Press Information Bureau Current Affairs, GK & News

EK Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Webinar on ‘Maharshtra Weaves and Odisha Textiles’ held

The Press Information Bureau held a webinar in order to recognize the incredible journey of the handlooms and weavers in the country, especially about the weaves of Maharashtra and the Textiles of Odisha. India Tourism, Mumbai has collaborated with the PIB Mumbai in this project. What happened in the Webinar? This session focused on different ..




KS Dhatwalia appointed as new Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau

KS Dhatwalia, the senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer,  has been appointed as the Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB).  Mr. Dhatwalia  will continue to hold the additional charge of Director General, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). 


Sitanshu Kar becomes principal director general of Press Information Bureau

Sitanshu Kar, a 1983-batch Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, has become the principal director general of the Press Information Bureau (PIB). He succeeded Frank Noronha, who had held the post since 2014. Prior to this post, Kar was serving as the AIR’s News Services Division (NSD) director general. In a career spanning nearly 35 years, ..


Sitanshu Kar to be new head of Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Sitanshu Kar, an officer of 1983 batch of Indian Information Service (IIS), will be the new head of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) after superannuation of Frank Noronha on April 30. He will take charge as PIB head on 1st May 2018. Presently, he is the director general of All India Radio (AIR)’s News Services ..


Neelam Kapoor appointed as new director general of Sports Authority of India

Neelam Kapoor, a 1982 batch officer of the Indian Information Service (IIS), has been appointed as the new director general of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). At present, she is the Principal Director General of the Directorate of Field Publicity. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved her appointment to the post till her ..