News Updates and Current Affairs 10 July
7 Key News Updates – Current Affairs 10 July 2015
1. Satish Pillai appointed as new MD & CEO of CIBIL
Credit Information Bureau India Ltd (CIBIL), India’s leader in credit information, has appointed Satish Pillai as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on Thursday. Pillai succeeds Arun Thukral who retires this year after a decade.
2. Rahul Bhatnagar appointed as MD and CFO Bharti Enterprises
Bharti Enterprises named Rahul Bhatnagar managing director & chief financial officer, the company said in a statement Wednesday. Bhatnagar will report to Bharti Enterprises chairman Sunil Mittal.
3. Professor Lord Kamlesh Patel has become the first British Asian to be appointed as Director of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). He succeeds Lord Morris of Handsworth, who had stepped down after 11 years as an ECB Director. READ MORE
4. Union government has appointed Sriram Kalyanaraman as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Housing Bank (NHB) for a period of five years. With this he became the first person from private sector to be appointed as head of a public sector financial institution. READ MORE
5. Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Nandan Sahai was today appointed as the new Home Secretary of Delhi, ending a bitter tussle between Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the AAP government. The order appointing Sahai, a 1986 batch Union Territory cadre officer, was issued by Union Home Ministry, official sources said. READ MORE
6. Indian Railways launched a mobile ticketing application for unreserved tickets for commuters in Western Railway. It was launched by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. This mobile ticketing service will cover 35 stations between the 123 km long Churchgate -Dhauroad and facilitate a hassle free travel for lakhs of daily passengers in Mumbai.
7. The Film Society of Jodhpur has been conferred with the Pritiman Sarkar Award(2014-15), for the fourth time, for being the best film society in Northern Region in raising awareness and film appreciation. READ MORE