Celeste Saulo of Argentina has been appointed as the first female Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). She has served as the director of Argentina’s National Meteorological Service since 2014. The leadership election of the World Meteorological Congress takes place every four years.    Read More

Praveen Kumar Srivastava, a retired 1988-batch Indian Administrative Service officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has been officially sworn in as the Central Vigilance Commissioner. President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to Srivastava. He had been serving as the acting Central Vigilance Commissioner since December, following the completion of Suresh N Patel’s tenure as the chief of the probity watchdog.Read More

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has elected Harsh Jain, as its new Chairman. He is the founder of Dream11, a leading online fantasy gaming platform. Rajesh Magow of MakeMyTrip has been appointed as the vice chairperson, and Satyan Gajwani of Times Internet will serve as the Treasurer. Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is a not-for-profit industry body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Mandate- to expand and enhance the online and mobile value-added services sectors.Read More

New UPSC chairman

Manoj Soni was recently sworn in as the chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). He had joined the Commission as the member on June 28, 2017, has been performing the duties of the UPSC chairman since April 5, 2022. Prior to his appointment in the UPSC, he has served three terms as Vice-Chancellor in universities in Gujarat.Read More

Praveen Sood, the Director General of Police in Karnataka, has been appointed as the next director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He will take on the position for two years after Subodh Kumar Jaiswal’s term ends on May 25.Read More

Vice-Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh assumed the position of Vice-Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS) as part of a series of high-level changes in the Indian Navy.  Read More

The US Senate Committee has announced the appointment of Eric Garcetti as the new US Ambassador to India. Eric Garcetti served as the President of the City Council of Los Angeles for four consecutive terms and is known to be a close acquaintance of President Biden. He has also emerged as a leader within the Democratic Party.Read More

S. Dubey took charge as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA). He is the 28th officer to hold the position of CGA. Prior to that, Dubey has served as Chief Controller of Accounts in Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.Read More

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