N Raghuram became 1st Indian to get elected as Chair of INI

Indian scientist-academician N Raghuram became first Indian and Asian to get elected as Chair of International Nitrogen Initiative (INI), a global policy making initiative. He will succeed Mark Sutton...

R K Agrawal appointed as President of NCDRC

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed former Supreme Court Judge Justice R K Agrawal as President of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). He will succeed...

President appointed governors for 5 states

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Governors in five states viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Meghalaya. Lieutenant Governor for Andaman and Nicobar Islands was also appointed. The...

Senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra appointed Director General of BSF

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra as Director General of Border Security Force (BSF). He has been tasked to head BSF...

LT Gen Rajeev Chopra Takes Over as Director General of NCC

Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra assumed the appointment of Director General of NCC (DGNCC). Commissioned in the Madras Regiment in December 1980, Lt Gen Chopra is an alumnus of the...

DiCarlo becomes 1st female UN political chief

American diplomat Rosemary DiCarlo become the first woman to head UN political affairs. DiCarlo also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs and director...

Rakesh Bharti Mittal: New President of CII

Bharti Enterprises Vice-Chairman Rakesh Bharti Mittal has been appointed as the new President of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) for the year 2018-19. He has succeeded Shobana Kamineni, Executive...

Sanjiv Puri appointed ITC’s New Chairman

ITC Managing Director Sanjiv Puri has been appointed as the chairman by the Board of Directors. His new designation will now be chairman and managing director. He has been...

Srinivasan Swamy appointed chairman of International Advertising Association (IAA)

Srinivasan Swamy took charge as chairman and world president of the International Advertising Association (IAA) for 2 years, at an event in Bucharest, Romania, recently. Srinivasan Swamy replaces Felix...

Michelle Bachelet: new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet (66) was appointed as next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right. She was nominated by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and her appointment...

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