List of Important Persons in NEWS- February 2015 | GK Updates

    List of Important Persons in NEWS- February 2015 | GK Updates:
    The List of Important Persons in NEWS February 2015 was given below. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS, SBI and all competitive exams can use this.

    1.
    Famous American ActorMr. Leonard Nimoy has died at his 83 on 27th February. He was very popular for hisMr. Spock character.
    2.
    AB De Villiers, South African cricket player hit hisfastest 150 in ODI against West Indies in 64 balls in World Cup Pool B match, which was held at Sydney. He also broke the previous record of Shane Watson (150 runs in 83 balls against Bangladesh).
    3.
    Justice Amitava Roy was appointed as theSupreme Court Judge, previously he was positioned as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. He was appointed by means of newly formed commission named as National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC). 
    4.
    Ratna Tata was awarded asDoctorate of Automotive Engineering by Clemson University. This was provided on the basis of his contribution for the Global Automotive Industry at South Carolina Automotive Summit.
    5.
    Famous magazineForbes has announced the list of ‘50’ Powerful Business Women 2015 in Asia. Among them six of them were Indians.
    ·        Arundhati Bhattacharya (Chairperson of SBI)
    ·        Chanda Kochchar (MD& CEO of ICICI Bank)
    ·        Akhila Srinivasan (MD of Shriram Capital)
    ·        Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Chairman& MD of Biocon)
    ·        Shikha Sharma (CEO of Axis Bank)
    ·        Usha Sangwan (MD of LIC)
    6.
    Aloysius Vincent, famous Veteran Cinematographer has passed away on 25th Feb 2015 at the age of 86. He was born in Calicut (Kerala). He played a vital role in the introduction of zoom shot in India Cinema in 1958.
    7.
    Ravi Chaudhary has recently appointed as theExecutive Director of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in US. Ravi Chaudhary is an Indian by origin and he plays a vital post in federal aviation.  
    8.
    Chris Gayle, famous West Indies cricket, became the first batsman tohit double century in World Cup. He scored 215 runs in 147 balls against Zimbabwe at Canberra, Australia.
    9.
    TheFirst Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan JusticeRana Bhagwandas has passed away at his age of 72 at Karachi. He is the second Non-Muslim to be the Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan. Alvin Rober Cornelius (Christian) is the first Non-Muslim Chief Justice of Pakistan.
    10.
    Famous Tamil DirectorR.C Sakthi has passed away at his age of 76 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
    11.
    Takahiro Hachigo has appointed as the New President andCEO of Honda and replaced Takanobu Ito.
    12.
    Mr. Nitish Kumar has become theCM of Bihar for the 4th time.
    13.
    Purnendu Dasgupta, an Indian Professor in Chemistry has won theAmerican Chemical Society (ACSs) Award 2015.
    14.
    Indian ScientistTapan Misra was appointed asthe Director of ISRO’s Space Application Centre.
    15.
    Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has becomethe first female president of Croatia. She is the 4th President after the Independence of Yugoslavia.
    16.
    Famous Cartoonist and JournalistRajinder Puri was passed away at this age of 80, on Feb 15th 2015 at Delhi.
    17.
    Arvind Kejriwalhas become the8th CM of Delhi. He was born at Siwani, Haryana. He got Ramon Magsaysay Award for Emergent Leadership in 2006.
    18.
    Balasubramaniam Venkataramani was appointed as the MD and CEO of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX).
    19.
    Famous Indian EconomistAmartya Sen has won the Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize 2015.
    20.
    Zoe Konstantopoulou was appointed as the newPresident of Greek Parliament.
    21.
    Dr. Zakir A. Naikhas won the King Faisal International Prize 2015. He already won the awards such as, Islamic Personality of 2013, Malaysia’s Distinguished International Personality Award 2013 and Sharjah Award for Voluntary work 2013.
    22.
    Malaysia Squash PlayerNicol David, has set a new world record by topping the world squash raking for 106th Month.

    Click Here to Follow US on Facebook



    Online Mock Tests 2019: