiative that had a soft launch on World Blood Donor Day on 14 June 2015 and was formally launched on 21 June 2015 on International Yoga Day.
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.