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Harley-Davidson Inc CEO steps down

The Chief Executive Officer of the American motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc, Matt Levatich recently stepped down from his post, as he could not arrest the chronic crash in the sales. Levatich is to be replaced on ..

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Government approves 6-month extension to the present Chairman of SEBI

Recently, the government has approved a six-month extension to the present Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Ajay Tyagi. The Chairman’s term was ending on February 29, which has now been ..

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124th birth anniversary of Morarji Desai observed on February 29, 2020

Former Indian Prime Minister Morarji Desai, who was also the Finance Minister of India, has presented 10 Union budgets, which is the highest as of 2020. P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee have presented 9 and ..

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Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar becomes the first woman paediatrician to become Lieutenant General for Indian Army Doctors

Major General Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar is the first woman paediatrician to be elevated to the highest rank of Lieutenant General for Indian Army Doctors. She is the former Dean of Armed Forces Medical College Pune ..

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Dr S Shettar passes away

Veteran historian Dr S Shettar recently passed away in Bengaluru, at the age of 85. He taught history in many universities for more than twenty-five years. Shettar completed his Ph.D from Cambridge University in England. ..

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Paul Biya wins the Presidential elections in Cameroon

The President of the central African country Cameroon for the last 37 years- Paul Biya recently won in the Presidential elections held in the country, by obtaining complete majority. His party -Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement ..

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