Shashi Tharoor Current Affairs, GK & News

Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour, which is conferred by India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi annually to writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 listed languages(22 languages as listed under the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution and 2 other languages recognized by ..



Malayala Manorama New Conclave 2019 held in Kochi

On 30th August, the 2019 edition of Malayala Manorama New Conclave was held in Kochi. It is the Kerala’s first and only news conclave deals with the most contemporary and compelling theme?New India; New government; New aspirations; New challenges; New frontiers; New avenues. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the conclave via video-conference from New Delhi. ..


Sonam Kapoor named as PETA India’s Person of Year 2018

Actress Sonam Kapoor has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s Person of the Year for 2018 for her animal advocacy efforts. Sonam has been feted as she sings in praise of vegan eating and because she keeps animal skins out of her handbag line for her fashion brand Rheson, apart ..


Shashi Tharoor authors book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi And His India”

The book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi And His India” has been authored by Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor. It is divided in five sections comprising 50 chapters & will release on 26th October 2018. The first section takes a close look at Modi’s life and times. The other four sections look at key aspects ..


Kalraj Mishra appointed as new Chairman of standing committee on Defence

In the latest round of reshuffle of Parliamentary panels, the former Union Minister Kalraj Mishra has been appointed new Chairman of the standing committee on Defence. He succeeded B.C. Khanduri, who has been delivering a series of critical reports on the defence preparedness and slammed the government for critical low stock of armaments. In the ..