Current Affairs 26th July, 2015: Nation Pays Tributes to Martyrs on Kargil Victory Day

Current Affairs 26th July, 2015:  Nation Pays Tributes to Martyrs on Kargil Victory Day

Anand Krishnamurthy is the New CEO and MD of CSB Bank

26.07.2015: Catholic Syrian Bank directors appointed Anand Krishnamurthy as the new Chief executive Officer and Managing Director.  He was with the bank since one year and is presently looking after corporate banking and SME business.  He will be replacing Rakesh Bhatia who quit the bank for personal reasons.

Arunma Oteh is the new World Bank Treasurer

26.07.2015: Arunma Oteh is appointed as the new Vice President and Treasurer of World Bank. This was announced by Jim Yong Kim, the president of World Bank.  Arunma Oteh is from Nigeria and prior to this appointment she was the Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria.

Tilakaratne Dilshan Joins the 10,000 ODI Runs Club

26.07.2015: Tilakaratne Dilshan completed 10,000 one day international runs and became the 4th Sri Lankan batsman to achieve this feat.  He is the 11th batsman in this club.  The 38 year old achieved this in his 319th match against Pakistan.  Other Sri Lankan batsmen in the rest are Kumar Sangakkara, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene.  The List is headed by Indian batsmen Sachin Tendulkar.

Rs. 1,000 core Sanctioned for India-Bangladesh Railway Project

26.07.2015: Union government of India sectioned Rs. 1000 core for India and Bangladesh railway project.  The officials informed to the Tripura government they sanctioned Rs. 580 core to lay rail tracks and also to acquire the land. Rs. 400 core were agreed to be provided to lay tracks and for lands in Bangladesh territory.

Nation Pays Homage to Martyrs on Kargil Victory Day

26.07.2015: The nation paid homage to Martyrs who fought in the Kargil war in 1999.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that each of our soldiers proved 100 times more than our enemy.  He said this in Mann ki Baat radio program. The 16th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Divas is celebrated on 26th July.  Manohar Parrikar, the defense minister, Dalbir Singh Suhar, the Army Chief General and other also paid tributes to Martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti. Around 490 jawans and officers were dead in the Kargil war.