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Aditya Mishra appointed as chairman of Land Ports Authority of India

Aditya Mishra, a 1989 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been  appointed as the chairman of the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) for a period of 5 years. The LPAI is a statutory body  that works under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). It is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing ..

Dr PK Mishra takes over as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister

Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra took charge as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India. He will replace Nripendra Misra who stepped down recently. Until recently Dr PK Mishra held the position of Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Dr PK Mishra ..

Pramod Kumar Mishra appointed as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, a Gujarat cadre IAS officer belonging to the 1972 batch, has been appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from September 11. He succeeded Nripendra Misra. Prior to this appointment, he was the additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister and was holding the rank ..

Dr. Jagannath Mishra, 3-times former chief minister of Bihar, passes away

Dr. Jagannath Mishra (82), the 3-times former chief minister of Bihar, has passed away in Delhi on August 19, 2019. He was known for sharp political acumen and bold decision-making, which he demonstrated during the peak of his career. Mishra was the last Congress chief minister of Bihar between December 1989 and March 1990. He ..

Kalraj Mishra appointed as new Governor of Himachal Pradesh

Kalraj Mishra, the former Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), has been appointed the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He replaced Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat. Mr. Mishra (78) had resigned from the Narendra Modi-led government as Minister for MSME in 2017 after he ..

Baidyanath Mishra, renowned economist , passes away

Baidyanath Mishra (99), the renowned economist, has passed away in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on May 8, 2019. Mishra had started his career as a lecturer in Ravenshaw University in Cuttack in 1949. He later worked at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT). He was vice-chancellor of OUAT from 1981 to 1985. Mishra was also the ..

Rajni Kant Mishra appointed as new Director-General of Border Security Force

Rajni Kant Mishra, a 1984 batch Indian Police Service officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been appointed the new Director-General of Border Security Force (BSF). He will succeed K.K. Sharma, who is superannuating on September 30, 2018. Mr. Mishra has been shifted from the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). He will head the BSF till August ..

D K Jain committee to look into harrowing arrest and alleged torture of former space scientist Nambi Narayanan in ‘ISRO spy scandal’

The Supreme Court has appointed a 3-member committee headed by D.K. Jain, a former judge of the court, to probe the harrowing arrest and alleged torture of former space scientist Nambi Narayanan in the ‘ISRO spy scandal’ that turned out to be fake. A 3-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra ..