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PERSONS IN NEWS - June 2020

Jun 2020

Jun 30, 2020

Kannada Novelist Geetha Nagabhushan Passes Away

  • Veteran Kannada Novelist Geetha Nagabhushan passed away at the age of 78 due to cardiac arrest in a private hospital at Kalaburagi. She was born on 25th March 1942 in Savalagi village, Kalaburagi.
  • She started as the Lecturer and retired as the Principal of Nagareshwar College in Kalaburagi.
  • She served as the Chairperson of Karnataka Sahitya Academy
  • She chaired the 76th Akhil Bharat Kannada Sahitya Sammelan, at Gadag in 2010.
  • She got an honorary doctorate from the Gulbarga University.
  • Most of her works challenged the patriarchal approach and discrimination against woman.
  • She wrote around 50 short stories including Avva Mattu Itara Kathegalu and Jwalantha, 27 novels including Baduku, Hasimamsa Mattu Haddugalu, 12 plays, collection of poems and research works.
  • She won the Karnataka Rajotsava Award in 1998.
  • She won the Kendra Sahitya Academy in 2004 for her novel "Baduku" and became the first Kannada woman to bag the award.
  • She was the first woman to win Nadoja Awards of Kannada University Hampi in 2004.

Jun 28, 2020

Milton Glaser: Graphic Designer Behind 'I ♥ NY' Logo Dies

  • Milton Glaser, the influential American graphic designer who created the "I ♥ NY" logo, died aged 91.
  • Made for a 1977 tourism campaign, the logo rapidly gained recognition across the world and has been described as the most frequently imitated in history.
  • Glaser was flabbergasted by what happened to this little, simple nothing of an idea.
  • He also created a famous poster of Bob Dylan with psychedelic hair and was a co-founder of New York magazine.
  • In 1954, Glaser set up Push Pin Studios with three Cooper Union classmates and helped bring a new visual language to commercial art.

Jun 27, 2020

Punjab Gets First Woman Chief Secretary

  • The ascent of Vini Mahajan, a 1987-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, to the top bureaucratic position in Punjab is a story of many firsts.
  • Mahajan is the first woman chief secretary of the state. She is married to Punjab Police chief Dinkar Gupta. This is the first time a couple is holding the top administrative and police posts in the state, and perhaps the first time this has happened anywhere in the country.
  • Gupta, a 1987-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was appointed as head of the state police in February 2019. He was empanelled by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) last month for the post of director general or DG equivalent at the Centre.

Jun 26, 2020

Priyanka and Anurag among 50 Ambassadors for 45th Edition of TIFF 2020

  • Priyanka Chopra and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap named among the 50 ambassadors for the 45th edition of Toronto International Film Festival(TIFF) 2020, which is to be held virtually. The festival will take place from September 10-19 with physical screenings and drive-ins, digital screenings, virtual red carpets, press conferences and industry talks.
  • This is the first time TIFF will launch a digital platform for the festival, offering new opportunities to connect with audiences beyond Toronto.
  • TIFF has partnered with Shift72 to develop the online platform.
  • Other ambassadors are Ava DuVernay, Taika Waititi, Nicole Kidman, Martin Scorsese, Nadine Labaki, Alfonso Cuarón and Tantoo Cardinal among others.

Jun 25, 2020

TMC Lawmaker Tamonash Ghosh Dies

  • Trinamool Congress legislator Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for the coronavirus disease died. He was 60.
  • Tamonash Ghosh was a 3-time MLA from Falta and party treasurer since 1998.
  • Mr. Ghosh represented Falta Assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal.
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