Nirupama Rao Current Affairs, GK & News

Vijay Keshav Gokhale charge as new Foreign Secretary of India

Vijay Keshav Gokhale, the 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, has taken charge as the new Foreign Secretary of India on January 29, 2018. Prior to this post, Gokhale was serving as the Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He succeeded S Jaishankar and will have a two-year tenure. Gokhale had ..

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Vijay Keshav Gokhale appointed as new Foreign Secretary of India

Vijay Keshav Gokhale, the 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, has been appointed the new Foreign Secretary of India. He will succeed S Jaishankar, whose term ends on January 28, 2018. Currently, he is Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He has also held the post of India’s ambassador to China ..

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Indian Ambassador asks US students to stay alert on effects of protectionism

Addressing the students at University of Florida, India’s Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the crushing effects of protectionism as it is retrogressive and blocks economic growth and development in the age of globalization. She held that the borders b/w nations are becoming increasingly porous, and ..

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Current Affairs: August 3, 2011

Brahmasree Malliyoor Sankaran Namboothiri passed away Eminent Sanskrit scholar and Bhagavatham proponent Malliyoor Sankaran Namboothiri passed away in Kuruppanthara, near Kottayam ‘Bhagavata-Hamsam’ Brahmasree Malliyoor Shankaran Namboothiri (91) was a well known proponent of ritual narration of Bhagavatam-stories Obama Signs Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling US President Barack Obama signed an agreement raising the US Government’s ..

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Current Affairs : July 16, 2011

Common Service Centre Diwas to be observed on 16th July, 2011 Common Service Centre, CSC, Diwas to be observed on 16th July, 2011 Department of Information and Technology decided to observe it every year to mark the incorporation of CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd on this day in 2009 Satellite GSAT-12 functioning well The GSAT-12 ..

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