He will succeed Ahmet Davutoglu, who earlier stepped down from the post following an increasing public rift with Erdogan.
Samoura, 54-year-old, will assume the role of FIFA Secretary General before mid-June after undergoing an eligibility check administered by an independent review committee.
In April 2016, a bench of Uttarakhand High Court, presided over by him quashed the Union Government’s decision to impose President's rule in the state.
Chandigarh-born Harmeet Kaur Dhillon was elected as the newest national committee woman of the Republican National Committee on 1 May 2016.
Tendulkar was signed for the campaign as he resonates the best with skills. He is a true global icon and brand that disrupted the game of cricket through his skill sets and inspired generation.
Nguyen Xuan Phuc, 61, succeeded Nguyen Tan Dung who was removed from office on 6 April 2016.
He will succeed Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson who resigned on 5 April 2016 after his name was the leaked Panama Papers.
Sambalpur University is coming up with a compilation of his writings, Haldhar Granthabali-2. This compilation will be a part of the university's syllabus.
On the other hand, Asia Book of Records also officially recognised Susheela for singing most number of songs in Indian languages.
As a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, the American actress will support the agency’s efforts to stop women dying giving life and to empower women to choose when and how often to become pregnant.
She is internationally acclaimed for her roles in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, Ang Lee’s Academy Award-winning Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon.
Garland, the Chief Judge on the US Court of Appeals in D.C., will succeed Justice Antonin Scalia who died on 13 February 2016.
Saini, currently the Vice-President of the University of Toronto and Principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga campus in Canada, will succeed Vice Chancellor Stephen Parker in September 2016.
Guterres served as Prime Minister in 1995-2002 and as UN Refugee Agency High Commissioner in 2005-2015.
In his new role the national cricket team captain will advocate for youth employment in Bangladesh and help in country’s efforts in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.
He succeeded Tajuddin Mohamed, who will be moved to federal headquarters as the deputy director of commercial CID on 14 March 2016.
Sameer has written 3524 songs in 650 Bollywood movies, and is now the first Guinness Record possessor in this particular category.
With this appointment, Davinder Singh, a citizen of Singapore, became one of three vice-chairs of the commission. Other two vice-chairs are François Vincke of Belgium and Iohann Le Frapper of France.
She was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
He was appointed to provide strategic leadership to address the challenge of fragility, conflict and violence, working across the Bank Group and in close collaboration with partners.
She set out on the Antarctic expedition on 5 January 2016, accompanied by a 10-member team of mountaineers from various countries.
The announcement was made a week after the president was sworn in as the country's first new leader in almost three decades following his election in November 2015.
Arunima started her mission on the morning of 12 December 2015 and hoisted the Indian tricolour on 25 December 2015.
Pradhan will help ensure that OGP continues to succeed in its mission to promote government transparency, accountability and responsiveness to citizens.
Hollande will be the fifth French leader to be a chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations.
He founded the Jal Bhagirathi Foundation in partnership with eminent water conservationaist Rajendra Singh.
Kalyani (54) is known for her extensive and wide ranging experience in heavy-weight criminal defence work. She has spent 32years defending serious and high profile cases.
The Man Who Knew Infinity, a British film on Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life, will open the 46th edition and Spain will be the focus country of the IFFI 2015.
Basu was appointed as the chairman of AEC on 10 October 2015. He succeeds Ratan Kumar Sinha who headed the AEC for nearly 3.5 years.
Vice President Ahmed Adeeb was arrested on suspicion of links to a blast on the Presidential boat that occurred on 28 September 2015.