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Indian-American Parag Chitnis appointed as top US agriculture firm's Acting Director

3 days ago
Parag Chitnis was named Associate Director for Programmes earlier this year.

Govt approves appointment of Injeti Srinivas as Chairman of IFSCA

Jul 7, 2020
Injeti Srinivas, the 1983-batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre and the former Corporate Affairs Secretary will head the IFSCA for a period of three years.

Indra Mani Pandey appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to United Nations, Geneva

Jul 2, 2020
Indra Mani Pandey currently has been serving as an additional secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and is expected to take up his new position shortly.

President re-appoints KK Venugopal as Attorney General of India for a year

Jun 30, 2020
While the Attorney General was reappointed by the President of India, appointments of Tushar Mehta as a Solicitor General (SG) for three years and six new Additional Solicitor Generals (ASGs) was notified by the Law Ministry. 

NDB elects Brazil’s Marcos Troyjo as its new President

May 30, 2020
NDB’s Board of governors unanimously elected Marcos Troyjo as the president. As per the bank’s officials, he will take charge of the position on July 7, 2020.

Thierry Delaporte becomes new Wipro CEO and MD

May 29, 2020
Thierry Delaporte was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Capgemini group. In January 2020, Wipro had informed that Abidali Z Neemuchwala had decided to step down as the CEO and MD of the IT company.

Pulitzer winning Indian-origin physician appointed to New York’s commission on economic recovery

May 25, 2020
Another Indian-origin higher education leader, Satish Tripathi has also been named as a member of the commission by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Indian economist appointed as World Bank's Practice Manager for Climate Change in South Asia

May 23, 2020
In his new role,  Abhas Jha will primarily support the South Asia region (SAR) Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change team to connect and collaborate across Global Practice boundaries.

Delhi High Court Judge sets to take charge as DSCRC President

May 21, 2020
Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal’s name was approved by the Union Cabinet in November 2019, for the appointment as the President of DSCRC on a whole-time basis.

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan set to take charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

May 20, 2020
Harsh Vardhan would be formally elected at the Executive Board meeting of the World Health Organisation on May 22.

Mustafa Al Kadhimi chosen as Iraq’s new Prime Minister

May 7, 2020
Mustafa Kadhimi has become Iraq's first proper Prime Minister after Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned in November 2019 due to massive anti-government protests.

Sameer Aggarwal promoted as new Walmart India CEO

Mar 26, 2020
Sameer Aggarwal will succeed Krish Iyer who is set to retire on March 31 after serving Walmart India for 8 years. 

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha

Mar 17, 2020
The retired Chief Justice had headed the benches that delivered several historic verdicts including the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title dispute and the Rafale fighter jet case.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as India’s new Finance Secretary

Mar 6, 2020
Ajay Bhushan Pandey has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary of India, succeeding Rajiv Kumar.

Bimal Julka becomes Chief Information Commissioner of India

Mar 6, 2020
Earlier, Bimal Julka was working as Information Commissioner but later he was promoted as the Chief Information Commissioner.

SN Shrivastava to be next Delhi Police Commissioner, succeeds Amulya Patnaik

Feb 28, 2020
SN Shrivastava will take over as new Delhi Police CP on March 1, 2020 because Amulya Patnaik is retiring on February 29.

Arvind Krishna becomes new CEO of IBM, Know all about him

Feb 1, 2020
Arvind Krishna was named as IBM CEO in January 2020. He will take over the responsibilities as CEO from April 6. 

Rahul Bajaj to step down as Chairman of Bajaj Group

Jan 31, 2020
Rahul Bajaj’s term as executive chairman is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2020.

India’s Gita Sabharwal appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand

Jan 30, 2020
Gita Sabharwal was earlier serving as the UN’s Peacebuilding and Development Adviser in Sri Lanka.

Sheikh Khalid appointed as new Prime Minister of Qatar

Jan 29, 2020
Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani has been appointed as new Prime Minister of Qatar, succeeding Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

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