Current Affairs 3rd November, 2015: Fishing Banned for Seven Months in Odisha to save Olive Ridley Turtles
Deepak Singhal elected the Executive Director of RBI
3.11.2015: Deepak Singhal replaced KK Vohra as the executive director of Reserve Bank of India. KK Vohra will now look after Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation. Prior to this appointment, Deepak Singhal was the Regional Director in Charge in RBI, New Delhi.
Ravikumar Sridharan Appointed the MD of Unisys Corporation India
3.11.2015: Unisys Corporation India appointed Ravikumar Sridharan as the new managing director. He is appointed in place of Kumar Prabhas. Kumar Prabhas was the MD for eight years. Unisys Corporation India has around five thousand employees in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Mumbai branches.
Suresh N Patel Appointed the MD and CEO of Andhra Bank
3.11.2015: The new managing director and chief executive officer of Andhra Bank is Suresh N Patel. He has more than thirty years of experience in banking sector. He is appointed to replace CVR Rajendran who is now appointed the CEO of Association of Mutual Funds in India. Suresh N Patel served as the executive director of Oriental bank of Commerce. He also served Dena Bank as General Manager.
Hashim Abdul Halim, Former West Bengal Assembly Speaker is no More
2.11.2015: Hashim Abdul Halim former assembly speaker of West Bengal passed away at the age of 80. He was the speaker for 29 long years which is a record. His first election to assembly was in the year 1977. Since then he was elected to state assembly for seven terms. He was the judicial affairs minister also during 1977 to 1982.
Fishing Banned for Seven Months in Odisha to save Olive Ridley Turtles
3.11.2015: Odisha government imposed ban on fishing along coast for seven months. This step was taken to protect endangered Olive Ridley Turtles. These turtles nest along the coast during winter seasons. Fishing is banned in the turtle nesting sites. Ban is imposed even on using motor boats and mechanized trawlers between Astarang and Baliharchandi in Puri 5 km from coast. This ban will be in effect for seven months from now.