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155th birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

The 155th birth anniversary of the great Indian freedom fighter LalaLajpatRai, popularly known as Punjab Kesari, who fought for India’s freedom from British rule, was observed on 28th January across the country. He earned the titles of `Punjab Kesari’ and `Lion of Punjab’ for his ideology of nationalism and freedom. LalaLajpatRai was part of the ..

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Chairman of The Hindu Group honoured by Kerala Media Academy

Narasimhan Ram, an Indian journalist and Chairman of The Hindu Group of Publications, for his outstanding contribution to journalism, has been selected for the Kerala Media Academy’s National Media Award under the Government of Kerala. The award is said to be instituted for fearless and brilliant journalistic work at a national level and as part ..

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NBA Legend Kobe Bryant dies in Helicopter Crash 

41- year-old Former United States professional basketball player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday 26th January 2020. Bryant born in Philadelphia was named the USA TODAY’s boys high school player of the year in 1996 and went on to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Los ..

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Sher Singh Kukkal passes away at 86

The 86-year-old veteran artist and sculptor Sher Singh Kukkal passed away after an age-related illness in New Delhi on Saturday, 25th January 2020. He hailed from Buffa district (now in Pakistan) and used to paint with graphite pencils and ink.  Apart from working as a freelance artist (drawing, sculpture painting), he was equally talented in ..

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Sakellaropoulou- The 1st woman president of Greece

Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected Greece’s first female president by parliament on Wednesday. She is the High court judge and human rights advocate. She was elected after her nomination by the conservative party was backed by 261 ministers of parliament in a total of 300 members. Sakellaropoulou is the first woman president of Greece. She is of ..

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