Person in News Current Affairs (Page : 7)
Friday, Aug 02, 2013
Edward Snowden is an American whistleblower of US mass electronic surveillance program PRISM that snooped on global private online data in order to ensu
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013
Sharad Kumar has been appointed as the new Director General of National Investigation Agency- India’s central investigation agency for terror and other
Saturday, Jul 20, 2013
US government has nominated Indian-American Nisha Desai Biswal to head the South Asia bureau in the US state department.If approved by the Senate, She will beco
Thursday, Jul 04, 2013
Douglas Engelbart, a computer scientist credited with conceiving the idea of computer mouse- now ubiquitous and indispensable part of computer system, has di
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
29 years old ,Kolkata-born, Amol Rajan has become the first person of Indian origin/ first non-white/ first ethnic minority editor of a national British news
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
Ruma Chattopadhyay, the current Chief coach of Indian Cycling team died in a accident while training. She was hit by a speeding car on Noida Expressway.
Monday, Jun 17, 2013
B. Raman, one of the Founder Official of India’s external intelligence agency Research and Analysis wing (R&AW), passed away. He served age
Friday, Jun 14, 2013
Ayesha Farooq has become Pakistan's first female fighter pilot after she qualified the final tests required for it. She will fly Chinese-made F-7PG fight
Thursday, Jun 06, 2013
Tomas Brunegard has been elected as the new president of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers for a two year term Chairman of Stam
Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013
India-born president & CEO Phaneesh Murthy was sacked by iGate Corporation, a US-listed IT company for not disclosing to the management his relationship
Person in News Tidbits ( Jun 05, 2013 - Aug 02, 2013 )
- Aug 03, 2013 E Sreedharan, "the Metro Man", conferred Lokmanya Tilak award.
- Aug 02, 2013 Bradley Manning, the source of the massive WikiLeaks disclosures, convicted by US military court; could face up to 136 years in military prison.
- Aug 01, 2013 Sujata Singh takes charge as new foreign Secretary of India. She, only the third woman to be such, has replaced Ranjan Mathai. show
- Jul 30, 2013 KD Singh becomes 'Indian Hockey Federation' president; replaces Dinesh Reddy.
- Jul 30, 2013 Mamnoon Hussain (PML-N candidate) set to become 12th president of Pakistan. - read more
- Jul 26, 2013 Arun Nehru, a cousin of Rajiv Gandhi and Minister for Internal Security in his government dies at 69.
- Jul 25, 2013 Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer-winner Indian American author, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013; Her novel "The Lowland" in contest with 12 others
- Jul 24, 2013 International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Emeritus Dr. C.P. Srivastava, awardee of Padma Vibhushan and title 'Sir', dies in Italy at 93.
- Jul 22, 2013 Palanisamy Sathasivam sworn in as the 40th Chief Justice of India - read more
- Jul 19, 2013 Tamil lyricist, author and actor Vaali (T.S. Rangarajan), dies at 82
- Jul 15, 2013 Amar Gopal Bose, founder and chairman of Bose Corporation ( maker of high-quality audio systems and speakers) , dies at 83
- Jul 13, 2013 Legendary bollywood actor Pran Krishan Sikand dies of pneumonia at 93
- Jul 09, 2013 Government appoints S B Mainak as Managing Director of LIC, S K Jain as 'Chairman and Managing Director' (CMD) of Syndicate Bank
- Jul 06, 2013 R Chandrasekhar to succeed Som Mittal as Nasscom president for year 2014-15 - read more
- Jul 06, 2013 Parvez Rasool becomes first cricketer from 'Jammu & Kashmir' to be selected in Indian Team
- Jul 05, 2013 Renowned Madhubani painting artist Mahasundari Devi dies at 82
- Jul 04, 2013 Leo Puri appointed Managing Director of UTI Asset Management Company Ltd
- Jul 04, 2013 Douglas Engelbart, inventor of the computer mouse ,has died at 88. - read more
- Jun 28, 2013 James Martin, British technology guru and philanthropist, passes away at 79. He was the biggest individual donor ever to Oxford University
- Jun 25, 2013 American writer Richard Matheson, famous for sci-fi and fantasy, dies at 87.
- Jun 24, 2013 PRISM whistleblower snowden, fearing extradition, flees to Moscow. May get asylum in Ecuador.
- Jun 17, 2013 B. Raman, one of the founder official of "India's External Intelligence Agency- R& AW ( Research & Analysis Wing)", passes away. - read more
- Jun 10, 2013 Acclaimed Israeli writer Yoram Kaniuk succumbed to cancer at 83.
- Jun 10, 2013 Scottish fiction writer Iain Banks dies of cancer at 59.
- Jun 08, 2013 Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal sues Forbes for undervaluing his wealth at $20 million only.
- Jun 06, 2013 Susan Rice, US ambassador to UN, to be new National Security Adviser.
- Jun 06, 2013 Tomas Brunegard is the new president of World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers(WAN-IFRA), replaces Jacob Mathew of Malayala Manorama. - read more