Page-7 of Current Affairs - September, 2015

First conference on contemporary relevance of Bhagvad Gita held in UK

A first of its kind conference on the contemporary relevance of the Bhagvad Gita was held London, United Kingdom. The conference was organised by Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and High Commission of India. It was organised in in collaboration with the Department of the Study of Religions at the School of Oriental and ..

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Sourav Ganguly appointed CAB president

Former Indian Cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). It was announced by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata in Kolkata. Sourav Ganguly will succeed Jagmohan Dalmiya as the post fallen vacant following his death. Prior to this appointment, Ganguly was the Joint-secretary of the CAB. Avishek ..

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Mukesh Ambani India's richest person for 9th consecutive year: Forbes

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani has been named as India’s richest person for ninth consecutive year in a row with a net worth of 18.9 billion dollars in the 2015 Forbes magazine’s India rich list. Presently, Mr. Ambani is the Chairman, Managing director (MD) and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). It should be noted that ..

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Union Government gives nod to IAF's Integrated Air Command & Control System

Union Government has given its approval for implementation of Integrated Air Command & Control System (IACCS) project of Indian Air force (IAF) with allocation of 8,000-crore rupees. Decision in this regard was taken by Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the proposal forwarded by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC). ..

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Marathi film ‘Court’ selected as India’s official entry to Oscars

Critically acclaimed Marathi film ‘Court’ has been selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy Awards 2016 (popularly known as Oscars). The film was shortlisted from 30 other films by a Film Federation of India (FFI) jury headed by film-maker and director Amol Palekar. It should be noted ..

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