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Meghalaya School wins Subroto Cup U-17 category

The Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya defeated Krida Shiksha Prothishtan of Bangladesh 1-0 to win the U-17 junior boys Subroto Cup football tournament. Sangti Janai of the Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School scored the match’s solitary goal in the 32nd minute. The winning team Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya took home ..

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.

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 ..

Pranab Mukherjee: 13th President of India

Pranab Mukherjee sworn-in as the 13th President of India. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by the Chief Justice of India Justice, SH Kapadia, in the Central Hall of Parliament.

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, ..

West Bengal Govt to amend Panchayati Act

The West Bengal Government has decided to amend the current Panchayat Act for better performance of 3-tier local bodies. According to the Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Mr. Subrata Mukherjee the present Act will be amended after the coming Panchayat Elections in the state.

Pranab Mukherjee elected Chair of ADB Governors’ Board

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee elected as Chair of the ADB’s Board of Governors. The 46th yearly meeting of ADB (Asian Development Bank) will be held in India in 2013. Mr. Mukherjee held that India is very happy to accept the chair. India was the founding member of the ADB in 1966 but ADB’s lending operations ..