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Rajiv Kumar appointed as next Chief Election Commissioner, to take charge on May 15

The Union Ministry of Law and Justice announced Rajiv Kumar, the current Election Commissioner, will take over as the next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) from May 15. Kumar will take charge from CEC Sushil Chandra, who is due to retire.

In pursuance of clause (2) of Article 324 of the Constitution, the President made the appointment.

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Union Law Minister- Kiren Rijiju.

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Campbell Wilson appointed CEO and MD of Air India

Campbell Wilson has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Managing Director (MD) of Air India, Tata Sons announced. Wilson was previously the CEO of Scoot, a Singaporean low-cost airline and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines.

N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Air India.

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Italian Cup 2022: Inter Milan Beat Juventus 4-2 On Extra Time To Lift Title

Inter Milan defeated Juventus 4-2 after extra time in the Italian Cup final. Ivan Perisic scored twice in extra time after Hakan Çalhanoglu had converted a controversial late penalty. Nicolò Barella scored the other goal for Inter.

The Italian Cup final soccer match between Juventus and Inter Milan was held at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.

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Thomas And Uber Cup 2022: India Men Stun Malaysia To Enter Semis, Assure Of At Least Bronze Medal

The Indian men's badminton team scripted a memorable 3-2 win over Malaysia to enter the semifinals of Thomas Cup for the first time in 43 years but the women's side bowed out after losing 0-3 to Thailand in the Uber Cup in Bangkok, Thailand

India is thus assured of at least a bronze at the Thomas Cup. The country has not won a medal at the event since 1979.

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Swedish automaker Scania join hands with Wipro for digital transformation

Going forward, Wipro will deliver streamlined support with increased automation and enhanced user experience through personalized services underpinned by real-time analytics to create a future-ready workplace for all Scania employees. This journey will be powered using Wipro’s Live Workspace solution for managed services.

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Aruna Singh takes additional charge as CMD of RailTel

RailTel Corporation of India Limited, an Indian public sector enterprise focusing on providing broadband and VPN services, announced the appointment of Aruna Singh as Chairman cum Managing Director of the company, with effect from May 11, 2022.

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Ravinder Singh Dhillon appointed CMD of REC Ltd

REC Limited, (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) a Navratna company under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power, announced it has named Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman and Managing Director of the company, with effect from May 10, 2022.

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IDBI Bank appoints TN Manoharan as part-time Chairman

The Board of Directors of the Bank has approved the appointment of Shri T. N. Manoharan, Independent Director as Part-time Chairman (PTC) of IDBI Bank, for a period of 3 years with effect from May 09, 2022.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe Appointed Sri Lanka PM for the 5th Time

Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath as Sri Lanka's new prime minister marking the fifth time the 73-year-old became PM of the country.

This comes after former PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from the post on 9 May amid the worst economic crisis facing the country since 1948.

Srilanka President- Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

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Gurusamy Krishnamoorthy to receive the Member of the Royal Order of British Empire (MBE) recognition

Guruswamy Krishnamoorthy, CEO of Penlon, a world-class British medical technology firm, is likely to receive The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) Award 2022 – Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) recognition from the Queen at Buckingham Palace, London, UK. Guruswamy Krishnamoorthy hails from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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GAIL awards contract to set up PEM based Green Hydrogen project

In line with the National Hydrogen Mission targets, GAIL (India) Limited has awarded a contract to set up one of the country’s largest Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) based green hydrogen projects.

The project would be installed at GAIL’s Vijaipur Complex, in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh, and would be based on renewable power.

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The project is scheduled to be commissioned by November 2023.

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Bengaluru-based Bellatrix Aerospace tests green satellite propulsion

Bengaluru-based Bellatrix Aerospace has tested an eco-friendly propulsion system for satellites that cuts a new path from the hydrazine-dependent fuel systems and offers a potential 20% jump in fuel efficiency for space satellites.

Bellatrix Aerospace, is an Indian private aerospace manufacturer and small satellite company, headquartered in Bangalore, India.

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Hardeep Singh Puri Launched Bharat Tap Initiative & Nirmal Jal Prayas On The Inaugural Day Of PLUMBEX India

Plumbex India, the nation’s biggest standalone exhibition on Plumbing, Water, and Sanitation Products has kick-started in New Delhi.

The 3-day event is conducted under the aegis of AMRUT 2.0 and SBM 2.0.

‘Bharat Tap initiative’, a program t­­­­o develop low-flow fixtures and sanitaryware to lead India into a new era of water preservation and sustainable growth.

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Power Minister confers NHPC with first prize of ‘Rajbhasha Shield’

Union Power Minister RK Singh has conferred NHPC Limited with the first prize for the year 2020-21 and the second prize for the year 2018-19 for excellent implementation of Rajbhasha during the meeting of Hindi Salahkar Samiti chaired by Hon’ble Union Minister of Power at New Delhi.

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NHPC :-National Hydroelectric Power Corporation

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Collaboration between MoRD and Amazon for online marketing of SHG products through MoU Signing and Exchange

An MoU between Ministry of Rural Development and Amazon Seller Services Private Limited (Amazon) was signed at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi in presence of Shri Giriraj Singh - Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department and Shri Nagandra Nath Sinha, Secretary- Rural Development.

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