George Saunders won 2017 Man Booker Prize

American author George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award for his first full-length novel “Lincoln in the Bardo”. With this, he became second consecutive...

Anupam Kher appointed as Chairman of FTII

Veteran actor Anupam Kher (62) was appointed as new Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune. He will succeed Gajendra Chauhan whose tenure ended...

Gagandeep Kang first Indian woman to be awarded fellowship of the Royal Society

Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman scientist to be awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS), United Kingdom. Gagandeep Kang is a clinician-scientist.She is well known for...

Simon Armitage named United Kingdom’s New Poet Laureate

Simon Armitage has been named as United Kingdom's new Poet Laureate. He succeeds Carol Ann Duffy in the 10-year post. Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment which is...

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...

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...

Donald Trump became first world leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito

US President Donald Trump created history by becoming the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s newly crowned emperor, Emperor Naruhito at Japan's Imperial Palace. Emperor Naruhito ascended the Chrysanthemum...

Birth anniversary of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar was observed

Swatantryaveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s birth anniversary is being celebrated on 28th May. Born on 28th May in 1883 near Nasik in Maharashtra, Savarkar was popularly called Veer Savarkar. In Pune,...

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