Person in News Current Affairs (Page : 7)


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

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