Chief minister of Gujarat 2021

Chief minister of Gujarat 2021 : Bhupendra Patel ( See all highlights )

Chief minister of Gujarat 2021
Bhupendra Patel ( Twitter )
Bhupendra Patel has been sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat after the resignation submitted by former CM Vijay Rupani, who was in the office since 7 August 2016.
The decision to pick Patel was taken at the BJP legislature party meeting in Gandhinagar on Sunday.
His name was proposed by CM Vijay Rupani, whose resignation from the post on Saturday surprised many.
Most of the 112 MLAs of the party in the 182-member Assembly were present at the meeting.

Important points :

  • Article 164 of the Constitution of India deals with the appointment of the Chief Minister and other Ministers by the Governor.
  • Narendra Modi of the BJP is the longest serving chief minister for twelve and a half years from 2001 to 2014.
  • The first Chief Minister of the state was Jivraj Narayan Mehta.
  • The first female Chief Minister of the state is Anandiben Patel.

Bhpendra Patel :

He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Ghatlodia constituency.

Read : CM of Uttrakhand 2021

Chief minister of Gujarat 2021

Chief minister of Gujarat 2021

Thanks for reading :-

New Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav

New Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav took charge in Indian government

New Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav
Ashwini Vaishnaw, former IAS Officer, took charge as the new Railway Minister of India.
He has been appointed as the Railway Minister, Minister of Communications and Electronics, and Information Technology Minister.
He replaced Ravi Shankar Prasad as Minister of Communications, and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.
Also, he succeeded Piyush Goyal, who has been in charge of the Ministries of Commerce and Industry; Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Textiles.

About Ashwini Vaishnav :

  • Ashwini vaishnav, IAS officer holding degrees from IIT Kanpur and Wharton Business School.
  • He is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Odisha cadre.
  • He had cracked IAS in 1994 with an all-India rank of 27.
  • Now, He is 50 years old.
  • Ashwini Vaishnaw is an Indian politician, who served 16 years in Indian Administrative Service in Odisha cadre before voluntarily resigning in 2010.

Facts :

  • Odisha got its first-ever railway minister since 1947.
  • The revenue of Indian Railways dipped by Rs 36,993 crore in 2020, mainly because the pandemic reduced the revenue from passenger traffic by Rs 32,768.97.
Also read : Modi’s reshuffle, cabinet ministers list
New Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav
New Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav

Thanks for reading :-

CEO of Waze : Neha Parikh

CEO of Waze : Neha Parikh joins as CEO of Waze

CEO of Waze : Neha Parikh
CEO of Waze : Neha Parikh
Photo : @Twitter
Neha Parikh has taken as the new CEO of Waze, a crowd source navigation app and a subsidiary of google.
Neha, 41, a board member of the online used car retailer Carvana, replaced Noam Bardin, who stepped down in November as the CEO after leading the Israeli company for 12 years.
She is a former Indian American President of the travel website Hotwire.

More about Waze :

  • The company was acquired by Google in 2013 for a reported Rs 110 crore.
  • Waze app can give out directions in 56 different languages.
  • Waze currently has over 140 million active monthly users in more than 185 countries who drive more than 40 billion kilometers every month.
Also read : New Microsoft CEO
CEO of Waze : Neha Parikh
CEO of Waze : Neha Parikh

Thanks for reading :-

Recently appointed governors at India 2021, Check full list here

Recently appointed governors at India 2021 : President appoints new governors for 8 states

Recently appointed governors at India 2021
Photo : @Twitter
President Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind emerged with a new announcement on 06 July having new Governors of 8 new states.
P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Mizoram, was transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa.

Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura is transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand.

New governors list :

  • Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot has been appointed as Karnataka Governor.
  • Mangubhai Chhanganbhai Patel was named as governor of Madhyapradesh.
  • Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura.
  • Ramesh Bais is appointed as Governor of Jharkhand.
  • Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Haryana.
  • P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has been appointed as governor of Goa.
  • Hari Babu Kambhampati has been appointed as governor of Mizoram.
  • Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar has been appointed as Governor at Himachal Pradesh.
Prime Minister Modi’s Union cabinet is expected to get a reshuffle with the addition of new ministers on July 8.
Also read : New CM Of Uttrakhand 2021
Recently appointed governors at India 2021
Photo : @Twitter
Recently appointed governors at India 2021

Thanks for reading :-

New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand

New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand : Pushkar Singh Dhami to take oath as Uttrakhand’s new CM

New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand
Image : @Twitter
New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand
Pushkar Singh Dhami
Two minute reads :
An Indian politician , BJP MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami took oath as the 11th Chief Minister of Uttrakhand on 4 July 2021.
He replaces Tirath Singh Rawat, who resigned on Friday night within four months of taking charge from Trivendra Singh Rawat.

Important point :

  • The 45-year-old Dhami will be the youngest chief minister of Uttrakhand.
  • Dhami will be the third BJP Chief Minister during this regime of the party after Trivendra Singh Rawat and Tirath Singh Rawat.

