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Neeraj Chopra becomes Diamond League champion

Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has become the first Indian to win the prestigious Zurich Diamond League Final 2022 in Switzerland. Key Points Neeraj Chopra started with a foul but rose to the top spot with a throw of 88.44m – the fourth best of his career – in his second attempt, and it ..

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Queen Elizabeth II dies : 10 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Britain’s longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, after ruling for 70 years. About Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II was born as Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on 21 April 1926 as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth). ..

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Google Doodle pays tribute to Dr Bhupen Hazarika

Search engine giant Google honored Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 96th birth anniversary (8 September 1926) with a doodle on its webpage. The doodle has been created by Mumbai-based guest artist Rutuja Mali. About Bhupen Hazarika Born in 1926 in Sadiya, Assam, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika is today a stalwart in the archives of India’s cultural ..

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K Subramaniam: Executive Director (India) at IMF

Former Chief Economic Adviser of India K. Subramaniam was recently appointed as the Executive Director of India at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He will replace Surjit S Bhalla, who was appointed as India’s executive director on the board of the IMF in 2019. K. Subramaniam’s tenure in this post will start from November 1, ..

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TIME 100 Most Influential People List

Indian business tycoon Gautam Adani, Supreme Court lawyer Karuna Nundy, and Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez have been featured on TIME 100: Most Influential People of the World 2022. This list has been divided into six categories that are Pioneers, Icons, Artists, Titans, Innovators, and Leaders. In which category was Gautam Adani featured? Gautam ..

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Vinai Kumar Saxena: New L-G of Delhi

On 23rd May 2022, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Vinai Kumar Saxena as Delhi’s new Lieutenant Governor. Before being appointed as the LG of Delhi, he served as the chairperson of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission. What is the career profile of Vinai Kumar Saxena? On 5th March 2021, he was appointed by the ..

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