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Sulkhan Singh appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh

1 day ago
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Sulkhan Singh succeeds Javeed Ahmed, who was transferred to a lower rank.

Saudi Arabia King's son Prince Khaled appointed as US Envoy

1 day ago
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The appointment of Prince Khaled to Washington signals the Saudi kingdom’s eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties with US under President Donald Trump.

Devendra Kumar Sharma appointed as Chairman of BBMB

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

BBMB manages the release of water in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan as it controls Bhakra, Pong and other dams.

B N Mohapatra takes over as Financial Commissioner of Railways

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Born on 15 January 1958, B N Mohapatra is an officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) of 1980 batch.

Mukulita Vijayawargiya takes charge as Whole Time Member of IBBI

Apr 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

She played a key role in drafting the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

UN chief Guterres names Achim Steiner as new administrator of UNDP

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

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.

Mukta Dutta Tomar appointed as India's Ambassador to Germany

Apr 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Tomar succeeds Gurjit Singh who was holding the post till March 2017.

Indian-origin Anuja Ravindra Dhir becomes first non-white judge at London Court

Apr 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

During the schooling days, she was gulped-down up by dyslexia making it difficult for her to read and write.

Raman Roy appointed Chairman of NASSCOM for 2017-18

Apr 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Raman Roy has been a member of NASSCOM’s Executive Council and was the vice-chairman for 2016-17.

Geetha Johri takes over as first woman head of Gujarat’s police force

Apr 4, 2017
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Geetha Johri, a 1982-batch IPS officer has been appointed as the new Director General of Police of Gujarat. With this move, she has become the first woman to head the Gujarat’s police force.

B P Kanungo takes over as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India

Apr 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Kanungo will look after the departments of currency management, external investments and operations, government and bank accounts, and information technology, payment and settlement systems. He will also supervise foreign exchange department, legal department, premises department and internal debt management department.

Vipul takes charge as Consul General of Dubai

Apr 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Before joining the Consulate at Dubai , Vipul was working in the office of Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Indian Foreign service officer appointed as new Consul General of Dubai

Apr 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Indian Foreign Service officer, Vipul was appointed as the new Indian Consul-general in Dubai.  He confirmed the news by tweeting on his twitter profile.

Actor Vishal elected as President of TN Film Producers Council

Apr 3, 2017
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Vishal bagged a total of 476 votes out of the 1059 votes polled.

Justice Indira Banerjee appointed as Chief Justice of Madras High Court

Apr 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

With this, Justice Banerjee became the second woman to head the Madras High Court. Justice Kanta Kumari Bhatnagar was the first lady to head the charted court in 1992.

United Nations appoints David Beasley to run World Food Programme

Mar 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The WFP executive board noted Beasley’s appointment in a letter to Guterres on 28 March 2017.

Rana Kanwar Pal Singh elected as Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly

Mar 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Rana Kanwar Pal Singh was elected unopposed amid a walkout by the members of opposition parties including the Aam Aadmi Party.

Vanita Gupta appointed president of 'Leadership Conference'

Mar 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Vanita Gupta was named as the next president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organisation, The Leadership Conference Education Fund.

Randeep Guleria appointed as Director of AIIMS, New Delhi

Mar 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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 elected as deputy speaker of Goa assembly

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.

Madhabi Puri Buch appointed as Whole Time Member of SEBI

Mar 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

This appointment marks the first time that a woman and a person from the private sector was chosen for a key post in SEBI.

Upendra Tripathy appointed as Interim Director General of ISA

Mar 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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.

Ankur Khanna appointed as Chief Financial Officer of ICC

Mar 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Presently, he is serving Air Asia India as the CFO, the post he has held for the last twelve months.

Ghanshyam Singh appointed as Member-Traction Railway Board

Mar 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Prior to being appointed as Member (Traction) Railway Board, Ghanshyam Singh served as the General Manager of Eastern Railway in Kolkata.

Justice Navanithi Prasad Singh sworn in as Kerala HC Chief Justice

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Previously, Justice Navanithi Prasad Singh worked as a Judge of the Patna high court.

Yogi Adityanath sworn-in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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 sworn-in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister

Mar 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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.

Karan Avtar Singh appointed as Chief Secretary of Punjab

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Avtar Singh succeeded Sarvesh Kaushal who was posted as Special Chief Secretary-cum-Director General of the Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration.

Bibhu Prasad Kanungo appointed as Deputy Governor of RBI

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

In March 2016, Kanungo was appointed as Executive Director of RBI.

New Chairperson of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Manhar Valjibhai Zala assumed office

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The chairperson Manhar Valji and the other two members will hold the office for a period not exceeding three years.

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