Current Affairs 13th May, 2015: Eminent Writer Suchitra Bhattacharya Passed Away

Current Affairs 13th May, 2015:  Eminent Writer Suchitra Bhattacharya Passed Away

Harbhajan Kaur Dheer, 62 Elected Mayor in UK

13.05.2015: Indian Origin Harbhajan Kaur Dheer, 62 is elected as the mayor in UK and she is the first Asian Women to be elected as Mayor of Eagling Council.  Harbhajan Kaur was born in 1953and migrated to Britain in 1975.

Deepak Iyer is the New CEO and MD of Bharti AXA General Insurance

13.05.2015: Deepak Iyer is appointed as the new chief executive officer and managing director of Bharti AXA general insurance.  He will take charge by the end of June. Deepak Iyer will take charge from Chalisgaonkar.  Deepak is presently serving Indian Subcontinent at Wrigley India Pvt Ltd as managing director.

Daniel Mookhey Sworn in on Gita to Took Oath in Australia to

13.05.2015: Daniel Mookhey became the first politician of Indian background when he was took oath in New South Wales parliament.  He also is the first politician in Australia to be sworn in on Gita.  He replaced Steve Whan in South Wales Upper House.

Defense Minister of North Korea Executed

13.05.2015: North Korea defense minister HyonYong-Chol is revealed to be executed on charges of disloyalty to the leader Kim Jong-un. He is reported to have fallen asleep during an event attended by North Korea leader.  He was killed on 30th April, as said in parliament by South Korea Spy Agency.

Suchitra Bhattacharya Passed Away

13.05.2015: Suchitra Bhattacharya, eminent writer died in Kolkata.  Suchitra was born in 1960. Suchitra wrote more than 20 novels such as Kachher Manush, Dahan, Aleek Sukh and so on.  These are the best sellers in Bengali literature.

Punjab Issued Soil Health Cards to Farmers

13.05.2015: The first state government in India to issued soil health cards to farmers is Punjab.  The soil health will be checked by the 66 laboratories in the state every quarter.  This will help to educate the farmers on what quantity of fertilizers have to be used.  The soil health card scheme was launched by Narendra Modi in February this year.