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Three Congress CM-designates to take oath

Three Congress CM-designates to take oath

After days of lengthy deliberations and lot of speculations, the Congress chief minister-designates of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh will take the oath of office on December 17, 2018. Several Opposition leaders are likely to attend the ceremonies in Bhopal, Jaipur and Raipur to show their solidarity in view of

Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

Shaktikanta Das has been appointed the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) a day after Urjit Patel stepped down from the position. Das, 61, is former finance secretary and currently a member of the federal finance commission, and one of India’s serving G20 representatives. Das supported demonetization

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI governor

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI governor

Well known economist and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel resigned today (December 10, 2018).  He said that he has decided to “step down” from his current position effective immediately “on account of personal reasons”. The governor’s decision to resign came five days after the bi-monthly policy meeting, in

Krishnamurthy Subramanian: The New Chief Economic Advisor to Govt. of India

Krishnamurthy Subramanian: The New Chief Economic Advisor to Govt. of India

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved for the appointment of Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Associate Prof. and ED (CAF), ISB, Hyderabad, to the post of Chief Economic Adviser," said a government notification. Subsequently, the government appointed ISB Hyderabad professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser for a period

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International prize

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International prize

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize on May 22, 2O18  for fiction for Flights, a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy. Flights beat five other finalists, including Iraqi writer Ahmed Saadawi’s horror story Frankenstein in Baghdad and South Korean author Han Kang’s meditative novel The

National Film Awards 2018

National Film Awards 2018

The National Film awards were announced by Shekhar Kapur, the head of the Jury for feature films, on April 13, 2018.  While Vinod Khanna was posthumously given the prestigious  Dadasaheb Phalke award, the critically acclaimed Assamese movie Village Rockstars won the Best Feature Film award. The best film actress award would be

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