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Today Current Affairs 11-08-2016
PM Narendra Modi – Yaad Karo Kurbani celebrations
Yaad Karo Kurbani celebrations have launched by the PM Narendra Modi at the birthplace of freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad at Alirajpur in Madhya Pradesh. Yaad Karo Kurbani is the 15-day programme aimed to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement (QIM) & 70 years of Independence. It has flagged off with the theme of “70 Saal Azadi Yaad Karo Kurbani” which is composed by the Ghazal Srinivas.
Government – Committee – e-commerce rules
For the fast-growing e-commerce industry in the country, the government has decided to set up a committee to have the look into all issues including foreign direct investment norms. Amitabh Kant, who was the CEO of NITI Aayog had headed this committee. This committee will suggest the ways to promote the growth of the sector.
Dinesh Kumar Khara – MD – State Bank of India
Dinesh Kumar Khara has appointed as the Managing Director of the SBI. At present, he is working as the Managing director and CEO of SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. He was appointed by the ACC for the period of three years.
Tamil writer-producer – Panchu Arunachalam – passed away
Panchu Arunachalam, who is the film producer, script, lyricist & screenplay writer of Tamil cinema. He was born on June 18th, 1941 in Tamilnadu.
ACC – four GMs – Executive Directors – various banks
ACC has appointed the four general managers for various banks as Executive Directors. The members are Gopal Murli Bhagat, Mr Ashok Garg, Himanshu Joshi and Mr Raj Kamal Verma for the banks of Union Bank of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Baroda and Corporation Bank.
NHAI has Signed the MoU with IIT Kharagpur for research on Laboratory & Field Investigations on Paneled Cement Concrete Pavements for Highways. The duration of this project is three years. For this project, NHAI has paid Rs.1.25 crores/-.
Rajeev Krishnan – Managing Director – Max Hypermarkets India
For Max Hypermarkets in India, the Rajeev Krishnan has appointed as the MD. He took as the charge from 1st August 2016. He replaces the Vijay Singh. Vijay will continue as the non-executive director.
Anderson – Ashwin – Top CC bowler
In MRF Player Rankings for Test Bowlers, the Anderson beats the Ashwin.The James Anderson has reached the top position in the month of may 31. The race was done among the Ashwin, Anderson and Yasir Shah.
Takehiko Nakao – ADB President
Tamil actress – Jyothilakshmi – passed away
Jyothi Lakshmi, who is the popular southern actress has passed away. She was suffering from blood cancer. She was 63 years old. She acted in many films and made her film debut in TR Ramanna’s Tamil film and MG Ramachandran in 1963 at the age of 10. Her last appearance on the screen is “Trisha Illana Nayanthara”.
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