New Appointment in 2013 – Current Affairs for IBPS PO-III, IBPS Clerk 2013

New Appointment in 2013 – Current Affairs for IBPS 2013 Exam. IBPS PO-III, IBPS Clerk 2013, SBI Clerk,New_Appointments_Current_Affairs SBI PO, SSC CGL. Current affairs question for IBPS CWE PO 2013, IBPS Clerk 2013 Exams from New Appointments in Important Posts. Current Affairs Questions 2013 for IBPS PO/MT 2013 Exams, IBPS Clerk and SSC CGL.

List of Recently Appointed Heads of Important Organizations

  • S Jaishankar appointed as a new Indian envoy to the US replaced Nirupama Rao. S Jaishankar is a former envoy to China.
  • Siddhartha Birla to be next FICCI President. He will replace Naina Lal Kidwai.
  • Anup Wadhawan appointed as the new Chairman of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)
  • Usha Ananthasubramanian appointed as CMD of Bharatiya Mahila Bank, the first women’s bank.
  • T.P. Seetharam appointed new envoy to UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • Krishna Mohan Sahni Appointed Chairman of the National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India
  • P.S. Raghavan appointed as the next Russian Ambassador. He replace Ajai Malhotra
  • Arup Raha appointed as the next Chief of the Indian Air Force.
  • Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood Actress Became the Global Brand Ambassador of Guess
  • Australian Terry Walsh appointed as head coach of the Indian men’s hockey team
  • Arunendra Kumar appointed New Chairman, Railway Board. replaced Vinay Mittal.
  • J&K Bank reappoints Mushtaq Ahmed as Chairman & CEO.
  • LIC Housing Finance Ltd has appointed Sunita Sharma as Managing Director and CEO.
  • Anand Mahindra elected as Chairperson of PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India).
  • Kanwar Deep Singh Elected as the President of the Indian Hockey Federation.
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya Took Charge as the First Woman Chairperson of SBI
  • Janet Yellen Nominated as Head of US Federal Reserve Board
  • Government of Pakistan Decided To Appoint Syed Ibne Abbas as Envoy to India
  • President approved appointment of Seven Judges to Madras High Court
  • Sigrid Kaag Appointed as the Head of Joint OPCW-UN Mission in Syria
  • Union Government Appointed G B Pradhan as the Chairperson of the CERC
  • Rajendra Kashyap Appointed As the Financial Commissioner (Railways)
  • Laxmikanta Mahapatra appointed Chief Justice of Manipur High Court
  • Tarun Chatarjee appointed Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh State Human Rights Commission
  • Government of India Decided to Appoint Arup Raha as Chief of the Indian Air Force
  • P.S. Raghavan appointed as the next Russian Ambassador
  • Bharat Suresh Joshi Appointed as British Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai.
  • S. R. Bansal Took the Charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Corporation Bank
  • A. Krishnakumar Appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Philips Electronics India Ltd
  • Tarun Chugh Appointed as the Managing Director of PNB Metlife
  • Pankaj Razdan Appointed as the CEO and MD of the Birla Sun Life Insurance
  • Gurdeep Singh Pall Appointed as the Corporate VP of Skype.
  • Jalil Abbas Jilani appointed Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States
  • Shri Sitaram Sharma Nominated as Chairman of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies
  • S.Varadarajan took over as the CMD of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • A Anand appointed Director, Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT)
  • Thomas Bach of Germany was elected president of the International Olympic Committee, replacing Jacques Rogge.
  • Ravindra Kumar elected new President of Indian Newspaper Society (INS).
  • Erna Solberg Becomes Norway’s Prime Minister.
  • Rajeev Rishi took over as the CMD of Central Bank of India.
  • Raghuram Govind Rajan was on 6 August 2013, appointed as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a time period of three years.
  • Tony Abbot elected new Australian Prime Minister. He succeeded Kevin Rudd.
  • Rakesh Sethi took Charge as Executive Director of Union Bank of India.
  • Vinay Mittal appointed as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member.
  • D.Bala Venkatesh Varma appointed Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament.
  • Dilip Trivedi appointed Director General of the CRPF on August 17, 2013.
  • Ali Akbar Salehi appointed Head of Atomic Energy Organisation in Iran.
