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IOC President- Thomas Bach

In this article, we shall learn about the newly elected  IOC President- Thomas Bach. About IOC President – Thomas Bach Thomas Bach is a former fencer of Germany and is the 9th president of IOC(International Olympic Committee). In Summer Olympics 1976 in Montreal, Thomas Bach and his team won Gold medal in fencing. Who has

New chief Justice of India-Justice Palanisamy Sathasivam

Justice Palanisamy Sathasivam was sworn in as 40th New Chief Justice of India  at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranav Mukherjee. 64 year old Mr. Palanisamy Sathasivam is the first CJI from Tamil Nadu. The term of his office will be till April 26th 2014. He succeeded Former CJI Altamas Kabir. About Chief Justice of

Kevin Rudd become new Australian Prime Minister

Kevin Rudd become new Australian Prime Minister on 27th June 2013 by replacing Julia Gillard as Labor Chief in Ballot. He was sworn at Government House in Canberra by Governor General Quentin Bryce. Kevin Rudd’s Political career- A brief He is sworn as 27th Australian Prime Minister, as well as leader of Labor Party. Earlier he held

Shakuntala Devi

Renowned Mathematician Smt Shakuntala Devi passed away at the age of 80, on 21st April 2013. She was suffering from Respiratory Problems and later developed heart and Kidney problems and was being treated in a hospital in Bangalore since two weeks. What are achievements of Smt Shakuntala Devi ? Ms Devi held Guinness World Record

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano Re-Elected

Mr. Giorgio Napolitano, aged 87 has been re-elected to the country’s highest office of Italy. This has been for the first time in Italy that a President has been elected for two successive terms. He needed 504 votes of the 1007 grand electors, or 51.5 % to win. He received 738 votes, easily surpassing the

New Venezuela’s President

Mr. Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as President of Venezuela. His term will last for next six years. Mr Maduro in his inaugural speech promised to address crime and purge popular social service programmes of corruption and inefficiency . His government announced it would allow a full audit of the razor-thin vote that the

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher, at the age of 87, suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, died following a stroke on 8th April, 2013. What are Margaret Thatcher’s achievements ? Margaret Thatcher  was the first British Prime minister who led the conservative party for more than a decade.She led her conservative party to three straight election wins( 1979, 1983 ,1987) and

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