India’s Naaz Joshi won Miss World Diversity 2019

Naaz Joshi made the country proud with a third successive victory in the beauty pageant Miss World Diversity. She competed against 14 other international contestants in Mauritius. This...

Priyam Chatterjee became 1st Indian chef to win French honour

Priyam Chatterjee became the 1st Indian chef to be awarded the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricoleto’ by the government of France to recognise his contribution towards reinventing the...

Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla, associated with the Champaran Satyagraha, released

The Department of Post has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Delhi. The stamp was released as a tribute to the contribution made by Rajkumar...

ISRO launched a year-long series of programmes on Dr Vikram Sarabhai

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a year-long series of programmes on 12th August 2019, at the birth centenary of space scientist Dr Vikram Sarabhai. Dr Vikram Sarabhai is...

SEP05 – 6 : 5 September National Teachers Day

The National Teachers Day is observed every year on 5th September in India to commemorate birthday of country’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.To celebrate this...

Suman Rao from Rajasthan Crowned Miss India 2019

A 20-year-old model, Suman Rao, a resident of Rajsamand, Rajasthan was crowned Miss India 2019. The ceremony was held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was...

Govt. to release Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of Tricolour hoisting...

The Ministry of Finance issued a notification regarding the release of the Rs 75 coin to commemorate 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Tricolour for the...

Soumya Swaminathan named chief scientist at WHO

Soumya Swaminathan, a Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO. As Deputy Director-General Programmes (DDP), she was one of the three...

Romila Thapar elected as International Member of the APS

Famous writer Romila Thapar elected as an International Member of the American Philosophical Society (APS) at its Annual Spring Meeting. The American Philosophical Society is an eminent scholarly organization...

A R Rahman : Sikkim’s New Brand Ambassador

The Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling officially declared A R Rahman to be the new Brand Ambassador of Sikkim. This announcement was made at the inaugural ceremony...

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