The appointment was made by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dr Guleria has been appointed as Director, AIIMS, for five years.
BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.
This appointment marks the first time that a woman and a person from the private sector was chosen for a key post in SEBI.
The participant countries of the ISA that will be headed by Upendra Tripathy come either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
Presently, he is serving Air Asia India as the CFO, the post he has held for the last twelve months.
Prior to being appointed as Member (Traction) Railway Board, Ghanshyam Singh served as the General Manager of Eastern Railway in Kolkata.
Previously, Justice Navanithi Prasad Singh worked as a Judge of the Patna high court.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the President of the BJP Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of several BJP ruling-States attended the swearing-in ceremony.
Trivendra Singh Rawat is the ninth chief minister of Uttarakhand. Also, he is the fifth BJP chief minister since the formation of the State in 2000.
Avtar Singh succeeded Sarvesh Kaushal who was posted as Special Chief Secretary-cum-Director General of the Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration.
In March 2016, Kanungo was appointed as Executive Director of RBI.
The chairperson Manhar Valji and the other two members will hold the office for a period not exceeding three years.
The upper chamber of United States Congress voted overwhelmingly to approve the appointment of Donald Trump’s National Intelligence and Security adviser nominees.
Sudhakar is the senior-most Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
Hemant Gupta was appointed as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.
President Pranab Mukherjee assigned the charge of the Ministry of Defence to Jaitley after accepting the resignation of Manohar Parrikar.
Prior to this present elevation, Kumar was a member of the Commission for more than two years.
Verma, who will be reporting to US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, is a owner of SVC Inc, a healthcare consulting firm.
Poland was overruled by leaders of the 27 other European Union member countries as they gathered for their spring summit meeting. It is the first time that such a decision was made without unanimity since the position was created in 2009.
Padma Bhushan awardee, K Srinath Reddy was accorded with a Cabinet minister rank in the Odisha government to help in the smooth delivery of the state’s ongoing health programmes.
Sial succeeds Nepal's Arjun Bahadur Thapa, who was appointed the Secretary-General in 2014.
His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) for the duration of five years.
Prior to this appointment, Kshatriya retired as Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.
Sudanese President Bashir named his long-time ally Hassan Saleh as the new Prime Minister of Sudan, first of such appointment since Bashir took over in 1989 following a military coup.
As per the order of Appointments Committee of Cabinet, Deepak is appointed as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Department of Commerce. He will be functioning as OSD till 31 May 2017.
Tyagi succeeds UK Sinha, who served for six years, the second-longest term by any SEBI Chairman.
Senior IAS officer Sumit Mullick was given the charge of Chief Secretary of Maharashtra, succeeding Swadheem Kshatriya.
Mohammed, a former Environment Minister of Nigeria, was appointed by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the second highest job at the UN.
She succeeds Sujata Mehta, who recently took over as a Member in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The Chairperson of NCST has been given the rank of Union Cabinet Minister and the Vice-Chairperson that of a Minister of State.