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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away

On 17th March, 2019, Manohar Parrikar, the 4-time Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister passed away at his son’s home in Panaji. He had been battling with pancreatic cancer for more than a year. He was 63. He was one of the most honest, educated and well mannered politicians of India. His impeccable service ..

Haryana government announces Shaurya Award for Students

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced a ‘Shaurya Award’ to students in the name of 71 martyrs of state police force who laid down their lives in the line of duty while protecting society and maintaining law and order in the state. It was announced by the state government while organizing the first ..

Kanimozhi selected for Best Woman Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha) for 2018

DMK MP Kanimozhi has been selected for the Best Woman Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha) set up by Lokmat newspaper for 2018. A jury of eminent personalities headed by Murali Manohar Joshi selected her for the award and it will be presented to her by Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on December 13.

Shashank Manohar to become new independent chairman of ICC

Shashank Manohar, the former BCCI President, will serve a second two-year term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council after he was elected unopposed by the governing body’s Board. According to the election process, ICC Directors were each allowed to nominate one candidate, who had to be either a present or a past ..

The Parliamentary panel to study recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks for 2018-19

On May 11, the parliamentary panel headed by veteran BJP MP Murali Manohar Joshi has decided to study the recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks among a host of subjects. The 30-member Estimates Committee has decided to study a host of subjects related to various ministries in the year 2018-19. As ..

The estimates committee recommends effective measures to modernise security systems

The Estimates Committee headed by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi has recommended effective measures to modernise and upgrade the country’s security systems at par with the developed countries. It suggested states to develop their own systems and augment their own police forces by providing adequate training and equipping them with the latest weapons to effectively deal ..