Director-General Current Affairs, GK & News
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was re-elected as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) with overwhelming support after running unopposed for a second term. What is the career profile of Tedros? Tedros is from Ethiopia and is the first African to head the World Health Organization (WHO). He was Ethiopia’s former minister of health and foreign ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
The World Trade Organization has not been able to select a caretaker chief due to an impasse among the members who must agree by November on a replacement for the outgoing Director-General Roberto Azevedo. It has been reported by the organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. Details The WTO is unlikely to able to fill the ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Arun Kumar, the Director-General of the Railway Protection Force, has been appointed as the VICE-Chairman of the Security Platform of the International Union of Railways. It has been intimated to the Railway Board by the Director-General of the UIC. Kumar will be in charge from July 2022 to July 2024. International Union of Railways UIC ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Persons in News
ITBP Director General S S Deswal was given additional charge of counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG). He will take over from incumbent NSG DG Sudeep Lakhtakia who is set to retire on 31st July 2018.S S Deswal is 1984-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Telangana cadre. About National Security Guard (NSG) It was ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
The appointment of Kumar Rajesh Chandra as the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. As per the notification, he would continue in the post up to 31.12.2021 i.e. date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Kumar Rajesh Chandra is a 1985 batch IPS ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Dr. Shekhar Mande as the Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Research (DSIR). He will succeed Girish Sahni who superannuated in August 2018. Dr. Shekhar Mande Dr. Mande, a structural biologist is Director of National ..