Category: Persons

Belgium’s King & Queen arrive on 7-day visit to India

  Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrived in New Delhi on a seven-day visit to India. The royal couple were received at the airport by Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. This is King Philippe’s first state visit to India after his ascension to the throne in 2013. The aim of their visit

Shamika Ravi to be appointed as member of PM economic panel

  Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM). Headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the EAC-PM includes NITI Aayog’s Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member and economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy and Ashima Goyal as part-time

ACC Appointments

  The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments: Shri S. K. Sinha, IPS (BH:1983), Special Director, IB as Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat on 30.11.2017 in the vacancy to be caused due to superannuation of the present incumbent Shri A. R. K. Kini, IPS (BH:1981) on 30.11.2017. Shri A. P. Maheshwari, IPS

Y C Modi takes charge as DG NIA

  Yogesh Chander Modi, who was part of a Supreme Court-appointed team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riots cases, took over as NIA chief. Modi is a 1984 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre. He will hold the post till his superannuation on May 31, 2021. Modi takes over the NIA at a time when