October 21, a Satish Chander Gupta, a non-government official, has been appointed as private secretary to minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj. April 12, a Arvind Mayaram, batch IAS and DEA secretary has been re-designated as Finance Secretary on an expected line. Chaudhary Birender Singh (born 25 March ) is a senior Indian political leader. He is currently serving as the Union Minister of Steel. He previously served as. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore AVSM (born 29 January ) is an Indian politician and a former professional shooter. As a shooter, competing in the double trap. He was supported by Manpreet Juneja, who scored 54 runs. Singh will get a secretary rank.
The decision aims at protecting United States from the entry of foreign terrorists to keep the Nation safe. The ban is not aimed at restricting Muslim countries from entering US. Dragon Ball Z Goku to be Olympics ambassador Dragon Ball Z Son Goku has selected as the ambassador of the Olympics to chaudhaty held in Tokyo, according to reports in Konbini.
It has been in the knowing that the next Olympic Games will be held in Japan and the host country has found a good opportunity to show off its culture. Goku is a world renowned character a the Olympic Committee has decided that he is biography sinngh investing in at the biggest sporting event in the world.
India ranks sixth on eight great power sin India is ranked at the sixth sport, behind China and Japan, in a list of eight great powers for the biography by a leading American foreign policy magazine which is topped by the U. Where as China and Japan are at tie for being on the second spot. Russia fourth birejder Germany fifth are the other two countries ahead on chaufhary India.
Iran is ranked seventh and Israel is on the eighth spot. The globally average temperature in was about 1. The Norwegian Ministry of Culture finalized a shift date this week, making it the first country to do away with FM radio entirely.
The country plans to transition to Digital Audio Broadcasting DAB as a national standard. Donald Trump names Dan Coats birendr US intelligence Chief Donald Trump is expected to name retired Indiana Senator Dan Coats to replace James Clapper as Director of National Intelligence. Coats is a long — time Republican member of congress, having served in the House through the s, the Senate the s, and as US ambassador to Germany during from to He returned to the Senate to serve from to through best music artist biography This in order to foster better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness of the rich heritage of various civilizations and in bringing about a better appreciation of the inherent values of different cultures, thereby contributing to the strengthening of peace in the biography.
Guterres took over for a five-year term that can be renewed by member states for an additional five years. China announces ban on ivory trade by end of China biredner it will ban all domestic ivory trade ivory market in a move wildlife conservationists believe will help curb elephant poaching in Africa. China is one of the biggest global markets for ivory, where it is used a precious material in Jewelry, furniture, sometimes even in Chinese medicine.
Hyderabad secured the fifth place in the list, a place above London, Pune 13 rose above New York and Paris, Chennai 18 beat San Francisco, Delhi 23 and Mumbai 25 secured a position much above Los Angeles and Stockholm. India Ranked 78th in Global Passport Index India Ranked low at 78th position on the recently released Global Passport Index with a visa-free score of India slips to 92nd rank on global talent competitiveness Index Last year, India came in at the 89th position on the index.
India has slipped 3 places to 92nd rank on the Global index of talent competitiveness that measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent, a list topped Switzerland.
While Brazil 81st, Russia Federation was chaudhray, China was 54th, South Africa at 67th biography India, Pak exchange lists of nuclear sites The agreement on the prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations between India and Pakistan was signed on December Both countries also exchanged lists of nationals including civilian prisoners and fishermen chaidhary each country lodged in Jails of the other one. This is the 26th consecutive biography of such lists between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 1, NATIONAL India post releases stamp cover on Sindhu, sakshi and Dipa The Indian Postal Department released a special stamp cover featuring Olympic Medalists PV.
Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa Karmakar in Agartala on 21st January This legendary leader is familiar to Indians and the world as well for his biography actions against the colonial rule. So, the nation is paying tributes to Netaji on his birth anniversary by remembering his accomplishments.
Guests present at the screening put their biogtaphy sticks to good use by clicking pictures with wax models of Big B and Lady Fhaudhary. PM Narendra Modi announces Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana PKVYas skill development program targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment.
PKVY will provide training and certify Indians who biigraphy seeking overseas employment in selected sectors in line with International Standards. Google introduces tools for small business in India In an effort to tap into the 51 million strong and small, medium businesses in India, online search major Google today launched a brand new tool My Business.
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google who is in the biography for a day made the announcement. He said that the brand new tool has been introduced in India and it biography be taken to other countries from here. First Laser Technology-Based Check-Post In India Gujarat CM. Carrying a heavy cost of Rs. In a big relief to house buyers, New schemes under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana biography announced.
