Published On: Mon, Apr 4th, 2011

Latest Events,Appointments and Happenings around the world

APPOINTED; ELECTED Etc.

Jhalanath Khanai: He has been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal.
U.K. Sinha: He has taken over as the chief of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

DIED

Anant Pai: Creator of Amar Chitra Katha comics in India.
Satinder Singh Noor, Dr: Internationally acclaimed multi-lingual scholar and eminent Punjabi litterateur. He was 70.

MILESTONES

Lt Gen J.D.S. Rawat: He is the first officer of the Corps of military Intelligence (MI) to be elevated to the rank of Lt. General. Till now, the senior-most rank that officers of MI could attain was major general. MI is responsible for counter-intelligence, field security and information gathering.
Major Mitali Madhumita: She is the first woman officer of Indian army to get decorated with a gallantry medal. She has been honoured for her act of bravery during the attack on guest house of Indian officials in Kabul, Afghanistan
Dilip Sanghvi: Chairman and Managing Director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, he has been named as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011.

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