Gujarat riots: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

New President elected for Triplicane Culture Academy

Published: November 15, 2019

On 14 Nov, R K Raghavan was elected as the President of the Triplicane Cultural Academy. The Academy runs a library of 40,000 books and conducts lectures and cultural programmes. He is a former diplomat whose latest position was that of India’s High Commissioner to Cypress. He was a police officer and Director of Central ..

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R.K. Raghavan appointed as new High Commissioner of India to Republic of Cyprus

Published: September 1, 2017

Dr. R.K. Raghavan, a 1963 cadre IPS officer, has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Cyprus and is expected to take up the assignment shortly. Raghavan, who was Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director from January 1999 to April 2001, had investigated high profile cases like Priyadarshini Mattoo ..

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Court awards life sentence to 9 people in 2002 Gujarat’s Ode massacre

Published: May 6, 2012

In Anand, Gujarat a special court awarded life imprisonment to 9 people in the 2002 Ode village riots case. 3 persons of minority community were burnt alive in the case in Malva Bhagol area of Ode village on March 1, 2002 as part of state-wide reverberations of Godhra train burning episode of February 27, 2002.

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