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Saturday, October 19, 2013

IBPS PO Special - New Appointments

IBPS PO Special - New Appointments (From March 2013 to October 2013 )

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1. Amol Rajan appointed as Independent editor.
2. Bobby Ghosh is Time International editor.
3. Kamala Devi Harris is an American attorney.
4. Senate approves James Comey as new FBI director.
5. Susan Rice named as Obama's new National Security Advisor.
6. Haryana cadre IPS Sharad Kumar to be new NIA chief.
7. Shashi Kant Sharma, an IAS officer of the 1976 batch from Bihar cadre----------- CAG of India .
8. P. Sathasivam takes oath as new Chief Justice of India
9. World Trade Organization names Brazilian as newchief---------Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo.
10. Antigua's Ambassador to the United Nations, John Ashe, has been
elected President of the United Nations General Assembly.
11. Obama Names Veteran Troubleshooter to Afghanistan-Pakistan Post-----------James F. Dobbins.
12. Siddha Ramaiah sworn in as new Karnataka chief minister ------- 22nd .
13. Indian High Commissioner to Maldives Rajeev Shahare.
14. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs.
15. Priyadarshini Govind appointed director of Kalakshetra.
16. Sunil Soni appointed Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards.
17. Hemant Soren becomes Jharkhand CM, heads 9th government in 13 years.
18. Jiji Thomson. Director General, SAI.
19. NRI Sunil Chopra elected as the Deputy Mayor of a London Borough.
20. Kushal Singh appointed as NCPCR chairperson---National Commission
for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).
21. Laxman Singh Rathore, the Director General of Meteorology & Permanent Representative of India with World Meteorological Organization.
22. Subhash Kumar appointed as the New Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand.
23. Krishnakumar Natarajan------------------ NASSCOM Chairman
24.Som Mittal-------------------------- NASSCOM President
25. Dr Manmohan Singh appoints Rentala Chandrasekhar as NTRO
chief---National Technical Research Organisation.
26. Senior IPS officer Krishna Chaudhary --------- Director General,
National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence.
27. New chief of Direct Benefits Transfer Scheme---------S Sundareshan.
28. Qatar's new young emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.
29. N. R. Narayana Murthy----------------------(Executive Chairman) Infosys
30. S. D. Shibulal--------------------------------(CEO & MD) Infosys
31. S. Gopalakrishnan-(Executive Vice Chairman, former Co-Chairman) Infosys
32. K. Vaman Kamath is the Lead Independent Director of Infosys Limited , Infosys
33. E.K. Bharat Bhushan has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Kerala.
34. Hindustan Times has appointed Nicholas Dawes, editor-in-chiefof
Mail and Guardian (M&G), a leading South African paper.
35. Tomas Brunegård, chairman of Sweden’s Stampen Media Group, is the
new president of the World Association of Newspapers and News
36. Foreign Minister of Argentina Mr. Hector Marcos.
37. Pak Pong-ju served as the Premier of North Korea since elected by
the DPRK's Supreme People's Assembly.
38. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the 25th and current Prime Minister of Turkey.
39. Hassan Rohani is Iran's president.
40. Foreign Minister of Cuba Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla..
41. Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has appointed Srinivasan
Venkatakrishnanas chief executive officer.
42. Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak is a
Malaysian politician who has been the sixth Prime Minister of
43. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is the 4th and current President of Mongolia.
44. Amisha Sethi appointed chief commercial officer at AirAsia India .
45. AirAsia's chief executive officer Tony Fernandes .
46. AirAsia India CEO Mittu Chandilya.
47. AirAsia India appoints TCS' S Ramadorai as Chairman.
48. Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata will be the chief advisor
to the board of AirAsia India.
49. AirAsia has been named the World's Best and Asia's Best Low Cost Airline .
50. Tony Fernandes announced as new owner of Queens Park Rangers.
51. Cabinet Secretary---------------------Shri Ajit Kumar Seth .
52. Union home secretary---------------- Anil Goswami .
53. Secretary of Defense---------------- R K Mathur .
54. Foreign Secretary------------------- Sujatha Singh.
55. Union finance secretary ------------- Rajiv Takru .
56. Economic Affairs Secretary---------- Arvind Mayaram .
57. Information and broadcasting (I&B) secretary--------Bimal Julka
58. Secretary of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)------M F Farooqui
59. PML-N leader Ayaz Sadiq elected Speaker of Pak Parliament.
60. Moin Khan, the former Pakistan captain and wicketkeeper, has been
appointed the chief selector of the Pakistan national cricket team.
61. Najam Sethi named PCB's interim chairman.
62. Kanji Ram became only the second Hindu to be part of the
Pakistan's Punjab assembly after Seth Bharta Ram.
63. Pakistan High Commissioner in India---------Salman Bashir .
64. Raja Zafrul Haq---------chairman of PML-N.
65. TCA Raghavan is India's new envoy to Pakistan.
66. Arunachal Pradesh--- Nirbhay Sharma – 29 May 2013
67. Bihar-------------------------- D. Y. Patil – 9 March 2013
68. Kerala-----------------------Nikhil Kumar 9 March 2013
69. Meghalaya---------------------------K. K. Paul – 1 July 2013
70. Nagaland--------------- Ashwani Kumar – 9 March 2013
71. Odisha----------------- S. C. Jamir 9 March 2013
72. Sikkim------- Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil – 1 July 2013
73. Tripura----------- Devanand Konwar – 9 March 2013
74. Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lieutenant-Governor A. K. Singh – 1 July 2013
75. Delhi---- Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung – 1 July 2013
76. Puducherry------ Lieutenant-Governor Virendra Kataria – 1 July 2013
77. Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak.
78. Paraguayan president Federico Franco (Colorado Party ).
79. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro offered asylum to former U.S.
intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
80. Parliamentary Speaker Abdul Hamid sworn in as Bangladesh President
to replace Zillur Rahman, who died.
81. .Infosys' S Gopalakrishnan is the new CII President.
82. Secretary in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ----------
Amarjit Singh .
83. Axis new President – Retail Banking ----------------- Rajiv Anand
84. Shri Sunil Kumar has taken over as Managing Director, Centre for
Railway Information Systems (CRIS).
85. Senior IAS officer Sudhir Bhargava was Tuesday appointed as
Secretary in Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
86. Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien unanimously elected the
Chairman of the prestigious Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on
Population and Development (AFPPD) in Bangkok.
87. N. N. Vohra His Excellency Governor of Jammu & Kashmir &
Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University.
88. New head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission ------- Mary Jo White
89. N Ravi, Director of Kasturi and Sons Limited, publisher of "The
Hindu" newspaper, has been unanimously elected President of the
Editors Guild of India.
90. Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Arjan Kumar Sikri
and Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Sharad Arvind Bobde as
new judges of Supreme Court.
91. Ajay S Shriram, chairman and senior managing director of DCM
Shriram Consolidated Ltd (DSCL) is president designate of CII for the
year 2013-2014.
92. Ms. Rashida Manjoo (South Africa) was appointed as UN Special
Rapporteur on violence against women.
93. Narendra Kumar has taken over as Managing Director of Indraprastha
Gas Ltd (IGL).
94. Raninder Singh re-elected president of National Rifle Association of India.
95. Jeev Milkha Singh becomes Volvo India brand ambassador.
96. Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA new chairman
-------------- Amarnath Sengupta .
97. The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) Vice Chairman
------------- P. Devadas
98. Hockey India set to appoint foreign goalkeeping
coach------------Greg Clarke (junior men's team coach).
99. Sania Mirza joins Indian Tennis Players Association as Vice President.
100. Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) ----- Amitava Bhattacharyya .
101. Computer Society of India elected H.R. Mohan as its
102. Sikkimese woman who captained the U.S. Army------------Former
Sikkimese Chief Minister Narbahadur Bhandari’s daughter Perilla
Bhandari Swartz .
103. Delhi-born Sunil Chopra elected as the Deputy Mayor of London Borough.
104. Ajay Devgn, Bangladeshi singer Runa Laila and Oscar-winning
Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy have been named as SAARC
Goodwill Ambassadors for HIV/AIDS.
105. Cognizant CEO Francisco D'Souza gets over $10-mn pay package.
106. Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will run Asian football for
the next two years after the Bahraini won a three-way election for the
presidency of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
107. P Sathasivam to be new Chief Justice of India.
108. National President of the Confederation of Real Estate
Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI)
--------------------------------- C. Shekhar Reddy .
