Current affairs 04th January

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In today’s article you will read about :
1 . Hemant Bhargava Appointed LIC’s Acting Chairman
2 . Vinod Kumar Yadav appointed as Railway Board Chairman
3 . Arunima Sinha Became World’s 1st Female Amputee To Scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak
4 . Syndicate Bank and SBI Life Insurance Signed Bancassurance Pact
5 . 106th Session of Indian Science Congress Inaugurated
6 . Dronacharya awardee and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar Passed away in mumbai

Hemant Bhargava Appointed LIC’s Acting Chairman :

The government has appointed Hemant Bhargava, Managing Director, Life Insurance Corporation of India, as the Acting Chairman. The move comes after VK Sharma retired from the top job at LIC.

Vinod Kumar Yadav appointed as Railway Board Chairman :

General Manager of South Central Railway, Vinod Kumar Yadav, has been appointed as Chairman of Railway Board and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India. His appointment came after Ashwani Lohani’s superannuation. Vinod Kumar Yadav belongs to the 1980 batch of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE).

Arunima Sinha Became World’s 1st Female Amputee To Scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak :

Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to have conquered Mt Everest, created yet another record as she became world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson,the highest peak in Antarctica. Apart from Mount Everest, the 30-year-old has climbed the highest peaks of fivecontinents and plans to do so in all seven.

Syndicate Bank and SBI Life Insurance Signed Bancassurance Pact :

Syndicate Bank and SBI Life Insurance signed a bancassurance pact aiming to offer a comprehensive financial planning solution to its customers. The pact was signed between Syndicate Bank MD & CEO, Mrutyunjay Mahapatra and MD and CEO of SBI Life, Sanjeev Nautiyal. 

106th Session of Indian Science Congress Inaugurated :

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at the 106th session of the Indian Science Congress. The 106th Indian Science Congress is being held at Jalandhar. The theme of the 106th science congress is ‘Future India: Science and Technology’. He gave the nation a new slogan Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan and Jai Anusandhan.

Dronacharya awardee and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar Passed away in mumbai :

1990 Dronacharya awardee cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar, who coached Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar passed away at 86 in Mumbai. Besides Tendulkar, he also coached other prominent players like Vinod Kambli, Pravin Amre, Sameer Dighe and Balwinder Singh Sandhu. Because of his contribution to the sport, he was honoured with Padma Shri in 2010. The Kamath Memorial Cricket Club in Dadar was founded by him.