Current Affairs 18th September, 2015: Bal Pandit, Marathi Cricket Commentator Passed Away
Sekhar Gupta Presented V Krishnamurthy Award
18.9.2015: The annual V Krishnamurthy award for excellence is presented to senior journalist Shekhar Gupta. The award was handed over to him by K Rosaiah, the Tamil Nadu governor. The award was established by centre for organization development in the year 2000. The award is given to those who set high standards of achievement in pursuit of excellence in their professions.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul won Indo Caribbean Alliance Icon Award
18.9.2015: West Indies test cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul received Icon Award from Indo-Caribbean Alliance. He received the award in New York. This is the highest award given by indo – Caribbean Alliance based in New York. Others who received the award are Lakshmee Singh, Eric Ulrich and Dave Kadernauth.
Mahesh Rangarajan Resigned as Director of NMML
18.9.2015: Mahesh Rangarajan who was appointed by prime minister manmohan Singh as the director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in June 2014 resigned in this month. Rangarajan is a historian, author and also a teacher.
Hindustan Zinc Appoints Sunil Duggal as the New CEO
18.9.2015: Hindustan Zinc made Suni Duggal as the new CEO of the company. he is currently the Deputy CEO and will take over as whole time director from October 1. Akhilesh Joshi who is the CEO of the company now will be the president of Global Zinc Business. Sunil Duggal has 32 years of experience in manufacturing industry. He joined Hindustan Zinc in 2010.
Sachidananda Mohanty Nominated as UNESCO Member
18.9.2015: Sachidananda Mohanty, vice chancellor of Central University of Orissa is nominated as member of UNESCO by president of India. He is nominated as a member for commission on education for UNESCO. The members of the commission serve as liaison agency between the govt and other institutions who work for advancement of education in India. The tenure of the members is four years.
Bal Pandit, Marathi Cricket Commentator Passed Away
18.9.2015: Bal Pandit, veteran cricket commentator passed away at the age of 86. He was taking treatment at a city hospital where he breathed his last. He was responsible for making cricket popular in Maharashtra without commentary. He wrote about 30 books, articles for magazines and newspapers.