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All important appointments of FEBRUARY 2020

All important appointments of FEBRUARY 2020

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                               FEBRUARY

1.Realme ropes in Salman Khan as brand ambassador

Feb 27, 2020

Smartphone brand realme has appointed Bollywood actor Salman Khan as its brand ambassador. According to Counterpoint Research, realme was the world's fastest-growing smartphone brand in 2019. It ranked at the 4th spot in the Indian smartphone market.

* realme Headquarters: Shenzhen, China

2.Retired IAS officers Amarjeet Sinha, Bhaskar Khulbe appointed as Advisers to PM

Feb 22, 2020

Retired IAS officers Amarjeet Sinha & Bhaskar Khulbe have been appointed as Advisers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the rank and scale of Secretary. The appointments are made on contractual basis initially for a period of 2 years

*chairman Economic Advisory Council to PM: Bibek Debroy

3.Barry O'Farrell appointed as Australia's next high commissioner to India

Feb 19, 2020

Australia has appointed former New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell as the next high commissioner to India. Mr O'Farrell will succeed Harinder Sidhu who has been in the office since 2016. O'Farrell will also have non-resident accreditation to Bhutan.

Did you know

He has served as New South Wales!
Special Envoy for India,

4.Boris Johnson appoints Alok Sharma as UK's business minister, COP26 president

Feb 15, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Alok Sharma as his new business minister. Sharma, 52, was also appointed as the minister in charge of the UK's COP26 climate change summit.

He was previously secretary of state for international development.

Did you know

COP26 is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland.

5.Vinay Dube appointed as GoAir CEO

Feb 15, 2020

Wadia group-promoted GoAir has appointed Vinay Dube as the airline's Chief Executive Officer. Till now, he was serving as an advisor to the carrier, a role which he took up after quitting the defunct Jet Airways in May last year.

Did you know GoAir Managing Director Jeh Wadia.
       
   

6.Govt appoints Debasish Panda as financial services secretary

Feb 14, 2020

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed Debasish Panda as the secretary of finance ministry's department of financial services

*The current Finance Minister of India is Nirmala Sitharaman.

7.Rishi Sunak, Narayana Murthy's son-in-law, is the new UK Finance Minister

Feb 14, 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Indian-origin Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister. He replaced Sajid Javid who resigned from the post of Chancellor of the Exchequer. He is affiliated with the British Conservative Party

*He is married to the Akshata Murthy (Narayana Murthy's daughter)

8.Rajiv Bansal appointed Air India chairman and managing director

Feb 14, 2020

Bureaucrat Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as the chairman & managing director(CMD) of Air India.The post became vacant after incumbent Ashwani Lohani completed his tenure. He is at present additional secretary in the ministry of petroleum and natural gas.

Did you know

Air India Subsidiaries: Alliance Air, Airline Allied Services.

9.Former India all-rounder Robin Singh appointed UAE's Director of Cricket

Feb 13, 2020

The Emirates Cricket Board has appointed former Indian cricketer Robin Singh as the new director of cricket. His appointment was announced after Emirates Cricket Board fired head coach Dougie Brown. He has been associated with Mumbai Indians.

Did you know

He has also coached USA and Hong Kong

10.Karen Pierce appointed first female British ambassador to US

Feb 11, 2020

Dame Karen Pierce, the UK's permanent representative to the UN, has been appointed Britain's ambassador to US, becoming the first woman to hold the position - the most prominent in the diplomatic service. She replaced Kim Darroch who resigned forcefully.

Did you know She earlier served as the UK's ambassador to Afghanistan

11.Philip Barton appointed Britain's new High Commissioner to India

Feb 07, 2020

Britain appointed career diplomat Philip Barton as its High Commissioner to India to succeed Dominic Asquith Barton will take up his appointment during Spring 2020

He joined the FCO in 1986 and is a career diplomat.

Did you know

He was Private Secretary to PMs John Major and Tony Blair

12.3rd Defence Attaches Conference held in New Delhi

Feb 04, 2020

3rd Defence Attaches Conference held in New Delhi, Rajnath Singh announced the creation of 10 new Defence Wings so that 10 more Defence Attaches could be appointed. Govt has introduced a new scheme to promote defence exports through Defence Attaches.

Did you know Funds have been allocated for export promotion to 34 countries.


   


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