Category: Persons

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as next Chief Justice of India

The President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on 3rd October, 2018 after the retirement of the current Chief Justice, Justice Dipak Misra. Born on 18th November, 1954, Justice Gogoi was enrolled as an advocate in 1978. He practised

N Raghuram elected Chair of International Nitrogen Initiative

Indian scientist-academician, N Raghuram, has been elected Chair of the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI), a global policy making initiative. A professor at the GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi, Raghuram is the first Indian and Asian to be elected to the Chair. He will succeed Mark Sutton of the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh.

Belgium’s King & Queen arrive on 7-day visit to India

  Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrived in New Delhi on a seven-day visit to India. The royal couple were received at the airport by Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. This is King Philippe’s first state visit to India after his ascension to the throne in 2013. The aim of their visit