  • Ratan Thiyam Appointed as the Chairperson of the National School of Drama Society on August 19, 2013.
  • Nishi Vasudeva on 22 August 2013 became the first woman to be selected as the head of Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL).
  • Ashwani Kumar Appointed as Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to Japan.
  • Justice K.N.Basha Appointed as Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Tribunal.
  • Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana Appointed New Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court
  • Anil Chait Took over as Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC).
  • Najeeb Jung appointed as new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.
  • R. Chandrasekhar appointed President of Nasscom.
  • Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil appointed new Governor of Sikkim.
  • KK Paul took over as the New Governor of Meghalaya.
  • AK Singh sworn in as the new Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Arvind Sharma Re-Elected as the President of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI).
  • Suresh Chandra Mohanty Elected as the New President of ICAI
  • Mamnoon Hussain was elected as the 12th President of Pakistan.
  • Bhim Sain Bassi Took Charge as the 20th Delhi Police Commissioner.
  • Bimal Julka appointed as Secretary of Information & Broadcasting Ministry
  • Darren Lehmann appointed Coach of Australian Cricket Team
  • VK Duggal appointed as Nodal Officer for Relief and Rescue operations in Uttrakhand
  • K R Kamath Re-Elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
  • Susan Elizabeth Rice Appointed as the National Security Adviser to Obama
  • Ratan Tata Appointed as Chief Advisor of AirAsia India
  • New Pope becomes the 266th pontiff
  • Ayaz Sadiq Elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan
  • Rami Hamdallah Appointed as the New Prime Minister of Palestine
  • Infosys appointed Narayan Murthy as Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Avinash Chander appointed as the New chief of Defence Research Development Organiastion(DRDO)
  • Sujata Singh Appointed New Foreign Secretary of India. She succeeded Ranjan Mathai.
  • Justice P Sathasivam – New Chief Justice of India(CJI). He Succeeded Altamas Kabir.
  • Avinash Chander – New Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO Chief) replaced V. K. Saraswat
  • Infosys appoints Narayana Murthy as Executive Chairman
  • Sunil Soni appointed as the New Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
  • Shashi Kant Sharma appointed New Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, replaced Vinod Rai.
  • Kushal Singh appointed New Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)
  • Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul takes oath as new CJ of Punjab & Haryana high court
  • K R Kamath Re-Elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
  • SK Roy New Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation
  • Asian Athletics Association’) President’s – Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad
  • Ratan Tata Appointed as Chief Advisor of AirAsia India
  • Subramanian Ramadorai Appointed Chairman of AirAsia India
  • Mittu Chandilya was named as the CEO of the AirAsia India
  • VK Duggal appointed as Nodal Officer for Relief and Rescue operations in Uttrakhand
  • Hariharan appointed Secy of Indian chess federation
  • Bimal Jhulka appointed I&B secretary. He succeeds U K Varma
  • Aruna Bahuguna – New Special Director General of the CRPF
  • K. Siddaramaiah – New CM of Karnataka replaced Jagadish Shettar
  • Sunil Bharti – Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
  • Dep. Chairman of Rajya Sabha, PJ Kurien – Chairman of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population & Development (AFPPD).
  • Krishnakumar Natarajan – New Chairman of Nasscom. He succeeded N Chandrasekaran.
  • S Gopalakrishnan – New President of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). He succeeded Adi Godrej
  • Rajeev Shahare – New High Commissioner of Maldives.
  • N. Ravi – President of Editors Guild of India.
  • Archana Bhargava – New Chairman and MD of UBI (United Bank of India)
  • Anil Goswami – New Union Home Sec. He succeded RK Singh
  • Vijay Shankar appointed as new Karnataka Advocate General
  • Gulzar new chancellor of Assam University
  • M.F. Farooqui – Telecom Secretary replaced R. Chandrashekhar.
  • Abhay Chautala- New President of Indian Olympic Association
