DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 26 MARCH 2015
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1) RUTH PORAT BECOMES NEW CFO OF GOOGLE INC:
Ø Google Inc has appointed Ruth Porat to be the new Chief Financial Officer.
Ø Ruth Porat will succeed Patrick Pichette who announced his retirement.
Ø Currently Ruth Porat is working as CFO at Morgan Stanlay.
Note: CEO of Google – Larry Page
2) EIH APPOINTED NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR:
Ø Vikramjit Singh Oberoi is appointed as the new Managing Director of EIH ltd.
Ø Vikramjit Singh Oberoi will succeed Shib Shanker Mukherjee.
Ø Currently Vikram Oberoi is a joint MD and COO (Chief Operating Officer).
Note: EIH limited runs the Oberoi hotels under the aegis of the Oberoi group.
3) MAHARASHTRA GETS RS 2000 CRORE FROM CENTRE:
Ø Union Government has sanctioned 2000 crore rupees for drought hit districts of Maharashtra.
Ø The high level committee(HLC) of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has sanctioned 2000 crore rupees to Maharashtra under NDRF.
Ø HLC comprised of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Finance Minister Arun Jatley and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.
Ø NDRF – National Disaster Relief Fund
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
1. Which state got Rs. 2000 crore under NDRF?
d. Himachal Pradesh
4) 3 YEARS OLD BECOMES YOUNGEST ARCHER TO ENTER INDIA BOOK OF RECORDS:
Ø Dolly Shivani Cherukuri of Andhra Pradesh becomes the youngest Archer to enter India Book of Records.
Ø Dolly Shivani Cherukuri of 3 years scored 388 points in the recurve segment in two distances , seven and five meters at volga archery academy in vijayawada.
Ø Dolly Shivani cherukuri shot 36 arrows each from 5 mtrs and 7 mtrs to score 388 points.
Note: AAI – Archery Association of India.
· She was 9 days less than three years at the time of entering the India Book of Records.
5) 3 ISVs COMMISSIONED IN VISHAKHAPATNAM:
Ø Indian Navy has commissioned 3 immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) in Vishakhapatnam.
Ø Vice Admiral Satish Soni commissioned three ISV’s comprising T-38, T-39 and T-40 at the Vishakhapatnam Naval Dockyard in Andhra Pradesh.