IRMA Gets New Chairman

Dilip Rath, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has been appointed Chairman of the Institute of Rural Management-Anand (IRMA). Rath has been instrumental in promoting...

Sunil Bharti Mittal Elected GSMA Chairman

Bharti Enterprises Founder and Chairman Sunil Mittal has been elected as GSMA Chairman for a two-year period from January 2017 through December 2018. GSMA Chairman...

Zee Entertainment Gets New Head

Zee Entertainment has appointed Punit Misra as Chief Executive Officer for its domestic broadcast business. His appointment is with effect from October 1, and Misra...

KPMG in India Gets New CEO

KPMG in India has a new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in Arun M. Kumar. He has been elected to head the professional services firm...

TamilNadu Law Commission Gets New Head

Tamil Nadu has reconstituted its Law Commission. Retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Chockalingam Nagappan has been appointed as the new Chairman of Tamil Nadu’s reconstituted...

Monetary Policy Committee Gets Members

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet announced the names of Monetary Policy Committee members, who will hold office for a period of four years. This...

New Indian Ambassador to USA

Navtej Singh Sarna 1980 batch IFS Officer has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United State of America. He is presently,...

New Indian High Commissioner To UK

India's new high commissioner to the UK, Navtej Sarna, has taken charge of his new post at India House in London. Mr Sarna, an Indian...

Jet Airways New CEO

Jet Airways has announced the appointment of Vinay Dube as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Antonio Guterres is New UN Secretary General

The Security Council has selected the Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres as next Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Secretary-General of the United Nations...

New DGMO Appointed

Lt. Gen. A.K. Bhatt is appointed the Army’s next Director General of Military Operations (DGMO). He replaced Lt. Gen.  Singh, who took over command of...

New Zealand Gets New Prime Minister

New Zealand’s ruling National Party appointed the experienced Bill English as the country’s new prime minister following the resignation of PM John Key. State Services...

Bombay High Court Gets New CJ

Justice Manjula Chellur, 60, was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. Maharashtra Governor CV Rao administered the oath of...

Tata Sons Replaces Chairman Cyrus Mistry

In one of the biggest upheaval in the corporate sector, Tata Sons has replaced Cyrus Pallonji Mistry as its chairman and named Ratan N....

Bombay HC Gets New Chief Justice

Manjulla Chellur, chief justice of the Calcutta High Court, has been appointed Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court with effect from August 24. Ms...

Australia Gets First Female Chief Justice

Australia’s first female Chief Justice of the High Court was officially sworn in Canberra. Susan Kiefel, who replaces outgoing Chief Justice Robert French, is the...

Western Air Command Gets New AOC

Air Marshal C Harikumar AVSM VM VSM took over as AOC-in-C, Western Air Command (WAC). The Air Marshal was accorded a ceremonial guard of...

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board Gets New Member

Dr. Navrang Saini took charge as Whole Time Member, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in New Delhi. Dr. Saini will look after Registration &...

WHO Gets New Director-General

Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare congratulated Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as Director-General of the World...

Indian Diplomat Re-Appointed to UN

Indian diplomat, Achamkulangare Gopinathan has been re-appointed by the UN General Assembly to the Joint Inspection Unit. Gopinathan, along with Sukai Prom-Jackson of Gambia, Jean...

Anil Ambani Joins Atlantic Council

Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani has been inducted into the international advisory board of global think-tank The Atlantic Council. Other global business leaders include Thomas...

Bharti AXA General Insurance Gets New CEO

Bharti AXA General Insurance has appointed Sanjeev Srinivasan as CEO and Managing Director. Srinivasan joined Bharti AXA General Insurance in August 2016 as Chief Commercial...

Vivek Bhandari is New IIHMR Director

Dr Vivek Bhandari, former Director of the Institute of Rural Management-Anand (IRMA), has taken over as the new President of the Indian Institute of...