  • Vinod Rai – Re-Elected As Chairman of UN Panel of External Auditors
  • Sidharth Birla (Chairman of Xpro India Ltd and Digjam Ltd) – Senior Vice-President of FICCI.
  • Anil Dev Singh – Chairperson of IOA Election Panel (after S.Y. Quraishi).
  • Prahlad Joshi – Karnataka BJP President
  • Justice D.K. Jain – new Chairman of Law Commission.
  • Shyamala Gopinath – New Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (CCIL)Chairperson.
  • Urjit Patel -New Deputy Governer of RBI (replaced Subir Gokarn).
  • Naina Lal Kidwai – New President of FICCI- (replaced R.V. Kanoria).
  • Rajiv Takru – Secretary of Financial Services in the Finance Ministry replacing Dinesh Kumar.
  • Rajnath Singh- new BJP president.
  • P.R. Vasudeva Rao – Director of the IGCAR (Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research) replacing S.C Chetal.
  • Mukund Govind Rajan – Group Spokesperson and Brand Custodian of Tata Group.
  • Justice Y Bhaskar Rao – New Lokayukta of K’taka.
  • Asoke Kumar Mukerji – Next Permanent Representative of India to the UN.
  • T. S. Vijayan – Chairman of IRDA replaced J. Hari Narayan.
  • Manik Sarkar – CM of Tripura for 5th time.
  • Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal – New Director General of Indian Coast Guard.
  • Mukul Sangma – CM of Meghalaya.
  • Neiphiu Rio CM of Nagaland for the 3rd consecutive time.
  • Virbhadra Singh – CM of Himachal Pradesh for 6th time.
  • Narendra Modi – CM of Gujarat for 4th time.
  • Justice Swatanter Kumar – NGT (National Green tribunal) Chairperson.
  • Cyrus Mistry – New Chairman of TATA Group after the retirement of Ratan tata.
  • MS Sahoo – Secretary of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
  • S Raman – Whole Time Member of Security and Exchange Board of India(SEBI).
  • S. Ramakrishnan – new Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (replaced P S Veeraraghavan).
  • Roelant Oltmans – New Director (High Performance) for Indian Hockey Team.
  • S. Ramakrishnan – Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre replacing P S Veeraraghava.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as International Goodwill Ambassador – UNAIDS (UN Programme on HIV/AIDS).
  • Mary Kom – Brand Ambassador of Super Fight League (SPL) .
  • Kenichi Ayukawa – new MD of Maruti Suzuki (replaced Shinzo Nakanishi).
  • Justice B.Sudarshan Reddy – first Lokayukta of Goa.
  • B Ashok Reddy – Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Andhra Pradesh, for 2013-14.
  • Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar- new Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court
  • Rajan Bharti Mittal – president of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India.
  • Justice Ujjal Bhuyan – new Judge of the Guwahati High Court
  • Parthasarathi Shome Appointed As the Adviser to Finance Minister of India
  • Bhaichung Bhutia – Chairman of All India Football Federation’s Technical commiittee
  • Jagat Singh Negi Elected As the Deputy Speaker of Legislative Assembly of Himachal.
  • President of India, Pranab Mukherjee appointed Ali Mohd. Magrey and Dhiraj Singh Thakur as the Judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
  • Wei Wei – China’s new ambassador for India in place of Zhang Yang.
  • Patrick Suckling – Australia’s next High Commissioner to India (replacing Peter Varghese).
  • John Kerry- The secretary of state (US).
  • Head of WTO (World Trade Organisation): Roberto Azevedo
  • New President of ADB (Asian Development Bank): Takehiko Nakao. He succeeded Haruhiko Kuroda
  • Burundi’s Lydia Nsekera became the first woman to be elected to the FIFA Executive Committee (ExCo) for a full term of four years
  • Srikanth Srinivasan – first ever Indian-American judge in the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Susan Elizabeth Rice, the American ambassador to the United Nations was appointed as the National Security Adviser of US President Barack Obama
  • New Prime Minister of Palestine – Rami Hamdallah
  • Libya Deborah Jones New US Ambassador to Libya
  • James Comey next FBI director. He succeeded Robert Mueller.
  • Sheikh Abdullah to be Qatar’s new PM
  • Ayaz Sadiq elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan
  • New Pakistan P.M : Nawaz Sharif, Political Party[Pakistan Muslim League (N)]
  • Bangladesh first woman Speaker: Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury
  • New Malaysia Prime Minister: Najib Razak
  • Enrico Letta – New PM of Italy
  • Li Keqiang – New Prime Minister of China (succeeded Wen Jiabao).
  • Shinzo Abe – New PM of Japan.

