Soumitra: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy passes away

Chinmoy Roy (79), the veteran Bengali actor, has passed away in Kolkata on March 18, 2019. Born in Kumilla district in present day Bangladesh in 1940, Roy had started his career in Bengali films in the 60s and became indispensable to the film makers for his portrayal of comic characters retaining the very essence of ..

Father Francois Laborde wins France’s highest civilian honour

Father Francois Laborde, a 92-year-old Bengal priest, has been conferred the Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour), the highest civilian award of France, in recognition of his work for specially-abled children. Father Laborde is of French-origin but he has been given Indian citizenship. He is the third person from the state to have been awarded the ..

Impeachment of Justice Soumitra Sen

On 19 August 2011, in a historic first, the Rajya Sabha voted in favour of impeaching Calcutta High Court judge Justice Soumitra Sen, finding him guilty of misappropriating funds as a judge and of misrepresenting facts. This was the first televised impeachment proceedings ever in which Rajya Sabha voted 189 to 17 in favour of ..

Current Affairs : April 18, 2010

Awards:Master Deenanath Vishesh award – KajolOn 68th year of commemoration of Deenanath Mangeshkar’s memorial day, Kajol has been presented the Master Deenanath Vishesh award by Lata Mangeshkar National Updates:Bihar: Nitish Kumar on National Commission to identify BPL familiesChief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar demands the creation of National Commission for Identification of Below Poverty Line(BPL) ..