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Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as Prime Minister

On August 9, 2020, former president of Sri Lanka Shri Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the new prime minister. Mahinda Rajapaksa Rajapaksa has completed 50 years of politics in July 2020. He was elected as the Member of Parliament at the age of 24. Since then, he has been elected as President of Sri Read More…

Demise of Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar

Maharashtra former Chief Minister and Senior Congressman Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passed away. The doctor announced kidney failure as the reason for his death. The 88-year-old minister who had been suffering from several co-morbidities including diabetes and high blood pressure, and had been tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Pune was admitted at a private Read More…

Sahil Seth appointed as advisery for BRICS CCI

On July 22, 2020, the Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Customs Sahil Seth was appointed as the honorary adviser of steering committee for BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI). Highlights The role is on voluntary basis. There is no remuneration involved for the post. Also, there are no financials involved. BRICS CCI The BRICS Chamber Read More…

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Arun Kumar nominated as the Vice-Chairman of International Union of Railways

On July 22, 2020, Shri Arun Kumar was nominated as the Vice-Chairman of the International Union of Railways. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav is the chairman. Highlights The decision was taken at the UIC General Assembly. The International Union of Railways is also called Union Internationale Des Chemins (UIC). About UIC The headquarters of UIC is Read More…

Actor Sonu Sood launches “Pravasi Rojgar App”

On July 22, 2020, actor Sonu Sood launched “Pravasi Rojgar App”. The application provides all necessary information to find jobs and offer specific job training programmes. Highlights The actor has been helping migrant workers reach their homes during lock down. The application “Pravasi Rojgar” will act as a platform for the workers to find right Read More…