Famous Personalities - Current Affairs for January, 2015

Famous Personalities Current Affairs for January, 2015

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▼ Libby Lane- First female bishop in the UK   [01-23-15]

The Church formally adopted legislation last November to allow women bishops, following decades of argument over women's ordination.

▼ Lady officer leading first women contingent on Republic Day parade- Capt, Divta Ajith Kumar   [01-23-15]

She was the first woman cadet in the history of the Army to have been awarded the prestigious ‘Sword of Honour’ at the passing out parade of the Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai in 2010.

▼ Puja Thakur- First woman officer to be part of President Obama's ceremonial guard of honour on 25thJan 2015   [01-23-15]

She is a Wing Commander of the Indian Air Force. It is the first time a woman officer led the Guard of Honour for a major visiting dignitary at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

▼ Baba Ramdev appointed State Brand Governor of Haryana on 15thJanuary 2015   [01-22-15]

The appointment was a part of government of Haryana’s ambitious plans to promote yoga and ayurveda in Haryana state.

▼ EX CBI Chief Amar Pratap Singh resigns from UPSC in January 2015   [01-22-15]

Mr. Singh resigned four years before the completion of his term.

▼ Indian born Joseph Vaz first Saint of India appointed by the Pope   [01-22-15]

He was born in 1651 in India’s Goa, then a Portuguese colony. He travelled south at the age of 36 to Sri Lanka.