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Highest US Congress Honor to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was conferred with the US Congress highest Civilian Honor. The other individual who had received this Honor in past include George Washington, Pope John Paul II and Dalai Lama-the Tibetan Buddhist Leader. During her 15 year long house arrest against the junta in Myanmar, she was honored with ..

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Cabinet Reshuffle

The United Progressive Alliance government did a little cabinet reshuffle. As per new appointments: P Chaidambaram will take charge of Union Finance Ministry who was serving as Union Home Minister. Sushilkumar Shinde will hold the position of Union Home Ministry. Virappa Moily who is current Corporate Affairs Minister has been given additional charge of Power ..

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Nisha Rani Dutta Archery player The Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs approved an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh (from National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons) to archery player Nisha Rani Dutta who is living in a poor condition. Nisha (21) is from Pathmada village in the Jamshedpur district of Jharkhand. The move follows a news ..

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