Page-5 of Current Affairs - October, 2015

Britain's Curry King Lord Gulam Noon passes away

Lord Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon, one of Britain’s most prominent Indian-origin peers and Curry King passed away in London. He was 79. He was pioneer in introducing mildly spiced Indian curry cuisine to the high streets of United Kingdom through his entrepreneurial ventures. About Lord Gulam Noon He was born on 24 January 1936 in Mumbai, ..

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Union Government sets-up R.V. Easwar Committee to simplify the provisions of IT Act, 1961 

Union Government has constituted a committee to simplify the provisions of the Income Tax Act (IT), 1961 under the Chairmanship of former Delhi High Court Judge, Justice R.V. Easwar. Other 9 Members: V.K. Bhasin, Vinod Jain, Rajiv Memani, Ravi Gupta, Mukesh Patel, Ajay Bahl, Pradip P. Shah, Arvind Modi, Dr. Vinay Kumar Singh. Term of ..

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India ranks 130 in World Bank's 2016 rankings of Ease of Doing Business

India has been placed at 130th position among the 189 countries in the recently released World Bank’s 2016 rankings of Ease of Doing Business Report. In this edition of list, India has moved up by four spots in the global rankings compared to earlier 134th rank in recalculated 2015 rankings. Key highlights of report India ..

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Samiran Chakraborty appointed as Chief Economist of Citibank India

Samiran Chakraborty has been appointed as Chief Economist of global banking major Citibank for India. Prior to this appointment, he was Managing Director (MD) and head at Standard Chartered Bank for macro research in South Asia. Chakraborty has more than a decade of rich experience in conducting macro research and covering various asset classes including ..

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Sylvie Lucas appointed as Chair of IGN of UNSC Reforms

Luxembourg envoy to the United Nations (UN) Sylvie Lucas has been appointed as the next chair of the Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) of UN Security Council Reforms. She was appointed by 70th UN General Assembly session President Morgens Lykketoft and replaced Jamaican Ambassador to UN Courtenay Rattray. Her appointment comes ahead of the next round of ..

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