Key Appointments - 2014

1New Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB)Jatinder Bir SinghFeb-14
2The new Country Director for India of the Asian Development BankTeresa KhoFeb-14
3Chairman and Managing Director of Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on deputation for three yearsYaduvendra MathurFeb-14
4New Chairman and Managing Director of Allahabad BankRakesh SethiMar-14
5Re-appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for another two years.Harun Rashid KhanJul-14
6Managing Director and Chief Executive of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd (TMB)H S Upendra KamathJul-14
7Deputy Managing Directors of the Export-Import Bank of IndiaDavid Rasquinha and Debasish MallickJul-14

8Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI Life InsuranceArijit BasuJul-14
9Managing Director of State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)Santanu MukherjeeJul-14
10Fourth deputy governor of the Reserve bank of IndiaS S MundraJul-14
11Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB), WarangalV Narsi ReddyJul-14
12New Managing Director and CEO of the new bank IDFCRajiv LallJul-14
13Head of Bharat Banking of infrastructure finance company IDFCRavi ShankarAug-14
14Chairman of the Indian Banks- Association for 2014-15TM BhasinAug-14
15Reappointed as part-time chairman of DCB Bank Ltd for another three yearsNasser MunjeeSep-14
16Head of Committee which recommended to segregate the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) post of Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) banks to improve corporate governancePJ NayakSep-14
17New Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kerala-based South Indian Bank LtdV.G. MathewSep-14
18Head of Committee on Capacity Building in banks and non-banksG GopalakrishnaSep-14
India Business
19New Chairman and Managing Director of PSU Company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL)MadhusudanJan-14
20Chairman and Managing Director of defence public sector Bharat Electronics LtdS.K. SharmaJan-14
21Chief Executive Officer of Bharti RetailRaj JainJan-14
22President of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)ChandrashekharJan-14
23Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Future Generali India Life Insurance CompanyMunish ShardaJan-14
24New Chief Executive Officer of UninorMorten Karlsen SorbyJan-14
25MD of Bharti Enterprises of all non-telecom businesses of the group retail insurance, food and agriculture, realty and other businesses of the groupManoj KohliJan-14
26President of its Indian business of Ford IndiaNigel HarrisJan-14
27New Managing Director of Yahoo IndiaGurmit SinghFeb-14
28New President of the Chartered Accountants Institute for 2014-15K RaghuFeb-14
29New head of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, India-s most profitable firmDinesh K. SarrafFeb-14
30resident and Managing Director of General Motors IndiaArvind SaxenaFeb-14
31New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus IndiaSrinivasan DwarakanathMar-14
32Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SpiceJetR.NeelakantanMar-14
33New chief Executive Officer of Global mining giant Vedanta ResourcesTom AlbaneseMar-14
34New Director (Commercial) of Navratna PSU National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), also the first woman employee of the company to be elevated to the post of Director.Soma MondalMar-14
35New Chief Executive Officer of Britania IndustriesVarun BerryMar-14
36The Managing Director and CEO of Merico Ltd, a leading FMCG company in IndiaSaugata GuptaMar-14
37Chairman of retail firm Trent, a part of Tata Sons,Noel Naval TataApr-14
38New chairan emeritus with an additional role of chief mentor of Mining giant Vedanta Resources group firm Sesa SterliteAnil AgarwalApr-14
39New MD of ERP giant SAP-s Indian arm, SAP IndiaRavi ChauhanApr-14
40Chief Executive Officer of India Infoline Asset Management CompanyPrashasta SethApr-14
41Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)Narendra KothariApr-14
42General Manager of India Motorola MobilityAmit BoniApr-14
43Appointed on the Board of US-India Business Council (USIBC)Anand MahindraApr-14
44New Managing Director of Volvo IndiaKamal BaliApr-14
45Chief Executive Officer of Liquor firm United Spirits LtdAnand KripaluApr-14
46New Managing Director and CEO of Daimler India Commercial VehiclesErich NesselhaufApr-14
47Managing Director of Indian arm of Japanese foods firm Nissin FoodsGautam SharmaApr-14
48New President of India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA)M N VidyashankarMay-14
49Indian corporate leader selected to co-chair 2014 edition of the World Economic Forum on AfricaSunil Bharti MittalMay-14
50Managing Director Volvo Buses IndiaVRV SriprasadMay-14
51New Managing Director of ONGC Videsh Ltd, India-s flagship overseas oil and gas assets acquisition firmNarendra Kumar VermaMay-14
