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R S Sharma re-appointed TRAI chairperson till 2020

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved reappointment of Ram Sewak Sharma as chairperson of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for further period beyond August 2018 upto September 2020, i.e. date on which he attains age of 65 years. He was in July 2015 named as TRAI chief for three-year period. Ram ..

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Rekha Sharma appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Women

Rekha Sharma (54) was appointed as chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW). Prior to this appointment, she was member of the Commission and was holding the additional charge of chairperson after Lalitha Kumaramangalam had demitted office in September 2017. National Commission for Women (NCW) NCW is a statutory body established under the National ..

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Central Board of RBI: Centre appoints Swaminathan Gurumurthy and Satish Marathe as non-official directors

Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved appointment of Chartered Accountant Swaminathan Gurumurthy and businessman Satish Kashinath Marathe as another non-official director on Central Board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). They have been appointed for period of four years. Swaminathan Gurumurthy is Chartered Accountant by profession and is considered as Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ..

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Ajay Data: First Indian to get elected as ICANN ccNSO council member

The nominating committee of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has selected Ajay Data as new council member of Country Code Supporting Organisation (ccNSO). With this, he becomes first Indian to get selected as a member of ccNSO, which is policy development body of ICANN for ccTLD (country code top-level domains) issues and ..

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Pingali Venkayya: 141st birth anniversary of designer of Indian National Flag observed

141st birth anniversary of freedom fighter and designer (architect)  of Indian National Flag  Pingali Venkayya was observed on August 2, 2018. Pingali Venkayya He was born on August 2, 1876 in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh and died in 1963. He was firm believer in Gandhian principles and ardent nationalist. He was also linguist, geolist and ..

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Arman Ali takes charge of national disabled people's organisation NCPEDP

Arman Ali was appointed as Executive Director of National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP). He will succeed Javed Abidi and take over his new role in October 2018. Arman has played pivotal role in bringing disability sector together in North East by forming network of organisations from seven states. He has ..

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