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Vanita Gupta becomes first Indian-American Associate Attorney General of US

15 hrs ago
The US Senate confirmed Vanita Gupta to be the Associate Attorney General in a narrow 51-49 vote after Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski decided to join with the Democrats in support of the US President's Justice Department nominee.

Mountaineer Priyanka Mohite becomes first Indian woman to scale Mt Annapurna

18 hrs ago
Priyanka Mohite also holds the record of being the first Indian woman to scale Mt Makalu, the fifth highest mountain range in the world at 8,485 meters.

COVID-19: Personalities who tested positive during 2nd wave- Check the complete list

21 hrs ago
In the latest, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga cancels visit to India, Philippines

1 day ago
The Japanese Prime Minister was scheduled to visit the two nations from late April to early May to reaffirm Japan's cooperation with them in achieving a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: COVAXIN production to be ramped up to 100 million doses per month by September

Apr 16, 2021
Coronavirus Live Updates India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a review meeting to assess the availability of Medical Oxygen Supply at hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. With reports of COVID-19 hospitals running out oxygen supply, PM Modi today directed officials fr

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: India pays tribute to architect of Indian Constitution

Apr 14, 2021
Dr. B R Ambedkar was the first Law and Justice Minister of the Independent India whose significant role in drafting the world’s longest written Indian Constitution will always be remembered.

Sushil Chandra takes charge as the Chief Election Commissioner of India

Apr 13, 2021
Sushil Chandra has become the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of India. 

Sonu Sood made brand ambassador for Punjab’s COVID vaccination programme

Apr 13, 2021
During the nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus in 2020, the actor had arranged food and travel for thousands of migrant workers to help them reach their home states.

UAE names its first female astronaut, Noura al-Matroushi

Apr 12, 2021
In a promotional video by the UAE government, al-Matroushi, born in 1993, has been described as an engineer at the Abu-Dhabi-based National Petroleum Construction Co.

Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu sworn in as post-war Kosovo's second Female President

Apr 9, 2021
Osmani-Sadriu, the former parliamentary speaker of the Balkan nation, took the oath after she received support from 71 lawmakers in the 120-seat parliament in the third round of voting during the two-day extraordinary session of the Parliament.

PM Modi, Netherlands PM Mark Rutte to hold virtual summit: Know all about India-Netherlands relations

Apr 9, 2021
The Summit follows the recent victory of Netherlands PM Rutte in the nation's parliamentary elections. 

Forbes Billionaires List 2021: Jeff Bezos retains top position, Elon Musk ranks 2nd

Apr 7, 2021
Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos continued to top the list with a net worth of $177 billion, making him the world's richest person for the fourth year running.

Veteran Bollywood actress Shashikala passes away at 88

Apr 5, 2021
Shashikala started her career with a small role in the 1945 movie Zeenat and went on to appear in various popular movies such as Sujata, Anupama, Aarti, Khubsoorat, Waqt, Gumrah, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi.

Current Affairs Highlights: 2nd Phase of Polling in WB, Assam, Immunization Drive for 45 and Above Begins, Get Latest & Daily Current Affairs Updates Here

Apr 1, 2021
Current Affairs Live Blog: Today i.e. on 1st April, the 2nd Phase of Polling will commence for the on-going assembly elections and also the COVID-19 immunization drive will be opened to people of 45 years and above. To help UPSC, Banking, SSC and other government exam aspirants a

Veteran Singer Asha Bhosle to be honoured with Maharashtra Bhushan Award

Mar 30, 2021
In her remarkable career, Asha Bhosle has worked with several veterans of the music industry like S D Burman, R D Burman, O.P. Nayyar, Khayyam, Composer Ravi, A R Rahman, Ilayaraja.

Hindi writer Prof. Sharad Pagare to be honoured with Vyas Samman-2020

Mar 26, 2021
Renowned Hindi writer Professor Sharad Pagare will be awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman-2020 for his novel ‘Patliputra ki Samragi’.

US Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin III calls on PM Modi, holds talks with NSA & Defence Minister

Mar 22, 2021
The US Department of Defence said in a statement on March 20th that "India is a key pillar in US strategy in the Indo-Pacific region and the India-US relationship could be one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century."

Dutch PM Mark Rutte wins fourth consecutive term, becomes EU's third-longest serving leader

Mar 22, 2021
Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s conservative VVD party powered to a fourth consecutive victory with 35 seats. Rutte pledged to spend his fourth term in rebuilding the country after the coronavirus pandemic. 

Bill Nelson to be nominated as NASA administrator: Know all about him!

Mar 21, 2021
Bill Nelson is a former astronaut who served as a US Senator from Florida from 2001 to 2019. He has spent almost four decades serving the public office. 

Vijay Sampla becomes new Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Feb 24, 2021
Vijay Sampla has been a former Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment from 2014-2019.

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