Current Affairs 2nd December, 2015: Ashwin and Shami Selected for ICC Test and ODI Team
The New WHO Representative to India is Dr Henk Bekedam
2.12.2015: Dr Henk Bekedam is named the new representative of World Health Organization for India. He is a doctor and is with world health organization since the last nineteen years. He served as representative of the organization for China and Egypt. Bekedam did MSC in Economics from London school of Economics.
Venkataraman Ramakrishnan Became 61st President of Royal Society
2.12.2015: Sir Venkataraman Ramakrishnan, who is elected as the president of Royal Society in London in March this year assumed office and became the 61st president of the society. Others in the elite group are Christopher Wren, Samuel Pepys, Joseph Banks, Ernest Rutherford and others. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is a scientist and is an Indian American. He received Nobel Prize in 2009 along with Ada Yonath and Tom Steitz.
Thakur Anoop Singh Wins Gold Medal at World Body Building and Physique Championships
2.12.2015: Thakur Anoop Singh won the gold medal at World Body Building and Physique Championships. He won the medal in fitness physique category. Forty seven nations participated in the event and India won a total of eleven medals. The championships were held in Bangkok, Thailand. Other Indian who won medals at the event is Arambam Boby and Thingbaijam Sarita. White this gold medal is the fourth medal in the career of Arambam Boby, Sarita won a bronze medal.
Ashwin and Shami Selected for ICC Test and ODI Team
2.12.2015: Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami are selected for the international cricket council test and one day international team 2015. These two are the only Indians to feature in the team. Shami is included in the one day international team in the 11 members but Ashwin who is the highest wicket taker in 2015 is named as the 12th man of test series.
Display Variant Debit Card Launched by Axis Bank
2.12.2015: Axis bank launched a display variant debit card. The card comes with an embedded EMV chip, a touch sensitive button and display screen that generate one time password on the card itself. There will be no hassle of generating the OPT over mobile phone.