DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 NOV 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIAN BOXER SHIV THAPA RANKED NO.2 SPOT IN WORLD RANKINGS
i. Ace Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has been ranked at second spot in the latest international rankings of boxing in the 56 kg category.
ii.The top spot in the 56 kilogram category was grabbed by Michael Conlan from Ireland.
2. JITU RAI WON SILVER IN 13TH ASIAN SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP
i. Ace shooter Jitu Rai grabbed India's first senior medal at the 13th Asian Shooting Championship in Kuwait City.
ii. He won the silver in the finals of the men's 50 metre pistol event.
iii.India also won four silver and two bronze medals in the junior events of the championships.
3. JUSTICE T.S. THAKUR WILL BE NEXT CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA
i. Justice T S Thakur will be next Chief Justice of India and he will replace CJI Justice Dattu.
ii.Justice Thakur is the senior most judge of the Supreme Court.
iii.He would be the 43rd CJI.
CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA: JUSTICE H.L DATTU
4. JUSTICE MB SHAH SUBMITTED REPORT ON BLACK MONEY
i. Special Investigation Team on Black Money headed by MB shah submitted its third report to the Union Ministry of Finance.
ii.The SIT found that over 2600 persons are directors on more than 20 companies and at least 20 companies are operating from the same address at 345 places which indicate the violation of Companies Act, 2013.
iii.The Special Investigation Team on Black Money was constituted by the Union Cabinet in May 2014.
iv.The sit was formed on the directions of the Supreme Court to go deeper into the cases of black money where Indians have stashed their assets abroad and also suggest policy measures to combat the illegal activity.
5. TATA MOTORS APPOINTED LIONEL MESSI AS GLOBAL BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR ITS PASSENGER VEHICLES
i. Tata Motors appointed Argentina’s football player Lionel Messi as Global Brand Ambassador for its passenger vehicles.
ii.Tata Motors will be the first Indian brand endorsed by the international sports icon.
iii.Lionel Messi is four consecutive times Best Player of the World and now he is the captain of Argentina football team.
6. FLIPKART APPOINTED SUROJIT CHATTERJEE AS HEAD OF CONSUMER EXPERIENCE AND GROWTH
i. India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart appointed Surojit Chatterjee as the Senior Vice-President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth.
ii. Surojit Chatterjee will be responsible for consumer experience across desktop and mobile.
iii. Flipkart is an e-commerce company founded in 2007 by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal.