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Person Current Affairs October 1st Week 2016
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1) Arundhati Bhattacharya Gets Year-Long Extension As SBI Chief.

  • Arundhati Bhattacharya has secured a year’s extension as the chairperson of the State Bank of India (SBI) to oversee the merger of six smaller commercial banks into the country’s largest lender.

2) Vinod Sawhny steps down as RCom CEO.
  • Reliance Communications (RCom) company has accepted its Chief Executive Officer Vinod Sawhny’s resignation.
  • Sawhny, who had worked with Bharti Group before joining RCom, has stepped down citing personal reasons.
  • William Barney and Gurdeep Singh will function as acting Co-CEOs.


3) Indian-American named `Future Leader of Audiology`.
  • The American Academy of Audiology has named Dr. Vinaya Manchaiah, an Indian American associate professor and director of audiology at Lamar University.
  • Vinaya Manchaiah is one of only a dozen individuals selected nationwide for the honour.Audiology is a branch of science that studies hearing, balance, and related disorders. 
4) Trafficked Girl Anoyara Khatun Became International Child Rights Activist.
  • An 18-year-old girl Anoyara Khatun, who was trafficked from the remote islands of Sundarbans in West Bengal, is an international child rights crusader and has been invited twice to speak at the United Nations.
  • As a youth leader guided by international NGO `Save the Children`, she is now leading 80 groups of children, each having about 10-20 members who are fighting against evils like child marriage, trafficking, child labour, besides other issues related to health and education
  • She had meeting with Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman from Iraq, who is now the UN Goodwill Ambassador for dignity of survivors of human trafficking, reduced her into tears.