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Bombay HC restrains publisher from using Goenka’s name

On 20 Nov, the Bombay High Court in an interim order restrained publisher Prashant Goenka from using the name and image of Indian Express Group founder Rammath Goenka in the newspaper Sajaga Samachar Parivartan Ka. The court was hearing an infringement suit file by the Indian Express Group.  It said Mr. Goenka was claiming to ..

Pandit Jasraj becomes first Indian musician to have minor planet named after him

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid after Indian classical singer Pandit Jasraj. With this, Pandit Jasraj has become the first Indian maestro to have a planet named after him. The asteroid, which is located between Mars and Jupiter, was discovered by Mt. Lemmon Survey  at Mount Lemmon in Arizona  (United States) in ..

Freedom fighter Heeralal Sharma passes away

Freedom fighter Heeralal Sharma has passed away  at the age of 95 in Bikaner, Rajasthan. He took active part in freedom struggle and was also jailed for two years.

No more house and staff for life to Ex-CMs in Rajasthan

In a landmark decision, the Rajasthan High Court based at Jaipur has quashed a 2017 law which allowed ex-chief ministers of Rajasthan to avail government accommodation and be helped by 10 staff for their entire lives. What has happened? A special division bench of the Rajasthan High Court headed by Chief Justice Ravindra Bhat has ..

Deepa Malik becomes first Indian woman para-athlete to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

On the occasion of National Sports Day (NSD), Bajrang Punia and Deepa Malik have been conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2019 in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the sport of wrestling and para-athletics, respectively at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. With this, Malik (49) became the first Indian woman ..

Dr. Jaya Arunachalam, veteran social activist passes away

Dr. Jaya Arunachalam (87), founder of Working Women’s Forum (WWF), has passed away in Chennai on June 29, 2019. She is best known for her social service contributions through WWF which she initiated in 1978. Through WWF, she helped several lakhs of women from underprivileged background to organise themselves towards becoming financially independent. Dr. Arunachalam ..

Rajasthan government to set up Vedic education board

The Rajasthan government has decided to set up Vedic education board and culture board in the state. It was announced by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at the 25th ‘Bhamashah Sammelan’ at Birla Auditorium in Jaipur. The board will help future generations take inspiration from Vedic culture.

Madan Lal Saini, BJP leader, passes away

Madan Lal Saini (75), a Member of Parliament (MP) of Rajya Sabha for Rajasthan, has passed away in Jaipur on June 24, 2019. Hailed from Sikar district, he was serving as President of Rajasthan State BJP until his death.