Person in news Current Affairs - 2020

Fact Box: Sushma Swaraj

Former Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in New Delhi. She was 67, She had started her political career under Janata Party and was elected to the Haryana assembly in 1977 and became a state minister at age 25. About Sushma Swaraj She was born on 14 February Read More…

Justice (Retd) Permod Kohli sworn in as Chairman of CAT

Retired Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court Justice Permod Kohli was sworn in as the Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT). He succeeded Justice Syed Rafat Alam and will have tenure of 5 years with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post or till attaining the age of 68 years, whichever Read More…

Music Legend David Bowie passes away

Music Legend David Bowie passed away on 10 January 2016 in New York, United States following a battle with liver cancer. He was 69. He was one of the most influential musicians of 1970s and was famously known for his creative musicianship to break pop and rock boundaries. About David Bowie David Bowie was born Read More…

Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passes away

Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passed away in Australia. He was 85. He was renowned as one of the quickest to have ever played in the game of cricket. He was nicknamed as ‘Typhoon’ for his extreme pace. In his career spanning between 1954 and 1959, Tyson had played 17 Tests for England. He Read More…

Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected as General Secretary of CPI (M)

Sitaram Yechury was unanimously elected as the general secretary Communist Party of India (Marxist) on 19 April 2015. He is the fifth general secretary of the 50 year old party which was formed in 1964. He was unanimously elected by 91-member new Central Committee (CC) of Party after Ramachandran Pillai had withdrawn from the race. Read More…