Current Affairs 4th March, 2015: Rani Mukherji Wins National Institute of Gender Justice Award
Hafiz Ali Khan Awards for L Subramaniam and Roshan Kumari
4.3.2015: Renowned vionalist L Subramaniam and Kathak exponent Roshan Kumari won the prestigious Hafiz Ali Khan awards for the year 2014. These awards were presented to them in a ceremony in Gwalior by Sarod Player Ustad Amzad Ali Khan. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan initiated these awards in memory of his father musical Hafiz Ali Khan in 1985.
Rahul Jindal Selected for Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair
4.3.2015: Rahul Jindal, Indian American physician is selected for Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished chair. This is the most prestigious appointment in Fulbright scholar program. He will be hosted by HL Trivedi Institute of Transplantation sciences for duration of the chair. Nearly 400 kidney transplants are performed per year in this institute.
Rani Mukerji won National Institute of Gender Justice’s Best Representation of the Cause of Safety for Women Award
4.3.2015: Rani Mukerji became the first women from film industry to win the prestigious National Institute of Gender Justice’s national award. She was awarded this for creating awareness about child trafficking in capital city of India. She was also acclaimed for her performance in movies like Mardaani. Others who won this award include Anna Hazare, Pratibha Patil, Mahashweta Devi and Pandit Jasraj.
PV Muralidhar appointed as BSNL AP Circle Chief General Manager
4.3.2015: Government sector Telecom service organization BSNL appointed PV Muralidhar as chief general manager for AP circle. He belongs to 1979 ITS batch. He succeeded Srinivasan who retired in February.
Kejriwal Resigned for AAP Convener Post
4.3.2015: Arvind Kejriwal resigned for the post of AAP convener. He sent his resignation letter to AAP party national council. However his resignation was rejected by the party. Kejriwal wrote in his letter that he decided to resign as he now took up the responsibilities of chief minister of New Delhi.
New Children Money Back policy from LIC
4.3.2015: government sector insurance company LIC launched a new children money back policy by name Jeevan Sangam. LIC southern Zonal manager Ganesh informed that this policy was developed keeping in view the education, marriage and other requirements of children. Risk coverage is also offered for the children. This policy can be taken for children in the age group of 0 to 12 years. Premiums have to be paid for 25 years. The policy holder will also get tax benefits under 80C.