India Appoints New Controller General of Accounts

Government of India has appointed Mr. Anthony Lianzuala, a 1982-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer, as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA),...

Google Appoints Shaun Stewart for Car Project

Google has appointed Shaun Stewart to join its self-driving car project. Shaun Stewart is joining Google as a director of the self-driving car project. Stewart’s role...

Christine Lagarde Re-Elected IMF Head

The International Monetary Fund board re-elected Managing Director Christine Lagarde to a second five-year term, starting on July 5. Lagarde, the only candidate nominated for...

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...

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...

Mauritius Gets New Prime Minister

Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth handed over power to his son Pravind. Jugnauth, 86, officially handed his resignation to President Ameenah Gurib Fakim –...

Nikki Haley Appointed US Envoy to UN

Nikki Haley was  named as US envoy to the United Nations by President-elect Donald Trump. She has become the first-ever Indian-American to be appointed to...

Banks Board Recommends 9 Names

The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) recommended nine candidates for the post of Executive Directors in various public sector banks. The selected officers are Fareed Ahmed,...

Urban Ministry Gets New Secretary

Rajiv Gauba, IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre (1982 batch), has taken charge as Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development. A physics graduate from Patna University, he...

Charge of LIC Chairman to V K Sharma

Managing Director of LIC V K Sharma has taken additional charge as chairman, replacing S K Roy who was relieved of his duties. Roy resigned...

USA Appoints New National Intelligence Chief

US President-elect Donald Trump has named Dan Coats as his National Intelligence Director. The Indiana ex-senator formerly served on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Coats would provide...

IDFC Appoints New CEO

IDFC Ltd appointed Sunil Kakar as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Kakar had joined IDFC as the Group Chief Financial...

New CBDT Chairman

Senior Indian Revenue Service officer Atulesh Jindal took charge as the new chairman of the CBDT, the controlling body of the Income Tax department. He...

Insolvency Board Gets New Director

Dr. (Ms.) Mamta Suri took charge as Executive Director, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) in New Delhi. Before joining IBBI, Dr. Suri was...

MOIL Appoints New CMD

Mukund Chaudhari has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of MOIL Ltd. The MOIL, which is under the administrative control of the Ministry...

Delhi Gets New Chief Secretary

1985 Batch IAS officer M. M. Kutty has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Delhi. He replaced K. K. Sharma, who was transferred...

Tata Sons Gets New Chairman

One of India’s oldest and biggest corporate groups, Tata Sons appointed Mr. N Chandrasekaran as its new Chairman. Chandrasekaran had joined TCS in 1987 and...

UN Chief Appoints New Under Secretary General

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Jan Beagle of New Zealand as the new Under-Secretary-General for Management. Ms. Beagle is currently the Deputy Executive Director...

UPSC Gets New Secretary

IAS officer T Jacob has been appointed as Secretary, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Jacob is a 1984 batch Tamil Nadu cadre officer. He was...

SRL Diagnostics Appoints New CEO

Diagnostics company SRL Diagnostics has appointed Arindam Haldar as its new Chief Executive Officer. Haldar has worked with brands like Colgate, Pillsbury, Hen-Dazs and Sterlite.

Central Water Commission Gets New Head

Shri Narendra Kumar, an officer of Central Water Engineering Service (1979 batch) has assumed the charge of Chairman, Central Water Commission (CWC). He has served...

New Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Union Government has appointed former Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as new Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Mehrishi, a 1978-batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer, will...

New UNHCR Director of Global Emergencies

The United Nations has appointed a Somali-born official as UNHCR’s director for global emergencies, staff security, safety and supply services. Ahmed Warsame has been a representative...

India’s Alternate Governor in Asian Development Bank

Mr. Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India has been appointed as India’s Alternate Governor on...

Sanofi Gets New Chairman

Drugmaker Sanofi India Ltd announced the election of Aditya Narayan as its new Chairman. He replaces liquor baron Vijay Mallya who quit as Chairman...

