RBI Gets New Executive Director

The Reserve Bank has appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as Executive Director following G Mahalingam’s taking voluntary retirement from the central bank. Rao will look...

CBDT New Chairman

Senior Indian Revenue Service officer, Sushil Chandra took over as chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Chandra, a 1980-batch officer of...

Bankruptcy Board Gets New Chairman

Madhusudan Sahoo was appointed as chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. Sahoo is presently member of Competition Commission of India. The Appointments Committee of...

Ashok Chawla Joins Yes Bank Board

Former Competition Commission of India chairman Ashok Chawla took charge as Non-Executive Chairman of Yes Bank. Chawla, who has also served as Union Finance Secretary,...

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...

NDTV Appoints New CEO

Vikram Chandra has been stepped down from the post of group chief executive officer and executive director at New Delhi Television (NDTV). He was appointed...

Enforcement Directorate Gets New Head

Karnal Singh has been appointed as new Director General of Enforcement Directorate (ED). Karnal Singh is 1984 batch IPS officer of Union Territories cadre. The post...

Ericsson Appoints New CEO

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson has appointed Borje Ekholm as President and CEO, effective from January 16, 2017. Ekholm joins Ericsson from his current position as...

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....

New Flag Officer Submarines Takes Office

Rear Admiral Vennam Srinivas, NM has assumed the duties of Flag Officer Submarines from Rear Admiral Sanjay Mahindru. Rear Adm Srinivas was commissioned on 01...

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...

‘Wonder Woman’ Appointed UN Ambassador for Women

Wonder Woman, the iconic superhero, has been named an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls by the United Nations and will...

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,...

C Vijaykumar Becomes CEO of HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, announced the appointment of C Vijayakumar as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the...

New Director General of Naval Operations

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade assumed the charge of Director General Naval Operations. The Flag Officer was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jan 1984. He...

Indian Naval Academy Gets New Chief

Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM took over charge as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala. He is a specialist in Navigation and...

Saina Nehwal Appointed in IOC Body

Star shuttler Saina Nehwal has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. Saina has received a letter to the...

India Nominated Arundhati for World Bank MD

India has nominated State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya as the World Bank managing director and chief operating officer's position. India needs strong backing...

ICICI Bank Appoints Anup Bagchi

ICICI Bank appointed its brokerage business head Anup Bagchi as executive director of the bank and head of retail banking, replacing Rajiv Sabharwal. Shilpa Kumar...

Antonio Appointed UN Secretary-General

The General Assembly appointed by acclamation the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon...

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...

Paytm Appoints Madhur Deora

Payments solution provider Paytm has appointed former Citigroup banker Madhur Deora as CFO and Senior Vice President. Deora will report to Paytm's founder Vijay Shekhar...

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...

CBDT Gets New Chief

Indian Revenue Service officer Sushil Chandra was appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). CBDT is the apex policy making body for...

Maj Gen Nilendra Appointed ADG NCC

Major General Nilendra Kumar is appointed new Additional Director General NCC Directorate, Jammu and Kashmir. He took over the charge from Major General S S...

New DG of Defence Estates

Jojneshhwar Sharma joined as Director General of Defence Estates. Sharma, a 1982-batch Indian Defence Estate Services officer, previously served in positions such as Principal Director,...

Reliance Nippon Gets New CEO

Ashish Vohra has been appointed as the head of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance. Nippon Life Insurance, one of the largest life insurance companies in the...

Bankruptcy Board Gets 4 New Members

Government has appointed four nominees to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). M S Sahoo took charge as IBBI Chairperson. Four government nominees have...

SBI Chief Gets Extension

The government granted a one-year extension to Arundhati Bhattacharya as chairman of State Bank of India. Her current three-year term was to end on October...

Jammu Kashmir Bank Gets New Chief

Parvez Ahmad will take charge as the next Chairman-cum-Chief Executive Officer of Jammu and Kashmir Bank on October 6. Parvez Ahmad, who will replace Mushtaq...

Power Finance Corporation Gets New MD

Rajeev Sharma has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC). Sharma succeeds M K Goel who retired on...

Abbott India Gets New MD

Pharma company Abbott India appointed Ambati Venu its new managing director for a term of 5 years effective September 29, 2016. In February this year,...

World Bank Reappoints President Jim Yong

The World Bank reappointed Jim Yong Kim to a five-year term as President of the multilateral development lender after the nomination period closed without...

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...

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,...

New Appointments in Union Government

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved the following: The appointment of Shri A. R. K. Kini, IPS (BH:81) as Secretary (Security) in the Cabinet...

Arun Goyal Appointed in GST Council

Senior IAS officer Arun Goyal has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council. The Council, headed by Finance Minister...

New Appointments in September

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments: i. Shri Rabindra Panwar, IAS (BH:1985), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence as Additional Secretary,...

Vijay Kelkar Elected ISI President

Former petroleum secretary Vijay Kelkar has been elected president of the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). Kelkar succeeded former RBI governor C Rangarajan. He was elected...

Tata Power Reappoints Anil Sardana

Tata Power has got approval from its shareholders to re-appoint Anil Sardana as CEO and Managing Director of the company. The approval was given in...

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,...

Manipur HC Gets Chief Justice

Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prashad sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court. Governor Najma Heptullah administered the oath of office and...

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...

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...

Jet Airways Appoints Jayaraj Shanmugam

Jet Airways has appointed Jayaraj Shanmugam as Chief Commercial Officer. 53-year-old Shanmugam from Singapore, would be responsible for leading commercial teams to maximise revenue streams...

GlaxoSmithKline Gets New CEO

GlaxoSmithKline has appointed  Emma Walmsley as its new chief executive. Walmsley will replace Andrew Witty who had previously announced his decision to retire on March...

New World Bank Head for India Operations

Bangladesh's Junaid Ahmad has become the World Bank's Country Director for India. He has replaced Onno Ruhl who served a four-year term in Delhi. Ahmad was...

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...

Facebook Appoints Anand Chandrasekaran

Social networking giant Facebook has appointed Anand Chandrasekaran for a strategic role for its Messenger app. Chandrasekaran, who served as the senior director of mobile...

Biocon Appointed Suresh Subramanian

Biotechnology company Biocon has appointed Suresh Subramanian as the Head of the company's branded formulations (India) business. Suresh has over 30 years of experience in...

Yazidi Woman Appointed UN Ambassador

A young Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and gang-rape by the Islamic State terrorists, has been appointed as a UN Ambassador. Nadia Murad Basee Taha,...

United Spirits Appoints John Kennedy

Liquor maker United Spirits appoints John Thomas Kennedy as director of the company. The board of the company has passed a resolution to appoint John...

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...

Lt Gen Surinder Singh New GOC Western Command

Lt Gen Surinder Singh took over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command. Lt Gen Surinder Singh was commissioned in 1979 into the Second Battalion, The...

Alka Sirohi Assumed Duties of UPSC Chairman

The President has appointed Smt. Alka Sirohi, Member, Union Public Service Commission to perform the duties of the post of Chairman, Union Public Service...

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...

Union Bank of India Appoints Atul Kumar

Union Bank of India has appointed Atul Kumar Goel, General Manager, Allahabad Bank as Executive Director in Union Bank of India for a period...

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...

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...

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....

Chemical Weapons Authority Gets New Head

Government has approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Chairperson, National Authority for Chemicals Weapons Convention to Mr. Sanjay Kumar Srivastava,...

UCIL Gets New Chairman

C.K. Asnani, a chemical engineer from Osmania University, has taken charge as Chairman and Managing Director of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL), an...

RBI Monetary Policy Unit Gets New Head

Deputy RBI governor R Gandhiwas was given the charge of the monetary policy department, including forecasting and modeling unit, which was earlier under governor...

Syndicate Bank Appoints Director

Syndicate Bank has nominated Jayant Purushottam Gokhale as Part-time Nonofficial Director under Chartered Accountant category on the Board of Directors of the Bank for...

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...

