Current Affairs India - 17 October 2013

1. Justice M B Shah Commission, appointed to probe illegal mining across the country, has submitted its third and final report which is mainly on the menace in Goa.  The Commission has made a thorough probe into the bank transactions of exporters, traders and mining lease owners to track down the exact financial transaction, the source added.


2. The Philips board of management has appointed A. Krishnakumar as the Managing Director and CEO of Philips Electronics India Ltd with effect from December 2013. Krishnakumar is currently President and Head of Philips Healthcare Business. Rajeev Chopra, current CEO and Managing Director of Philips India, has been appointed Global Head of the Philips Consumer Luminaire Business Group.


3. Virat Kohli became fastest century scorer (in 52 balls) of India yesterday in One day International (ODI) matches while he scored 100 not out in just 52 balls against Australia. He became the seventh fastest century scorer in ODI in the world. After that, Virender Sehwag became the second fastest century scorer (60 balls) in One day International for India.