NASA Gets New Official

Jen Rae Wang has been selected by Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot as NASA's Associate Administrator for the Office of Communications. Wang joins NASA with more...

World Free Zones Appoints P.S. Raman

The World Free Zones Orgànisation (World FZO) has appointed P. S. Raman, Joint Development Commissioner (Retd), Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone, Special Economic Zone,...

DGCA Gets New Chief

B.S. Bhullar, a 1986-batch IAS officer, has been appointed chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)...

New President of Delhi Advertising Club

Deepak Hiramath has been elected president of Delhi Advertising Club (DAC) for the year 2016-17. 13-member committee have been set up to run DAC. Raman Kumar...

Sikh Woman Becomes Supreme Court Judge in Canada

Palbinder Kaur Shergill has been appointed as a Judge at the Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster. Ms. Shergill is the first turbaned...

Anmol Ambani Joins Board of Reliance Capital

The Board of Directors of Reliance Capital approved the induction of Anmol Ambani, the 24-year-old eldest son of Reliance Group Chairman, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani,...

New Member of UPSC Takes Oath

Dr. Manoj Soni, former Vice Chancellor of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Member, Union Public Service...

Madras HC Gets New Chief Justice

Justice Indira Banerjee was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court. Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office...

KM Birla Appointed IIM-A Chairman

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) appointed Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla as the new chairman of Board of Governors at...

State Bank of Hyderabad Gets New Head

Mani Palvesan has assumed charge as Managing Director of State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) with effect from Jan 14, 2017. Palvesan joined SBH in 1982...

Audi India Gets New Head

Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, has appointed Rahil Ansari as the Head of Audi India, effective February 1, 2017. He replaces Joe King, whose...

J Satyanarayana Appointed Part-Time UIDAI Chief

Former IAS officer J Satyanarayana was  appointed as part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), tasked with issuing Aadhaar numbers. The post has...

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...

Administrative Staff College of India Gets New Head

An IAS officer of 1976 batch, Rajen Habib Khwaja has appointed as the Director General of the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad. Established in...

Broadcasting Content Complaints Council

Justice Vikramajit Sen has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC). Justice Sen takes over from former Punjab and Haryana...

New Chief of Staff Committee

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba received the Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) baton from the outgoing Chief of Air Staff,...

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....

Chief Adviser (Cost) in Ministry of Finance

Mrs. Aruna Sethi, 1985 batch officer of Indian Cost Accounts Service (ICoAS) has been elevated to the position of Chief Adviser (Cost) in the...

Delhi Gets New Lt Governor

Anil Baijal was appointed as the next Lt Governor of Delhi, a post which has fallen vacant after resignation of Najeeb Jung. A 1969 batch...

New Registrar of Copyrights Appointed

1994 batch officer of the Indian Telecom Service Hoshiar Singh has been appointed as Registrar of Copyrights for 5 years. The Office of Copyrights, under...

National Legal Services Authority Gets New Chairman

Government of India has appointed Judge of Supreme Court of India, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, as the new Executive Chairman of the National Legal...

Isuzu Motors India Gets New Chairman

Japanese automobile maker Isuzu appoints Hiroshi Nakagawa as the Chairman of Isuzu Motors India (IMI). Hiroyasu Miura, the erstwhile Chairman of IMI will take over...

Big B Appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Veteran Indian Actor Amitabh Bachchan was appointed the goodwill ambassador for hepatitis in Southeast Asia. Mr. Bachchan, a survivor of Hepatitis B, will be the...

New Director General of CISF

IPS officer O P Singh took over as the new Director General of CISF. 1983-batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre was serving as the Director...

New Executive Director Appointed in RBI

The Reserve Bank of India has appointed Surekha Marandi as Executive Director (ED) consequent to the superannuation of US Paliwal, who retired on December...

