Thursday, November 5, 2015

World’s Most Powerful Person

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as World’s ninth Most Powerful Person in the Forbes annual ranking of 73 persons list of 2015. The list gives the annual ranking of the World’s 72 Most Powerful People on the basis of their financial resources, scope and use of power and the number of people they impact.

13th Asian Shooting Championship

Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai has won silver medal in 50 metre pistol event category at the 13th Asian Shooting Championship in Kuwait City. With this he became India’s first senior player to win the Asian Shooting Championship. In the final, he lost to South Korea’s Park Daehun who shot record score of 199.2 to clinch the gold medal. Jitu Rai scored 189.5 points to settle at second position.

First female jockey to win Melbourne Cup

Michelle Payne has become the first female jockey to win Australia’s most prestigious horse race Melbourne Cup 2015 worth 6.2 million dollars. Payne achieved this feat after she rode New Zealand-bred Prince of Penzance to a famous victory in the race.She is also the 4th female jockey to ride in the Cup during its 155-year history which is dubbed as Australia’s richest and most prestigious horse race.

Replacing of two satellites


GSAT 15 will be launched next week to replace two satellites INSAT 3A and INSAT 4B which are expiring in the coming months. The Satellite mainly caters to the DTH operators ,VSAT operators who provide broadband and and DSNG (digital satellite news gathering) for TV news channels.  Saudi Arabia’s Arabsat-6B/Badr-7 also will be launched alongside on  European Arianespace’s Ariane-5 launcher.

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