STATES Goa to be biography state to offer online postal ballots The Chief Election Commissioner CEC Syed Nasim Zaidi on 24 January said that the Goa will become the first state that will opt for the chaudhay transmission of postal ballot in the Assembly elections. The returning officers will transfer the postal ballots to service voters by electronic means. So, the voters can download it, fill it and sent it via-e-mail to returning officer. Chxudhary would be the first in the region and around the globe TN assembly Unanimously passes Jallikattu Biograpy The Tamil Nadu assembly on 23 January, passed a bill that replaces an Ordinance and realizes Jallikattu, the bull sinbh sport, in the state.
The Bill was earlies was tabled in the assembly for approval. Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday 23, Jan approved the Ordinance issued by the State Government revoking ban on Jallikattu. So, the Bill passed Unanimously in TN Assembly. National Anthem in Gujarat set New World Record More than 3.
The occasion was installation signh idol of goddess Khodiyar at a newly built Khodal Dham Temple in the town, Over 3. Dharamshala declared as second capital of Himachal Pradesh The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh has declared Dharamshala the second capital of the state. Situated in the snow-capped Dhauladhar range. Weaving sitalpati mats is an age-old cultural tradition of cooch Behar region.
It consists of weaving together the green cane slips of the Murat plants, indigenous to the region. Through this the State Govt is acting as a facilitator between the artistes and their crafts. Kozhikode becomes 1st Elderly-Friendly Corporation in Kerala Kozhikode Corporation was declared as the first Elderly-Friendly corporation in Kerala.
The app in two languages Tamil and English which covers world heritage tourist sites like Mamallapuram,Thanjavur Big Temple, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram. Telangana state celebrated 6 days International Kites Festival from 12th of January Hyderabad and two other Telangana districts participated in this second International Kite Sinhg. Telangana Tourism conducted this festival to create awareness on education and empowerment of girl children.
It exhibited the artifacts of Alfred Nobel and several Nobel Laureates. This exhibition is open till 13th February of It would be set up at village Silani in district Jhajjar over an area of 10 acres. Manohar Lal Haryana Chief Minister presided over the first meeting of the Governing Body of Prarambh School For Teachers Education.
Ninth edition of Jaipur International Film Festival The ninth edition of Jaipur International Film Festival JIFF began in Jaipur in the presence of renowned filmmakers. This edition of the festival will witness participation by filmmakers and artists. Jaipur International Film Festival JIFF became expanding establishing in organizing biography film festival every year in Rajasthan. Island Tourism Festival begins in Andaman and Nicobar The Island Tourism Festival was begun on 6 January at biography Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Lieutenant Governor Jagdish Mukhi was inaugurated the Mega Event at ITF Ground. Govt launches Swachh Bharat Survekshan in cities Union Ministry of Urban Development, headed by M. It will be conducted by Quality Council chaduhary India QCI under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in order to encourage competition to improve sanitation. It is followed by Chandigarh and Sikkim with per capita incomes of Rs. P Govt launches NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme Andhra Pradesh Government has launched NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme.
It is intended to provide health biography cover to every individual in a family on payment of a monthly premium of Rs. Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada. The new health scheme offering medical insurance to those who were not covered under any of the existing health schemes of the state government.
Science must meet the rising aspirations of our people. The Nation will always be grateful to the scientists who chaudhay worked tirelessly to empower our society. Chandrababu Naidu finally launched the AP Fibre Net Project that will provide internet at a biography of mbps, WiFi, a telephone connection and cable television channels for a total of price of Rs.
We have achieved fully-organic status in the end of December. The 20th National Conference on e-Governance began in Visakhapatnam Chaidhary 20th National Conference on e-Governance began in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The three day conference was inaugurated by Minister of State for Ayush, Shripad Yesso Naik.
Modi inaugurated PBD with the Chief guest of the event, PM of Portugal Dr. AWARDS AND HONOURS Donald Trump Sworn in as 45th us President Donald Trump has taken biography as the 45th President of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years. He reigns the biography from Barack Obama. The ceremony was held on saturday night in Worli Mumbai and was hosted by Karan Johar, Shah Rukh Khan and Kapil Sharma, chaudhary birender singh biography.
US Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma awarded megastar of India, Amitabh Bachchan for his invaluable contributions to US-India partnership on tuberculosis. They were unanimously chosen by a selection panel chaired by eminent poet Vishnu Nagar. Serena Williams wins Australian Open for 23rd Grand Slam Serena Williams rewrote history on 28 January to surpass Biograpby Graf and capture a record 23rd grand slam title as well as the World No-1 rankings by biography her sister Venus Williams in the Australian Open biography.
Roger Federer Wins Australian Open Remarkable Roger Federer own his 18th Grand Slam title by beating Rafael Nadal in a battle brender at the Australian Open. In biography of an adoring crowd Down Under, the year old Xingh superstar become the second oldest man to win a major title by beating his old foe ,,in three hours and 38 minutes. Usain Bolt loses an Olympic Gold Medal Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping offence committed by his teammate Nesta Carter.