New Defence Forces Heads Appointed

The government has appointed vice chief of army staff Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the new Army chief, while vice chief of air staff...

Canara Bank Promotes PV Bharathi

P V Bharathi, General Manager, Canara Bank, has been elevated as Executive Director. Bharathi began her banking career in December 1982 as a probationary officer...

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...

Top Bureaucratic Appointments

Senior IAS officers Brajendra Navnit and V Sheshadri have been appointed as Joint Secretaries in Prime Minister's Office. As many as 22 new Joint Secretaries...

Uttar Pradesh Gets New DG of Police

Sulkhan Singh has been appointed as the new Director General of Police (DGP) by the Yogi Adityanath-led state government. Sulkhan Singh replaced Javeed Ahmed, the...

New Vice Chief of Air Staff Appointed

Air Marshal SB Deo took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air HQ. On his arrival at the Air Headquarters...

6 Officials of Banks Get Promotions

Six banks officials working as General Managers and Executive Directors have been promoted and given new postings. P V Bharathi and Sanjiv Sharan, General Managers...

Nuclear Fuel Complex Gets New Head

G Kalyanakrishnan has taken over as Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad. He succeeds N Saibaba, who has retired on completion of two...

Myntra Fashion Gets New Head

Flipkart Group company Myntra appointed the Manohar Kamath as head of Myntra Fashion Brands (MFB). A seasoned leader in the fashion and retail industry with...

New Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharati

Mr. Shashi Shekar Vempati has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati. He was appointed on the recommendation of the Three...

PHDCCI Gets New President

Gopal Jiwarajka is elected as new President of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI). Prior to this elevation he was PHDCCI's Senior Vice President. A...

IMA Gets New Chief

Lt General Santosh Kumar Upadhya has been appointed the new commandant of the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA). In 1981, he was commissioned to the...

New President of Institute of Cost Accountants of India

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India has a new President in Sanjay Gupta for the year 2017-18. H Padmanabhan has been elected as the...

UP Appoints New Chief Secretary

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today removed Chief Secretary Deepak Singhal. In his place, Rahul Bhatnagar has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary....

List of WTO Bodies’ Chairpersons

The WTO General Council, on 7 April 2017, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairpersons for WTO bodies. Regular bodies Trade Policy Review...

India Ratings and Research Gets New CEO

India Ratings and Research, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fitch Group, has appointed Rohit Sawhney as its Chief Executive Officer. Headquartered in Mumbai with six branch...

AP Gets New Chief Secretary

Satya Prasad Tucker, Special Chief Secretary, Planning, assumed charge as the Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. He succeeds IYR Krishna Rao, who retired on January...

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...

National Safai Karamcharis Commission Gets New Chairman

The newly appointed Chairman of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Shri Manhar Valji Bhai Zala along with two members Smt. Manju Diler and Shri...

New Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet

Rear Admiral B Dasgupta, YSM, VSM took over command of the sword arm of Indian Navy, the Eastern Fleet, from Rear Admiral SV Bhokare. Rear...

New Chairman of UPSC Takes Oath

Prof. David R. Syiemlieh took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission, under clause (1) of Article 316 of...

Urjit Patel Assumes Charge as RBI Governor

Urjit Patel has assumed charge as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank, succeeding Raghuram Rajan whose tenure ended on September 4. Patel has assumed charge...

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...

China Names New Navy Chief

China has appointed Lieutenant Admiral Shen Jinlong as new naval chief. In 2014, Shen led several Chinese warships at the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

Alibaba Head Appointed Adviser at UNCTAD

Chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, has been appointed adviser to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Ma, one of the richest...

Tata Motors Get New Chairman

The Board of Directors have appointed Natarajan Chandrasekaran as Additional Director and Chairman of the board with immediate effect. He will be the first non-Parsi...

International Solar Alliance Gets Director General

India and France jointly decided to appoint Mr. Upendra Tripathy, as the Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on a...