Current Affairs 20th July, 2015: Pankaj Munjal is the new CMD of Hero Motors Group

Current Affairs 20th July, 2015: Pankaj Munjal is the new CMD of Hero Motors Group

Pankaj Munjal is the new CMD of Hero Motors Group

20.07.2015: Pankaj Munjal is elevated as the Chairman and managing director of Hero Motors Group. This was announced by the Group in a statement.  Pankaj Munjal began his career in Hero Group as a trainee in 1988 and became the co chairman and MD in 2011.

Alex Rocco, the God Father Actor Passed Away

20.07.2015:  Alex rocco, the actor who is popular for his role in the movie The Godfather died at the age of 79.  He was suffering from cancer and breathed his last in his residence in Los Angeles.  He won Emmy Award in 1990. Some of his popular films are The friends of Eddie Coyle, Robert Mitchu, Freebie and the Bean.

Dr Bisheshar Pradeep, Noted Urdu Writer Passed Away

20.07.2015: Noted Urdu writer Dr Bisheshar Pradeep passed away at the age of 80 years. One of his popular work is “Afsana Nigari”. He won Urdu Hindi Sahitya Akademi Award in 1996.

Honorary Fellowship of Central Lancashire University Given to Shiv Pande

20.07.2015: An Indian-origin doctor Shiv Pande is chosen for honorary fellowship for his contribution to the community.  The fellow ship is given by University of Central Lancashire, a leading British University.  Shiv Pandey studies MBBS and MS in India and moved to united Kingdom in the year 1971.  Other awards he received include Most Excellent Order of the British Empire from the Queen.

Amelie Mauresmo Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

20.07.2015:  Former number one tennis player Amelie Mauresmo is inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame.  She won two grand slam titles in her career, the Australian open and Wimbledon.  In her career she won 25 singles titles.  She also coached Andy Murray, a Scottish professional tennis player.

Kerala Tourism Won Pacific Asia Travel Association Award

20.07.2015: Muziris Heritage Project of Kerala Tourism won the Pacific Asia Travel association Award in heritage and culture category.  The award is sponsored by Macau Government Tourism Office.  Muziris Heritage project is one of the biggest heritage conservation projects and is the flagship project of Kerala government.  The PATA awards are sponsored by Macau Government Tourism Office.