The Ramon Magsaysay awards for the year 2015 was awarded to Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta, Kommaly Chanthavong, Kyaw Thu, and Ligaya Fernando-Amilbangsa.
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has appointed Mr. Prasanth Pathrabe as the new Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). He takes over from Mr. Narain, who was appointed in July 2011.
The President of Seychelles, James Michel had signed the legal instrument for the island nation to the WTO on March 25, 2015 a day after the accession protocol was ratified by the Seychelles National Assembly. Seychelles, an archipelago of 90000 inhabitants became the 161st member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It is one of the smallest nations among the WTO members.