11 April 2014 Current Affairs

Justice RM Lodha is new Chief Justice of India

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) and he will assume his charge on 27 April 2014. Justice Lodha is the senior-most judge of the apex court after CJI P Sathasivam. He will have a brief tenure of five months as the Chief Justice as he is scheduled to retire on 27 September 2014. Justice Lodha’s name was recommended as the next CJI by Justice Sathasivam.

British Queen Confers Knight Grand Cross On Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata, the former chairman of the Tata Group which is one of the largest employers in Britain, has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth with a GBE (Knight Grand Cross), one of the UK’s highest civilian awards. Ratan Tata is the only Indian among five foreigners to be awarded as part of the ‘Honorary British Awards to Foreign Nationals’ for 2014, others including Japanese and Greek nationals for services to economic and cultural ties with the UK.


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