Current Affairs 9th December, 2015: Rohit Sharma Co-Owns Pro Wresting League Team, UP Warriors

Current Affairs 9th December, 2015: Rohit Sharma Co-Owns Pro Wresting League Team, UP Warriors

Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award for Frank Islam

9.12.2015: Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award is going to be conferred on Frank Ilam, the Indian American entrepreneur on 4th January, 2016.  He is chosen for the award for his contributions and achievements in a foreign country.  Frank Islam penned two books named Working the Pivot Points: To Make America Work Again and Renewing the American Dream: A Citizen’s Guide for Restoring Our Competitive Advantage.  Other awards he won include The Indus Entrepreneurs Legend Awards.

Sanjeev Mohanty is the new CEO of Jabong

9.12.2015: Sanjeev Mohanty took charge as the new CEO and managing director of online retailer Jabong.  This was announced by the company whose statement revealed that Sanjeev took over as the new CEO on December 7.  He has more than twenty years of experience in this field. Earlier he served SF Jeans, Levi Strauss and Benetton India and also Madura Garments.

Carolina Marin, Chen Long Bagged Badminton World Federation Awards

9.12.215: Badminton World Federation Male and Female Player of the Year Awards 2015 are Won by Chen Long of China and Carolina Marin of England. the awards were presented in Dubai.  Badminton World Federation also honored para badminton players for the first time with awards. Player of the year male award is given to Lee Sam Seop of Korea and female player of the year in para badminton category is given to Helle Sofie Sagoy.

Rohit Sharma Co-Owns Pro Wresting League Team, UP Warriors

9.12.2015: Rohit Sharma joined the cricketers to own franchise based leagues after Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. While all the three own Indian super league football teams, Rohit Sharma became the co-owner of UP Warriors, Pro Wresting League Team.  Bollywood actor Dharmendra also co-owns a team in Pro Wrestling League.

December 9 is International Anti-Corruption Day

9.12.2015: December 9th of every year is observed as International Anticorruption day.  Theme of this year was Break the Corruption Chain.  The day is observed to raise public awareness on how to fight corruption.  Government, private, media and citizens joined to fight corruption across the world.