Current Affairs - Persons

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51. 

Who has been appointed as the new MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank by the Government of India?

A. Rajkiran Rai
B. Atul Kumar Goel
C. Shyam Srinivasan
D. Lingam Venkat Prabhakar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of UCO Bank MD and CEO Atul Kumar Goel as MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank (PNB) with effect from February 1 next year.

52. 

Who has named PETA India's 2021 person of the year?

A. R Madhavan
B. Jacqueline Fernandez
C. Anushka Sharma
D. Alia Bhatt

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has named Bollywood star Alia Bhatt its 2021 Person of the Year.

53. 

Who has been appointed as Director General & CEO of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs?

A. Soniya Kumari
B. Dinkar Mawari
C. Praveen Kumar
D. Hem Bhatt

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Govt of India has approved the appointment of Shri Praveen Kumar, IAS, Former Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to the post of Director General & Chief Executive Officer, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA).

54. 

Who has been named as the new chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group?

A. Eishin Shitara
B. Eishin Shitara
C. Eishin Chihana
D. Motofumi Shitara

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Yamaha Motor India has appointed Eishin Chihana as the new chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group.

55. 

Who has been named PETA India Person of the Year 2021?

A. Priyanka Chopra
B. Twinkle Khanna
C. Deepika Padukone
D. Alia Bhatt

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

PETA India has named Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as its 2021 Person of the Year to celebrate her work to support an animal-friendly fashion industry and for her advocacy for dogs and cats in need.