Current Affairs 25th September, 2015: Sourav Ganguly Appointed as President of CAB

Current Affairs 25th September, 2015: Sourav Ganguly Appointed as President of CAB

Deshari Nath Tripathi Gets Additional Charge of Governor of Tripura

25.9.2015: West Bengal governor Deshari Nath Tripathi is appointed as the governor of Tripura.  The appointment was made by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India.  He will perform the tasks of governor of Tripura in addition to his duties of West Bengal. He was given the additional charge as governor of Bihar also earlier.  7th Constitutional Amendment Act 1956 facilitates appointment of a person to be governor of more than two states. 

Permila Tirkey Wins First Discrimination Based Case in UK

25.9.2015: Permila Tirkey, a tribal woman won the first caste discrimination case in United Kingdom. She won the case against her employers who are from India, Ajay Chandhok and Pooja Chandhok.  Permila was working as a maid in UK. She will receive a compensation of 184000 UK pounds from her employers.

Arvind Panagariya Appointed Sherpa for G-20 Summit

25.9.2015: Arvind Panagariya, Vice president of NITI Aayog is appointed as the senior official Sherpa for G-20 Summit. G-20 summit is scheduled in November, 2015 and will be held in Antalya, Turkey.

Sourav Ganguly Appointed as President of CAB

25.9.2015: Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly is the new president of Cricket Association of Bengal.  West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banarjee announced this in State Secretariat building. He was the join secretary of the association and now will replace Jagmohan Dalmiya.  Jagmohan Dalmiya’s son Avishek Dalmiya is inducted as joint secretary in place of Ganguly. Subir Ganguly and Avishek Dalmiya are the two joint secretaries of the association now.  Biswarup Dey is the treasurer.

Mukesh Ambani Tops the India’s Richest Forbes List for the Ninth Year

25.9.2015: Mukesh Ambani, industrialist topped the Forbe’s list of richest Indians. This is the ninth year that he topped the list. His net worth is 18.9 billion dollar.  He is followed by Dilip Sanghvi and Azim Premji.  Hinduja brothers are in the fourth place and Pallonji Mistry in fifth.  Kumar Birla is in the tenth place.  The 100 richest Indians list also had four women, Savitri jindal, Leena Tewari, Indu Jain and Vinod Gupta.