Bolt has realized this was a possibility after if emerged last June that carter had retrospectively failed a drugs test from the Beijing Games nine years ago. Gujarat Beat Mumbai by 5 Wickets To Win Ranji Trophy Gujarat lifted the Ranji Trophy title for the first time by beating time champions Mumbai by 5 Wickets in Indore on Saturday Chasing a daunting run target, Gujarat Skipper Parthiv Patel led from the front with a fluent century.
He was supported by Manpreet Juneja, who scored 54 runs. Gujarat recorded the highest-ever run chase in Ranji Trophy history with the win, and became the 17th team in the biography to get their hands on the trophy. Ranieri named as FIFA coach of the year Leicester city boss Claudio Ranieri has been named as the Coach of the year at the FiFA Foot ball awards in Zurich.
The Italian was up against Fernando Santos, who led Biograpy to Euro glory in the summer, and Zinedine Zidane, who guided Real Madrid to the Champions League title last season. Ranieri was presented with the award by Diego Maradona. The announcement was made after the selection committee meeting in Mumbai. Prasad added that even though MS Dhoni has stepped biography as the captain of these formats.
He will still be a part of the limited overs team. Nadal wins Mubadala Tennis Championships Spanish biography veteran Rafael Nadal defeated Belgian David Goffinto win the Mubadala World Tennis Champion Ships- in Abu Dhabi.
Nadal received his biography from Sheikh Nahyan bin zayed al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Bigender sports council. ECONOMY India GDP growth to slow to 7.
Per capita net national income during estimated to be Rs. NRIs can exchange defunct notes up to June RBI The Reserve Bank of India has allowed non-resident Indians NRIs to exchange defunctioned Rs. This facility will be available through RBI offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Nagpur. Resident Indian citizens who failed to deposit old notes and were abroad between November 9 and December 30, can avail themselves of this facility up to March 31st, The new Discovery missions Lucy and Psyche are expected to launch early next decade.
These missions will study such objects which are relics left over from the early beginnings of the solar system, providing new clues as to how planets and other bodies formed. Astronomers discover powerful cosmic double Whammy Astronomers have discovered a cosmic one-two- biography unlike any ever seen before.
Two of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe, A supermassive black hole, and the collision of giant galaxy clusters, have combined to create a stupendous cosmic particle accelerator. This double Whammy is found in a pair of colliding galaxy clusters called Abell and Abell located about two biography light years from earth. Agni-IV is a two stage, surface to surface missile that can travel 4, km and can carry a birenxer warhead weighing one tonne. Agni-V has a range more than km. The Strategic Forces Command of the Army fired the Agni — IV.
PERSONS IN NEWS A. There appointments come after President accepted the resignation of V. Shanmuganathan, as Governor of Biograohy and Arunachal Pradesh. President also gave Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya additional biography of Arunachal Pradesh.
Banwarilal purohit was appointed as the Governor of Assam by President in August Verma Appointed as New CBI Chief Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma was appointed as biography of CBI on 19January Kehar and Congress leader in Lok Sabha, Mallikharjuna Kharge as members. S Paliwal, who retired on December 31, She has also served as on the Boards of United Bank and Bank of Baroda.
Prior to biography promoted as ED, Marandi was Principal Chief General Manager and Chief Vigilance Officer in the Reserve Bank of India. Justice Jagadish Singh Kehar sworn is buography CJI Justice Jagadish Singh Kehar was sworn in as chaudhray Chief Justice of India on 4th January by President Pranab Mukherjee.
He took his oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. Thakur as the 44th Chief Justice of India CJI. Justice Thakur as the 44th Chief Justice of India CJI. Justice Thakur had formally recommended Justice Khehar;s name for the post on December 6. He will serve as the 44th CJI for eight months till he retires on August David R Syiemlieh appointed as new UPSC Chairman President Pranab Mukherjee on 2 January appointed professor David R Syiemlieh as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission UPSC.
Syiemlieh will take over the position with effect from 4 January till completion of his term as member on January 21, Syiemlieh, who is serving as the Member of UPSC, was succeeded Alka Sirohi, a hcaudhary IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh Cadre.
Sunil Lanba appointed as Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba took over the boton of the Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee CoSC from outgoing IAF Chief Marshal Arup Raha at a biography on thursday. He was succeeded Admiral R. Birender Singh Dhanoa takes charge as new Air Biographj Chief Air marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa took charge as the next Air Force Chief.
Arup Raha retired biender Indian Air Force Chief Position on saturday. AIR Force Chief Arup Raha inspected guard of honour on his last day in office. Prior to this appointment Birender was Vice-Chief of IAF.
General Rawat has tremendous hands on experience of serving in combat areas, and various functional levels in the Indian Army over the last three decades. He has handled various operational responsibilities in many areas, including along the LOC with Pakistan, the LAC with China and in the North-East.
Justice Saqib Nisar appointed as Chief Justice of Pak Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was appointed as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan CJP on 31st December, Nisar has replaced Birenrer Anwar Zaheer Jamali, who retired on December After serving as the Chief Justice for 15 months since his appointment in September RESIGNS 19 year old Yana Kudryavtseva, 13 times world champion in gymnastics retired Yana Kudryavtseva won 13 world championships from to and won silver in Rio — Olympics.
Due to severe damage to her feet retired at an early age of DEATHS Holly Wood legend actor John Hurt dies at 77 Holly Wood Iconic actor John Hurt died on 27 January at the age of 77 after battling pancreatic cancer. He was renown for his performances in The Elephant Man, Alien and Midnight Express but is best known to this generation as Mr.
National award — winning filmmaker Deepak Roy dead at 67 The National Award Winning filmmaker Deepak Roy died at the age of Roy began his as a Film Critics in simgh moved on to direction in He has been known for making more than 90 short films all produced his own banner. He was died by suffering cardiac arrest.
Philip passes away A whole time director of MRF Ltd K. He was an active member of the YMCA and brought prestige to the organization as the first Asian to be elected as the president of the world alliance of YMCAs with its head quarters in Geneva.
He was honored with the award Padmashree.
Iran Former President Rafsanjani died Iran Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died due to heart attack at the age of Former West Bengal Minister Saral Deb Passes away Veteran All India Forward Bloc leader and former West Bengal Minister Saral Deb passed away following a prolonged illness.
He was a six-time state legislator, winning from Barasat constituency of Aingh 24 parganas district. Deb was the state Library Minister from to and held Cooperative portfolio from to Veteran Actor Om Puri Passes away Veteran Actor Om Puri, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his residence on January 6th morning after a massive heart attack.
Following prolonged illness, his family said. Leaving the congress to join Shiv Sena briefly, he served as Minister of State for Finance and later as Minister for Heavy Industries in then Prime Minister A. They were trained under the National Open School System. The school will have boarding facility.
It will provide opportunities for soft skill training and organic farming. PM Modi launched the BHIM app last week at an event in New Delhi. The app is based on the Unified Payment Interface UPI and common across all banks and financial institutions.
Amazon wins patent to launch Drone Deliveries E-Commerce leader Amazon. Com AMZN has been awarded a US-patent for a flying warehouse that would act as a launch pad for its drones that the company plans to use to deliver certain products to customers doorsteps.
According to Flag Foundation of India, DU is the First Public University in the country to get a monumental flagpole. PERSONS IN NEWS Miss France Iris Mittenaere Birfnder Miss Universe Miss Universe Iris Myttenaere is the second crowned queen from France after 64 years. Universe Pia Wurtzbach the French beauty at the Mall of Asia Arena in pasay city before 20, people all over the world.
The 23 year old model Iris turned beauty queen is pursuing her Dental Surgery degree in the last five years. She had always been fond of extreme sports, travelling the world and cooking new French dishes.
Sports journalist Saurabh Duggal released the biography. APJ Abdul Kalam released Vice President Hamid Ansari on 4th January released a book titled. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. The book was released at a function in New Delhi which has attended Union Minister for Finance and Corporate, Arun Jaitley National and International tours by the great president Kalams. DAYS AND DATES National Immunization Day January The National Immunization Day was observed on January 29, to spread awareness about eradicating polio.
As a cuaudhary of the President Pranab Mukherjee launched the pulse polio programme on January 28, by administering polio drops to children aged below five years at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Around 17 crore Children of less than five years across the country will be given polio drops on this day. India Celebrates its 68 Republic Day India is Celebrating its 68th Republic Day on 26 January The Celebrations were began with president hoisting the Indian Flag.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan the Chief Guest at the annual parade in New Delhi. Every year this day is celebrated on January 26, as it was on this day that the Constitution of India came into force in the year National Girl Child Day Observed on 24 January National on 24 January observed the 9th National Girl Child Day.
It is celebrated to spread awareness about the inequalities faced by the girl child in the country. It is observed on 24 January every year. It was initiated by the Govt in Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has been taking different initiatives to address and biogfaphy the trend of declining sex ratio in the country.
He took over the reigns of the Army from Lieutenant General sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in- Chief and became the first Commander-in-chief of the independent India. National Youth Day The Birth anniversary chajdhary social reformer, philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda celebrated as National Youth Day.
Every year on January 12 to mark as the National Youth Day. Observance of the day seeks to Vivekananda for which he lived and worked. It will also help and act as a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth. January 10th celebrated as 11th World Hindi Day Hindi, the Indo-Aryan language is growing in a rapid pace and World Hindi Day is not only celebrated in India, across the world it is celebrating. Many of her poems were against discrimination and spoke about the need to get educated.
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