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Important Persons in News January 2015

Dear Readers, Read the list of important persons in news in January 2015. Very useful for upcoming exams like IBPS PO, Clerical, SSC-CGL, Insurance and other similar kind of exams. Persons in News January 2015 – Appointed in Government Sector 1. NITI Ayog Chairman – Narendra Modi Vice Chairman – Arvind Panagariya CEO – Ms. […]

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Dr MO Garg takes charge as Director General (DG) of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Dr MO Garg has taken charge as Director General (DG) of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). He will replace PS Ahuja who had held this post since May 2014. CSIR is government’s autonomous research agency, established in 1942. Presently, CSIR has over 4,500 scientists working across 38 laboratories and employs over 9000 scientific and […]

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Justice MM Das to head Commission of Inquiry probing Chit Fund Scam

Justice MM Das has been appointed to probe the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha, after the demise of Justice Radha Krushna Patra on January 28, 2015. The chit fund investors were apprehensive about getting their money back after Justice Patra’s death. About Justice MM Das Justice Das is a retired judge of Orissa High […]

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LC Goyal took charge as Union home secretary

Anil Goswami was sacked from the position of Union home secretary yesterday. He was accused of creating pressure on CBI officers to dissuade them from summoning former union minister Matang Sinh. Matang Sinh was one of the prominent names in Sharadha chit-fund scam. After the impeachment of Goswami, LC Goyal has been appointed as the […]

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Nandita Chatterjee – New Secretary of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA)

Dr. Nandita Chatterjee has taken charge as the new Secretary in the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA). She will succeed Anita Agnihotri. Ms Agnihotri was transferred to the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment in a secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle. Prior to this appointment Dr. Nandita Chatterjee was a Member-Secretary of National Commission […]

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T Suvarna Raju took charge as Chirman of HAL

T. Suvarna Raju Saturday took over as the 17th chairman of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL). He succeeded RK Tyagi. He is the first member secretary of the Design Development Management Board, set up by the defence ministry. He is also member-secretary, National Aeronautics Co-ordination Group. About T Suvarna Raju An alumnee of the […]

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Pahlaj Nihalani will be the new chairperson of censor board

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced the appointment of Pahlaj Nihalani as the new chairperson of central board of film certification (CBFC). Mr. Pahlaj Nihalani was appointed for a period of 3 years. Other eminent persons who have been named as members are film writer Mihir Bhuta, Syed Abdul Bari, Ramesh Patange, actor George […]

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Censor board chief Leela Samson quits

Leela Samson has resigned from the post of Chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) also known as censor board. The resignation came soon after the controversial film Messenger of God got clearance from Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). This movie features Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in lead role and […]

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Pournima Gupte took charge as member actuary at IRDA

After a longtime Insurance regulatory development authority of India (IRDA) got a whole time member actuary. The above mentioned post remained vaccant for a period of 3 years after the retirement of R.Kannan. The insurance sector was struggling to launch new schemes and in growing business due to the non-appointment of an actuary. Ms. Pournima […]

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HS Brahma will beome the new Chief Election Commissioner of India

Mr. VS Sampath the present chief election commissioner of India will retire on thursday. After his exit Harishankar Brahma will become the next chief election commisioner. Mr. Brahma is a 1975 batch IAS officer of Andhrapradesh cadre. He is a former Union power secretary and was one of the three election commissioners of India. HS Brahma […]

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Persons in news 2014 at International level

Now few more nights have been left to say good bye to 2014 and embrace 2015. However it kept us busy in collecting the track-records of this year’s newsmakers throughout the exam season. Our earlier post was all about the newsmakers within national boundary (Click Here to read the earlier post.). So in this post […]

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Important committees in news 2014 – for bank exam preparation

In 2014 many committees have been formed by government to address certain issues. These are related to banking, finance, suggestions and recomendations while framing a new law etc. We are providing the full list of those important committees in news in the post below. Important committees in banking and finance 1. Committee which framed guidelines […]

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After cabinet reshuffle, have a look at the complete list of Modi’s council of ministers and their respective constitutions. 1. Shri Rajnath Singh: Home Affairs minister Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) 2. Smt. Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) 3. Shri Arun Jaitley: Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information & Broadcasting (Gujrat) 4. Shri M. […]

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Dear readers, Let us check out the list of new appointments made in the year 2014. 1) Minority Affairs Secretary – Arvind Mayaram 2) CEO of TATA-AIA life insurance company – Naveen Tahilyani 3) Head of Future Earth Engagement Committee – Jayram Ramesh 4) Maharastra Chief Minister – Devendra Fadnavis 5) Chairperson of Prasar Bharati […]