52New Chief Executive Officer of India-s 2nd largest smartphone player, MicromaxVineet TanejaMay-14
53CEO of IBN18 NetworkAvinash KaulMay-14
54Given additional charge as Chairman of the India-s largest company Indian Oil CorpR K MalhotraJun-14
55Chairman of Indian smart phone maker MicromaxSanjay KapoorJun-14
56New President of Reliance JioSunil DuttJun-14
57New CEO of Infosys, India's second largest IT Services CompanyVishal SikkaJun-14
58CEO and Managing Director designate of ACC with effect from 1st August 2014Harish BadamiJun-14
59Head of Commercial Banking at Citibank India with immediate effectTushar VikramJun-14
60New Chief Operation Officer (COO) of Infosys, India's second largest IT Services CompanyUB Pravin RaoJun-14
61New chairman of India-s largest mining company Coal India with immediate effectA.K. DubeyJun-14
62Head of India-s largest oil firm, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)AshokJun-14
63Additional charge of the post of Chairman of Indian Oil CorporationAMK SinhaJul-14
64New Chief Executive officer mid-tier IT services Company Hexaware TechnologiesR SrikrishnaJul-14
65Who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Reliance InfrastructureM S MehtaJul-14
66New Chairman Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF)Jethabhai PatelAug-14
67New Managing Director for SAP Labs IndiaDilipkumar KhandelwalAug-14
68Vice-President of the Indian Chamber of CommerceAditya Vardhan AgarwalAug-14
69First President of Indian Steel Association (ISA)C.S.VermaAug-14
70New Chief Executive Officer of American Express Banking Corp (AEBC), IndiaManoj AdlakhaSep-14
71Reappointed Chief Executive Officer and MD of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)N ChandrasekaranSep-14
72Next Chairman of the defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.T.Suvarna RajuSep-14
India Govt/Admin Related
73Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in Department of SpaceA VijayanandJan-14
74New secretary of Telecom regulator TRAISudhir GuptaJan-14
75Joint Secretary with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), under Ministry of CommerceShailendra SinghJan-14
76Director General (Forests) and Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment and ForestsS S GarbyalJan-14
77The Secretary Security in the Cabinet SecretariatH C MeenaJan-14
78New governor of KeralaSheila DikshitMar-14
79New Chief of Naval StaffRobin K DhowanApr-14
80New Chief Justice of India (CJI)Justice Rajendra Mal LodhaApr-14
81India-s next Ambassador to NorwayN A K BrowneApr-14
82New Secretary, Department of PostsKavery BanerjeeMay-14
83New Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information CommissionRajiv MathurMay-14
84New Attorney General of India, the top law officer of the countryMukul RohatgiMay-14
85Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Narendra ModiNripendra MisraMay-14
86New National Security AdviserAjit DovalMay-14
87Next Ambassador to TurkeyRahul KulshreshthMay-14
88New Solicitor General by the newly elected NDA GovernmentRanjit KumarJun-14
89Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra ModiP K MishraJun-14
90New Revenue Secretary .Shaktikanta DasJun-14
91Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra ModiRajeev TopnoJun-14
92Information Officer in Prime Minister's Office (PMO)Sharat ChanderJul-14
93New Governor of Uttar PradeshRam NaikJul-14
94New Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development .Shankar AggarwalJul-14
95New Governor of ChhattisgarhBalramji Dass TandonJul-14
96New Governor of West BengalKeshari Nath TripathJul-14
97New Governor of GujaratOm Prakash KohliJul-14
98New Governor of NagalandPadmanabha Balakrishna AcharyaJul-14
99Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra ModiSanjeev Kumar SinglaJul-14
100New Governor of HaryanaKaptan Singh SolankiJul-14
101New Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)K.V. ChowdaryJul-14
102New Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)K V ChowdaryAug-14
103New Deputy National Security Adviser, also Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS)Arvind GuptaAug-14
104New Governor of RajasthanKalyan SinghAug-14
105New chief of Joint Intelligence CommitteeR N RaviAug-14
106New Governor of KarnatakaVajubhai Rudabhai ValaAug-14
107New Governor of MaharashtraVidyasagar RaoAug-14
108New Governor of GoaMridula SinhaAug-14
10917th Governor of KarnatakaVajubhai Rudabhai ValaSep-14
110New Governor of KeralaP SathasivamSep-14
111New Chief Justice of IndiaJustice H L DattuSep-14
112Prime Minister Narendra Modi-s Sherpa for the G20 annual Summit 2014Suresh PrabhuSep-14
11342nd Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy DattuSep-14
India Others
114New Air Force chiefArup RahaJan-14
115Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes TribunalJustice B.S. ChauhanJan-14
