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

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

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    Person in NEWS
    1.
    Indra Nooyi, Indian Origin CEO of PepsiCo has listed as the 2nd Powerful Women in 2015 Fortune’s Business list. She is the only Indian to hold this position and previously she was the 3rd place.
    First Position: Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors
    Third Position:Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM
    Fourth Position:Marillyn Hewson, CEO, Chairman and President of Lockheed Martin
    Fifth Position:Ellen Kullman, CEO and Chairman of DuPont
    Sixth Position:Abigail Johnson, CEO and President of Fidelity Investments
    Seventh Position:Meg Whitman, CEO, Chairman and President of Hewlett Packard (HP)
    Eighth Position:Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
    Ninth Position:Irene Rosenfeld, CEO, Chairman of Mondelez International
    Tenth Position: Phebe Novakovic, CEO and Chairman of General Dynamics
    2.
    Britain’sQueen Elizabeth II has become the longest-reigning Monarch of Britain and the longest reigning female monarch in the history
    3.
    Seven Indian’s were placed in the 9th edition ofForbes Asia’s new list of Philanthropists.
    They are
    ·        Rohan Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, Senapathy Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal (Co-founders of Infosys)
    ·        Sunny Varkey (founder of GEMS Education)
    ·        Suresh Ramakrishnan and Mahesh Ramakrishnan (founders of Whitcomb& Shaftesbury Tailors)
    4.
    Union Defence Ministry has promotedDr. P Sivakumar as thedistinguished Scientist, for recognizing his diligence, dedication for defence combat vehicle systems and sub-systems.
    5.
    Elattuvalapil Sreedharan who was famously known asMetro Man was invited to serve as theUnited Nations High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport (HLAG-ST).
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    Important Obituaries in September 2015
    1.
    Veteran Hindi Poet,Viren Dangwal has passed away at his age of 68 at Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. He is the winner of the Sahitya Academy Award in 2004 for this famous poem collection “Dushchakra me Shrista”
    2.
    Manipur Governor and Senior Congress Leader,Dr. Syed Ahmad has passed away at his age of 75 at Mumbai. His autobiography- “Pagdandi se Shahar Tak” and list of books authored by Dr. Syed Ahmad is Maktal Se Manzil, Kafas se Chaman and Jange-Azaadi Me Urdu Shayari.
    3.
    Jackie Collins, Famous British-Americanromance novelist has passed away at her age of 77 at California, US. She was also honored with the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2013.
    4.
    Bal Pandit, famousMarathi Cricket Commentator has passed away at his age of 89 at Pune. Maharashtra Government has honored him with the “Chhatrapati Sports Award”. 
    5.
    Ramaswamy Iyer, renownedwater policy expert has passed away at his age of 86 at New Delhi
    6.
    Aadesh Shrivastava, famousBollywood Music Composer has died at his age of 49 due to cancer at Mumbai.
    7.
    Dr. Wilfred De Souza, former Chief Minister of Goa has passed away at his age of 88. He played a vital role to bring Congress to power in Goa.
    8.
    Kalamandalam Sathyabhama, renowned Mohiniyattam Dancer has passed away in Palakkad Kerala. She is the 1st Women Vice Principal of Kerala Kalamandalam.
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