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Anish Kapoor tops first edition of Hurun India Art List

With sales estimated at Rs. 168.25 crore, London-based sculptor Anish Kapoor has topped the first edition of the Hurun India Art List. He is followed by artists Akbar Padamsee and Krishen Khanna, whose works were sold for Rs 45.84 crore and Rs 9.48 crore respectively. The Hurun Research Institute has ranked the top 50 Indian ..


Gold becomes first Bollywood film ever to release in Saudi Arabia

Indian movie ‘Gold’ has created history by becoming the first Bollywood film ever to release in Saudi Arabia. The Reema Kagti-directed sports film ‘Gold’ is a fictional re-telling of India’s iconic win at the 1948 London Olympics. It stars Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Amit Sadh, and Sunny Kaushal. This film ..


Neelam Kapoor appointed as new director general of Sports Authority of India

Neelam Kapoor, a 1982 batch officer of the Indian Information Service (IIS), has been appointed as the new director general of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). At present, she is the Principal Director General of the Directorate of Field Publicity. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved her appointment to the post till her ..


Parineeti Chopra become first Indian woman ambassador for Tourism Australia

Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra has become the first Indian woman ambassador for Tourism Australia to encourage Indians to visit the country. She was presented the Friend of Australia (FOA) recognition by Australian Consul General Tony Huber for her contribution to promote Australia recently. Prior to Chopra, famous chef Sanjeev Kapoor and cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle ..


Current GK Current Affairs : January 21, 2010

Abbreviations:DAVP : Directorate of Advertising & Visual PublicityELISA: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assayIED: Improvised Explosive DeviceWCAR: World Conference against Racism Appointments:Shiv Shankar Menon: National Security AdvisorFormer Foreign Secretary of India , Shiv Shankar Menon is the new National Security Adviser (NSA). He replaces Mr M K Narayanan who has already been designated as the West Bengal Governor.About ..