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Space, The Final Frontier For Billionaire Richard Branson

Space, The Final Frontier For Billionaire Richard Branson

Agence France-Presse | Monday July 12, 2021, London

As famous for his thrill-seeking lifestyle and publicity stunts as for his vast business empire, Richard Branson can now check "astronaut" off his to-do list after successfully completing his first spaceflight.

Sarbananda Sonowal Back In PM Modi's Cabinet For A Second Time

Sarbananda Sonowal Back In PM Modi's Cabinet For A Second Time

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday July 08, 2021, Guwahati

Sarbananda Sonowal, among the Narendra Modi government's first two minsters from the northeast, is likely to be back in the Union ministry after a five-year stint in Assam.

Bhupender Yadav, BJP's Organisation Man, In Union Cabinet Now

Bhupender Yadav, BJP's Organisation Man, In Union Cabinet Now

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 07, 2021, New Delhi

Bhupender Yadav has long been the go-to person for the BJP top brass for handling a variety of challenges and issues.

Kaushal Kishore, MP From UP's Mohanlalganj, Inducted In Union Cabinet

Kaushal Kishore, MP From UP's Mohanlalganj, Inducted In Union Cabinet

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 07, 2021, Lucknow

Having spent over three decades in public life, Kaushal Kishore on Wednesday was sworn in as a union minister in the Narendra Modi government.

Santanu Thakur, Matua Leader From Bengal, Becomes Union Minister

Santanu Thakur, Matua Leader From Bengal, Becomes Union Minister

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 07, 2021, Kolkata

It was a family feud that brought Santanu Thakur into politics and now he is one of the most influential leaders of the politically-crucial Matua community of West Bengal.