List of Uttrakhand’s CM :

  • 1) Nityanand Swami
  • 2) Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • 3) Narayan Datt Tiwari
  • 4) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri
  • 4) Ramesh Pokhariyal
  • 5) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri
  • 6) Vijay Bahuguna
  • 7) Harish Rawat
  • 8) Trivendra Singh Rawat
  • 9) Tirath Singh Rawat
  • 10 ) Pushkar Singh Dhami

About Pushkar Singh Dhami :

  • Dhami has been associated with the BJP from a long time.
  • Dhami has volunteered as Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangh ( RSS ) and was a member of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad ( ABVP ) for 10 years.
  • He was also the state president of Bhartiya Yuva Morcha ( BJYM ) from 2002- 2008.
Also read : Chief Minister of West Bengal 2021
New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand
New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand

Thanks for reading :-

Ashok Leyland CEO 2021

Ashok Leyland CEO 2021 : Andy Palmer appointed as CEO of Leyland

Ashok Leyland CEO 2021
Andy Palmer
Photo : @Twitter
One minute read :
  • Ashok Leyland has appointed former Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer as Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of its electric vehicle arm Switch Mobility.
  • Switch Mobility combines the electric commercial vehicle operations of Ashok Leyland and it’s British arm Optare.
  • Nitin Seth had been appointed as Cheif Operating Officer and Sarwant Singh Saini as Chief planning Officer.
  • Dheeraj Hinduja, Chairman of Switch Mobility, said: “Hinduja Group is focused on providing the needed thrust to our on-going initiatives in the rapidly growing zero carbon mobility sector.
Also read : Microsoft CEO 2021
Ashok Leyland CEO 2021
Ashok Leyland CEO 2021

Thanks for reading :-

WhatsApp appoints ‘Head of Payments’ in India

WhatsApp appoints ‘Head of Payments’ in India : Manesh Mahatme

WhatsApp appoints   'Head of Payments' in India
Manesh Mahatme
Two minute reads :
Whatsapp had been appointed former amazon executive Manesh Mahatme as Director to lead the growth of its payments business in India.
As Director WhatsAap payments – India, Mahatme will focus on enhancing the payments experience for users.
Mahatme spent seven years with Amazon Pay, where he served as Director and Board member of Amazon Pay India.
  • The company will provide its users with the best payments experience, in a secure manner.
  • WhatsApp has immense potential to digitally empower people across segments and help accelerate the Government of India’s efforts to drive financial inclusion through UPI and digital payments.
  • WhatsApp’s India Head Abhijit Bose calls Mahatme one of the key innovators driving the growth of digital payments in India over the last decade.

Important takeaways of WhatsApp :

  • Headquarters : California : United States
  • Founders : Jan Koum, Brian Acton
  • Release : January 2009
Also read : WhatsApp file legal law suit against India
WhatsApp appoints   'Head of Payments' in India
WhatsApp appoints ‘Head of Payments’ in India
WhatsApp appoints ‘Head of Payments’ in India

Thanks for reading :-

New director at India’s WTO mission

New director at India’s WTO mission : Government appoints private person Aashis Chandorkar as director

The Indian Government has appointed Aashish Chandorkar as ‘Counsellor’ in India’s Permanent Mission in World Trade Organisation for three years.
It will be the first time that a private person has been appointed to the mission.
Aashish Chandorkar is the co-founder of Bengaluru-based think tank Smahi Foundation of Policy and Research.
The WTO is a 164-member multi-lateral body, which deals with global trade.
India is a member since 1995.
Also read : New CBI director 2021
New director at India’s WTO mission

Thanks for reading :-

Ebrahim Raisi elected as Iran’s 8th president

Ebrahim Raisi elected as Iran’s 8th president, who is 60 years old

Photo : Opoyi
Ebrahim Raisi elected as Iran’s 8th president
Two minute reads :
Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s ultra-conservative cleric and judiciary chief, has been elected as the 8th President of the country.
This was confirmed by the country’s interior ministry on June 19, 2021.
As per Iran’s Interior Ministry, Ebrahim Raisi won 61.95% of the vote during the Presidential elections in the country.
Ebrahim Raisi will take up office in early August, replacing moderate President Hassan Rouhani who was not allowed run for a third consecutive term by the Iranian constitution.

Key highlights :

  • Raisi got 28,933,004 votes, while former Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaei finished third with 3,412,712 votes.
  • He was followed by moderate candidate Abdolnasswer Hemmati with 2,427,201 votes, and conservative Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi with 999,718 votes.

About president :

  • Mr. Raisi is Iran’s top judge and holds altra conservative views.
  • He is under US sanctions and has been linked to past executions of political prisoners.
  • He is second highest ranking official in the country, after the supreme leader.
Also read : Israel new president 2021
Ebrahim Raisi elected as Iran’s 8th president

Thanks for reading :-

Microsoft announces new CEO

Microsoft announces new CEO : Satya Nadella named as Microsoft’s new chairman

Photo : Eastmojo
Two minute reads :

The Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Satya Nadella has been named as the new chairman of the company.

He has replaced John Thompson for the position.

  • Nadella, the company’s third CEO, will also be the third chairman in Microsoft’s history, following Gates and Thompson.
  • For the first time in two decades the Microsoft CEO and chairman will be the same person.
  • The last time that happened was with Bill Gates around. Gates stepped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2000.
  • He took over as a CEO of Microsoft in 2014 from Steve Ballmer.
Also read : New Chairman of NHRC
  • In 2014, Nadella had also replaced Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft.

Important takeaways of Microsoft :

  • CEO: Satya Nadella
  • Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
Microsoft announces new CEO

Thanks for reading :-