Current Affairs 28th October, 2015: Nepal’s First Women Prime Minister is Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Current Affairs 28th October, 2015: Nepal’s First Women Prime Minister is Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Nepal’s First Women Prime Minister is Bidhya Devi Bhandari 

28.10.2015: Bidhya Devi Bhandari is elected as the president of Nepal.  She created history by becoming the first woman prime minister of the country.  She won the election with 327 votes in parliament.  He succeeds Ram Baran yadav who resigned after the democratically framed constitution was adopted by the country.

New Steel Secretary is Aruna Sundarajan

28.10.2015: Aruna Sundarajan is appointed as ministry of steel secretary. She belongs to the 1982 IAS officers’ batch of Kerala cadre.  Prior to this appointment, she was the administrator of universal service obligation fund which comes under Department of Telecommunications.  She replaces Rakesh Singh as the secretary.  She is one of the five secretaries appointed by the government of India.

Samiran Chakraborty Appointed the Chief Economist of Citibank

28.10.2015: Citibank India appointed Samiran Chakraborty as the chief economist. Prior to this appointment, he was the managing director for South Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.  He also served ICICI as chief economist.

Sylvie Lucas Appointed Chair of IGN on UNSC Reforms

28.10.2015: 70th UN General Assembly appointed Sylvie Lucas as the chair of inter governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms.  She is the Luxembourg ambassador to UN.  He succeeds Courenay Rattray of Jamaica.  She also served as president of ECOSOC – United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Curry King Lord Gulam Noon Passed Away

28.10.2015: Lord Gulam Noon, who was known as Curry King in Britain passed away in London. He was 79.  He founded Noon products business in Britain in 1987.  His products list includes Thai ready meals, frozen Indian meals and was very popular for chicken tikka masala.  He was the chancellor of University of East London in 2013.

Mureen O’Hara, American Actress Passed Away

28.10.2015: Irish-American actress Maureen O’Hara passed away at the age of 95. She started her career in 1939 and her first film was The Hunchback of Notre Dame.  One of her popular film was How Green was My Valley which won five Oscars.  She was known as Queen of Technicolor.