IAS Current Affairs, GK & News

Appointments made on 16th & 17th December 2019

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane to be the 27th Army chief of India. Lt Gen Naravane is currently serving as the 40th Vice Chief of Army Staff and was heading the Eastern Command of the Army, will succeed General Bipin Rawat, who is due to retirement on 31st of December. Lt Gen Naravane became the ..

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Suman Billa Appointed as Director at the UNWTO Madrid Headquarter

Senior Indian IAS officer of Kerela cadre, Suman Billa will join the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as Director, Technical Cooperation and Silk Road Development at the D1 level at its headquarters in Madrid, Spain. A 1996 batch IAS officer, he is currently a Joint Secretary in Union Ministry of Tourism. Appointments Committee of ..

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Aarambh: First ever foundation civil service course

The GoI has launched the first ever common foundation course called the “Aarambh” for civil servants at the Statue of Unity, Kevadia, Gujarat. Around 500 newly recruited bureaucrats will undergo six-day training. The World Bank president David Malpass addressed the probationers near the statue on 27th October, 2019. The event is to be launched on ..

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Vijai Sharma appointed as new Chief Information Commissioner

President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Vijai Sharma as Chief Information Commissioner. He will have tenure of for 5 years or till they attain the age of 65, whichever is earlier. Vijai Sharma is a 1974 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre. Prior to this appointment he was serving as information commissioner in Central Information ..

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