News Updates and Current Affairs 02 June
5 Key News Updates – Current Affairs 02 June 2015
1. 1 year of Telangana as a state
As Telangana completes one year of its formation today, the TRS government has planned massive week-long celebrations across the state to mark the occasion. Telangana came into existence on June 2 last year as India’s 29th state after being carved out of Andhra Pradesh.
2. Rear Admiral Philipose G Pynumootil takes over as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
: Rear Admiral Philipose G Pynumootil took over as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air) on 1st June 2015. The ACNS (Air) is responsible for all the staff functions of the Air Arm of the Navy.
3. Veena Jain has been made the Director General (News) of Doordarshan. She will also hold charge as Officer on Special Duty in the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry for new and social media. READ MORE
4. Indian Bank General Manager V A Prasanth has been appointed as the new CFO of the bank with immediate effect. READ MORE
5. Former Commonwealth Games gold medalist Gurpreet Singh became India’s fifth shooter to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Gurpreet scored 154.8 points to finish fourth in a total field of 138 shooters at the ISSF World Cup in Munich. READ MORE
6. HSBC Holdings Plc is planning to cut thousands of jobs globally in a bid to reassure shareholders that bosses are focusing on cutting costs. READ MORE