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USA nominates Manisha Singh as its Envoy to OECD

The US President has nominated Indian American diplomat, Manisha Singh, as USA’s next envoy to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD OECD or Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organisation ..

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Indians featured in the Medicine Maker Power List 2020

G V Prasad and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw made it into the Medicine Maker Power List 2020 which celebrates 60 great minds. About the List The Power List is published under the Medicine Maker of Texere ..

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Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment

The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia recently abolished flogging as a punishment in the country. This is seen as the latest in a series of measures to reform the orthodox government. Flogging in Saudi Arabia ..

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Sanjay Kothari Appointed as New Central Vigilance Commissioner

The government recently appointed Sanjay Kothari as the Central Vigilance Commissioner after the retirement of K V Chowdary from the post last year. CVC The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex governmental body that ..

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Pakistan Court commuted the death sentence of Omar Sheikh

The Sindh High Court of Pakistan commuted the death sentence of Omar Sheikh, a British born militant, known for his role in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl. About the Incident American journalist Daniel ..

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Mathematician Tony Lewis passes away

Mathematician Tony Lewis passed away on April 1st, 2020. He is noted for the Duckworth Lewis Stern method used in cricket by ICC. Tony Lewis Tony Lewis (Anthony Lewis) was an English mathematician born in ..

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