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Anoop Mishra to be new Lok Sabha secretary general

Anoop Mishra to be new Lok Sabha secretary general

November 27, 2014 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer Anoop Mishra has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Lok Sabha. Mishra, a 1978 batch officer, will have the rank and status of the cabinet secretary. His appointment would take effect from Dec 1, an official release said here. An accomplished civil servant, […]

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Australian batsman Phillip Hughes is dead

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes is dead

November 27, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who was struck on the head by a cricket ball died in hospital, authorities said. The incident took place when Hughes was playing in a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Hughes has died, said Cricket Australia in a statement. “He never regained consciousness […]

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Sachin’s last walk to crease bags best photo award

Sachin’s last walk to crease bags best photo award

November 27, 2014 at 11:27 am 0 comments

A photograph capturing cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar’s final walk to the crease in his last Test match at the Wankhede stadium has bagged the Picture Of The Year award for 2013, organisers said . The photo – by 41-year-old Mumbai photojournalist Atul Kamble for Mid Day – bagged the award […]

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Science Should Benefit Common Man: President

Science Should Benefit Common Man: President

November 26, 2014 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

President Pranab Mukherjee called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas that would benefit the common man. “The conference should act as a platform for flowering of ingenious ideas that benefit the common man,” Mukherjee said, inaugurating the four-day summit organised in […]

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