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Persons in News: Jaspal Bhatti

Jaspal Bhatti dies in road accident

imageFamous Indian satirist and film-maker Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident. Bhatti was on the promotion of his upcoming movie “Power Cut”, which is based on frequent power cuts in Punjab.

  • Before joining television, Bhatti was a cartoonist for The Tribune in Chandigarh.
  • Bhatti was famous for his satirical take on the problems of the common man.
  • He is most well known for his two shows on Doordarshan in late 1980s and early 1990s: Flop Show and Ulta Pulta
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2012 Hoover Medal to Narayana Murthy

NR Narayana Murthy, co-founder of Infosys, was  imagehonored with prestigious 2012 Hoover Medal at the Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in Seattle, Washington. The medal was given to recognize Murthy for establishing a foundation that forges outstanding improvements in healthcare, social rehabilitation, rural uplift and education. The Infosys Science Foundation was established in 2009 to encourage science research in India.

Why Hoover Medal is awarded?

  • The Hoover Medal recognizes great, unselfish, non-technical services by engineers to humanity.