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New Delhi to host first-ever conference of Partner NGOs

The first-ever conference of Partner NGOs will be inaugurated by the Union Minister of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in New Delhi on October 9, 2017. The subject of the conference is “Implementation of Policies, Schemes and Programmes for Women and Children: Challenges and Way Forward”. The aim of the conference is ..



IAF Marshal Arjan Singh passes away

Arjan Singh (98), who led the Indian Air Force in the 1965 India-Pakistan War, has passed in New Delhi on September 16, 2017. Throughout the 1965 war, Singh showed exemplary leadership, and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan for his leadership during the war and subsequently the rank of the CAS was upgraded to that of ..


ICFA presents ‘Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016’ to Ratan Tata

Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) has presented ‘Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016‘ to the interim Chairman of Tata Sons Ratan Tata. According to ICFA, ‘Lifetime Achievements Award 2016’ has been conferred to Tata for transforming Tata Group as the globally admired group during his tenure as Chairman for a period of two decades. ..


Cyrus Mistry removed as Tata Industries director

Cyrus Mistry has been removed as director of Tata Industries following shareholders’ vote. An Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) was called to remove him. Tata Industries is a subsidiary of Tata Sons. Last week, the interim chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata had appealed to the shareholders to remove Mistry on the ground that his presence on ..


Sachin, Rekha, Aga nominated to Rajya Sabha

The government has nominated Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, along with actress Rekha and industrialist Anu Aga. The nomination of the 3 eminent personalities was approved by President Pratibha Patil. Article 80 of the Constitution provides for nomination of persons having special knowledge or practical experience in matters such as literature, science, art and ..