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1. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi condoled the demise of Shri Ambareesh

 
 
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Shri Ambareesh.
Ambareesh was former cabinet minister in the previous Congress government from May 2013 to June 2016 when then Chief Minister Siddaramaiah sacked him along with 13 other ministers in a major reshuffle of his ministry.
The 66-year-old rebel actor, who died at a private hospital following a heart attack, was described by Modi as “a strong voice for Karnataka’s welfare, at the state and central level”.
 
 
2. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi condoled the demise of Shri C. K. Jaffer Sharief
 
 
Shri C. K. Jaffer Sharief was a former Union railway minister.
He was one of @INCIndia`s senior most leaders, many times MP and one of India`s most successful Railway minister, Karnataka`s very own son.
 
As a veteran Parliamentarian, he enriched parliamentary proceedings. He was an effective voice for Karnataka’s aspirations in Delhi. 
 
 
3. Sunil Arora to be new Chief Election Commissioner of India
 
 
 
Sunil Arora will be the new Chief Election Commissioner of India. 
He succeeds Om Prakash Rawat who retires on 1st December. 
A former bureaucrat, Arora was appointed as Election Commissioner in August, last year. 
 
 
4. Shri Arvind Saxena appointed  as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)  
 
 
The President has appointed Shri Arvind Saxena as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The tenure of Shri Arvind Saxena as Chairman, UPSC will commence from the date he enters upon the office of Chairman, UPSC. The term of his appointment will be till 07. 08.2020 when he attains the age of 65 years or till further orders whichever is earlier.
Prior to joining  UPSC as Member, Shri Saxena was working as  Director of the Aviation Research Centre (ARC).
 
 
5. Nageshwara Rao Guntur appointed as Chairperson of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
 
 
Union Government has appointed renowned scientist Nageshwara Rao Guntur as Chairperson of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB). His appointment as the AERB chairperson will be for three years.
Guntur is the chairman, Project Design Safety Committee, Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) and former distinguished scientist Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).
It was established in November 1983 to carry out certain regulatory and safety functions in the fields of nuclear and radiation safety on a countrywide basis.
It is headquartered is in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
 
 

 

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