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Monisha Kaltenborn of Indian origin became the First Woman Team Principal in Formula one after taking the hold of team Sauber, a swiss Formula one team. Monisha took the place of Peter Sauber, the founder of the Sauber team, who stepped down from the position.
Former India cricketer and captain Anil Kumble was appointed as the new head of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) cricket committee. He replaced former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd. About ICC Cricket Committee it is a 16-member committee which meets twice a year to consult on playing matters and offer suggestions to the ICC on
Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated the Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to win the ATP Shanghai Masters men's doubles tennis title at Shanghai, China.
Poet-writer Chandrashekar Kambar has been conferred with the Jnanpith Award. The award was given to him in recognition to his contributions to Kannada literature. The award: The Jnanpith Award is a literary award. It is one of the two most prestigious literary honours in the country, the other one is Sahitya Akademi Fellowship. The award
Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley of U.S. have been awarded the Nobel economics prize for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals; students with schools; and human organs with transplant recipients. As per Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, their research has sparked a “flourishing field of research” and