PERSONS IN NEWS - 2018 NOVEMBER

November 1

South Korea’s First Lady Kim Jung-Sook attends Uttar pradesh’sDeepotsav
Kim Jung-Sook,who was received by Union minister HarsimratKaurBadal, will be the chief guest at the 'Deepotsav' event being organised by the Uttar Pradesh government.
Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing: HarsimratKaurBadal (Bathinda)
Uttar Pradesh Capital: Lucknow, CM: Yogi Adityanath, Governor: RamNaik
National Parks & Sanctauaries: Dudhwa National Park, Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary, Nawabgani Bird Sanctuary, Philbit Tiger Reserve, National Chambal sanctuary.

November 3

Oxford University beckoned Theatre revivalist Mohammad Ali Baig.
Theatre revivalist Mohammad Ali Baig has been invited to the University of Oxford in UK to perform two of his acclaimed heritage plays “Under an Oak Tree” and “Quli: DilonkaShahzaada”.
One play is set against the baqckdrop of AsafJahiera, the other is on the founder-king of Hyderabad.
Mr.Baig is a Padmashri recipient and has also won several honours in France, Canada, Turkey and US.

G.N. Bajpai resigns as Director of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS)
GN Bajpai resigned from the board of IL&FS citing personal reasons. He is a former chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
He was one of the 7 directors appointed on the IL&FS board by the government, following National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order, recently.
Following his resignation, the members remaining on IL&FS board are: Banker UdayKotak, chairman, ICICI Bank executive chairman GC Chaturvedi, IAS officer and the director general of shipping Malini Shankar, Mahindra group’s VineetNayyar, Auditor Nandkishore, CS Rajan, a former chief secretary of Rajasthan
IL&FS: HQ - Mumbai

November 4

Cricketer Ambati Rayudu has retired from 1st-class cricket.
Indian professional cricketer Ambati Rayudu has retired from 1st-class cricket to focus on 50-over and T20 cricket.
The 33-year-old batsman scored 6,151 runs in 97 matches in his 18-year first-class career but couldn't find a place in the Test side. Actor
He played his first ODI (One Day International) match in 2013

November 7

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor resigns from Cricket Australia (CA) board of directors.
Mark Taylor was the CA board’s longest-serving director. He has resigned amid the release of findings of Longstaff review that was commissioned following the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal.
He is the third member of the Cricket Australia board to resign in the last six months.
Recently, David Peever resigned as Chairman of the board of Cricket Australia.
CA board is currently chaired on an interim basis by Earl Eddings, till a permanent chairman is selected.
Cricket Australia (CA):  Formed- 1905, Interim Chairperson: Earl Eddings
CEO: Kevin Roberts

November 9

Jeff Sessions resigns as US Attorney General
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned from the post at the request of President Donald Trump.
For the past several months, Trump has been expressing his displeasure at Sessions’s functioning in public meetings and social media platform.


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