116The Union Government extended the term of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) ChairmanU K. SinhaJan-14
117Re-elected as President of the Badminton Association of IndiaAkhilesh Das GuptaJan-14
118Member (Finance), Atomic Energy, Space and Earth CommissionsSudarsanam SrinivasanJan-14
119Chief executive officer and managing director of Indian Energy Exchange (IEX)S N GoelJan-14
120New chief of the Hyderabad-based National Police Academy, alma mater for IPS officers in the countryAruna Bahuguna ( first woman to head National Police Academy)Jan-14
121New Chairman of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)Nanda KumarJan-14
122The Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI)Alok SinhaJan-14
123Chairman and Managing Director of Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), a navratna public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Shipping,Arun Kumar GuptaJan-14
124President of The Indian Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC)Sirajuddin QureshiJan-14
125New Vice-President of the Chartered Accountants Institute for 2014-15Manoj FadnisFeb-14
126The Chairman of the 7th Pay CommissionJustice Ashok Kumar MathurFeb-14
127New President of Indian Olympic Association.N RamachandranFeb-14
128The Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)KS PopliMar-14
129President of the Indian Meteorological Society for 2014-16Akhilesh GuptaMar-14
130Coach of the India's senior men's national hockey teamJude FelixMar-14
131Interim President of BCCI till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed.Sunil GavaskarMar-14
132President of CII for 2014-15Ajay S. ShriramMar-14
133President-Designate of CII for 2014-15Sumit MazumderMar-14
134Publisher of Penguin Random House IndiaChiki SarkarMar-14
135New Chairman of the Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB)BN SrikrishnaMar-14
136Next Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Rajendra Mal LodhaApr-14
137Chairman for the year 2014-15 of India-s Software industry body NasscomR ChandrasekaranApr-14
138special advisor for the 7th IPL of the Interim President of BCCI-IPL Sunil GavaskarDeepak ParekhApr-14
139Vice-Chairman for the year 2014-15 of India-s Software industry body NasscomBVR Mohan ReddyApr-14
140First woman Chief Justice of Delhi High CourtJustice G RohiniApr-14
141Principal Economic AdvisorIla PatnaikApr-14
142The coach of the junior men's hockey team by Hockey IndiaHarendra SinghApr-14
143India's first Ambassador to the separate Indian Mission to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) & East Asia SummitSuresh Kumar ReddyApr-14
144New Chief of Naval StaffRobin K DhowanApr-14
145New President of Computer Society of IndiaHR MohanApr-14
146Vice Chief of Naval StaffSunil LambaApr-14
147New whole time member for a period of five years of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)R.V. VermaMay-14
148New Army Chief of IndiaLt Gen Dalbir Singh SuhagMay-14
149First Woman Additional Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)Archana RamasundaramMay-14
150Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes TribunalJustice B.S. ChauhanMay-14
151Indian Cricketer was selected as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games that is scheduled to be held in Kerala in January-February 2015Sachin TendulkarMay-14
152India's Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development BankArun JaitleyJun-14
153Indian Navy Officer as the flag officer commanding-in-chief of the Western Naval Command (WNC)Anil ChopraJun-14
154Former India captain has been appointed as an expert member on cricketing affairs of the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committeeSourav GangulyJun-14
155Famous Indian scientist elected as member of the UN's body focused on oceans and law of the seaRasik RavindraJun-14
156President of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA)Amit ShahJun-14
157Arbitrator in the Rs. 20,000 crore tax dispute case with UK telecom giant VodafoneR.C LahotiJun-14
158Chief of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) for the 14th consecutive yearN SrinivasanJun-14
159Vice-Chairman of Bar Council of India, New DelhiJustice S L BhojegowdaJun-14
160Who from Indian Army was appointed as member of a UN Expert Panel on Technology and Innovation in UN peacekeepingAbhijit GuhaJun-14
161Nodal Officer  for the matches likely to be held in Kochi during the 2017 FIFA under-17 world cup football.A P M Mohammed HanishJul-14
162New Supreme Court judgesJustice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice Rohington F NarimanJul-14
163Chairman of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)Yellapragada Sudharshan RaoJul-14
164New Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs CommitteeArup RahaJul-14
165Head of the 1.3 million strong Indian army, 26th Army ChiefDalbir Singh SuhagJul-14
166Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court (also first woman Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court)Justice Dr. Manjula ChellurAug-14
167New Vice Chief of Army StaffLt Gen Philip CamposeAug-14
168Head of Expenditure Management Commission set by Indian GovernmentBimal JalanAug-14
169New chairman of Union Public Service CommissionRajni RazdanAug-14
170New Team Director of Indian Cricket TeamRavi ShastriAug-14
171Head of high-level committee to recommend restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI)Shanta KumarAug-14
172Chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), appointed as Naga interlocutorRN RaviAug-14
173Head of Arjuna Awards selection committeeKapil DevAug-14
174Chairman of the Dronacharya Award Selection CommitteeAjitpal SinghAug-14
175Athletics Federation of India President, appointed the Chef-de-Mission of the Indian contingent for Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.Adille SumariwalaAug-14
176Head of committee, constituted by the Union Government to suggest the place to build the capital city of Andhra PradeshSivaramakrishnanAug-14
177Former UGC chairman and head of a four member committee hto review the present status of Universities Grants CommissionHari GautamAug-14
178New Sports Brand Ambassador of Delhi GovernmentSushil KumarSep-14
179First women chairperson of Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), situated in ShimlaChandrakala PadiaSep-14
180Head of a high-level committee to draft the proposed amendments in key environment laws within two monthsTSR SubramanainSep-14
181Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)Narendra AmbwaniSep-14
182Chair of an expert panel to recommend best technologies for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Swachh Bharat" national sanitation campaignRaghunath Anant MashelkarSep-14
183New chief of the National Commission for Women (NCW).Lalitha KumaramangalamSep-14
184Former McKinsey India Chairman as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI)Adil ZainulbhaiSep-14
185Head of committee to recommend strategies on restructuring the Railway BoardBibek DebroySep-14
186Chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for the year 2014-15Amit MathewSep-14
187India's former Ambassador to the UN, new Secretary General of Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM).Hardeep Singh PuriSep-14
188New President of News Broadcasters Association (NBA)Rajat SharmaSep-14
189Head of Committee to conduct forensic audit of NSEL and liquidate the assets of its defaulting borrowers in the over 5500 crore rupees payments scam.V V DagaSep-14
190Head of 15-member committee to examine the financial architecture for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)K V KamathSep-14
191New chief vigilance officer of Capital market watchdog SEBIGyan BhushanSep-14
Indian Politics
192BJP Leader was appointed as national vice president of BJPKalyan SinghMar-14
19315th Prime Minister of IndiaNarendra ModiMay-14
194New Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (Seemandhra)N Chandrababu NaiduMay-14
195Consecutive fifth term as Chief Minister of  SikkimPawan ChamlingMay-14
196New Chief Minister of NagalandT.R. ZeliangMay-14
197Eighth Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh for the second consecutive termNabam TukiMay-14
198New Chief Minister of Bihar after Nitish Kumar resigned from the postJitan Ram ManjhiMay-14
199New Chief Minister of Gujarat and succeeded PM Narendra ModiAnandiben PatelMay-14
200Chief Minister of Odisha for fourth consecutive termNaveen PatnaikMay-14
201Additional charge of Governor of the new proposed state of TelanganaE S L NarasimhanMay-14
202Senior Congress leader as the Protem Speaker of the 16th Lok SabhaKamal NathMay-14
203Senior Congress Leader was named as the Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha by the Indian Congress PartyMallikarjun KhargeJun-14
204New Lok Sabha Speaker of 16th Lok SabhaSumitra MahajanJun-14
205Chief Minister of newly-created state Telangana?K Chandrasekhar RaoJun-14
206Congress leader named as the Leader of the Opposition of Rajya SabhaGhulam Nabi AzadJun-14
207First speaker of Telangana Legislative AssemblySirikonda Madhusudhana CharyJun-14
208First Assembly speaker of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcationKodela Siva Prasada RaoJun-14
209New national president of Bharatiya Janata Party.Amit ShahJul-14
210Leader of reconstituted BJP Parliamentary Party in both Houses of ParliamentNarendra ModiJul-14
211New Delhi BJP PresidentSatish UpadhyayJul-14
212Deputy Speaker of Lok SabhaM ThambiduraiAug-14
213The Chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee, PAC.K V ThomasAug-14
214Senior Congress leader, appointed as the Chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee, PAC.K V ThomasAug-14
215New Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu bas AIADMK Supremo Ms. Jayalalithaa had to resign as Chief MinisterO.PanneerselvamSep-14
