Current Affairs : Appointments Updates : 26.6.09

May 29, 2009: Stalin appointed as deputy CM of Tamil Nadu
May 29, 2009 : Omita Paul appointed adviser to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
June 3, 2009 : Justice G P Mathur appointed acting NHRC chairperson
June 4, 2009 : Krishnakumar appointed CEO of Hindustan Coca-cola Beaverages
June 4, 2009 : Kuldeep Chaturvedi appointed in-charge South Central Railway GM
June 7, 2009 : Mihir Shah appointed member of Planning Commission
June 8, 2009 : Goolam Vahanvati appointed Attorney General
June 11, 2009 Ashok Chawla appointed divestment secretary
June 15, 2009 : Raghuvanshi appointed Maharashtra ATS chief
June 16, 2009 : Gopal Subramaniam appointed solicitor general
June 17, 2009 : Moti Visa appointed honorary justice in Victoria
June, 19 , 2009 Harish Khare appointed PM’s media advisor
June 20, 2009 M.V. Nair has been named the chairman of Indian Banks’ Association
June 23, 2009. Srinivasan appointed MD for HAL’s helicopter composite
June 24, 2009 : H R Bharadwaj appointed Karnataka Governor
Jun 24, 2009: Ramesh Pokhriyal elected new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
June 25, 2009 Ouma appointed Kenya captain
June 25, 2009 : Rishabh Das Jain appointed advocate general of Madhya Pradesh
June 25: Bharat Joshi Elected BCCI President
June 25, 2009 : Y.S. Bhave appointed as Chairperson, AERA

May 29, 2009: Stalin appointed as deputy CM of Tamil Nadu
M Karunanidhi has appointed his son M K Stalin as the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and entrusted to him the portfolios of Industry, General Administration, District

May 29, 2009 : Omita Paul appointed adviser to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
Omita Paul, a retired Information service official, has been appointed adviser to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for a period of three years. She is a retired Indian Information Service official of the 1973 batch.

June 3, 2009 Justice G P Mathur appointed acting NHRC chairperson
Justice (retd) G P Mathur has been appointed as the acting Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Mathur (66), joined the legal profession in 1964 and practiced in Allahabad High Court as a civil, criminal and Constitutional lawyer. He was appointed as permanent Judge of Allahabad High Court in 1990 and as a Judge of Supreme Court of India in December 2002. He retired in January 2008 and has since been an NHRC member.

June 4, 2009 : Krishnakumar appointed CEO of Hindustan Coca-cola Beaverages
Coca Cola has appointed Thirumalai Krishnakumar as the new chief executive officer of the company’s bottling arm, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages.

June 4, 2009 : Kuldeep Chaturvedi appointed in-charge South Central Railway GM
Kuldeep Chaturvedi, the general manager of South Western Railway has been appointed as in-charge general manager of the South Central Railway on Wednesday.

June 7, 2009 : Mihir Shah appointed member of Planning Commission
Renowned economist, Mihir Shah has become the first person from Madhya Pradesh to be appointed as a member of Central Planning Commission.

June 8, 2009 : Goolam Vahanvati appointed Attorney General
Senior advocate Goolam E Vahanvati was appointed as the new Attorney General on Monday, the country’s top law officer. Vahanvati, who was the Solicitor General during the previous United Progressive Alliance government, has been appointed to the post for a period of three years, official sources said.

June 11, 2009 Ashok Chawla appointed divestment secretary
Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla has been given additional charge as Divestment Secretary. An IAS officer of 1973 batch of the Gujarat cadre, Chawla also hold additional charge of the Department of Economic Affairs and the Department of Financial Services.

June 15, 2009 : Raghuvanshi appointed Maharashtra ATS chief
The Maharashtra government has appointed top police officer K P Raghuvanshi as the new chief of the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).

June 16, 2009 : Gopal Subramaniam appointed solicitor general
Govt. of India has appointed senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam as solicitor general, the second most important law officer of the country after the attorney general.

June 17, 2009 Moti Visa appointed honorary justice in Victoria
Moti Visa, 65, an Indian of Gujarati-origin, settled in Melbourne since 1983, has been appointed to the post by the Department of Justice of Victoria. Visa runs newspaper Beyond India in Victoria and has been active and vocal on issues related to the Indian community, including the recent attacks on students.

June, 19 , 2009 Harish Khare appointed PM’s media advisor
Dr Harish Khare has been appointed media advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A PhD in political science from Yale University, Dr Khare has been editor of The Times of India ‘s Ahmedabad edition and also served as a senior editor at The Hindustan Times.

June 20, 2009: M.V. Nair has been named the chairman of Indian Banks’ Association
Union Bank of India chairman and managing director M.V. Nair has been named the chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)

June 23, 2009: Srinivasan appointed MD for HAL’s helicopter composite
R Srinivasan has been appointed as Managing Director, Helicopter Complex, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The new position has been created to bring all helicopter design, development and manufacturing activities under one umbrella.

June 23, 2009: Swraj Paul appointed Privy Councillor
Lord Swraj Paul has been appointed by the Queen as a member of her Privy Council, the British monarch’s advisory group whose members include the Prime Minister, Cabinet ministers and other eminent personalities. The 78-year-old NRI industrialist, the first Asian to hold the office of Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords, thus became the first India-born to be appointed to the Council, which also includes the Prime Ministers of Australia and Canada.

June 23, 2009 : Shinsei Bank appoints Rahul Gupta as director
Japan’s Shinsei Bank has appointed Senior Managing Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer Rahul Gupta as director of the company. At its ninth annual general meeting of shareholders, the bank said in a statement that it has appointed Rahul Gupta as a director of the company. Prior to this appointment Gupta was Managing Director and Group Financial Controller of DBS Bank (Singapore). He also held senior financial positions at HSBC and Societe Generale in India.

June 24, 2009 : H R Bharadwaj appointed Karnataka Governor
Former Law Minister Hans Raj Bhardwaj has been appointed as Governor of Karnataka.

Jun 24, 2009: Ramesh Pokhriyal elected new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
Pokhriyal, who was Health Minister in the B C Khanduri government, was elected unopposed as BC Khanduri quits in pressure.

June 25, 2009 Ouma appointed Kenya captain
Kenya have appointed Maurice Ouma, the dynamic wicketkeeper batsman, as their new captain to replace the long-standing Steve Tikolo. Ouma’s first duty will be to lead Kenya in their first match of the ICC Intercontinental Cup, against Ireland in July.

June 25, 2009 : Rishabh Das Jain appointed advocate general of Madhya Pradesh
The Madhya Pradesh government has appointed senior advocate Rishabh Das Jain as the new Advocate General of the state.

June 25: Bharat Joshi Elected BCCI President
Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has elected Mahindra and Mahindra Executive Director and Group CFO Bharat Doshi as its new President.

June 25, 2009 : Y.S. Bhave appointed as Chairperson, AERA
Shri Y.S. Bhave has been appointed as Chairperson, Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) for a period of five years from the date of taking charge of the post or till the age of 65 years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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  • sirisha 30.6.2009
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