Current Affairs 11th November, 2015: Shah Rukh Khan Becomes India’s Top Earning Celebrity

Current Affairs 11th November, 2015: Shah Rukh Khan Becomes India’s Top Earning Celebrity

Mauricio Macri Blanco is the New President of Argentina

11.10.2015: Mauricio Marci Blanco became the new president of Argentina. He was sworn in on 10th December.  He succeeds Cristina Elisabet Fernandez de Kirchner who served as president from 2007 to 2015. He is the leader of Cambiemos coalition and secured 51.5 percent votes. The elections were held in November, 2015.

Sanjeev Sharma is the new Managing Director of ABB India

11.12.2015: ABB India announced the appointment of Sanjeev Sharma as the new managing director. He will take charge in January.  He succeeds Bazmi Husain who is going to be the global chief technology officer for the group.  Sanjeev Sharma is with ABB since 1990.

JNU Honorary Doctorate for Shinzo Abe, Japan Prime Minister

11.12.2015: Jawaharlal Nehru University conferred honorary doctorate in International Relations to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.  Prime minister of Japan was on a visit to India.  Abe said he hoped that ties between India and Japan will further strengthen. JNU offers research, post graduate and undergraduate level programmes in Japanese studies.

Salman Rushdie Lifetime Achievement Mailer Prize

11.12.2015: Mailer Prize lifetime achievement award for the year 2015 is conferred on Salman Rushdie.  The award was presented to home by Laurie Anderson at New York City. Rushdie, the former president of American Chapter of PEN said that Norman Mailer inspired him to found PEN world Voices Festival.

Naseeruddin Shah Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival

11.12.2015: Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah received lifetime achievement award at Dubai International Film Festival.  Others who received the award were Ezzat Al Alayli, Egyptian actor, Sami Bouajjila, French-Tunisian actor and Catherine Deneuve, the French Actress.

Shah Rukh Khan Becomes India’s Top Earning Celebrity

11.12.2015: Shah Rukh Khan pushed Salman Khan to second place to regain top position as India’s top earning celebrity.  His earnings this year were Rs. 257.5 crores.  Amitabh, who was in the second position last year slipped to third position now.  Shah Rukh Khan was in the third position after losing the top slot to Salman Khan last year.