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RCEP in our interest, no MNC will come if we sit outside, says Panagariya

Who is Arvind Panagariya?

August 1, 2017 6:44:39 pm

Indian American economist Arvind Panagariya has resigned as the vice chairman of government think tank NITI Aayog. He will hold the position till August 31 upon which he will return to take up his academic role at the University of Columbia in New York where he teaches economics.

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Who is Shahid Khaqan Abbasi?

August 1, 2017 5:56:32 pm

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi first entered into politics after the death of his father Khaqan Abbasi, who was the Minister of production at the time. He fought as an independent candidate and won from Rawalpindi in 1988.

Who was Abu Dujana?

August 1, 2017 10:22:56 pm

Abu Dujana was an A+++ category militant and carried a bounty of more than Rs 15 lakh on his head.

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Who is Professor Yash Pal?

July 25, 2017 10:06:29 am

Here is everything you need to know about the renowned scientist Professor Yash Pal who passed away late night on Monday

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Who is UR Rao?

July 24, 2017 8:47:57 am

Former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Udupi Ramachandra Rao died on Monday at his residence in Bengaluru. He was suffering from age-related ailments. He was 85. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year for his contribution to Indian space technology.

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Who is Ashok Malik?

July 22, 2017 11:35:50 am

Senior journalist Ashok Malik has been appointed as Press Secretary to the President Ram Nath Kovind. Do you know who he is?

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Who is Manikarnika?

July 21, 2017 3:17:47 pm

In many ways, Manikarnika, better known as Rani Laxmibai, was a reluctant heroine of the Mutiny, who happened to be at the wrong place at the right time.

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Who was Taanaji Malusare?

July 20, 2017 2:29:40 pm

Taanaji Malusare is most popularly remembered for the Battle of Sinhagad in 1670 where he fought against Mughal fort keeper Udaybhan Rathore, a formidable Rajput warrior, until his last breath, which paved the way for a Maratha victory.

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Who is Liu Xiaobo?

July 13, 2017 10:10:21 pm

In 2010, he was awarded Noble Peace Prize for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China." In a remarkable gesture that later became the symbol of Chinese authorities dominance, the peace prize was awarded to an empty chair on behalf of Liu.

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Who is Gopalkrishna Gandhi?

July 11, 2017 1:02:37 pm

Between 2004 and 2009 Gandhi also served as the governor of West Bengal. During his time at Bengal, he was heavily critical of the Left ruling government for the Nandigram crisis. His firm stance on the issue earned him large amount of respect from other governors.

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Who is Sandeep Kumar Sharma?

July 10, 2017 3:29:44 pm

Sandeep was involved in the recent attack that killed six police personnel, including SHO Firoz Dar. He was nabbed from the same house where the LeT commander and the mastermind behind the police attack, Bashir Lashkari was killed earlier this month.

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Pakistan money in Swiss banks down by nearly 6%, but still above India’s

June 29, 2017 9:34:53 pm

As per the latest data released on Thursday by Switzerland's central bank SNB (Swiss National Bank), the total funds linked to Pakistan in Swiss banks stood at 1,416 million at the end of 2016, down nearly 6 per cent from CHF 1,513 million a year ago.

Who is Mustafa Dossa?

June 28, 2017 3:11:50 pm

Mustafa Dossa, one of the prime convicts of the 1993 Mumbai blast, was recently convicted by the TADA Court under the charges of criminal conspiracy (Section 120B IPC) and various provisions of the TADA.

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Who is Syed Salahuddin, chief of Hizbul Mujahideen?

June 30, 2017 2:06:02 pm

Hours before the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, US State Department designated Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist. Here is everything you need to know about Syed Salahuddin.

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What is Delhi Metro’s driverless trains? Everything you need to know

June 26, 2017 2:19:53 pm

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is reportedly ready to partially open its magenta line services to public which will feature driverless metro trains. Here is everything you need to know about driverless trains

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Who is Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud?

June 21, 2017 11:36:36 am

Mohammed bin Salman has been named Crown Prince. According to the royal decree, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, would also assume the office of deputy prime minister, and maintains his post as minister of defence.

Who is Justice Dalveer Bhandari?

November 21, 2017 9:52:20 am

Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been renominated by India for a new term at the International Court of Justice, The Hague. His term comes to an end on February 5, 2018 and India's nominee faces competition from Nawaz Salam, Lebanon's permanent representative to the United Nations.

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Who is Ram Nath Kovind?

July 20, 2017 5:08:06 pm

Ram Nath Kovind was the NDA's presidential candidate and won with over 7 lakh votes against Opposition candidate Meira Kumar. Kovind, 71, is a Dalit leader and will take oath as the 14th President of India.

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Who is Sadhvi Saraswati?

June 15, 2017 9:39:24 pm

In March, 2015, a case was registered under Section 153 (A) against the Sadhvi Saraswati for disturbing communal harmony through her allegedly provocative comments she made at a function in Mangalore. 

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Saadat Hasan Manto’s death anniversary: Looking back at the author’s life and work

January 18, 2018 4:14:38 pm

Manto remains unforgettable for his irreverent writing, holding up a mirror to the society in especially ugly times.

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Who is Bimal Gurung?

June 15, 2017 2:23:59 pm

Bimal Gurung is the founder of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJMM) and leads a movement for a separate state of Gorkhaland.

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Who is Sumitra Mahajan?

June 15, 2017 12:44:08 pm

The longest serving woman member of the Parliament, Mahajan was elected to the Lok Sabha in 2014 for the eighth time. On June 2014, Mahajan was elected as Speaker of the Lok Sabha and is the second woman to hold the post, the first being Meira Kumar.

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Who is Gopalkrishna Gandhi?

August 5, 2017 6:43:13 pm

Gopalkrishna Gandhi: All you need to know about the Opposition's Vice-Presidential candidate