Monday, January 11, 2016

Government of india reappoints deputy governor of RBI

The government on 8 january 2016 reappointed Urjit Patel, who headed a committee that paved the way for the proposed monetary policy committee, as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a second time for a three-year term.Patel joined the central bank on January 11, 2013, months before Raghuram Rajan took charge as the Governor, and has been heading the monetary policy department. Rajan and Patel had earlier worked together in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington.

WTA Brisbane International Tennis trophy 2016

Milos Raonic from Canada has won the 2016 WTA Brisbane International Tennis trophy in the men’s single category.In the final match played at Brisbane (Australia), he defeated Roger Federer (world No. 3) from Switzerland by 6–4, 6–4 score. It is Milos Raonic overall 8th career title and 1st of the 2016 season.

WTA Brisbane International Tennis 2016

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis carried the dominance of 2015 into the new season, winning their sixth consecutive title by lifting the WTA Brisbane trophyin the women’s doubles category,in Brisbane. Mirza-Hingis quelled the challenge of Kerber-Petkovic in mere 69 minutes.The Indo-Swiss pair won in straight sets 7-5, 6-1.The top seeds have now stitched a 26-match winning streak.

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