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Current Affairs on 15th May 2014
New Chairman of Central Water Commission & Ex-officio Secretary is Ashwin B Pandya:
For Central Water Commission and Ex-officio Secretary the Government of India declared new Chairman by name Ashwin B Pandya. Since November 2013, he was holding additional charge to this post.
First African American Executive Director of New York Times is Dean Baquet:
The first African and American Executive Director of New York Times is Dean Baquet. Currently Dean was acting as an Managing Editor. Earlier Jill Abramson acted as Executive Director. She was the first female executive director.
Nageswara Rao, Chairman of Granules India Ltd, passed away
The Chigurupati Nageswara Rao, Chairman of Granules India Ltd, has passed away in Guntur. In Andhra Pradesh, he was the eminent Medical Physician. He also acted as an Director of Hindustan Antibiotics Limited.
New Executive Vice President of CA Technologies is Amit Chatterjee
The CA Technologies has appointed Amit Chatterjee as an Executive Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Technology Group. He replaced the Peter Griffiths who served in the position since 2011. Chatterjee will be responsible for all the strategy and execution across full portfolio of enterprise businesses.
CIDC Construction cost increased in Indian Cities
In the Indian cities construction cost is increasing. Between May 2012 to March 2014, cost of the road construction in India has increased by 14.7 %, as per the data revealed by CIDC (Construction Industry Development Council). First place was occupied by Delhi in whose construction the cost of roads is 16.5, buildings are 9.9 and urban infrastructure is 10.6.