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  • GoI nominated Debasish Panda as director on RBI central board

    The Central Government has nominated Debasish Panda as a Director on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India. He is a Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, New Delhi. The nomination of Debasish Panda...

    Published On March 16th, 2020
  • Prashant Kumar becomes new MD & CEO of YES Bank

    Prashant Kumar has been appointed as Chief Executive and Managing Director of the Yes Bank. Kumar was earlier appointed as the YES Bank administrator. Sunil Mehta, former non-executive chairman of Punjab National Bank, has been appointed as non-executive chairman of...

    Published On March 16th, 2020
  • Bill Gates resigns from Microsoft’s board

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors. He wants to dedicate more time to his philanthropic priorities including global health, development, education, and his increasing engagement in tackling climate change. He also stepped down from the...

    Published On March 14th, 2020
  • Surjit Singh Deswal gets additional charge of BSF DG

    Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Haryana cadre Surjit Singh Deswal took over the additional charge of Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF). Deswal, a 1984-batch IPS officer, is currently the Director-General of Indo-Tibet Border Police. He has...

    Published On March 13th, 2020
  • LT Gen KJS Dhillon will take over as DG DIA & DCIDS

    Lt Gen KJS Dhillon will take over the post of Director-General Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence). DIA and DCIDS is a department that comes under the Chief of Defence Staff in the newly...

    Published On March 12th, 2020
  • RBI Deputy Governor N.S. Vishwanathan resigns before retirement

    RBI Deputy Governor N S Vishwanathan has announced his resignation due to health problems. He announce his retirement three months before the end of his extended one-year tenure. While the Reserve Bank has accepted his request to be relieved by...

    Published On March 6th, 2020
  • Abhishek Singh becomes India’s next Ambassador to Venezuela

    Abhishek Singh has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. He is currently serving as Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India in Kabul, Afghanistan. He will succeed Rajiv Kumar Napal, who passed...

    Published On February 29th, 2020
  • Maria Sharapova announces retirement from tennis

    Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from tennis. The Russian won her first Grand Slam at Wimbledon in 2004 aged 17 and completed the career slam, all four major titles, by winning the French Open in...

    Published On February 27th, 2020
  • Rajesh Kumar becomes new MD & CEO of CIBIL

    TransUnion Cibil, the largest credit information bureau appointed Rajesh Kumar of HDFC Bank as its new managing director and chief executive. He will succeed Satish Pillai who has moved to become the president of Asia region business of the US-based...

    Published On February 27th, 2020