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Dr. Arvind Subramanian appointed as Chief Economic Adviser

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr. Arvind Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser for a period of 3 years on contract basis, in the pay scale of Rs. 80000/- (fixed) from the date of appointment or till superannuation, whichever is earlier. Dr. Arvind Subramanian as …

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Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is very much news these days. Read below to know everything about Ebola. What is Ebola virus disease (EVD)? Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a disease caused by the Ebola virus to humans. Key facts related to Ebola virus disease Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known …

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Manjul Bhargava, Indian-origin wizard wins ‘Nobel Prize’ of Mathematics

Manjul Bhargava, is among the four winners of the 2014 Fields Medal, widely considered as the Nobel Prize for Mathematics. Manjul Bhargava is an Indian origin and a Canadian-American maths wizard who works with Princeton University. He is the first person of Indian origin to win teh coveted award. The …

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Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag to be the next Chief of the Army

Defence Ministry has recommended Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag to be the next Chief of the Army. Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag is the Vice Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army. He is likely to be take over as Chief of the Army Staff (India) (CoAS) after General …

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Sushil Koirala, new Prime Minister of Nepal

Sushil Koirala is a Nepalese politician, President of Nepali Congress and the Prime Minister of Nepal. Koirala was elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal by the parliament on 10 February 2014. Koirala joined the party in 1954 and served in various capacities prior to becoming its president in 2010.

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Commemorative postage stamp in honour of Maulana Hasrat Mohani launched by Vice President

Famous freedom fighter, poet and journalist Maulana Hasrat Mohani was honoured on 25 February 2014 with the release of a commemorative postage stamp by Vice President Hamid Ansari in New Delhi. He is called Mohani as he was from Mohan in Uttar Pradesh. Addressing on the occasion, Ansari said that …

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