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12th May Current Affairs

12th May Current Affairs

  1. Justice Cyriac Joseph appointed as interim Chief Of NHRC:
    President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Justice Cyriac Joseph as Interim Chairperson of NHRC (National Human Rights Commission).

    In 1974, On 11th May 2015, Former Chairperson K.G. Balakrishnan, the sixth NHRC chairperson has completed his term of office.

    NHRC in India is a public body established in 1993. Under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance, I gained a statutory basis that works for the protection and promotion of human rights in India.
  2. Nikesh Arora will be soon Softbank Corp New President:
    Japan’s Softbank Corp has appointed investment head and former Google executive Nikesh Arora as their new President. He replaced the Company’s Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son.

    Nikesh Indian born aged 47 will get 14.6 billion yen as bonus and compensation for his work from SoftBank Corp.

    In India, Nikesh has already channelized 200 billion yen that directly invest in the establishment of Snap Deal and Ola Cabs.
  3. Priti Patel became new employment minister in Britain:
    David Cameron, PM of Britain has appointed Priti Patel as the new minister of state for employment in the Work and Pension Department after succeeding in the parliament elections.

    Priti Patel, 43 is the daughter of Ugandan shopkeeper Sushil Patel, 64 who stood for UKIP two years ago. After the results announced, Mr.Patel withdrew his candidacy from the conservative party.

    In the year 1970, the Patel family settled in Britain after fleeing from Uganda.
  4. Hollande-First French president to visit Cuba:
    Francois Hollande, President of France became first ever to visit Cuba. To ease up the strained relationships between Havana and Washington, Francois visits Cuba on one day trip to build a strong business and diplomatic relations.

    Some French business people also accompany Francois like Pernod Ricard, hotel company Accor, Air France, supermarket Carrefour, and the Orange telecommunications company.

    This visit brings the good news that the US will draw off restrictions on Cuba and paving their way with new initiatives to be part of US businesses.
  5. Elizabeth Wilson died at the age of 94:
    Elizabeth Wilson, an actress who has proven his talent on stage and cinema passed away at the age of 94.

    Her memorial films were The Graduate and 9 to 5 in which she has done superb work to make it smashed hit.

    She started her career in 1953. Famous plays and drama for which she nominated for Tony and Emmy Awards nominations were Sticks and Bones. Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder and many more.