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Sikkim’s Governor Shriniwas Patil administered the oath of office and secrecy to Pawan Chamling as Sikkim Chief Minister for the record fifth term in a row. In the recently concluded assembly polls, the Chamling-led Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) had won a two-thirds majority securing 22 seats out of total 32. Chamling has been in power ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2014
Indian Journalist Mr. Shubranshu Choudhary won Google Digital Activism Award 2014 for regional news service
Indian Journalist Mr. Shubhranshu Choudhary won the Google Digital Activism Award 2014 in Barbican Centre in London for his work in using mobile phones to bring local news to remote Indian regions in their native language i.e. known by CGNet Swara (Voice of Chhattisgarh). CGNet Swara (Voice of Chhattisgarh) A mobile-phone service that allows Indian ..
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The Election Commission signed up Bollywood actor Aamir Khan as its national icon in the run-up to 2014 Lok Sabha poll. Aamir Khan will spread awareness about the importance of voting and will urge people to cast their votes. Purpose: To encourage more and more people to vote in the General Elections 2014. Mr. Khan ..
Ms. Aditi Khanna became the first women President of Indian Journalist’s Association (IJA) in London. At present, Ms. Khanna is the London correspondent for Press Trust of India. Apart from Ms. Khanna, Ms. Rupanjana Dutta appointed as the general secretary of Indian Journalist’s Association (IJA). Presently, Ms. Dutta is an associate editor of Asian Business ..
Prolific author and journalist Mr. Khushwant Singh (99) passed away due to cardiac arrest in New Delhi. He was best known for his trenchant secularism, his humour, and an abiding love for poetry. About Mr. Khushwant Singh Born: February 2, 1915 in Hadali, British India (current Sargodha District, Pakistan) Founder editor of Yojana from 1951-1953. ..