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Ashok Lavasa Appointed as Vice-President of ADB

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has been appointed as the Vice-President for the private sector operations and public-private partnerships by the Asian Development Bank. Mr Lavasa has served as Finance Secretary, Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests etc. in the past. He is going to succeed Mr Diwakar Gupta, who is going to superannuate ..

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Bhanu Jayanti celebrated in Sikkim

On July 13, 2020, the state of Sikkim celebrated 206th Banu Jayanti. Bhanu Jayanti is celebrated in the state to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bhanubhakta Acharya Adikavi (1814-1868). Highlights Bhanu Jayanti falls on the 29th day of month of Ashad in Nepali calendar. The day is celebrated by Government of Nepal as well. Bhanubhakta ..

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Injeti Srinivas appointed First Chairman of International Financial Services Centre Authority

On July 6, 2020, the retired 1983 batch IAS officer from Odisha Cadre, Injeti Srinivas was appointed as the first chairman of the International Financial Service Centre Authority. Highlights The retired diplomat has been appointed as the chairman for a period of three years. He retired from service as Secretary to Ministry of Corporate Affairs. ..

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Indra Mani Pandey is India’s new Permanent Representative to UN

On July 1, 2020, diplomat Indra Mani Pandey was appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the United Nations. Highlights Indra Mani Pandey is a 1990 Indian Foreign Officer and is currently serving as an additional secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has so far served in Indian missions in Cairo, Islamabad, Kabul, ..

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K K Venugopal appointed as Attorney General of India

On June 30, 2020, K K Venugopal was re-appointed as Attorney General of India. He has been appointed for a year. Highlights K K Venugopal, a senior advocate was re-appointed as attorney General of India. Also, Tushar Mehta was re-appointed as the Solicitor General for a period of three year. Mr Chetan Sharma, a senior ..

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