Current Affairs 23rd February 2016: New Police Commissioner of Kuala Lumpur is Indian Origin Sikh

Current Affairs 23rd February 2016: New Police Commissioner of Kuala Lumpur is Indian Origin Sikh

National Capital Region Transport Corporation New MD is Vinay Kumar Singh

23.2.2016: Vinay Kumar Singh is appointed the new managing director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation.  He was serving Indian Railways as office prior to this appointment. He was with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited.  A committee comprising Urban Development Secretary, Official from DoPT and World Bank expert appointed Vinay Kumar through an interview processor.

New Police Commissioner of Kuala Lumpur is Indian Origin Sikh

23.2.2016: An Indian origin Sikh, Amar Singh is appointed the police commissioner in Malaysia.  He will succeed Tajuudin Mohammed. Prior to this appointment, he was the deputy commissioner.  Amar obtained in LLB degree from University of Buckingham, UK.

Shinjini Kumar Appointed the New CEO of Paytm’s payment Bank

23.2.2016: Paytm appointed Shinjini Kumar as the new CEO.  She is the former Reserve Bank of India executive and is presently the Director at Research and Consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.  She will take charge in March.  Paytm is a mobile wallet that was approved by RBI in 2015.  The bank will be launched later in 2016.

Next Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission is Justice H L Dattu

23.2.2016: Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu is the next chairperson of National Human Rights Commission. He is the former chief justice of India.  He succeeds Mr K.G.Balakrishnan.  The post is vacant since May 11. Justice Cyriac Joseph is the acting chairperson of NHRC till now.

Silver for Kumaravel Prem Kumar at Asian Indoor Athletics Championships

23.2.2016: Kumaravel Prem Kumar bagged silver medal at Asian Indoor athletics championships. He won the medal in long jump.  The championships are being held in Doha.  Gold medal was won by Zhang Yaoguang of China and the bronze y Ming Tai Chan of Hong Kong.

Women Cricket Team of India Wins first T20 in Ranchi

23.2.2016: India and Sri Lanka are playing three matches T20 series and the first match was held in Ranchi. Indian women team defeated Sri Lanka and took a lead 1-0.  India set a target of 130 runs and restricted Sri Lanka for only 96 runs in twenty overs.