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Dr. Gurcharan Singh Kalkat, noted Indian agricultural scientist passes away

Dr. Gurcharan Singh Kalkat (91), the former agriculture commissioner of India and Padam Shri and Padam Bhushan awardee, has passed away in Chandigarh, Punjab on January 27, 2018. He was known for his contribution during the Green Revolution era which led to a boom in the production of wheat and rice in the country. He ..


Deven Sharma: Resigned

Jharkhand born Deven Sharma was an executive, and the president of Standard & Poor’s, a Division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. He had joined Standard & Poor’s in 2006 as executive vice president, Investment Service and Global Sales. On August 23, 2011 he resigned. He will leave the company in 2011. His successor is Douglas Peterson. ..