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Fatima Sheikh: India's first Muslim Woman Teacher

On 9th January 2022, Google celebrated educator and feminist icon Fatima Sheikh, who is widely considered to be India's first Muslim woman teacher, with a doodle.

  • Sheikh, with social reformers Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule, co-founded the Indigenous Library in 1848, one of India's first schools for girls.

Kailash Satyarthi appointed as SDG Advocate

  • Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate.
  • Along with Satyarthi, STEM activist Valentina Munoz Rabanal, Microsoft President Brad Smith and K-pop superstars BLACKPINK were also appointed as new SDG Advocates.

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari to be the next Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will take charge as the chief of the Indian Air Force after the incumbent, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, retires on September 30.

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh: A Nationalist and Reformer

On 14th September 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh (UP).About Raja Mahendra Pratap SinghRaja Mahendra Pratap Singh was ...

Shivani Meena

After joining Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) as Excavation Engineer on 10th September 2021, she became the first woman Excavation Engineer to work in an Open Cast Mine of CCL. ...

Yogendra Singh Yadav conferred the rank of Honorary Captain

On the occasion of the 75th Independence Day, Subedar Major (Honorary Lieutenant) Yogendra Singh Yadav, Param Vir Chakra, was conferred the rank of Honorary Captain by the President of India. ...

Justice Rohinton Nariman Retires

Noted Supreme Court Judge Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman has retired on 12th August 2021.In 1993, then Chief Justice of India M.N. Venkatachaliah amended the court’s rules to designate him senior ...

Nitin Gadkari becomes Brand Ambassador of Khadi Prakritik Paint

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari has become Brand Ambassador of Khadi Prakritik Paint.He will promote this paint across the country to encourage young entrepreneurs to take ...

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant’s Tenure Extended

The tenure of NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant has been extended by one year till June 30, 2022. This is for the third time that Kant’s tenure ...

Apurva Chandra

Labour and Employment Secretary, Apurva Chandra, completed his tenure as Chair of Governing Body of International Labour Organization on 25 June 2021 after holding the position for the period October ...

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