Current Affairs 6th October, 2015: Jagran Lifetime Achievement Award for Shashi Kapoor
Physics Noble Prize 2015 for Arthur B McDonald and Takaali Kajita
6.10.2015: Takaaki Kajita of Japan and B Mc Donald of America shared the Nobel Prize 2015 in Physics. They will share the 8 million Swedish Kronor prize money. They will also be presented with a gold medal and a diploma at the award ceremony in December this year. The day marks the death anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel.
Shital Patel is the USA Funds Chief Info Officer
6.10.2015: Shital Patel and Indian American It professional is appointed as the chief info officer for USA Funds’, a nonprofit corporation that provides financial aids to needy students. The corporation said in a statement that Shital Patel will be responsible for all information technology and services of the corporation. She will also look after the service opportunities, issues, solutions and so on.
Jack Dorsey is the Permanent CEO of Twitter
6.10.2015: Twitter announced the appointment of Jack Dorsey as the permanent chief executive officer. Dorsey is the CEO of mobile payments company square. This is the second stretch for him as CEO of twitter. He was appointed as interim CEO of Twitter in July this year.
Next CEO of Women’s Tennis Association is Steve Simon
6.10.2015: Steve Simon is going to be the chief executive officer of Women’s Tennis Association. He will succeed Stacey Allaster who stepped down as CEO for personal reasons.
Jagran Lifetime Achievement Award for Shashi Kapoor
6.10.2015: Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor is honored with Lifetime Achievement award at 6th Jagran Film Festival in Mumbai. The award was presented to him at the closing ceremony of the film festival by Shyam Benegal. Shashi Kapoor, the brother of Raj Kapoor was one of the top heroes of his times. The 77 year old actor is wheel chair bound now.
Amo Doli Programme Launched by Odhisha Government
6.10.2015: Odhisha government launched the Amo Doli programs that help the patients and pregnant women of hilly areas and remote rural areas to reach the hospitals. Stretchers will be provided to remote villages that make carrying the patients to the hospital less difficult. These stretchers will be stocked at village welfare committees.