Heads of States, Media Personalities, Team Captains of India, Books and Music, Arts, Lit

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Heads of States

Heads of States
CountryHead of StateWhy in News?
ChilePres: Sebastian PineraIn August 2010, San Jose Mine (a copper-gold mine) in Copiapo collapsed. 33 miners were stranded.
BoliviaPres: Evo Morales
PeruPres: Alan Garcia
IsraelPM: Benjamin Netanyahu
MexicoPres: Felipe CaldreronCoP 16 was held in Cancun
KosovoHashim Thaci
TunisiaPres: Zine El Abidine Ben AliPublic unrest in Tunisia over rising food prices
SyriaPres: Bashar al-Assad

PM: Adel Safar

Media Personalities

Media Personalities
NameMedia HouseRemark
Vinod MehtaOutlookPublished the Radia tapes
Manu JosephOpenPublished the Radia tapes
Barkha DuttNDTV
Vir SanghviHindustan Times
Samir Jain, Vineet Jain, Indu JainTimes of India Group

Team Captains of India

Team Captains of India
SportCaptain
Hockey (Men)Rajpal Singh

Others

Others
George MitchellUS Special Envoy to the Middle East
Deepak ParekhChairman of HDFCIn 2010, was conferred the highest honour of France

Books

Books
SubjectAuthorBook
Economy
Y V ReddyGlobal Crisis, Recession and Uneven Recovery

Music, Arts, Lit Etc

Music, Arts, Lit Etc
NameFieldDistinction
Dancers
Leela SamsonBharatnatyam
Birju MaharajKathak
Instruments
Zakir HussainTabla
Shivkumar SharmaSantoor
Hariprasad ChaurasiaFlute
T N KrishnanCarnatic Music Violinist
Arvind ParikhSitar
U SrinivasMandolin (Carnatic)
Vocals
N RavikiranCarnatic (Composer)
Sudha RaghunathanCarnatic
Rajan Mishra/Sajan MishraKhyal
Ajoy ChakrabortiHindustani
Purvi ParikhKhyal
Lit
Ashok VajpeyiHindi PoetChairman of Lalit Kala Academy

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