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Saroj Kumar Jha appointed as Senior Director in World Bank

AMN / Saroj Kumar Jha has been appointed to a key position in the World Bank. Jha assumed the position of Senior Director for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group at the World Bank. He has to work across the Bank Group and in close collaboration with partners. Jha is an alumnus of Indian Institute … Continue reading Saroj Kumar Jha appointed as Senior Director in World Bank

Justice T S Thakur sworn-in as 43rd Chief Justice of India

Justice Tirath Singh Thakur was today sworn in as 43rd Chief Justice of India. President Pranab Mukherjee administered oath of secrecy and office to Justice Thakur at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. He succeeds Justice HL Dattu who demitted office yesterday. Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister … Continue reading Justice T S Thakur sworn-in as 43rd Chief Justice of India

Justice T. S. Thakur

Justice T. S. Thakur /    by Andalib Akhter The president of India Pranab Miukherjee in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of article 124 of the Constitution of India has appointed Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, Judge of the Supreme Court as next Chief Justice of India with effect from 3rd December, 2015. … Continue reading Justice T. S. Thakur

My days with Dr. Kalam

On the Birth anniversary of former President APJ Abdul Kalam (October 15), his Press Secretary S M Khan recalls his days with great statesman.   / /        It is an ememotional moment for me to remember former President APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary, with whom I spent most memorable days of … Continue reading My days with Dr. Kalam


Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, born on 15th October, 1931 in a small village in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, rose to become the President of India. Even though he came from a poor and humble background, his desire to contribute to society never faded from his vision. He specialized in Aeronautical Engineering from Madras Institute … Continue reading Dr. APJ ABDUL KALAM : A PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta get Magsaysay Award

AMN / Former Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) at AIIMS Sanjiv Chaturvedi, and founder of NGO Goonj, Anshu Gupta, have been chosen for prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2015. Sanjiv Chaturvedi is being recognised for his exemplary integrity, courage and tenacity in uncompromisingly exposing and painstakingly investigating corruption in public office. Speaking to media after announcment … Continue reading Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta get Magsaysay Award

Dr. Nasim Zaidi

BY ANDALIB AKHTER Dr. Nasim Zaidi has been appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India on April 9. He will assume the charge of office of the Chief Election Commissioner on April 19 after the incumbent CEC  Harishankar Brahma will demit the office on the 18th April. A 1976 batch IAS officer, Dr Zaidi … Continue reading Dr. Nasim Zaidi

Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umri

Noted Islamic scholar Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari has been re-elected  as as National President (Ameer)  of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind for third term consecutively. He was elected in 5-day session of the highest body of Jamaat – House of Representatives (Majlis-e-Numaindgan) comprising 144 members. Umri is elected for term April 2015 – March 2019. Maulana Umeri was … Continue reading Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umri


By Ashok B Sharma
Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who took over as the 23rd Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) at Air Headquarters, Vayu Bhawan on Sunday from..

The Messiah of Tribals

In the latest reshuffle of union cabinet, V Kishore Chandra Singh Deo has emerged as a new face of  the tribals in the country. Hand-picked by his



H S Prannoy wins US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title

Indian Shuttler H S Prannoy has won the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament title defeating his compa ...

Meghalaya CM launches ‘Mission Football’ in Shillong

Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma launched ‘Mission Football’ at a grand ceremony at JN Sports Comp ...



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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...