Famous Personalities - Current Affairs for May, 2015

Famous Personalities Current Affairs for May, 2015

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▼ Arundhati Bhattacharya attains highest position in world's most powerful women Forbes ranking   [05-17-15]

Four Indians have been named in Forbes list including Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson of State Bank of India (SBI), who stood at 30th position, Chanda Kochhar, MD and CEO of ICICI Bank (35th position), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD of Biocon Limited (85th position) and Shobhana Bhartia, Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group,( 93rd position).

▼ Angela Merkel is most powerful woman in the world: Forbes   [05-17-15]

The world’s most powerful woman in the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel who fetched the first spot. This year’s top 10 women are: Angela Merkel and Hillary Clinton followed by Melinda Gates, Janet Yellen, Mary Barra, Christine Lagarde, Dilma Rousseff, Sheryl Sandberg, Susan Wojcicki and Michelle Obama.

▼ Mathematician John Nash, inspiration for "A Beautiful Mind" is no more   [05-17-15]

A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva Goldsman. His theories were used in economics, evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence, accounting, politics and military theory.

▼ Ramdhari Singh Dinkar's anniversary celebrated by PM Modi   [05-17-15]

The golden jubilee celebration of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar’s two works – “Sanskriti ke Chaar Adhyaye” and “Parshuram ki Pratiksha” were inaugurated by Narendra Modi at a function held at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan on 22nd May 2015.

▼ President Obama enters Guinness Book of World Records following massive social media following   [05-17-15]

Barack Obama debuted on Social Media Platform Twitter with @POTUS account. He beat the previous record, which was set in April 2014 by Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr., after the actor reached a million followers in 23 hours and 22 minutes.