109. Chief Justice for High Court of Himachal Pradesh -------- Ajay
Manikrao Khanwilkar .
110. Who was named ‘Philanthropistof the Year’ at the third edition of
the annual Asian Awards----- Narayana Murthy .
111. Professor M Aslam has been appointed as the vice-chancellorof the
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) .
112. Sundar Pichai, Google senior VP of Chrome and Android.
113. Harmanpreet Kaur Named Captain of the Indian Women's Cricket team .
114. Tushar Arothe is coach of Indian women's cricket team.
115. Harvard professor Ashish Nanda is set to take over as director of
IIM Ahmedabad.
116. Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini .
117. SAI (Sports Authority of India ) Director General Jiji Thomson .
118. Prahlad Joshi appointed Karnataka BJP president
119. Bhaichung Bhutia Appointed as the Chairman of the AIFF’s
Technical Committee
120. Aniruddha Bahal, Editor, CobraPost
121. India’s new High Commissioner to Maldives – Rajeev Shahare
122. Justice Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court
123. Julia Pearson New CIA Director
124. Indian ambassador to Egypt Navdeep Suri
125. Chairman of CII Karnataka ------------------ Soumitra Bhattacharya .
126. Dinesh K Sarraf will be the new Chairman and Managing Director of
Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)
127. Deepak Sandhu will be appointed as next Chief Information Officer.
128. Indian Weightlifting Federation president Birendra Prasad Baishya
has been appointed as the chairman of the Ethics Commission of the
International Weightlifting Federation in the executive board meeting
of the world body in Beijing.
129. Malala Yousafzai won 2013 International Children's Peace Prize
130. Navi Pillay, UN high commissioner for human rights
131. Vice President of Afghanistan Mohammed Karim Khalili
132. Rajeev Rishi took over as the CMD of Central Bank of India
133. ZANU-PF party of President Robert Mugabe,Zimbawe
134. Rakesh Sethi took charge as Executive Director at the Union Bank of India.
135. Special Envoy of India for Sudan and South Sudan,PS Raghavan
136. Ms Runa Laila, SAARC Goodwill Ambassador for HIV/AIDS made Maiden
Visit to India
137. Ali Asghar Soltanieh is Iran's ambassador to the International
Atomic Energy Agency in Geneva.
138. Nishi Vasudeva was today selected to head Hindustan Petroleum
Corp Ltd (HPCL), the first woman ever to head a Navranta PSU.
139. Bhartiya Mahila Bank Ltd CEO --------- Usha Anatha Subramanyam.
140. Executive Director of the Union Bank of India-------- Rakesh Sethi.
141. US ambassador to United Nations---------- Samantha Power.
142. PM’s Special Envoy to visit Japan ---------------------- Ashwani Kumar.
143. My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions------------ APJ Abdul Kalam.
144. Director General of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)
-------------- Dilip Trivedi.
145. Retirement announced Microsoft CEO----------- Steve Ballmer.
146. UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund)
Goodwill Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan.
147. Chairperson of the National School of Drama Society -------- Ratan Thiyam.
148. Nepal’s new Indian ambassador----------------- Ranjit Rae.
149. Youngest member of the present Parliament ------------------ Ramya
150. Foreign Minister of Tuvalu----------------- Taukelina Finikaso.
151. Prime Minister of Bhutan-------------------- Tshering Tobgay
152. New Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court ------------------
Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana.
153. Foreign Minister of Nicaragua------------------- Samuel Santos Lopez.
154. Amitabh Bachchan joined UN Campaign The World Needs More.
155. D.Bala Venkatesh Varma appointed Ambassador to UN Conference on
156. First case of human to human Transmission of H7N9 Bird Flu Virus
reported in China.
157. Raghuram Govind Rajan Appointed as the 23rd Governor of RBI.
158. Bhim Sain Bassi Took Charge as the 20th Delhi Police Commissioner .
159. United Bank of India: Ms. Archana Bhargav (Chairman & MD)
160. Allahabad Bank: Ms Shubhalakshmi Panse (Chairman & MD)
161. ICICI Bank: Ms.Chanda Kochhar (MD & CEO)
162. Axis Bank: Ms Shikha Sharma (MD & CEO)
163. UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has appointed a Pakistani army
general, Lt Gen Maqsood Ahmed, as the Military Adviser for United
Nations Peacekeeping Operations.
164. L C Goyal has been appointed as the new Secretary in the ministry
of Rural Development.
165. India’s IT major Wipro will enter the National Stock Exchange’s
50-share Nifty index.
166. Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corp, Steve Ballmer,
announced his retirement as chief executive. Microsoft may consider
Satya Nadella, India-born executive, as next Microsoft CEO.
167. V Kannan Chairman & Managing Director of Vijaya Bank.
168. Suresh N Patel as Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce
169. Pumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, of South Africa, took over as the new head
of the the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN
170. Yahoo Inc has appointed veteran technology executive and Silicon
Valley investor Maynard Webb as its new chairman.
171. Syndicate Bank has appointed "Sankaran Bhaskar Iyer" as workmen
employee director on the board of directors.
172. Brand ambassadors of the Indian Badminton League (IBL)
------------ Deepika Padukone and Aamir Khan.
173. Chairman of selection committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and
Arjuna award--- Billiards legend Michael Ferreira.
174. RBI Governor------------- Raghuram Govinda Rajan.
175. SEBI-------------------------U.K. Sinha
176. NABARD--------------------Prakash Bakshi
177. FICCI----------------------Naina Lal Kidwai
178. NASSCOM----------------Krishnakumar Natrajan
179. ASSOCHAM---------------Rana Kapoor
180. SBI-----------------------Pratip Chaudhary
181. IRDA----------------------T.S.Vijayan
182. World Bank----------------Jim Yong Kim
183. National Stock Exchange-----------------Chitra Ramkrishna
184. Bombay Stock Exchange------------------ Ashish Chauhan
185. CAG-------------------------------Shashi Kant Sharma
186. Chief Economic advisor and Vice President of IMF------Kaushik Bas
187. Union Finance secretary-------------Rajiv Takru
188. Union Economic secretary---------- Aravind Mayaram
189. First women MD in SBI -------------- Arundhathi Bhattacharya.
190. First women Bank CEO---------- Usha Anathasubramanian
191. Standard Chartered-------------Sandeep Das
192. National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL)---------Saji Cherian
193. Rakesh Sethi ------- Executive Director of Union Bank of India .
194. Rajeev Rishi----------------------- CMD of Central Bank of India.
195. Institute of Cost Accountants of India new president-------
Suresh Chandra Mohanty.
196. New Chairman of GST Panel--------------Abdul Rahim Rather.
197. Indian Banks' Association (IBA) President-------- K R Kamath.
198. President of Asian Development Bank Board ----- Takehiko Nakao
199. S Gopalakrishnan----------- President of the industry body (CII)
200. Rajan Bharti Mittal ------------ President of International
Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India.
201. MRP Rao------------------- Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in NTPC
202. CBDT chief---------------- Sudha Sharma
203. Lic Chairman ------------ S K Roy.
204. LIC MD-------------S.B. Mainak .
205. A.K. Roy -----------Chairman cum Managing Director, GIC.
206. M.V. Tanksale---------Chairman & Managing Director, Central Bank of India .
207. Sh. Sharad Kumar, IPS has joined NIA as the Director.
208. Dilip Trivedi appointed Director General of the CRPF.
209. Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana Appointed New Chief Justice of
the Delhi High Court
210. Vinay Mittal appointed as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member
211. Suresh Chandra Mohanty Elected as the New President of ICAI
212. Arvind Sharma Re-Elected as the President of Advertising Agencies
Association of India
213. Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil appointed new Governor of Sikkim
214. Sunil Soni appointed Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards
215. Anil Chait, took over as Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the
Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC)
216. Darren Lehmann appointed Coach of Australian Cricket Team
217. Susan Elizabeth Rice Appointed as the National Security Adviser to Obama
218. Avinash Chander appointed as the New chief of Defence Research
Development Organiastion(DRDO)
219. Kushal Singh Appointed as the Chairperson of NCPCR
220. Laxman Singh Rathore Elected as the Member of Executive Council of WMO
221. Brazil's Roberto Azevedo appointed Head of World Trade Organization
222. Staffan de Mistura appointed as Italian Special Envoy to India in
Marines Case
223. Subhash Kumar appointed as the New Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand.
224. Ramsar Convention appointed Dr. Christopher Briggs as its new
Secretary General.
225. Subhash Kumar appointed as the New Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand
226. Giorgio Napolitano Re-elected as the President of Italy to serve
a Second Term
227. Aruna Bahuguna became First Women Special DG of CRPF
228. H.R. Mohan elected as the New Vice President of Computer Society
229. Sunil Kumar Took Over as the Managing Director of CRIS
230. Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn-In as the President of Kenya.
231. Narendra Kumar Verma appointed Director for Exploration of ONGC
232. United Nation (UN) Women chief ---------------- Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka
233. New High Commissioner of Singapore to India------------- Lim Thuan Kuan.
234. Depty Head of UN Mission in Mali ----------------- Abdoulaye Bathily.
235. President of Mali ----------------- Ibrahim Boubacar Keits
236. National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) appointed Saji Cherian.
237. Prime Minister of Italy---------------------------Enrico Letta.
238. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for the second term-------------N N Vohra.
239. Coach of the Junior Hockey Men’s National
Team------------------Gregg Clark.
240. Vice Chairman of Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) for
fiscal 2013-14----------P. Devadas
241. President of the National Rifle Association of India
(NRAI)--------------Raninder Singh.
242. Chairman Indian Direct Selling Association
(IDSA)-----------Amarnath Sengupta
243. Secretary in Union Public Service Commission
(UPSC)------------------Amarjit Singh
244. Director (Personnel) of Electronics Corporation of India
Ltd-------------V.S.B. Babu
245. Next Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to the United
Nations in New York--------------Asoke Kumar Mukerji
246. Head of the Securities and Exchange
Commission---------------------Mary Jo White.
247. Managing Director of Indraprastha Gas Ltd
(IGL)---------------------Narendra Kumar
248. Chairman of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
Ltd-----------------------------------G V Prasad
249. Governor of the Bank of
Japan------------------------------------------Haruhiko Kuroda
250. John Ashe elected as the President of UN General Assembly:
251. Elbegdorj Tsakhia new Mongolia President
252. New Bangladesh President: Abdul Hamid
253. New King of Netherlands: Willem-Alexander
254. Nicolas Maduro – New President of Venezuela
255. Horacio Cartes – New President of Paraguay’s
256. XI Jinping – New President of China (succeeded Hu Jintao).
257. Rafael Correa – Ecuador’s President
258. Indian-AmericanNisha Biswal to be US assistant secretary of state
for South Asia
259. "Regional Director" for WHO South-East Asia
Region---------------------Dr.Poonam Khetrapal Singh
260. Hun Sen is the Prime Minister of Cambodia and leader of the
Cambodian People's Party
261. Syria's Opposition National Council elected Ahmad Toameh as its
Interim Prime Minister
262. President of Mali --------------------------- Ibrahim Boubacar Keits
263. New United states ambassador to the united nations --------------
Samantha Power
264. Head of Atomic Energy organisation in Iran----------------Ali Akbar Salehi
265. Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works
Agency (UNRWA), Mr. Filippo Grandi
266. iGate names former Infosys board member Ashok Vemuri as CEO
267. Cabinet Secretary---------------------Shri Ajit Kumar Seth .
268. Union home secretary---------------- Anil Goswami .
269. Secretary of Defense---------------- R K Mathur .
270. Foreign Secretary------------------- Sujatha Singh.
271. Union finance secretary ------------- Rajiv Takru .
272. Economic Affairs Secretary---------- Arvind Mayaram .
273. Information and broadcasting (I&B) secretary--------Bimal Julka .
274. Former Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal has been appointed as
member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
275. Germany's Thomas Bach -------------- IOC president
276. Bal Sekhar, the new secretary general of Lok Sabha
277. Cabinet ministers:
• Oscar Fernandes gets roads and highways ministry
• Girija Vyas becomes housing and urban development and poverty
alleviation minister
• Sis Ram Ola becomes labour and employment minister
• K S Rao gets textiles ministry
278. Ministers of state:
• EMS Natchiyappan takes oath as MoS commerce and industry
• J D Seelam becomes MoS finance
• Manikrao Gavit gets social justice and empowerment

• Santosh Chowdhury gets health & family welfare
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