New Appointments (Previous Updates)

  • Gen Bikram Singh assumes charge as new Army Chief
  • DK Joshi will be the next Chief of the Indian Navy
  • VS Sampath – 18th Chief Election Commissioner of India
  • P. Dwarakanath new CMD of BEML
  • Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda, first African, to head International Criminal Court
  • Sachin Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha member
  • DK Mehrotra has taken charge of new chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
  • Justice Madan Bhimrao joined the esteemed panel of Supreme Court Judges
  • Jawahar Thakur country’s new Controller General of Accounts.
  • Sayed Nasir Ali new Joint MD in Air India
  • B Surendra Mohan – Chairman­ and Managing Director of Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC)
  • Sekhar Basu took over as Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Dlamini-Zuma became the first Female Chief of African Union.
  • Dr Srikumar Banerjee Appointed first Chancellor of Kashmir’s Central University
  • Praveen Mahajan appointed as the chairperson of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)
  • Bimal Gurung, was elected Chief Executive Officer of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA)
  • P. Chidambaram become the new Finance Minister
  • Sushilkumar Shinde replaced Chidambaram as new Home Minister.
  • World Bank has appointed Kaushik Basu as its Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President
  • YC Deveshwar appointed as Director of RBI Central Board.
  • Tulsi Gabbard became the first Hindu-American to be elected to the House of Representatives.
  • Justice Altamas Kabir sworn in as New Chief Justice of India.
  • Atanu Sen New MD and CEO of SBI Life Insurance.
  • Manbir Singh took the oath of office and secrecy as Member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • Abhishek Matoria elected the president of the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF)
  • Sandeep Patil replaces K Srikkanth as chief BCCI selector.
  • New CMD of Allahabad Bank. Shubhalakshmi Panse
  • Tilak Raj Bajalia appointed Deputy Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).
  • Milind Kharat New CMD of United India Insurance.
  • Pranay Sahay appointed new DG of CRPF.
  • Michael Corbat new CEO of Citigroup
  • Sanjay Mitra has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of West Bengal
  • Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission – Ratan Kumar Sinha (replaced Srikumar Banerjee)
  • Attorney-General – Goolam E. Vahanvati (re-appointed)
  • Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for six-year tenure – Dalveer Bhandari (Judge of Supreme Court)
  • President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for four-year term – India-born Suma Chakrabarti
  • Chairman and MD of General Insurance Corporation (GIC) – Mr Ashok Kumar Roy
  • New Pakistan High Commissioner to India – Salman Bashir
  • New president of World Bank – Jim Yong Kim (Korean-born) American citizen.
  • Governor of Uttarakhand – Aziz Qureshi
  • Governor of Goa – Bharat Vir Vanchu
  • Governor of Andhra Pradesh – E S L Narasimhan (re-elected)
  • Governor of Maharashtra – K. Sankaranarayanan (re-elected)
  • Governor of Rajasthan – Margaret Alva
  • President of International Chamber of Commerce India (ICC India) – Harsh Pati Singhania
  • Chairman & MD of India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)- Smt. Rita Menon
  • Secretary General of SAARC – Ahmad Saleem
  • President of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) – M. Rafeeque Ahmed
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ‘s new MD – Mr. Mangu Singh (previously E Sreedharan)
  • CEO of Prasar Bharti – Jawhar Sircar
  • Chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation – Ramesh Sippy
  • Next General president of the Indian Science Congress – Manmohan singh
  • CMD of Coal India Limited – S Narsing Rao
  • President of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) – Mr Rajkumar Dhoot
  • Indian High commissioner to U.K. – Jaimini Bhagwati
  • President of FICCI – Mr R.V. Kanoria
  • President of Asian organisation of the Institution of the Accountants General (ASOASI) – Mr Vinod Rai (Comptroller and Auditor General of India).
  • Editor-In-Chief of The Hindu group – Siddharth varadarajan
  • New king of Malaysia – Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah
  • Union Aviation Minister – Ajit Singh (Party – Rashtriya Lok dal)
  • Chief Minister of U.P. – Akhilesh Yadav (Party – Samajwadi party)
  • Chief Minister of Punjab – Prakash singh badal (Party – Akali dal)
  • Chief Minister of Goa – Manohar Parikar (Bharatiya Janata party)
  • Chief Minister of Uttrakhand – Vijay Bahuguna (Party – Indian national congress)
  • Chief Minister of Manipur – Okram Ibobi Singh (Party – Indian national congress)

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Last Update: October 16, 2013


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  3. Manu106adi says:

    good but some new appointment is missing 

    just like new cheif election commisnor- sampath

    preisdent of mexico-mota

    himachal lokayut- lokur

    new navy cheif-admiral d.k verma
    new chairman of lic- d/k mehlortra

    the diffrene between these two d is that first dk is in josh so he joined the navy and second dk is doing lic insurance

    chief doe misson for india in olmpic -ajit singh

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  17. Parul Jain says:

    thanks sir and one appointment of 1st cheif information comissioneer deepak sindhu

    • Jake says:

      Ist chief information commissioner was Mr. Satyendra mishra.
      newly appointed and 1st woman chief commissioner is Deepak Sandhu

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  21. bhawna says:

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