Appointments/Resignations

⚫The Ministry of external affairs (MEA) announced Anjani Kumar was the next ambassador of India to the Republic of Mali.

⚫Justice Sanjay Karol was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court.

⚫Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi was sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.

⚫All India Football Federation has announced the appointment of Thomas Dennerby (Sweden) as the Indian head coach of the Women’s U-17 football team. The FIFA U-17 women’s football World Cup 2020 will be hosted by India.

⚫ Mohammad Imran has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India. He will succeed Syed Muazzem Ali.

⚫British-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever has named non-executive director Nils Andersen as its new chairman. He will replace Marijn Dekkers.

⚫India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has appointed G Kamala Vardhana Rao as the new Chairman and Managing Director.

⚫Prakash Javadekar took charge as the Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises after the resignation of Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant from the Union Cabinet.

⚫Justice Muhammad Raffiq took oath as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court. He succeeds Ajay Kumar Mittal who is now the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.

⚫Arsene Wenger has been named FIFA’s Chief of global football development.

⚫Senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney has become the first woman Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh.

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