Amul Thapar has become the second Indian-American to be appointed to a key judicial position in the US Circuit Court of Appeals.
Tripathy, an IRPS Officer, will serve the post for a period of five years.
Deep Kalra, Chairman and Group CEO of MakeMyTrip, was appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the IAMAI.
Mitra succeeds G Mohan Kumar. Mitra is a 1982 batch IAS officer of the West Bengal cadre.
The Union government has appointed five members to fill the vacant seats in the National Commission for Minorities.
Prior to being elected as WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia from 2012 to 2016 and as Minister of Health, Ethiopia from 2005 to 2012.
Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan took over the additional charge of Environment Ministry, filling the seat left vacant after the death of Anil Madhav Dave.
Sarmad was appointed to the post at the assistant secretary-general level by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
As the Chancellor of JNU, Saraswat will discharge functions such as presiding over the convocation ceremony for awarding degrees.
Indian acting legend, Amitabh Bachchan has been chosen as WHO’s goodwill ambassador for hepatitis in South-East Asia. The actor would be lending his support to the organisation’s public awareness programmes in the region.
The post of full time Secretary of DoT has been lying vacant since the removal of J S Deepak from the post in March 2017.
Mitra will function as an Officer on Special Duty in the Defence Ministry. This will be his first posting in the Defence Ministry.
He is a prominent Indian lawyer who has served twice as the President of BCCI, first from 2008 to 2011 and then from November 2015 to May 2016.
Social networking and microblogging site Twitter has promoted its India Business head, Taranjeet Singh to the position of Country Director for India.
The country has been elected to head the body after 10 years. Since the UN-Habitat came into being in 1978, it is only the third time that India has been elected to lead this important organization after 2007 and 1988.
Mehta is a renowned public intellectual and head of Centre for Policy Research, a Delhi-based think-tank.
With this, Bezboruah became the first non-IAS and the first industry insider to head the Kolkata-headquartered Tea Board, the governing body of the industry.
The founding member of Astha Bharati and editor of two of its quarterly journals, Braj Bihari Kumar has been appointed as the new chief of ICSSR.
The members of the PAC from the Lok Sabha are Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Subhash Chandra Baheria, Prem Singh Chandumajra, Nishikant Dubey, Gajanan Chandrakant Kirtikar, Bhartruhari Mahtab, Riti Pathak, Neiphiu Rio, Abhishek Singh, Ram Shanker, Kirit Somaiya, Anurag Singh Thakur, Shivkumar C Udasi and P. Venugopal.
Lianzuala, a 1982-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer, is the first person from the North-Eastern Region to hold the position.
B S Sandhu, a 1984-batch IPS officer has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Haryana, replacing current chief K P Singh.
On the other hand, Union Government also appointed R. K. Pachnanda as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
The White house has named retired military general Randolph Alles as the new Director of Secret Service, succeeding Joseph Clancy, who retired for the second time.
Sulkhan Singh succeeds Javeed Ahmed, who was transferred to a lower rank.
The appointment of Prince Khaled to Washington signals the Saudi kingdom’s eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties with US under President Donald Trump.
BBMB manages the release of water in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan as it controls Bhakra, Pong and other dams.
Born on 15 January 1958, B N Mohapatra is an officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) of 1980 batch.
She played a key role in drafting the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
Steiner, who previously served at the UN Environment Programme and headed the UN office in Kenya was selected to succeed Helen Clark, a former New Zealand Prime Minister.
Tomar succeeds Gurjit Singh who was holding the post till March 2017.