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Sunil Arora takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India

17th Lok Sabha Election under CEC

Sunil Arora assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India succeeding O.P.Rawat, who completed his tenure in the office on 1st December, 2018 . Prior to assuming charge as Chief Election Commissioner, Arora had been serving as Election Commissioner in Election Commission of India since 1st September 2017. During this time, Election Commission has conducted elections to the states of Himachal Pradesh, ...

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Arvind Saxena takes oath as Chairman, UPSC   

The senior most Member of the Union Public Service Commission, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi administering the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Arvind Saxena as the Chairman, UPSC, in New Delhi on November 29, 2018.

Arvind Saxena has been sworn in as the Chairman, Union Public Service Commission. The Oath of Office and Secrecy was administered by Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi, senior most Member of the Commission, at a ceremony held on 29 November 2018. Saxena joined the Commission as Member on 08.05.2015 and was later on appointed to perform the duties of the post ...

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OYO Hotels appoints Aditya Ghosh as the Chief Executive Officer, India and South Asia

Indigo to Oyo

OYO Hotels announced the appointment of India, and South Asia- CEO, Aditya Ghosh, India and South Asia, effective December 1, 2018. This appointment comes as a part of the company’s efforts to continue to invest in and attract world-class leadership, in the wake of its focus to drive accelerated growth in its home markets – India and China.  Aditya is ...

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Aadi Mahotsav 2018 starts from 16th to 30th November @ Dilli Haat, INA New Delhi

six time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom

“Aadi Mahotsav” a National Tribal Festival is being organised in New Delhi by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED to celebrate, cherish and promote the spirit of tribal craft, culture, cuisine and commerce. Addressing the media persons on 15 November 2018, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram, said that the Mahotsav will be held from 16-30 November, 2018 ...

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‘Ropeways and Cable Cars are the Future of Indian Transport’

Modern Transport Solutions for Decongestion and Last Mile Connectivity

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation  Nitin Gadkari has said that the country needs futuristic technology for developing its transport sector. He stressed upon the need to cut down congestion and resultant pollution in cities. Reiterating his commitment for promoting transport innovations that are pollution free and cost effective, he said ...

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GST Practitioners Examination on 7th December, 2018

National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics

The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorised to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018. The GSTPs enrolled on the GST Network ...

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India

The President, Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath of office to Justice Ranjan Gogoi, as Chief Justice of India, at a swearing-in ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on October 03, 2018.

At a ceremony held on October 3, 2018 in the Durbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India.  He took and subscribed to the oath of office before the President.

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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu

Solar power in India

 Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy.  He was speaking at a function of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Innovation and Investment Forum in New ...

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Arun Jaitely reassigned Ministry of Finance and Corporate affairs

Arun Jaitely is back post three months sabbatical!

Post making a brief appearance during the trust vote a month back, Arun Jaitely is back to steer the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs as President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to him on 23 August 2018. It took him about ...

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Bihar, Haryana, Uttarakhand get new Governor’s

Governors of Tripura, Sikkim, Meghalaya and J&K reshuffled

The President on 21 August announced the following appointment/changes:- (i)         Lal Ji Tandon as the Governor of Bihar. (ii)        Satyadev Narayan Arya as the Governor of Haryana. (iii)       Baby Rani Maurya as the Governor of Uttarakhand. (iv)       Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Bihar is transferred and appointed ...

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Justice Manjula Chellur takes charge as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Ministry of Power

Justice Manjula Chellur took Oath as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, Ministry of Power, on 13 April 2018. Prior to this,  Justice Manjula Chellur was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. Technical Members I.J. Kapoor, B.N. Talukdar, Judicial Member Justice N.K. Patil and Technical Member S.D. Dubey were present on the occasion. Tribunal Bar Association President M.G. Ramachandran assured the ...

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NITI Aayog’s International Conference hosts expert deliberation on policy prescriptions, development and growth of material recycling in India

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari addressing the inaugural Session of the “International Conference on Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling”, in New Delhi on August 06, 2018.

NITI Aayog’s International Conference on “Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in the capital on 6 August 2018. Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar, CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and renowned experts from all over the world in material recycling took part ...

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