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Jun 8, 2015

Irwin Rose 2004 Nobel Chemistry winner passed away 

Irwin Rose was awarded 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering molecule Ubiquitin passed away at the age 88. Irwin Rose had shared this noble prize with Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko for discovery of Ubiquitin which destroys or cleans up unwanted proteins.

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Jun 3, 2015

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, V V S Laxman inducted in BCCI advisory committee 

Former Indian ace cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V V S Laxman have selected the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI՚s) which is newly-constituted Cricket Advisory committee. The Cricket advisory committee will guide BCCI in all matters related to the game…

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China develops world’s first ATM with Facial Recognition Technology 

Republic of China has successfully developed the first automated teller machine (ATM) with facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology based ATM was developed by researchers from Tsinghua University and technology firm Tzekwan.

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India, Sweden signed six agreements during President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit 

India and Sweden signed six agreements, during the visit of President Pranab Mukherjee to Sweden. Mr. Pranab Mukherjee is the first Indian President to visit Sweden. Both countries signed MoU Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) of India and Swedish Medical Product…

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Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, appointed as first woman President of Mauritius 

Government of Mauritius has appointed as Ameenah Gurib-Fakim who is first president of Mauritius by Mauritian Parliament approval. Ameenah was designated as Ocean island nation՚s first woman and sixth President in this country. She is biodiversity scientist and biologist.

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Pawan Munjal appointed as the CMD of Hero MotoCorp Ltd 

Pawan Munjal appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) & CEO of Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL) . Pawan Munjal replaced his father Brijmohan Lall Munjal who resigned on 1 June 2015 but Brijmohan Lall will continue to be the guide and mentor of the company in the form of Chai…

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Jun 1, 2015

Abhinav Bindra became 4th Indian shooter to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics 

Abhinav Bindra who is India՚s only individual Olympic gold medalist won a berth for 2016 Rio Olympic in men՚s air rifle event. Abhinav Bindra became the 4th Indian shooter who won a quota place for the Rio Olympics and this will be his fifth consecutive appearance in the Olympics…

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Book titled Ahmedabad: A City in the World released by Amrita Shah 

Book Ahmedabad: A City in the World: released by authore Amrita Shah. This book՚s story based on India՚s seventh-largest city Ahmedabad and its all too frequent complicity in communal violence. The six-hundred year old former textile town in Kaka-style development and sketches Ma…

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Renowned scientist Selvin Christopher appointed as DG of DRDO 

Eminent scientist Dr. Selvin Christopher has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) . Dr. Selvin Christopher along with will also severe as Secretary at Department of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D) for a perio…

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ISRO announced to launch ASTROSAT in October 2015 

ISRO announced that ASTROSAT will be launched in October 2015 by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-34 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. ASTROSAT carries four X-ray payloads, one UV telescope and a charge particle monitor and it is the f…

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