The Government has appointed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, presently Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Eastern Naval Command as next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from the afternoon of May 31, 2019.
The present Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba retires on the same day.
He was Born on November 03, 1959, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was commissioned on July 01, 1980 into the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy.
Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, NM took over charge of Western Fleet, the 'Sword Arm' of the Indian Navy, from Rear Admiral MA Hampiholi, AVSM, NM.
Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh was commissioned into the Indian navy in 1986 and is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla.
Karnataka's Municipal Administration Minister and Congress leader C.S. Shivalli passed away. He was 57.
Shivalli represented the Kundgol constituency in Dharwad district, about 400 km northwest.
The union government has notified the appointment of a senior-most judge Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra of the Chhattisgarh high court as the acting chief justice following the resignation of Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi.
Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Dr. Harsh Vardhan are among the seven Indians who have been named in the 'World's 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019' for taking steps in order to combat climate change.
Mukta Tilak, who is Pune's mayor, is the wife of renowned activist and freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak's great-grandson Shailesh Tilak.
Sunita Narain, a well-renowned environmentalist and political activist, is the director of the Centre for Science and the Environment and the editor of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth.
Upendra Tripathy is the director general of the International Solar Alliance, a coalition of over 100 countries dedicated to increasing the use of solar power and reducing reliance on fossil fuels.
Tata Coffee announced the appointment of Chacko Purackal Thomas as the managing director and chief executive officer.
He will replace Sanjiv Sarin, who retires on 31 March. He will assume the charge from April 1, 2019.
Thomas, currently working as the executive director and deputy CEO of the Tata Group firm, has been associated with the company since 2015.
World Meteorological Day is observed every year on 23rd March. It is celebrated every year on 23 March to commemorate the entry into force in 1950 of the convention that created the World Meteorological Organization
2019 Theme: The Sun, the Earth and the Weather
Sri Lankan limited overs captain Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year's Twenty20 World Cup.