Current Affairs – October, 2013

Latest Current Affairs October, 2013 with Current Affairs, news summary on current events of National and International importance of October, 2013 for Banking, SSC, CLAT, UPSC, State PCS, IBPS, Railways and other Competitive Examinations.

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Chanda Kochhar ranked 4th in Fortune magazine’s global list of top-50 women business leaders

Screenshot_1ICICI Bank CEO and MD, Ms Chanda Kochhar has been ranked 4th in Fortune magazine’s global list of top-50 women business leaders. The list is topped by Brazilian energy giant Petrobras’ CEO, Maria Das Gracas Foster.

Other Indians making it to the list were:-

– National Stock Exchange chief Ms Chitra Ramkrishna (17th)
– Axis Bank’s CEO Ms Shikha Sharma (32nd)
– HSBC’s Country Head of India, Ms Naina Lal Kidwai (42nd)

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New Zealand author Eleanor Catton wins 2013 Booker Prize

Screenshot_2New Zealand author Ms Eleanor Catton became the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for fiction. She claimed the award for her novel “The Luminaries”.

“The Luminaries” is the longest book ever to win the Booker Prize .

Ms Eleanor Catton is the youngest author ever to win the Booker Prize.

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