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Ministry of Earth Sciences Announces Awards for Excellence in Earth System Science

The Ministry of Earth Sciences, mandated to provide the nation with the best possible services for weather, climate, ocean, coastal and natural hazards, etc. has announced the Awards for Excellence in Earth System Science. The ministry announces these awards in order to recognize the eminent scientists and engineers working in this area and also to ..

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Raavi Kondala Rao, Telegu Director, breathes his Last at 88

Veteran actor, writer, director and producer Raavi Kondaal Rao has passed away owing to a cardiac arrest on July 28 at a private hospital in Hyderabad. He was 88 at the time of his death and has been associated with more than 600 south Indian movies, primarily in Telegu Cinema. His wife with more than ..

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Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-Winning Actress, Passes Away

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and one of the last surviving actresses of the Golden Era of Hollywood, died on July 26 at the age of 104. She has starred in blockbuster movies such as ‘Gone with the Wind’ and has acted opposite leading men such as Errol Flynn. Olivia died from natural ..

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Arun Kumar Appointed as Vice-Chairman of International Union of Railways Security Platform

Arun Kumar, the Director-General of the Railway Protection Force, has been appointed as the VICE-Chairman of the Security Platform of the International Union of Railways. It has been intimated to the Railway Board by the Director-General of the UIC. Kumar will be in charge from July 2022 to July 2024. International Union of Railways UIC ..

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Indian-Origin Nurse Conferred with President’s Award in Singapore

An Indian-origin nurse in Singapore, Kala Narayanasamy was chosen for the President’s Award for nurses given to the medical professionals for serving on the frontline during the COVID 19 pandemic. As per the details released by the Health Ministry of Singapore, Narayanasamy was one of the five nurses to be honoured with this award. Each ..

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