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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 ..

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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 ..

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Idris Alba Honoured with BAFTA Special Award

Actor Idris Alba has been bestowed with the BAFTA Special Award for his creative contribution to television. He is very popular for playing the role of Stringer Bell in ‘The Wire’. He will be given ..

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Lalji Tandon, Governor of MP, Passes Away at 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, who was admitted to a hospital a few days ago, died on July 21 at the age of 85 years. The news has also been confirmed by his son, Ashutosh ..

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Ashok Lavasa Appointed as Vice-President of ADB

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has been appointed as the Vice-President for the private sector operations and public-private partnerships by the Asian Development Bank. Mr Lavasa has served as Finance Secretary, Secretary of the Ministry of ..

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Bhanu Jayanti celebrated in Sikkim

On July 13, 2020, the state of Sikkim celebrated 206th Banu Jayanti. Bhanu Jayanti is celebrated in the state to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bhanubhakta Acharya Adikavi (1814-1868). Highlights Bhanu Jayanti falls on the ..

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