Category: People movement

Rajiv Bansal takes charge as Civil Aviation Secretary

  NEW DELHI: IAS officer Rajiv Bansal took charge as the Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday. Before this appointment, Bansal was holding the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. Bansal, a 1988-batch IAS officer of Nagaland cadre, took over the charge of Civil Aviation Secretary from Pardeep Singh […]

Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari takes over as new IAF chief from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

NEW DELHI: Ace fighter pilot Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari who was in charge of the Ladakh sector during the peak of the crisis with China, took over as the Chief of Air Staff from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Thursday. Bhadauria superannuated after 42 years of service and was architect of two […]

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff

NEW DELHI: Government of India has decided to appoint Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC on 30th September, 2021. He has earlier served as the Air […]

In a first, BRO appoints woman Army officer as in-charge of road construction unit

NEW DELHI: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has appointed a woman Army officer for the first as the Officer Commanding of its 75 road construction company (RCC) in Uttarakhand, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday. The three platoon commanders under Major Aaina, Captain Anjana, AEE (Civ) Bhawana Joshi and AEE (Civ) Vishnumaya K became the […]

Adobe appoints Prativa Mohapatra as Managing Director of India Business

NEW DELHI:  Adobe has announced the appointment of Prativa Mohapatra as Vice President and Managing Director for Adobe India. In this role, Prativa will lead Adobe’s India business across Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Document Cloud, reporting to Simon Tate, Adobe’s President for Asia Pacific (APAC). Adobe’sstrategy for unleashing creativity, accelerating document […]

Bihar-born Pankaj Kumar appointed as new chief secretary of Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: Odisha-born senior IAS officer Pankaj Kumar has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary to the Gujarat government, an official from the state General Administration department said on Friday. A 1986-batch IAS officer, Kumar (59) will replace Anil Mukim, who is retiring from service on August 31, and will take charge on the same […]

Haryana government issues transfer orders of 26 IAS officers

CHANDIGARH: In a major administrative reshuffle, the Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of 26 IAS officers with immediate effect, according to a statement issued here on Sunday. Among those transferred include Pankaj Yadav, Commissioner, Ambala Division. He has been posted as Commissioner, Rohtak Division. P C Meena, Director General and Secretary, Skill […]

US based Colliers appoints Ramesh Nair as CEO for India business

NEW DELHI: US-based property consultant Colliers on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ramesh Nair as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for India business, as part of its strategy to accelerate growth in the country. Nair, an industry veteran, will also be the Managing Director, Market Development for Asia, Colliers said in a statement. In January […]

Jharkhand DGP Neeraj Sinha to continue till February 2023

RANCHI: Jharkhand’s Director-General of Police (DGP) Neeraj Sinha will continue to remain in his post till February 12, 2023. Sinha, a 1987-batch IPS officer, was named Jharkhand’s DGP, replacing incumbent MV Rao, on February 11 this year. He was appointed to the post without the mention of any specific tenure in the notification. Sinha will […]

Manasi Tata joins Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s board of directors

NEW DELHI: Kirloskar Systems said on Wednesday said Manasi Tata has been appointed as a member of the Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) board of directors. In a statement, Kirloskar Systems Chairman and Managing Director Vikram Kirloskar announced her appointment as a member of the board of directors at TKM. The Bengaluru-based automaker is a joint […]

Rao Inderjit Singh takes charge as Union Minister of State in Ministry of Corporate Affairs

NEW DELHI: Rao Inderjit Singh took charge as Union Minister of State in the Ministry Corporate Affairs (MCA). Before taking charge as Union Minister of State for MCA, Singh already holds Union Minister of State (Independent Charges) for Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation as also for the Ministry of Planning. Singh is a Member […]

Joe Biden nominates Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his envoy to India

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his ambassador to India. If confirmed by the Senate, Garcetti, 50, would replace Kenneth Juster, who served as India’s Ambassador to the US during the Trump administration. Early this week, Juster was appointed as distinguished fellow at the Council on Foreign […]

Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers

NEW DELHI:Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday took charge as Minister for Chemical and Fertiliser.The Minister was welcomed by the Secretaries and senior officials of the Ministry. Expressing his thoughts after assuming office, Mandaviya added that he wishes to live up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for doubling farmers’ income. ‘I will do everything possible to […]

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