Mr. Krishna Sobti, Mr. Ranveet Gill, Nanaji Deshmukh, Oxford Dictionaries, Ganga River, Train 18 Launch Updates, PM Narendra Modi, India gifts to Nepal, No exchange of sweets, Amit Thackeray.
No.1 “Krishna Sobti” the famous hindi writer and essayist passed away. Krishna Sobti was 94.
About her: She won the Jananpith award in 2017. She was also the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award and the Padma Bhushan, which she had declined.
No. 2 Mr. Ranveet Gill appointed as MD and CEO of YES BANK (Private Sector Bank) after approval of the Reserved bank of India (RBI).
About him: Mr. Ranveet Gill is currently CEO of Deutsche Bank India and his term at Yes Bank will start from March 1, 2019.
No. 3 Nanaji Deshmukh get “Bharat Ratna” who gave India first Shishu Mandir.
About him: Nanaji Deshmukh, a Maharashtrian, established India’s first Saraswati Sishu Mandir at Gorakhpur in 1950. Nanaji was born in Kadoli, Maharashtra, on October 11, 1916.
No. 4 Oxford chooses ‘Nari Shakti’ as Hindi word of 2018.
According to oxford dictionaries, The word has been derived from Sanskrit and is used today to symbolize women ‘taking charge of their lives’
No. 5 Ganga water moderately polluted at most stretches, Says CPCB.
Sometimes Ganga river heavily polluted, According to January 17 report published by the Central Pollution Control Board.
No. 6 Train 18 fares likely to be 40-50% higher than Shatabadi Express.
Officials said they have approached Prime Ministers Office (PMO) seeking time for the launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is likely after presentation of the budget.
No. 7 India gifts 30 ambulances, 6 buses to Nepal on republic day.
On occasion of 70th Republic day, India has given 30 ambulances & 6 buses to the Nepal.
No. 8 No exchange of sweets between India and Pakistan this year on Republic Day as cross border shelling continues.
No. 9 News: Mr. Raj Thackeray’s son Amit gets married to Mitali Borude in private ceremony.
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