India appoints Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retired) as Chief of Defence Staff

NEW DELHI: The government of India has decided to appoint Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retired) PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM as the next Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who shall also function as Secretary to Government of India, Department of Military Affairs with effect from the date of his assumption of charge and until further […]

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Dr. Rajiv Bahl appointed as ICMR Director General

NEW DELHI: Dr Rajiv Bahl was on Friday appointed as Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research for a period of three years. Bahl is currently the Head of Research on Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health cum-Newborn Unit Head, Department of Maternal Newborn […]

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Raghav Chadha appointed AAP’s Gujarat co-incharge for assembly polls

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday appointed its Rajya Sabha member Raghav Chadha as the AAP’s Gujarat co-incharge for the state Assembly elections due later this year. The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP had earlier appointed Rajya Sabha member Sandeep Pathak at its Gujarat in-charge. Chadha had also held the responsibility of the party […]

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Former RBI deputy governor BP Kanungo, Kaushik Dutta join BharatPe board

NEW DELHI: Fintech unicorn BharatPe has appointed former RBI deputy governor B P Kanungo and TARI founder Kaushik Dutta as independent directors as it looks to strengthen governance rigour and transparency in the preparation of a listing. “Business is about to turn profitable in a few months and we are strengthening governance at the company […]

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Nationalist Congress Party unanimously re-elects Sharad Pawar as president

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the next round of assembly elections, the NCP on Saturday gave a clarion call for unity of anti-BJP forces and said that party chief Sharad Pawar would play an important role in this regard. The extended working committee of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) also re-elected Pawar as the national president […]

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