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SEPTEMBER-APPOINTMENT & RESIGNS
CM Manish Sisodia
given the additional charge of the Law Ministry of the city will replace
appointed as interim Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC Limited.
S A V Satya Murty is the new Director of IGCAR
(Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research), Kalpakkam-TN, replaced P R Vasudeva Rao.
appointed as President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)
Edelweiss Financial Services roped
as the brand ambassador.
appointed as Indian Ambassador to Holy See.
appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office
,Agriculture expert appointed as a new member of
(The National Institute of Transforming India), by the govt.
Brij Raj sharma
appointed as chief secretary of
Jammu & Kashmir.
Indian) MD of ABB India as the global CTO
(Chief Technology Officer).
becomes the first woman chief of Defence Research and Development Organisation (
to acquire 100% stake in
500MW Bina Thermal power plant
for Rs.3500 crore which is located in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh.
took charge as secretary of the North Eastern Council.
appointed as Canara Bank MD and CEO.
Kumkum Dhar was given additional charge of Vice Chancellor
of Bhatkhande Music Institute replaced by Shruti Sadolikar Katkar.
elected as chairman of ABC(Audit Bureau of Circulation)
FC Goa to appoint
Sukhvinder Singh as CEO.
Hormusji N Cama, MD of Bombay Samacha elected as Chairman of PTI(Press Trust of India).
sworn in as 29th Prime Minster of Australia.
MP Seema Malhotra
appointed as the shadow chief secretary to the Treasury and secretary for energy and climate change.
Union Cabinet agreed to create 4 posts of directors for National Institute of Design (NIDs) – National Design Policy 2007
Dr Nikolai Snesarev
resigned as National Athletic coach due to poor infrastructure and a lack of facilities.
CTS appointed former president of Pepsico
to its Board of Directors.
United Liberation Front of Asom ULFA (Independent) claimed that
Dr Abhijit Asom
is their chairman and not Dr Mukul Hazarika.
resigned as director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML).
Principal adviser of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in UN high level advisory group
elected as President of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS) Replaced of Kiran B. Vadodaria.
, leader of Amazon India‘s fashion and lifestyle category quit.
appointed as CEO of Hindustan Zinc Limited.
and Hollywood actors
Matt Le Blanc
joined a anti-poaching campaign to save the wild animals of Africa.
sworn in as new Prime Minister of Egypt
Cisco’s John Chambers replaced
(US-India Business Council’s Board of Directors ) chairman.
GOI appointed CANBANK Venture Capital Fund Ltd (CVCFL) in order to implement the Electronics Development Fund (EDF) -‘Fund of Funds’ to participate in ‘Daughter Funds’
to Hungary appointed as the next
Ambassador of India to Bosnia and Herzegovina
L & T elevated
as deputy managing director and president – replaced K.V. Venkataraman
US based Harley Davidson appointed
as Managing Director (MD) of its Indian operations succeed Anoop Prakash.
elected as President of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI).
Stuti Narain Kacker
appointed as NCPCR(National Commission for Protection of Child Right) Chairman.
Yudhvir Singh Malik
(CEO , FSSAI) appointed as Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog
resigned from India’s Oscar Selection Jury
appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director of NHPC
reappointed as the President of News Broadcasters Association (NBA).
sworn in as new Prime Minister of Greece
made India’s permanent representative at the UN -replaced Asoke Mukerji.
Keshari Nath Tripath
appointed as Governor of Tripura.
resigned from his position.
, digital payment solution appointed
as brand ambassador.
Abdul Bari Siddiqui
elected as President of Bihar Cricket Association (BCA).
S K Sharma
appointed as Chairman of BBMB(Bhakra Beas Management Board) replaced A B Agrawal.
appointed India’s next Ambassador to Iraq – succeed Ajay Kumar.
appointed President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), as a successor of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Gov decided to appoint NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman
as the Sherpa for G-20 talks, replacing Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu – November 15–16 at Antalya in Turkey.
UN Foundation Announces Singer-actress
named as first-ever global advocate for girls and women
“Diesel dupe – VW” appoints Matthias Mueller as new CEO replacing Martin Winterkorn.
Reliance Industries owned Network18 Group CEO shifted as Advisor to Chairman
Shivinder Mohan Singh resigned as Executive Vice-Chairman of Fortis Healthcare Limited
David Haggerty former USTA head elected as ITF(International Tennis Federation) President.
appointed as Manipur Governor.
Banker Woman Kidwai to stepdown as Chairperson of HSBC(Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) India.
Former ambassador Jayant Prasad appointed the next Director General of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA).
Ambassadors for Digital India :
Satwat Jagwani (17) All India IIT-JEE
Krati Tiwari (17) All India IIT-JEE
Mr Ankit Fadia (30) Author & Ethical Hacker
Shri Pranav Mistry (34) – Computer Scientist and Author of 6th Sense, Global Vice President of Research at Samsung USA
Neelesh Garg appointed MD and CEO of Tata AIG General Insurance successor of KK Mishra