Famous Personalities - Current Affairs for August, 2015

Famous Personalities Current Affairs for August, 2015

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▼ Wealth X report names Mark Zuckerberg as wealthiest under 35   [08-1-15]

Zuckerberg is joined on the list by fellow Facebook co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, who claimed the second place on the list with an estimated net worth of USD 9.3 billion and Eduardo Saverin who was ranked fourth with an estimated net of USD 5.3 billion, as per Wealth-X, the global wealth intelligence and prospecting company.

▼ Anupan Kher named as brand ambassador for UN gender equity campaign   [08-31-15]

Anupam Kher has been appointed as the UN ambassador of the 'HeForShe' campaign for gender equality. The 'HeForShe' campaign has been initiated by UN Women. Its goal is to engage men as agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women's rights, by encouraging them to take action against inequalities faced by women and girls.

▼ Sadbhavana Diwas observed on birth anniversary of former Indian Pm Rajiv Gandhi   [08-31-15]

The birth anniversary of Rajeev Gandhi was observed on 20th Aug’15.

▼ Robert Downey Jr tops Forbes List of Richest Actors 2015   [08-27-15]

Robert Downey Jr. topped the list for the third year in a row with earnings of 80 million US dollars. Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan stood at seventh position with earnings of 33.5 Million US dollar.

▼ Muthaiya Muralitharan & T Dilshan appoited brand ambassadors of Sri Lankan National Kidney Fund   [08-27-15]

Murlidharan and Dilshan’s appointment was announced by the President just before the start of a T20 match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo.