Menon Current Affairs, GK & News

Dr. NR Madhava Menon, father of modern Indian Legal Education passed away

Dr. NR Madhava Menon (84), the renowned academician and father of modern Indian Legal Education, passed away in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on May 8, 2019. He is credited for revolutionizing the field of legal education by establishing National Law Schools and by conceptualizing the 5-year integrated LLB programme. He was the founder Director of the National ..


G D Robert Govender bestowed with 2019 V K Krishna Menon Award

G D ‘Robert’ Govender, an Indian-origin journalist in South Africa, has been honoured in the UK with 2019 V K Krishna Menon award for his outstanding contribution as a pioneer of decolonized journalism. During a career spanning nearly 60 years, Govender developed a reputation as a campaigning journalist and author and was also the first ..


Anjolie Ela Menon conferred with National Kalidas Samman in visual arts by Madhya Pradesh government

Anjolie Ela Menon, the well known muralist, has recently been conferred with the prestigious National Kalidas Samman by the Madhya Pradesh government in Delhi for her contribution in visual arts. The award was conferred in recognition of her insightful and sensitive portrayal of the identity and spirit of women through her meaningful paintings in a ..


Leela Menon, senior journalist and chief editor of Malayalam daily Janmabhumi passes away

Leela Menon (86), the senior journalist and chief editor of Malayalam daily Janmabhumi, has passed away in Kochi, Kerala on June 3, 2018. Menon, who began her journalistic career with The Indian Express in New Delhi in 1978, shot into the limelight for her wide-range of ‘exclusive’ stories and courageous reporting. She used to write ..


Tahir Mahmood wins prestigious Prof N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award

Dr Tahir Mahmood, the well-known jurist, has won the prestigious Prof N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award – 2017 in recognition of his distinguished services to legal education and legal profession during the 9th Teachers’ Day Award Function organized by Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training ..


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 ..