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

    List of Important Persons in NEWS- October 2015 | GK Updates
    List of Important Persons in NEWS- October 2015 | GK Updates:
    Dear Readers the list of Important Persons in NEWS in the month of October 2015 was given below. Candidates those who are preparing for Bank PO and Clerk Exams can use this GK Materials.

    1.
    New Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Infosys
    Ranganath D Mavinakere
    2.
    New Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission
    Shekhar Basu
    3.
    New and Permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter
    Jack Dorsey
    4.
    17th Governor of Manipur
    V Shanmuganathan
    5.
    First Male Member of National Commission for Women
    Senior IAS Officer Alok Rawat
    6.
    Delhi’s new Lokayukta
    Reva Khetrapal
    7.
    New Chairman of Central Board of Excise and Customers (CBEC)
    Najib Shah
    8.
    Nominated as the Director for Central Board of Reserve Bank of India
    Shaktikanta Das
    9.
    New Chief Economist of global banking major Citibank for India.
    Samiran Chakraborty
    10.
    New Assistant Director of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Regional Representative for Asia and Pacific
    Kundhavi Kadiresanwas
    11.
    New Prime Minister of Nepal
    Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
    12.
    Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles
    A R Rahman
    13.
    New Chairman of Inter-Governmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC)
    Hoesung Lee
    14.
    New National Security Advisor (NSA) of Pakistan
    Retired Lieutenant General Nasser Khan Janjua
    15.
    New Prime Minister of Canada
    Justin Trudeau
    16.
    First Female President of Nepal
    Bidhya Devi Bhandari
    17.
    Next Chair of the Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) of UN Security Council Reforms
    Sylvie Lucas
    18.
    Winner of 2015 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award
    Kailash Satyarthi
    19.
    Winner of 2015 Man Booker Prize
    Marlon James (Jamaican Author)
    20.
    Winner of 2015 Right Livelihood Award
    Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada)
    21.
    Honored with 2015 MacArthur Fellowship
    Kartik Chandran (Indian American Associate Professor)
    22.
    Winner of Prestigious 2015 Paul H Appleby Award
    K Chockalingam
    23.
    Indian Short film to win Best Short Film award at the 2015 London Film Festival (LFF)
    An Old Dog’s Daily –Directed by Shai Heredia and Shumona Goel
    24.
    Winner of Prestigious Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award 2015
    A R Rahman
    25.
    Winner of European Union’s Prestigious Sakharov Prize 2015
    Raif Badawi
    26.
    The Nobel Peace Prize 2015
    National Dialogue Quartet
    27.
    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015
    Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald
    28.
    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015
    Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
    29.
    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015
    Youyou Tu, William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura
    30.
    The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015
    Svetlana Alexievich
    31.
    The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Science in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015
    Angus Deaton
    32.
    VeteranTamil Actress, comedian, singer and stage artisteManorama has passed away at her age of 78 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She had acted more than 1,500 films and 100 state performances in her career of six decades.
    33.
    FamousMusic director and lyricist, Ravindra Jain has passed away at his age of 71 at Mumbai. Awards: Padmashri Award (2015), Lata Mangeshkar Lifetime Achievement Award of Maharashtra Government, Filmfare Award for Best Music for “Ram Teri Ganga Maili”.
    34.
    VeteranSwedish Crime Writer,Henning Mankell has passed away at his age of 67, at Gothenburg, Sweden. Awards: Best Swedish Crime Novel Award, Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the year 2001 and 2008.
    35.
    Famous TeluguCinema Producer Edida Nageswara Rao has passed away at his age of 81 at Hyderabad, Telangana.
    36.
    VeteranEgyptian Novelist,Gamal al-Ghitani has passed away at his age of 70 at Cairo, Egypt. Awards: Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Ren (2009), Egyptian National Prize for Literature (1980)
    37.
    FamousKannada director K S L Swamy has passed away at his age of 77 at Bangalore, Karnataka. He was popularly known as Ravee. Gandhinagara (1968), Bhagya Jyothi (1975) and Malaya Marutha (1986) were the successful hit films directed by him. Awards: Padma Bhusan (2013), B Saroja Devi National Award (2013).
    38.
    Well knownIrish-American Actress and SingerMaureen O’Hara has passed away at her age of 95 at Boise, US. Award: Honorary Academy (an honorary Oscar). “Tis Herself” is the autobiography of O’ Hara which was published in 2004.
    39.
    Pijush Ganguly, famousBengali film, television and stage actor has passed away at this age of 50 at Kolkata, West Bengal. Award: Government of West Bengal (Information and Cultural Affairs) Tele Academy Award (2014), Bengal Film Journalists Association Award for Best Actor (2005).
    40.
    Lord Gulam Noon,most famous Indian-Origin Britian’s peers and curry King has passed away in London.
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