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Ram Kamal Mukherjee authored book “Beyond Dream Girl”

The biography of actress and BJP MP Hema Malini “Beyond the Dream Girl” has been authored by veteran journalist Ram Kamal Mukherjee, which is recently launched on October 16, 2017. The book is published by HarperCollins India and will give readers an in-depth look into her life. I t is divided into 23 chapters, covering ..

Shakib Al Hassan become 1st cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in MCC World Cricket Committee

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has become the first cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in the MCC World Cricket Committee under the chairmanship of Mike Gatting. He is regarded as one of Bangladesh’s finest players since they were awarded the Test status in 2000, with the all-rounder having played 51 Test matches and 177 One-day ..

Sushmita Dev appointed as new President of All India Mahila Congress

Sushmita Dev has been appointed as the new President of All India Mahila Congress. She succeeded Shobha Oza. According to a release issued by All India Congress Committee (AICC), Congress President Sonia has approved the name of Sushmita Dev who is member of Lok Sabha from Silchar in Assam.

Altamas Kabir becomes 39th Chief Justice of India

Justice Altamas Kabir was sworn-in as the new chief justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee. He took the position of Justice Sarosh Homi Kapadia, who retired after serving the Supreme Court.

Kaushik Basu concludes as the CEA

The working period of Kaushik Basu as India’s Chief Economic Advisor concluded on 31 July 2012. He served to the office for two and a half years at the North-Block, New Delhi. He was conferred on with the Padma Bhushan in 2008.

Omita Paul: Appointed secretary to the President

Omita Paul, a long time aide of Pranab Mukherjee appointed secretary to the President. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved the appointment of 63-year-old Paul on a contract basis in the rank and pay of secretary. Her tenure would be on co-terminus basis with the tenure of the President from the date of joining or ..

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee resigns to contest President poll

FM Pranab Mukherjee submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. Mukherjee, the UPA candidate for the Prez polls enjoys the support of the SP, the BSP, the JDU, the Shiv Sena, the CPI(M), Forward Block and some other parties. Mr Pranab Mukherjee will file nomination papers for the Presidential election on June 28, ..

K C Chakrabarty re-appointed as RBI Deputy Governor

The Government of India today re-appointed Dr. K C Chakrabarty as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for a further period of three months beyond June 14, 2012 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Dr. K C Chakrabarty was appointed as Deputy Governor in 2009 for a period of three years ..