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Cauvery Water Tribunal Gets New Chief

The government has appointed Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre of the Supreme Court as chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal. He was nominated for the...

Insolvency Board Gets New Member

Ms. Suman Saxena took charge as the Whole Time Member, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). Ms Saxena will look after Research and Regulation...

Union Public Service Commission Gets New Members

Air Marshal Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle, took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The oath was administered by...

USA Gets New National Security Advisor

US President Donald Trump has appointed Lt Gen Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new National Security Advisor following the ouster of Michael Flynn. The acting...

PSU Banks Gets New Directors

Former CMD of Exim Bank TCA Ranganathan has been appointed as Chairman of Indian Overseas Bank. Sunil Mehta has been appointed as non-executive chairman of...

SEBI Chief Tenure Reduced

The union government reduced the term of Ajay Tyagi, Chairman-designate of the Securities and Exchange Board of India, by two years. An officer of the...

New Indian High Commissioner to Canada

Senior IFS Officer Vikas Swarup has been appointed the new High Commissioner to Canada. Swarup, a well-known author, became the MEA spokesperson in April 2015. He...

Tamil Nadu Gets New Chief Minister

Edappadi K Palaniswami, the leader of the AIADMK Legislature Party, took oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. He heads a 31-member Cabinet. He was administered...

List of New Judges Appointed in Supreme Court

President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed five new Judges to the Supreme Court of India. Following have been appointed to the Apex Court by the President: Rajasthan High...

UN Appoints New Peacekeeping Chief

France's Jean-Pierre Lacroix has been appointed the head of the UN peacekeeping for a year. He will replace Herve Ladsous who steps down in March after...

Enforcement Director Gets Fixed Tenure

Karnal Singh, a 1984-batch IPS officer, has been granted a two-year fixed tenure as the Enforcement Directorate chief following the Supreme Court’s directions. He...

3 Directors Appointed in RBI Board

Union government has appointed three part-time non-official directors on the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board for a four-year term. They are: Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Dr....

PTI Gets New Editor-in-Chief

The Press Trust of India has named veteran journalist Vijay Joshi, as its Editor-in-Chief. Mr. Joshi replaces M.K. Razdan, who retired in September 2016. Mr. Joshi...

Pakistan Appoints New Foreign Secretary

Tehmina Janjua, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, has been appointed as the Pakistan's first woman Foreign Secretary. Janjua will replace incumbent Foreign...