Aviation sector veteran Sanjiv Kapoor appointed CEO of Jet Airways

The Kalrock Jalan consortium announced the appointment of aviation sector veteran Sanjiv Kapoor as its chief executive officer. Kapoor will take charge on April 4. Kapoor is currently the president of Oberoi Hotels and Resorts. Points to Note: Sanjiv Kapoor: new chief executive officer (CEO) of Jet Airways   Click here to read Current Affairs for government exams

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Bharti Axa Life Insurance appoints Vidya Balan as its brand ambassador

Bharti Axa Life Insurance has announced the appointment of actor Vidya Balan as brand ambassador. With this partnership, Balan will aim to strengthen the brand’s core values and deepen the #DoTheSmartThing narrative promoted by the brand. Points to Note: Bharti Axa Life Insurance: named Vidya Balan as brand ambassador. To promote #DoTheSmartThing promoted by Bharti Axa Life Insurance   Click…

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T S Ramakrishnan appointed as new MD and CEO of LIC Mutual Fund

LIC Mutual Fund announced T S Ramakrishnan as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Ramakrishnan took charge from March 1, 2022. In his position, Ramakrishnan will succeed Dinesh Pangtey, its former Wholetime Director and CEO. LIC Mutual Fund is one of the oldest and leading mutual fund operating in India. offer a complete basket of 26 products covering debt,…

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Yash Raj Films names Akshaye Widhani as CEO

Film production and distribution company Yash Raj Films has named Akshaye Widhani as chief executive officer. Widhani was serving as senior vice-president, finance and business Affairs and head of operations at YRF Studios. Widhani who joined YRF 17 years ago, has been responsible for setting up and running several business verticals for the company. Points to Note: Akshaye Widhani named…

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World Bank’s India head Junaid Ahmad appointed vice president of operations

The World Bank’s India head Junaid Kamal Ahmad has been appointed as a Vice President of the international lending institution. Ahmad, who as Vice President, Operations would head the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), is only the second Bangladeshi national to be appointed to such a high position in the history of the bank. Ahmad will assume his new role…

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Ashneer Grover resigned from BharatPe as MD & Director

Ashneer Grover, who had lost an arbitration that he filed against BharatPe, on March 1 resigned from the fintech firm as managing director of the company. Grover had filed an arbitration with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre challenging BharatPe’s decision to conduct a governance review. He also announced to resign as a director of the Board. Grover’s resignation comes days…

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Prof Bhushan Patwardhan named as chairman of NAAC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has appointed educationist and research scientist Professor Bhushan Patwardhan as chairman, of the executive committee of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru. The position was vacant after Prof Jagadish Kumar was appointed as chairman of UGC. Points to Note: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) – Bengaluru, Karnataka New Chairman – Bhushan Patwardhan…

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