Important Persons in News 2014 India :To all the banking aspirants who are waiting for their turn to get into the banks, you all have got a golden opportunity to make your wishes come true. For now, we think that these are you final opportunities you will get this year and the exams in the next year may be in the second half of the year. Hence, this is the sole opportunity for you to make things get better in your life and make you free from half of the tensions. The next step can be taken care of later; the first and primary goal must be clearing the written section. The upcoming exams are SBI Associates PO and IBPS Clerks; both of which have a very huge competition and may be a lesser number of vacancies (we hope so). This means that, you have to give the best out of your best and stand one among thousands of students at the top and we wish that these words come true to every of our readers.
To make you achieve this, we will be with you in every right step guiding you and helping you in your preparation. We try to cover each and every important topic which we think from exam point of view. Along with these we too provide you with minute information which is being asked in the recent exams; hence we need your feedback regarding these and help us in knowing about any topics we had left to cover.
In this article we are covering the topics regarding the “Persons in News”. This article gives you an insight about all the people who were in limelight in the last six months. That is a popular person who has achieved something or was held for something becomes news and indeed becomes a question in our exam paper. We need to concentrate on the topics which are being repeated over the last week papers. And scrambling over the past few week papers, they are constantly asking minimum of one question over this topic. Hence, we thought you might brush them up once in brief. It includes the list of people who have been appointed in different organizations as the head and also people who were in news. Hope, this helps you to gain at least a extra mark in your final score.
Richard Miller Flanagan, an Australian novelist from Tasmania, won Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel “The Narrow Road to the Deep North”.
Edward Joseph is a former system administrator for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and a counterintelligence trainer at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
Marin Cilic, a Croatian professional tennis player, won the Men’s Singles title of the US Open of Tennis.
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan conferred honorary degree of doctor of Science upon Professor M S Swaminathan.
Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as Chief of Army Staff on 31 July 2014.
The United Nations General Assembly elected by acclamation Sam Kahamba Kutesa, a Ugandan lawyer and politician, as President of its upcoming 69th session.
Narendra Modi, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014.
Ronnie O’Sullivan, an English professional snooker player from Chigwell, Essex, known for his rapid playing style, was crowned World Snooker’s Player of the Year 2013-14 at the sport’s annual awards ceremony in London.
George Clooney, a 52-year-old actor, who recently got engaged to British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, has stepped down as “messenger of the peace”.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate and author of the bestselling novel One Hundred Years of Solitude, died at home in Mexico City on 17 March 2014, age 87.
India-born poet, Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems “3 Sections”.
Supreme Court of India, has appointed Sunil Gavaskar, a former cricketer who played during the 1970s and 1980s for Bombay and India, as ‘interim working President’ of BCCI primarily to oversee IPL version 7.
Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh, an Indo-Anglian novelist, died in New Delhi on 20 March 2014 at the age of 99.
Tomas Halik, a Roman Catholic priest won the 2014 Templeton Prize.
Veronica Michelle Bachelet Jeria, a Chilean politician, was sworn in as President of the Republic of Chile for the second time at the National Congress in Valparaíso.
Sheila Dikshit, was appointed as the 22nd Governor of Kerala on 04 March 2014.
Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron won the Oscar for best director for the space thriller, “Gravity”.
Chandi Prasad Bhatt, an Indian Gandhian environmentalist and social activist, who founded Dasholi Gram Swarajya Sangh (DGSS) in Gopeshwar in 1964, which later became a mother-organization to the Chipko Movement, has been selected for the 2013 Gandhi Peace Prize.
Arseny Petrovych Yatseniuk was installed as Ukraine’s new prime minister on 27 February 2014 lunchtime amid a crisis over 27 billion euros of missing credit.
Matteo Renzi is an Italian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Italy since 22 February 2014.
Virat Kohli, a middle-order batsman, who can also bowl right arm medium pace will lead India in the Asia cup.
New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum became the first Kiwi batsman to hit a Test triple-hundred.
The Union Budget of India for 2013–2014 was presented by the Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Palaniappan on 17 February 2013.
Arvind Kejriwal, the 7th Chief Minister of Delhi, resigned on 14 February 2014 after suffering a defeat in the assembly on the Jan Lokpal Bill and in a political gamble he recommended dissolution of the assembly and holding of fresh polls.
All-rounder Yuvraj Singh, an Indian international cricketer, drew the biggest bid after the first four rounds of the Indian Premier League players’ auction with Royal Challengers Bangalore clinching his services for a whopping Rs. 14 crore in Bangalore.
Stuart Hall, the pioneering cultural theorist, described as the “godfather of multiculturalism”, has died on 10 February 2014, aged 82.
Shimon Peres served twice as the Prime Minister of Israel and twice as Interim Prime Minister, is the ninth and current President of the State of Israel.
Satya Nadella, the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, was appointed as CEO on February 4, 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer.