8 December 2013 Current Affairs
Shivakumar Appointed as new CEO of PepsiCo India
PepsiCo has appointed D Shivakumar as its Chairman and CEO for India region. He has quit Nokia as Managing Director in March 2013.In his new role, Shivakumar will be responsible for PepsiCo’s India region, which includes beverage brands such as Pepsi-Cola, Lay’s potato chips, Slice mango beverage, Kurkure snacks, Tropicana juices and Quaker Oats. In addition to this, he will also oversee NourishCo, PepsiCo’s joint venture with Tata Global Beverages and franchise businesses in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Resigned
Three times Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, resigned from her post on 8 December , after Congress party faced a defeat in the Delhi Assembly polls. She sent her resignation to the Lt Governor. Sheila Dikshit was defeated in her constituency in New Delhi from Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party by over 22,000 votes.