current affairs 26 May 2015

Ranjit Singh Baxi is elected as Head of Bureau of International Recycling.

  •  Indian-origin entrepreneur Ranjit Singh Baxi was elected as the Head of the Bureau of International Recycling
  • Bureau of International Recycling, a global organisation that facilitates free and fair trade of recyclables in a sustainable and competitive world economy.

Snapdeal aquire MartMobi.

  • MartMobi creates apps and mobile sites for small, medium-sized businesses and e-commerce stores. 

 Sunil D’Souza appointed as MD of Whirlpool India.

  • Formerly he was the Head of PepsiCo’s VIMAPS Business Unit. 
  • For about 15 years, he has been with PepsiCo, holding various senior management positions in India, the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia.

 Kumar Sangakkara named as CEAT International Cricketer of the Year 2015.

List of award winners:

  • International Lifetime Achievement Award - Kapil Dev
  • International Cricketer of the Year – Kumar Sangakkara
  • International Batsman of the Year – Hashim Amla
  • Young Player of the Year – Deepak Hooda
  • Domestic Cricketer of the Year – R Vinay Kumar
  • Indian Cricketer of the Year –Ajinkya Rahane
  • International Bowler of the Year – Rangana Herath
  • T20 Player of the Year – Dwayne Bravo
  • Popular Choice Award – Kieron Pollard
  • Special Performance of the Year Award – Rohit Sharma

current affairs 25 May 2015

 Mumbai Indians won IPL 2015.

  • Mumbai Indians (MI) won the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). 
  • In the final match Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 41-runs at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
  • Mumbai Indians won the title for the second time this year after 2013. 

 "John Forbes Nash Jr." Nobel Awardee mathematician passed away.

  •  Oscar-winning film, A Beautiful Mind was inspired by his life.
  • He won the Abel Prize in 2015 along with Louis Nirenberg for his work on non-linear partial differential equations by King Harald V of Norway.
  • He won the Leroy P. Steele Prize in 1999.
  • He was awarded with the John von Neumann Theory Prize for his discovery of non-cooperative equilibria, now called Nash equilibria in 1978.

"Manoj Mishra" appointed as CMD of National Fertilizers Limited.

  • Mishra is currently serving as the Director (Finance) at State Trading Corporation (STC). 
  • He worked for 23 years after beginning his career from fertiliser company Kribhco.
  • NFL has five gas-based urea plants, two plants at Vijaipur in District Gunaat, Madhya Pradesh, Panipat in Haryana and Nangal & Bathinda in Punjab. 
  • The company is the second largest producer of urea in the country

Mercedes driver "Nico Rosberg" won the Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One.