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Odisha Health Minister, Who Was Shot, Played Crucial Role During Covid: 5 Facts

Odisha Health Minister, Who Was Shot, Played Crucial Role During Covid: 5 Facts

Edited by Supriti David | Sunday January 29, 2023, New Delhi

Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das died of bullet injuries on Sunday, hours after an assistant sub-inspector shot him in the chest. He was airlifted to the Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar where he succumbed to his injuries.

Indian-Origin Professor To Lead "Best And Brightest" Scientists In US's Texas

Indian-Origin Professor To Lead "Best And Brightest" Scientists In US's Texas

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 26, 2023, Houston

Ganesh Thakur, an Indian-origin professor in US, has been appointed as vice president of the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST), an organisation of the state's top scientists and researchers.

Indian-American Succeeds Another Indian-American As NASA Chief Technologist

Indian-American Succeeds Another Indian-American As NASA Chief Technologist

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 10, 2023, Washington

An Indian-American aerospace industry expert has been appointed as NASA's new chief technologist to serve as principal advisor to Administrator Bill Nelson on technology policy and programmes at the space agency's headquarters.

Supreme Court's Justice Nazeer, Part Of Ayodhya, Aadhaar Verdicts, Retires

Supreme Court's Justice Nazeer, Part Of Ayodhya, Aadhaar Verdicts, Retires

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 04, 2023, New Delhi

Justice S Abdul Nazeer, who is set to retire as a judge of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, has been part of several pathbreaking verdicts including the politically sensitive Ayodhya land dispute.

Delhi Car Horror Victim Worked As Wedding Usher, Bought Scooty Last Year

Delhi Car Horror Victim Worked As Wedding Usher, Bought Scooty Last Year

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday January 03, 2023, New Delhi

Anjali Singh, 20, took care of a large family of six siblings, an unwell mother, and a grandmother.

Bhupendra Patel, The Man Who "Broke Narendra's Record" In Gujarat: 5 Facts

Bhupendra Patel, The Man Who "Broke Narendra's Record" In Gujarat: 5 Facts

Reported by Tanushree Pandey, Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Monday December 12, 2022, Gandhinagar

Gujarat BJP leader Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the Chief Minister after the party's record victory in assembly elections last week. Around 25 ministers of his cabinet will also be sworn in as Mr Patel begins his second term in the top post.

Sukhvinder Sukhu, Driver's Son Who Once Sold Milk, Is Himachal's New Chief Minister

Sukhvinder Sukhu, Driver's Son Who Once Sold Milk, Is Himachal's New Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 10, 2022, Shimla

A product of student politics, senior Congress leader and four-time MLA Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was a known detractor of party veteran Virbhadra Singh who had dominated the Himachal Pradesh politics for over five decades until his demise last year.

Who Is Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, Himachal Pradesh's New Chief Minister: 5 Points

Who Is Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, Himachal Pradesh's New Chief Minister: 5 Points

NDTV News Desk | Saturday December 10, 2022, New Delhi

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will be appointed Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, sources said. The official announcement is awaited. Earlier today, Pratibha Singh's supporters in Shimla protested after they came to know she won't be the Chief Minister.

For Donald Trump, Bad News Pile Up Ahead Of 2024 US Presidential Polls

For Donald Trump, Bad News Pile Up Ahead Of 2024 US Presidential Polls

Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 10, 2022, Washington, United States

Having launched a new bid for the White House, Donald Trump has not been met with the energy he had been hoping for.

Penguin Random House Gets Indian-Origin Nihar Malaviya As Interim Chief

Penguin Random House Gets Indian-Origin Nihar Malaviya As Interim Chief

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 10, 2022, New York

Nihar Malaviya, an Indian-origin publishing executive, has been named interim CEO of New York-based international publishing group Penguin Random House after its current chief executive officer Markus Dohle announced he is stepping down from the role

Asif Iqbal, Visually-Impaired Kolkata Executive, Aims 25K Run Without Support

Asif Iqbal, Visually-Impaired Kolkata Executive, Aims 25K Run Without Support

Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 06, 2022, Kolkata

Visually-impaired Mohammed Asif Iqbal is aiming to complete the Tata Steel 25k run on December 18 without any physical support.

Megha Thakur Dies At 21: 5 Facts On The Indo-Canadian TikTok Star

Megha Thakur Dies At 21: 5 Facts On The Indo-Canadian TikTok Star

NDTV News Desk | Saturday December 03, 2022, New Delhi

Indian-origin TikTok star, Megha Thakur, died at 21 "suddenly and unexpectedly". Known for her popular dance videos as well as inspirational body positivity content, she had over 900k followers on TikTok, where she regularly engaged with fans.

New Noida Police Chief Is Laxmi Singh, UP's 1st Woman Police Commissioner

New Noida Police Chief Is Laxmi Singh, UP's 1st Woman Police Commissioner

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 29, 2022, Noida

The Uttar Pradesh government has appointed IPS officer Laxmi Singh as the new Noida Police chief, making her the first woman officer to head a Police Commissionerate in the state.

Who Is Nishad Singh, Under Scanner For Crypto Exchange FTX Crash: 5 Facts

Who Is Nishad Singh, Under Scanner For Crypto Exchange FTX Crash: 5 Facts

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday November 13, 2022, New Delhi

Indian-origin Nishad Singh is under scrutiny for financial practices that caused the stunning collapse of FTX, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, which is now staring at bankruptcy. He, along with 9 others, lived with FTX founder.

Gujarat Elections 2022: 5 Points On BJP Candidate Hardik Patel

Gujarat Elections 2022: 5 Points On BJP Candidate Hardik Patel

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Saturday November 12, 2022

With less than a month to go for the Gujarat elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up to protect what's been its bastion for 27 years.