Awards, Honors, Persons & Places in News
Former Executive of CISCO, Bipasha Chakrabarti has been recently appointed as the new communications head of Facebook India. Under her new role as the Communications Director at Facebook India, Bipasha would lead the corporate communications and public relations in India. She will handle the communications sector for both Facebook and Instagram in the country.
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Ace Indian shuttler and Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu was named Sportsperson of the Year at the ‘Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA) 2019’ in New Delhi. Sindhu who won the World Championship, also received the ‘Unbreakable Spirit of Sports award’ and ‘Badminton Player of the Year (female)’. Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia ..
The Chairperson of Modi Enterprises, Dr Bina Modi has been presented the ‘Award for Excellence in Business’ by the Egyptian Government at the Women Economic Forum 2020. Dr Bina took over as the Chairperson of Modi Enterprises in November 2019. She was presented the award by renowned Egyptian political scientist. Dr Maya Morsy, the President of National ..
In a recent poll conducted by ‘BBC World Histories Magazine’, 19th century ruler of the Sikh Empire in India, Maharaja Ranjit Singh has been named ‘Greatest Leader of All Time’. The Indian leader was praised for creating a new tolerant empire. He was followed by the African Independence Fighter Amílcar Cabral. Britain’s former Prime Minister ..
Information Commissioner Bimal Julka has been recently appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Bimal Julka as the CIC at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The previous Chief Sudhir Bhargava retired on January 11 and since then the Chief Information Commission was functioning without head. ..