Zeliang, who was appointed as the Finance Advisor in the rank of a cabinet minister, will receive the pay and allowances admissible to a cabinet minister.
Sarkar has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar since 2004. He has also served as the Head of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs and Relations, and the Sports Division at Sahara India Pariwar.
Justice Sapre, who will head the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on 13 August 2014.
Highly respected Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is going to take over the position of the recently ousted National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn.
Vikas Swarup is a 1986-batch IFS officer. He was conferred with the US-India Business Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.
Just after taking charge of the DDCA, Justice Sen formed various committees. In a three-page instruction, he laid out the ground rules while keeping most of the committees selected by Justice Mudgal.
France’s Jean-Pierre Lacroix has been appointed as the United Nations’ new Under-Secretary-General for peacekeeping operations.
She will replace the outgoing Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, who will now be the Ambassador to the United States (US).
Steinmeier won an overwhelming majority in the Parliament with 931 out of the total 1260 votes going in his favour.
Singh, a Union Territories cadre officer, had held the additional charge of the post of ED chief since August 19, 2015, until the time he was elevated as the Director.
He succeeds Richard Rekhy, who resigned in November 2016 following a large scale exodus of key people from the advisory team.
Former CEO of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson has been confirmed as the new United States Secretary of State under Donald Trump’s government.
Dutta will hold the post for a period of 9 months as he will superannuate in October 2017.
The appointment was made following the Annual General Body meeting.
Mahamat defeated favourites Amina Mohamed of Kenya and Senegal's Abdoulaye Bathily after seven rounds of voting.
Shetty will be responsible for clearing all the pending cases and will work to re-establish the credibility of the anti-corruption ombudsman after the disgraceful exit of his predecessor Y Bhaskar Rao.
Patnaik, a 1985 batch Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre IPS officer, is currently posted as Special Commissioner of Police (Administration).
In the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Goodwill Ambassadors will play a key role by spreading awareness about it.
Dr Vijay Bhatkar was conferred with a number of awards such as Padma Bhushan, Padmashri and Maharashtra Bhushan.
The Senate approved Haley, the South Carolina Governor, on a 96-4 vote. Senate Foreign Relations Committee had earlier approved Haley’s nomination as the next US Ambassador to the UN.
The sworn-in ceremony was held swiftly after the United States Senate confirmed Pompeo to run the CIA, giving President Donald Trump the third member of his cabinet. Pompeo was confirmed by a vote of 66-32.
A 1979 batch IPS officer of AGMUT cadre, Verma took over as Delhi Police on 29 February 2016.
Former Italian Air Force officer Antonio Tajani was elected as President of the European Parliament after four rounds of voting.
At the council, Tewari will work on developing programmes that are aimed at strengthening US-India ties.
Sir Tim previously served as representative to the EU Security Committee and as Ambassador to the Western European Union.
US President-Elect has appointed Indian-American Raj Shah to a key position in his government. Shah would serve as the deputy assistant to the President and as the Deputy Communications and Research Director.
Jovenel Moise, the candidate of former President Michel Martelly’s Haitian Tet Kale Party has been declared the new President-Elect of the Hurricane-hit Caribbean nation, Haiti.
Marandi will look after Consumer Education and Protection Department, Financial Inclusion and Development Department and Secretary's Department.
Justice Khehar succeeds T S Thakur who retired on 3 January 2017 after tenure of a year.
Syiemlieh will take over the position with effect from 4 January 2017 till completion of his term as member on 21 January 2018.