Current Affairs 6th November, 2015: Indian Bowler Ashwin Reaches 150 Test Wickets Mark

Current Affairs 6th November, 2015: Indian Bowler Ashwin Reaches 150 Test Wickets Mark

Samia Suluhu, Sworn in to Become First Female Vice President of Samia Suluhu

6.11.2015: Samia Suluu created record as she is sworn in as the vice president of Tanzania.  She is the first female vice president of the country.  She was sworn in along with President Johm Pombe Magufuli. Suluhu was born in 1960 and she is a graduate from Institute of Development Management.  She was elected to national assembly for the first time in 2010 and won by more than 80 percent of votes. She served as Minister of State for Union Affairs.

Vishnu Bhave Award for Vikram Gokhale

6.11.2015: Film, television and stage actor Vikram Gokhale is honoured with Vishnudas Bhave award.  The award was handed over to him at a ceremony held in Sangli.  He won the award for his contribution to Marathi theatre.  Other awards he won were National Film Award, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and so on.  Vishnudas Bhave award, instituted in memory Vishnudas Bhave, Marathi dramatist is given by Akhil Maharashtra Natya Vidya Mandir.

V Sivaramakrishna is the New MD of Oxford University Press India

6.11.2015: V Sivaramakrishnan is appointed as managing director of Oxford University Press India.  He will succeed Ranjan Kaul who is going to retire in this month.  Sivaramakrishnan will take up the responsibilities of the organization in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.  He was with Manipal Global Education Services prior to this appointment.

French Intellectual Rene Girard Passed Away

6.11.2015: French Intellectual Rene Girard who authored more than thirty books passed away. He was 91.  His few popular books include Violence and the Sacred, Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World and Desire and the Novel.

Indian Bowler Ashwin Reaches 150 Test Wickets Mark

6.11.2015: Ravichandra Ashwin is now the fastest bowler in India to reach the 150 test wickets land mark.  He achieved this by playing 29 tests.  Sydney Barnes of England is the fastest bowler in the world to reach the landmark of 150 test wickets. He achieved this in just 24 tests.  Waqar Younis achieved this is 27 tests and Clarrie Grimmett of Australia achieved this is 28 wickets.