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...

Religare Enterprises Gets New CEO

Religare Enterprises has appointed Sunil Godhwani as CEO and of the company for the remaining period of his tenure. The decision was taken at the...

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...

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...

Punit Goenka Appointed IBF President

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) MD Punit Goenka has been elected as the president of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF). He will replace Star India...

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...

Coast Guard (West) Gets New Commander

Inspector General VS Pathania took over the charge as 13thCommander of Coast Guard Region (West) at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Coast Guard...

SBI Mutual Fund Gets New CEO

SBI Mutual Fund has appointed Anuradha Rao as its Managing Director and chief executive. Prior to this, Rao was Deputy Managing Director at Sbihandling New...

Oriental Bank of Commerce Gets New CFO

Oriental Bank of Commerce has appointed Jitender Mohan Singh (General Manager) as Chief Financial Officer of the Bank in place of CHSS Mallikarjuna Rao. Accordingly,...

Amit Chandra Joins Tata Sons

Tata Sons appointed Bain Capital Managing Director Amit Chandra as a non-executive director on its board with immediate effect. Chandra joined Bain Capital as Managing...

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...

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...

Non-Executive Directors Appointed in Tata

Venu Srinivasan, chairman, Sundaram-Clayton and TVS Motor Company, and Ajay Piramal, chairman, Piramal Group and the Shriram Group, have been appointed as non-executive directors...

New Director General Air (Operations)

Air Mshl HS Arora AVSM has been appointed as Director General Air (Operations). Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM was commissioned in the IAF as...

YES BANK Gets New Group President

YES BANK announces the appointment of Amit Sanan as Group President & Country Head for Mid-Corporate Banking. Amit will be responsible for further developing and...

Vetri Subramaniam Joins UTI Mutual Fund

Vetri Subramaniam has joined the UTI Mutual Fund in the position of group president & head of equity. In his new position, Subramaniam will be...

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,...

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...

Andaman Nicobar Gets New Lt Governor

Jagdish Mukhi (of BJP) assumed office as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He was administered the oath...

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...

IndustryBuying Appoints Manvinder Kaur

India’s leading B2B e-commerce platform Industrybuying announces the appointment of Manvinder Kaur as Vice President, Human Resource. In her current role, she will lead the...

CARE Ratings Gets New CEO

Rajesh Mokashi has taken over as the Managing Director & CEO of CARE Ratings with effect from 22nd August 2016. He has been appointed...

Mittal Reappointed Chairman of Bharti Airtel

Sunil Bharti Mittal has been re-appointed as the chairman of the company for another five years, will get a fixed pay of Rs. 21...

Ashok Chawla Joins Yes Bank

Former CCI head Ashok Chawla will soon join Yes Bank. Chawla will take charge as Non-Executive Part-time Chairman of the bank with effect from October...

RBI Gets New Governor

Dr. Urjit R Patel has been appointed as the New Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of three years with...

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...

Sunil Bharti Mittal Elected ICC Chairman

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, has been elected as the Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). He is the third...

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...

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...

CDSL Gets New Head

SEBI has approved the appointment of TS Krishnamurthy as Chairman of Central Depository Services. He takes over charge from N Rangachary, who chaired the...

Travancore Bank Gets New Chief

CR Sasikumar has taken over as Managing Director of State Bank of Travancore (SBT), one of the associate banks of State Bank of India...

BCCI Gets First CEO

The Indian Cricket Board’s first ever CEO Rahul Johri, who was appointed on the recommendation of the Justice Lodha Committee, took charge of the...

Shashank Manohar Elected ICC Chairman

Veteran cricket administrator Shashank Manohar was elected unopposed as ICC’s first independent Chairman. The 58-year-old was elected to the post after the ICC Full Council’s...

Multi Commodity Exchange Gets New Head

After two years of wait, Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) finally saw the new Managing Director and CEO, Mrugank Paranjape, taking charge. Mrugank Paranjape has joined...

KV Thomas Renominated PAC Chairman

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has re-nominated senior Congress leader KV Thomas as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for a third term of...