17 November 2018 Current Affairs

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Infosys names Jayesh Sanghrajka as interim CFO
India’s second largest IT services firm Infosys named Jayesh Sanghrajka as its interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The current CFO, MD Ranganath, step down after an 18-year career with the company. Sanghrajka has spent 13 years in Infosys over two stints and is currently Executive Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer

9th Annual Defence & Security Dialogue between India and China held in Beijing
The 9th Annual Defence and Security Dialogue between India and China held in Beijing. It held between the two defence delegations headed by defence secretary Sanjay Mitra and China’s deputy chief of Joint Staff Department of the Central Military Commission.

Justice Mathur took oath as Allahabad HC Chief Justice
Justice Govind Mathur took oath Wednesday as the chief justice of the Allahabad High Court. The oath was administered by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik in a simple ceremony in the court room of chief justice.

Dr. Saroj Suman Gulati conferred with Global Education Leaders award 2018
Dr. Saroj Suman Gulati, Director, Blue Bells Group of Schools has been conferred with the coveted Global Education Leaders Award 2018 by His Highness Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, member of the Cabinet and Minister of State for Tolerance, UAE.

Australia’s John Hastings retires from International Cricket
Former Australia all-rounder John Hastings has retired from all cricket, citing the risks posed by a bleeding lung condition. Hastings played one Test, 29 ODIs and nine Twenty20 internationals for Australia before retiring from Tests and ODIs a year ago to become a T20 specialist.

‘A Great Association-Glimpses into the Life of Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha’
‘A Great Association-Glimpses into the Life of Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha’, a book authored by Swami Nirviseshananda Tirtha, was released by Prasar Bharati’s CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati. The book has been written on the life of Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha, the renowned saint of Narayanashrama Tapovanam, Kerala.

Ad Man & Theatre Personality Alyque Padamsee passes away
Popular ad filmmaker & theatre personality Alyque Padamsee passed away in Mumbai. 90-year-old Padamsee was reportedly in bad health and had been ailing for quite some time. Padamsee played the role of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Richard Attenborough’s Oscar winner Gandhi.

Pankaj Advani won third IBSF billiards crown
India’s Pankaj Advani won his third straight IBSF billiards crown in the 150-up format. Advani overcame Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar in the final. This win also marks a hat-trick of wins for Advani in the shorter format. He had won in his hometown Bengaluru in 2016 before doing the same in Doha last year.


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