Ruchira Kamboj Current Affairs, GK & News

Ruchira Kamboj: India’s Permanent Representative to the UN

Ruchira Kamboj has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations. She is currently Indian ambassador to Bhutan. Ruchira Kamboj will succeed T S Tirumurti. She is likely to take up assignment soon. Career Background Ruchira Kamboj joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1987. She was All India women’s topper ..




Vijay Keshav Gokhale appointed as new Foreign Secretary of India

Vijay Keshav Gokhale, the 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, has been appointed the new Foreign Secretary of India. He will succeed S Jaishankar, whose term ends on January 28, 2018. Currently, he is Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He has also held the post of India’s ambassador to China ..


V K Kwatra appointed as new Ambassador to Principality of Monaco

Vinay Mohan Kwatra, the 1988 batch of IFS officer, has been appointed as the new Ambassador to Principality of Monaco, with residence in Paris. He will take his assignment shortly. Presently, he is Ambassador of India to France.


Yoga makes it UNESCO list of Intangible Heritage

UNESCO has inscribed the ancient Indian practice of Yoga in the representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The list is comprised of only those elements which help express it’s diversity and also create awareness of its significance.  This is a significant achievement as it will be highly instrumental in helping India to play ..