External Affairs Min. Sushma Swaraj inaugurates 1st Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi.

Envisioned as India’s flagship conference of geopolitics and geo-economics, the Raisina Dialogue 2016 is designed to explore prospects and opportunities for Asian integration.

It is a key to not only India’s development but the entire region and the Asian continent.

The conclave has focused on Asia’s physical, economic, human and digital connectivity.

Mrugank Paranjape appointed as MD of MCX.

Multi Commodity Exchange announced the appointment of Mrugank Paranjape as MD & CEO of the exchange.

He will succeed Manoj Vaish.

The appointment will be for a period of three years and subject to prior approval from SEBI.

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation to estabilish a research chair in Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS).

MS Swaminathan Research Foundation has signed a MOU with Bhubaneswar -based Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) to establish a Research Chair.

The Chair will be named after MS Swaminathan, father of Indian Green Revolution for promoting knowledge and skill for empowerment for less privileged children in India.

It is the first-ever initiative of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation to establish a Research Chair in any private institute in the country.

TCS recognized as Top Global Employer.

TCS  is a leading IT services company which is recognized as a Global Top Employer by Top Employers Institute.

1072 companies were included in the assessment list and TCS ranked first with an exception performance across 9 core HR areas including talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning and development, performance management and leadership development, among others.

These things makes the company one in only eight organizations worldwide to have achieved this status.

Sanjeev Kapoor joins Vistara as Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer.

Kapoor will replace Giam Ming Toh, who is returning to Singapore Airlines on completion of his deputation with Vistara.

He will be responsible for managing a wide portfolio of Vistaras commercial and planning functions, including strategy development, network planning, pricing and revenue management, sales and distribution, among others.

Oscar winning actor George Kennedy passes away.

He was one of America’s most recognizable and versatile character actors.

He was 91 year old. He appeared in more than 175 films, ranging from westerns to disaster movies and from thrillers to comedies.

Mukesh Ambani topped 84 Indian Billionaires in Forbes list of world’s richest people.

The list was headed by Bill Gates with a net worth of $75 billion.

Mukesh Ambani with a net worth of $19.3 billion was ranked 36th among world’s 1,810 billionaires with an aggregate net worth of $6.48 trillion, down from $7.05 trillion last year.

Atul Kumar Jain take over as Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command.

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took over as the Chief of Staff of the Visakhapatnam.

He succeeds Vice Admiral Bimal Verma who has been transferred as Commander-in-Chief of Andaman & Nicobar Command at Port Blair.

Scott Kelly , American Astronaut back to earth after spending 340 days in Space.

NASA(National Aeronautics and Space Administration) astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko returned on Earth.

After a historic 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station.

It was a science experiment to study the effects of microgravity on the human body, so that NASA can prepare astronauts for longer flights to Mars and beyond.

South African left arm spinner suspended for illegal bowling action

Aaron Phangiso was suspended with immediate effect after action was found illegal.

Cricket South Africa announced An International Cricket Council (ICC) movement expert found his arm extended beyond the 15 degrees allowed.


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