Tuesday, November 17, 2015

India's Permanent Representative to United Nations

Syed Akbaruddin,who was the chief coordinator of the India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) held in New Delhi last month, has been appointed as the new permanent representative of India to the United Nations in New York.Syed Akbaruddin is a 1985-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and has been the spokesperson of External Affairs Ministry (MEA).He is currently serving as an Additional Secretary in MEA.Mr Akbaruddin will be replacing Asoke Kumar Mukherjee, who will be retiring.

2015 Brazilian Grand Prix

German Formula One motor racer Nico Rosberg defeated Lewis Hamilton to grab the Brazilian Grand Prix trophy. Sebastian Vettel grabbed the third position in the race.Rosberg reserved his place as runner-up in 2015 Formula One world championship.The 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race that was held at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace, in São Paulo, Brazil.

2015 China Open

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has won silver medal at 2015 China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament after finishing at second position in the Women’s Singles category.Final match held at Haixia Olympic sports centre in Fuzhou.Saina was defeated by Xuerui Li from china by 12-21,15-21 score.

National Award for child Welfare, 2014

This award is presented by President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee to institutions and individuals for their outstanding performance in the field of child development and welfare.
Shri Emidio Pinho from Goa
Shabina Ahmed from Assam
Shri Pentakota Satyanarayana from Andhra Pradesh
Society for Welfare of the Handicapped, Patiala, Punjab
SATHI (Society for Assistance to Children in Difficult Situation), Bangalore, Karnataka.

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