Persons in News: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Published: August 14, 2018

Justice Manjula Chellur took oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), Ministry of Power. Prior to this appointment, she was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. She has been appointed for a period of 3 years or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Justice Manjula Chellur Smt. Justice Manjula Chellur was born on ..

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Michelle Bachelet: Former Chilean president appointed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Published: August 11, 2018

Former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet (66) was appointed as next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right. She was nominated by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and her appointment was approved by UN General Assembly. She will have four year term and shall replace Jordanian diplomat Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein (served a single term, beginning in ..

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R S Sharma re-appointed TRAI chairperson till 2020

Published: August 10, 2018

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

Published: August 10, 2018

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

Published: August 9, 2018

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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