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Indian Social Science Research Council Gets New Head

The Union government has appointed Braj Bihari Kumar as Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). He replaces eminent academic S.K. Thorat,...

Presidential Elections in Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has decisively won the country's presidential election beating his rival Ebrahim Raisi. Rouhani was re-elected with 57 percent of votes. Raisi...

Cabinet Secretary Gets Extension

The Central government granted one-year extension to Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha whose two-year term is scheduled to end on June 12. The Appointments Committee of...

New Prime Minister Appointed in France

New French President Emmanuel Macron appointed Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister. Philippe, a little known 46-year-old MP and mayor of the northern port of Le...

Twitter India Gets New Head

Twitter Inc. has elevated Taranjeet Singh as its Country Director for India. Singh was earlier leading the charge for sales and marketing support for...

CBDT Chief Gets 1-Year Extension

The union government extended the term of Sushil Chandra, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes by one more year. According to a decision by the...

Allahabad Bank Gets New MD & CEO

Usha Ananthasubramanian has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Allahabad Bank. Her term ends on August 13, 2018. Prior to her joining, Ananthasubramanian was...

USA Supreme Court Gets New Chief Justice

Neil M. Gorsuch was sworn in as the 113th justice of the US Supreme Court. It is the first time in the history of the...

Coffee and Tea Boards Get New Heads

Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah and M S Boje Gowda were appointed chairmen of the Tea Board and the Coffee Board, respectively. Bezboruah is a leading tea...

National Academy of Agricultural Research Management

Mr. Srinivasa Rao has been named the new Director of the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM). The NAARM is a constituent of the...

Tata Communications Gets New Head

Tata Communications has appointed Renuka Ramnath as the new Chairperson of the board of directors and the successor to Subodh Bhargava. An independent director of...

Usha Martin Gets New Chairman

GN Bajpai, former Chairman of SEBI, replaced Prashant Jhawar as Chairman of Usha Martin Ltd at a board meet. Jhawar is one of the promoters...

National Centre for Earth Sciences Gets New Head

 N Purnachandra Rao has been appointed as the Director, National Centre for Earch Sciences Studies (NCESS), Thiruvananthapuram. A chief scientist at the CSIR-National Geophysical Research...

LIC Housing Finance Gets New CEO

 Vinay Sah has been appointed as new MD and CEO of LIC Housing Finance. He comes in place of Sunita Sharma, who has been promoted...