Omita Paul, a long time aide of Pranab Mukherjee appointed secretary to the President. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved the appointment of 63-year-old Paul on a contract basis in the rank and pay of secretary. Her tenure would be on co-terminus basis with the tenure of the President from the date of joining or
Pranab Mukherjee sworn-in as the 13th President of India. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by the Chief Justice of India Justice, SH Kapadia, in the Central Hall of Parliament.
Several trade unions of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) went on a day’s strike to urge for their demand to withdraw the 10 per cent disinvestment of the equity in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) - the holding company of VSP. Why the Strike? To protest against disinvestment launched on July 13, 2012. In order
Captain Lakshmi Sehgal (97), a great revolutionist in the Indian National Army and very close aide of Netaji Subhash Chandra died at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. She was born as Lakshmi Swaminathan, in Chennai. In 1938, she did MMBS and diploma in gynaecology and obstetrics and worked as a doctor in the Government Kasturba Gandhi
Bradley Wiggins became the 1st Briton to cinch the Tour de France. He also helped Sky teammate Mark Cavendish achieve his fourth straight sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees.