Current Affairs 11th March, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara Hits Consecutive 4th ODI Century in World Cup 2015

Current Affairs 11th March, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara Hits Consecutive 4th ODI Century in World Cup 2015

Vanita Datla is appointed Chair Person of CII – Telangana State Mandal

11.3.2015: Vanita Datla is appointed as the Chair Person of Confederation of Indian Industry Telangana State Mandal. Presently she is serving as the temporary chair persons.  Vanita Datla is executive director, CFO at ELICO.  She studied CFA and PGDBA. PV Nripender Rao will be the CII Telangana State Mandal Vice Chairman for the year 2015-16. He studied mechanical engineering in Kharagpur.  He served as president of Indo American Chamber of Commerce also earlier.

Industrialist Deepak Khaitan Passed Away

12.3.2015: Industrialist Deepak Khaitan breathed his last at the age of 60 years.  He was ill since a long time.  He is the eldest son of BM Khaitan who has Eveready industries, Meleod Russel and Mcnally Bharat Engineering and so on.  The turnover of Khaitan companies is 6000 crore rupees. Deepak Khaitan was the Chairman of McNally Sayaji Engineering.

Mahindra Two Wheelers Signed Agreement with PayTM for Selling Two Wheelers Online

11.3.2015: Mahindra Two Wheelers signed an agreement with mobile commerce platform PayTM.  Mahindra Two wheelers informed that this agreement was made for selling Mahindra Rodeo Uzo Range scooters and Mahindra Centuro motor cycles online. Customers can buy these two models online through PayTM. Dharmendra Mishra, Vice President of Mahindra Two Wheelers commented that this is a unique way to reach customers who use internet on their cell phones.

Mars International India to Set up New Plant in Pune

11.3.2015: Mars International India is going to set up a chocolate plant in Pune with an investment of Rs. 1,005 crores.  An agreement to this effect was signed between Mars International India and government of Maharashtra. Snickers and Galaxy brand chocolate which were being imported will be made at the upcoming chocolate factory at Pune.  Chocolate industry in India is growing at 20% per year.

Aditya Birla Acquired Total Hypermarkets owned by Jubilant Retail

11.3.2015: After acquiring Thrinetra super markets in 2007, Aditya Birla now acquired Total Hypermarkets. Now Total Hypermarkets will be part of Aditya Birla supermarket brand which is the fourth largest in India.  Aditya Birla runs more than 16 hypermarkets and 500 super markets under More brand.

Kumar Sangakkara Creates Record Fourth Consecutive ODI century

11.3.2015: Sri Lanka veteran Kumar Sangakkara who announced his retirement after world cup 2015, created record by scoring consecutive fourth ODI century.   He is the first player to score four ODI consecutive centuries in world cup history.  Sangakkara scored 124 runs in the league match and the team defeated Scotland.