Current Affairs 21st October, 2015: AB de Villiers is the Brand Ambassador of MRF
Anup Vikal is appointed the Chief Financial Officer of Snapdeal
21.10.2015: Snapdeal announced the appointment of Anup Vikal as the chief financial officer. Vikal was the CFO of Aircel prior to this appointment. He also was with IndiGo and Bharti Airtel finance team.
Paul H Appleby Award won by K Chockalingam
21.10.2015: Criminologist K Chockalingam won the prestigious Paul K Chockalingam award. The award is given by Indian Institute of Public Administration. He is the vice president of president of world society of victimology. He won many awards such as senior social scientist award of Indian society of criminology in 1994, international scholar award of American society of criminology award in 1996. He also penned books and research papers.
Justice Vaiphei Appointed the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court
21.10.2015: Justice Tinlianthang Vaiphei is appointed as acting chief justice for Gauhati High Court. The appointment was confirmed by President of India Pranab Mukherjee. Prior to this appointment, he was the additional advocate general of Mizoram in 2000 and was the additional judge, Gauhati high court in 2005. He graduated and enrolled in Bar Council of Assam in 1980 and served in various positions such as Chief judicial magistrate, Munsiff and district Magistrate since 1980.
AB de Villiers is the Brand Ambassador of MRF
21.10.2015: South African batsman AB de Villiers is appointed as the brand ambassador of MRF Limited, the brand ambassador of tyre manufacturing company. He will feature in the advertising campaigns and other promotional programmes to support MRF’s services and products.
Anil Kumble Named the Brand Ambassador of Champions Tennis League team Raipur
21.10.2015: Anil Kumble is named the brand ambassador of Raipur Rangers of Champions Tennis League. The team has Alize Cornet, Ramanathan Ramkumar and Thomas Muster. Raipur Rangers is owned by Abhishek Mishra and Chinmay Tiwari. Few important players in the team are Alize Cornet Ramanathan Ramkumar and Thomas Muster.
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day is on 21st October
21.10.2015: 21st October is observed as the global iodine deficiency disorder prevention day every year to create awareness of need to prevent the deficiency of iodine. Iodine deficiency leads to thyroid, mental retardations in kids and other problems.