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

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Heads of States

Heads of States
Heads of States

Country

Head of State

Why in News?

Chile

Pres: Sebastian Pinera

In August 2010, San Jose Mine (a copper-gold mine) in Copiapo collapsed. 33 miners were stranded.

Bolivia

Pres: Evo Morales

Peru

Pres: Alan Garcia

Israel

PM: Benjamin Netanyahu

Mexico

Pres: Felipe Caldreron

CoP 16 was held in Cancun

Kosovo

Hashim Thaci

Tunisia

Pres: Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Public unrest in Tunisia over rising food prices

Syria

Pres: Bashar al-Assad

PM: Adel Safar

Media Personalities

Media Personalities
Media Personalities

Name

Media House

Remark

Vinod Mehta

Outlook

Published the Radia tapes

Manu Joseph

Open

Published the Radia tapes

Barkha Dutt

NDTV

Vir Sanghvi

Hindustan Times

Samir Jain, Vineet Jain, Indu Jain

Times of India Group

Team Captains of India

Team Captains of India
Team Captains of India

Sport

Captain

Hockey (Men)

Rajpal Singh

Others

Others
Others

George Mitchell

US Special Envoy to the Middle East

Deepak Parekh

Chairman of HDFC

In 2010, was conferred the highest honour of France

Books

Books
Books

Subject

Author

Book

Economy

Y V Reddy

Global Crisis, Recession and Uneven Recovery

Music, Arts, Lit Etc

Music, Arts, Lit Etc
Music, Arts, Lit etc

Name

Field

Distinction

Dancers

Leela Samson

Bharatnatyam

Birju Maharaj

Kathak

Instruments

Zakir Hussain

Tabla

Shivkumar Sharma

Santoor

Hariprasad Chaurasia

Flute

T N Krishnan

Carnatic Music Violinist

Arvind Parikh

Sitar

U Srinivas

Mandolin (Carnatic)

Vocals

N Ravikiran

Carnatic (Composer)

Sudha Raghunathan

Carnatic

Rajan Mishra/Sajan Mishra

Khyal

Ajoy Chakraborti

Hindustani

Purvi Parikh

Khyal

Lit

Ashok Vajpeyi

Hindi Poet

Chairman of Lalit Kala Academy

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