Page-32 of Current Affairs - March, 2015

Stree Shakti Puraskar 2014

President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee on 8 March 2015, awarded Stree Shakti Puraskar 2014 to six illustrious women on International Women’s Day for their distinguished services for the upliftment of women. The award was given in six categories named after eminent women personalities in the Indian history. They are Kannagi, Rani Gaidinliu Zaliang, Rani ..

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Senior Journalist Vinod Mehta passes away

Senior Journalist and Outlook Group’s editorial chairman Vinod Mehta passed away on 8 March 2015 at the age of 72. He was one of the India’s most influential editors, fine journalist & writer.  About Vinod Mehta Vinod Mehta was born on May 31, 1942 in Rawalpindi, West-Punjab region of undivided India (now in Pakistan). As ..

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IS militants demolish ancient Hatra site in Iraq

Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed the ruins at the ancient city of Hatra located in south-west of Mosul in Northern Iraq. City of Hatra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site was founded 2,000 years ago, in the days of the Parthian Empire. It is home to numerous temples and sculptures dedicated to gods including Apollo ..

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NASA’s Dawn space probe completes its orbit around dwarf planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn space probe has completed its orbit around dwarf planet Ceres which is the largest object in the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter. With the completion of orbit, Dawn probe has become first spacecraft to visit dwarf planet. Dawn has taken 7.5 years to reach the orbit of Ceres. Scientists are hoping to ..

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Walmart India appoints Ashwin Mittal as CFO

Walmart India has appointed Ashwin Mittal as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will replace incumbent CFO Jill Anderson as he will be soon repatriated back to Walmart in US. About Ashwin Mittal Ashwin Mittal is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) has rich work experience of 25 years in multinational companies, including Yum Restaurants ..

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