Young Rishabh Pant became the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket, surpassing former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The 21-year-old wicket-keeper batsman on Sunday claimed his 50th victim in his 11th Test while Dhoni had taken 15 Tests to touch the milestone. Pant took an easy
The President of India has appointed five new Governors in various states of India i.e. Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharastra and Rajasthan. Himachal Pradesh: Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He has replaced Kalraj Mishra, who has been appointed as the new Governor of
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane has taken over the charge as vice-Chief of the Indian Army. He has succeeded Lt. Gen. D. Anbu who retired from service on August 31. He is the most probable candidate for the Army chief’s post when incumbent Gen. Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, who was India’s first woman DGP, passed away, following an illness, on 26th August 2019 in Mumbai. About Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya: Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya belonged to Amritsar in Punjab. She was a 1973 batch officer. She made history in 2004 when she was appointed as the DGP
The Union Government has withdrawn the Special Protection Group (SPG) security to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The SPG cover was withdrawn following a review by multiple security agencies. The decision to withdraw the SPG security cover was taken after a three-month review by the Cabinet Secretariat and the Ministry
Ranveer Duggal has won the bronze medal in the IBSF World U-16 Snooker Championship in Tyumen, Russia. Ranveer Duggal, who is 15 years old, is the first Chandigarh junior player to achieve the feat. About Ranveer Duggal: He is the youngest player at the age of six years to play
P.V Sindhu has become the first Indian to win Badminton World Championships gold. P.V. Sindhu created history by defeating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the final match of Badminton World Championships that was played on 25th August 2019. P.V Sindhu won the finals by 21-7 21-7 and the match lasted just 38
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has formed an Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF). Composition of the Advisory Board for Banking Frauds: The ABBF will be headed by former Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin. The purpose of this board will be to examine bank fraud over ₹ 50 crore and recommend action.
Appointments Current Affairs January 2015 Appointments: Krishna Chaudhary was appointed as the Director General of ITBP Hanumanthu Purushotham appointed as CMD of National Research and Development Corporation. Shekhar Sen was appointed as Chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi Steve Easterbrook was appointed as CEO of McDonald’s Corporation. S Jaishankar was appointed as the Foreign Secretary