Current Affairs - 7 November 2015

Harjit Sajjan (Indian Born) sworn - in as Defence Minister of Canada

Harjit Sajjan
  • Harjit Sajjan an Indo-Canadian Sikh sworn - in as Defence Minister of Canada on 4 November, 2015.
  • Harjit Sajjan is one of the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 30 members Cabinet. Ceremony held at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Canada. 

Justice Teerth Singh Thakur to be the next Chief Justice of India

T S Thakur
  • Justice Teerth Singh Thakur would be the next Chief Justice of India recommended by Chief Justice H L Dattu on 4 November, 2015. T S Thakur will take over as the 43rd Chief Justice of India.


Suresh N Patel - New MD & CEO of Andhra Bank

MD & CEO of Andhra Bank
  • Suresh N Patel on 2 November 2015 in New Delhi took charge as new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of Andhra Bank.
  • He succeeded CVR Rajendran who retired on 30 April, 2015 and became the CEO of Association of Mutual Funds in India.

Navtej Singh Sarna appointed as Indian High Commissioner to United Kingdom

Navtej Singh Sarna
  • Navtej Singh Sarna was on 31 October 2015 appointed as Indian High Commissioner to United Kingdom (UK). Sarna is a 1980 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer.

Deepak Singhal - New Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India

Deepak Singhal
  • On 2 November, 2015 RBI appointed Deepak Singhal as the Executive Director (ED). Deepak Singhal replaced K K Vohra.

Captain Krishna Swaminathan took over command of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya
  • On 2 November, 2015 Captain Krishna Swaminathan assumed the charge as the second Commanding Officer of INS Vikramaditya at Karwar.
  • INS Vikramaditya is Indian Navy's new and formidable aircraft carrier which was commissioned at Severodvinsk in Russia on 16 November 2013 and was being commanded by Captain Suraj Berry, NM. The ship is capable of operating MiG 29K/KuB fighters, Sea Harrier, Kamov 31, Kamov 28, Sea King, Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) and Chetak Helicopters from its deck.
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