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  • 16-Oct-2019
  • Kishan Dan Dewal concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to Georgia

    Shri Kishan Dan Dewal (IFS:2003), presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Armenia, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to Georgia, with residence in Yerevan.

  • J.P.S. Chawla assumes charge as new Controller General of Accounts

    Government has appointed J.P.S. Chawla as the new Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure. He is a 1985-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer.

    During his 34-year career he has held various cadre posts at different levels in a number of Ministries/Departments with Prasar Bharti, Urban Development, Civil Aviation & Tourism and Agriculture to name a few.

    He will replace Girraj Prasad Gupta.

  • Anoop Kumar Mendiratta appointed as new Law Secretary

    Sitting District & Sessions Judge (North East) of the Delhi's Karkardooma Courts Anoop Kumar Mendiratta has been appointed as the new Union Law Secretary.

    As per reports, it is the first time a sitting judge has been appointed as Law Secretary.

    AK Mendiratta has been appointed till March 30, 2023, or until he attains the age of 60, whichever is earlier.

  • 14-Oct-2019
  • K Satish Reddy appointed Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance president

    K Satish Reddy, Chairman of Dr Reddy’s has been appointed as President of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA) for 2019-2021.

    Rajesh Jain, Managing Director of Panacea Biotec Limited, will continue as the Vice President.

  • Mastercard India elevates Vikas Varma to COO

    Payment technology major Mastercard India on Thursday said it has elevated Vikas Varma to the position of chief operating officer.

    In his new role, Vikas will lead initiatives related to new partnerships and development of digital payments solutions in the country.

  • 11-Oct-2019
  • Yes Bank Ltd appoints Anita Pai as COO

    Yes Bank Ltd appointed Anita Pai as chief operating officer and Jasneet Bachal as chief marketing officer.

    Pai, who was senior general manager and head of ATM business at ICICI Bank Ltd, will lead the bank’s operations and service delivery. She will also look after the information technology functions of the lender. Bachal will head the marketing and communication efforts.

  • 11-Jul-2019
  • MN Rao appointed DG of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard

    The Central government on Friday appointed M Nageswar Rao, Additional Director of CBI as the Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard.

    As per the government order, he will continue to hold the post till superannuation in July 2020.

  • LinkedIn appoints Ashutosh Gupta as country manager for India

    LinkedIn, a social network for professionals owned by American technology company Microsoft, named Ashutosh Gupta as country manager for India, its second such appointment in six months.

    The previous country manager, Mahesh Narayanan, said he left LinkedIn to pursue other opportunities in the country’s fast-growing digital ecosystem.

    Gupta will take over in September and report to Olivier Legrand, LinkedIn’s managing director for the Asia-Pacific region.

  • 10-Jul-2019
  • Arun Kumar appointed as DGCA chief

    Arun Kumar, additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, will now be holding the full-time charge of the head of aviation regulator DGCA, an official order said Tuesday.

    "The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Arun Kumar, Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Civil Aviation as Director General in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary," said the order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training.

    Kumar was heading the DGCA as an additional charge between May 31 and July 9 this year.

  • 09-Jul-2019
  • Shailesh Tinaikar assumes charge as Force Commander of UN mission

    Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar of India assumes charge as Force Commander of United Nations Mission in South Sudan.

    Shailesh Tinaikar has been awarded the Sena Medal and the Vishisht Seva Medal for Distinguished Service.

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