Persons in News

Persons in News Current Affairs 2020-2021 covers all Current Affairs related to various Awards, Prize and Personalities winning them. These Current Affairs are suitable for UPSC , Civil Services, SSC, Railways, Banking, IBPS and all other competitive exams of India.

PM Modi on Time’s ‘100 most influential’ list

Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been named among 100 most influential people of 2021 by the Time Magazine. Key Points Apart from PM Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and CEO of Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla have also been named among the world’s 100 most influential people. Time magazine unveiled its annual ..

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Diksha Shinde-14-yr-old panellist on NASA’s MSI Fellowship

Diksha Shinde, who is a 14-year-old girl in Aurangabad, was selected as a panellist on Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Fellowships Virtual Panel of American Space Agency, NASA. Highlights She wrote a theory on black holes. It was liked and accepted at NASA. Her research paper on ‘We Live in Black Hole?’ was accepted by International ..

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N. K. Singh: New President of Institute of Economic Growth Society

Chairman of 15th Finance Commission, NK Singh, has been elected as the new president of Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) Society. Key Facts He succeeded former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh who was the President of IEG since 1992. His name was recommended by Dr Manmohan Singh for the consideration of the IEG’s general assembly. ..

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Freedom Fighter Pingali Venkayya-Things to know

On the occasion of birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and other members of Union Cabinet paid homage to him. Year 2021 marked 145th anniversary of Pingali Venkayya. Highlights Pingali Venkayya was the architect behind the design of Indian national flag. Present-day national flag of India is inspired by the design of ..

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PV Sindhu: First Indian Woman to win Two Olympics medals

PV Sindhu, a 26-year-old badminton player, has become first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals after defeating ‘He Bingjiao’ of China. Highlights Sindhu defeated ‘He Bingjiao’ by 21-13, 21-15 in women’s singles bronze medal match at Tokyo Olympics 2020. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver and also the first ..

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