World Business
216New CEO Global Software giant MicrosoftSatya NadellaFeb-14
217New head of Google's YouTube video businessSusan WojcickiFeb-14
212New Chairman of Global Software giant MicrosoftJohn ThompsonFeb-14
213Next CEO of NokiaRajeev SuriApr-14
214New CEO of Ford Motor effective from 1st July 2014Mark FieldsMay-14
215New Chief Executive Officer of Tesco, Largest retailer in UK with effective from 1st October 2014Philip ClarkeJul-14
216New Chairman of Luxury carmaker FerrariSergio MarchionneSep-14
World others
217Head of the Federal ReserveJanet YellenJan-14
218Dean of the prestigious Harvard CollegeRakesh KhuranaJan-14
219First woman to be inducted in an ICC umpires' panel with election as an Associate and Affiliate International officialKathy CrossJan-14
220US President Barack Obama nominated whom as the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA)Michael RogersFeb-14
221Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the US Central Bank and the most powerful Central bank in the world,Janet YellenFeb-14
222Indian-American professor as the dean of the prestigious Princeton University Graduate SchoolSanjeev KulkarniFeb-14
223New director-general (DG) of the WWF InternationalMarco LambertiniFeb-14
224Special Advisor to United Nations to help steer the multi-nation body frame a policy and ensure its implementation in the area of broadband and associated cyber security issuesVivek LallFeb-14
225Musician/Music Director has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of Unesco Nepal-s -Education For All-Bappi LahiriFeb-14
226First women President and general secretary of the Indian Journalists' Association (IJA), for the first time in its 67-year historyAditi KhannaMar-14
227Next secretary general of NATO, the 28-nation military allianceJens StoltenbergMar-14
228USA President Barack Obama has nominated whom as the next US Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)Sunil SabharwalApr-14
229Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed whom as the coach of senior hockey team  PakistanShahnaz ShaikhApr-14
230Third arbitrator to resolve the dispute between the Central Government and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd on KG basin.Michael Hudson McHughMay-14
231National coach of Pakistan Cricket Team for a period of two yearsWaqar YounisMay-14
232UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed whom to command a United Nations peacekeeping forceMajor Gen. Kristin LundMay-14
233Australia has appointed prominent investment adviser as the Chair of Australia-India CouncilAshok JacobMay-14
234New interim US Ambassador to India after retirement of previous US Ambassador Nancy PowellKathleen StephensMay-14
235New Vice President and Auditor General of World BankHiroshi NakaMay-14
236UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has nominated ____________ as the new High Commissioner for Human RightsPrince Zeid Ra-ad Zeid Al-HusseinJun-14
237President of its upcoming 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)Sam Kahamba KutesaJun-14
238New Interpol Secretary General  appointed by the Executive Committee of InterpolJuergen StockJun-14
239Indian origin judge, as the eighth Attorney-General of SingaporeJustice V. K. RajahJun-14
240First Chairman of the International Cricket CouncilN SrinivasanJun-14
241The 11th President of the International Cricket Council (ICC)Mustafa KamalJun-14
242NRI businessman re-elected to the board of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of CommerceMA YusuffaliJun-14
243First female four-star officer to be promoted to admiral post in the USA Navy's 236-year old history.Michelle HowardJul-14
244British Actress, appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN WomenEmma WatsonJul-14
245The Comptroller & Auditor General of India, took charge as Member of the United Nations Board of Auditors for a term of six yearShashi Kant SharmaJul-14
246Head of 3 member committee set by United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to probe possible war crimes and human rights violations during a month long conflict in GazaWilliam SchabasAug-14
247Senior IAS officer, Executive Director (ED) in World BankSubhash Chandra GargSep-14
248United Nations Messenger of Peace by UN chief Ban Ki-moon, with a special focus on climate changeLeonardo DiCaprioSep-14
249China's new Ambassador to India.Le YuchengSep-14
250President-elect of the International Economic Association (IEA) from September 2014Kaushik BasuSep-14
251Next US Ambassador to India by the President of USARichard Rahul VermaSep-14
252Chief  most powerful intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of PakistanRizwan AkhtarSep-14
253New Bangladesh High Commissioner to India.Syed Muazzem AliSep-14
254Senior IAS officer, appointed as Executive Director (ED) in World BankSubhash Chandra GargSep-14
World Politics
255Prime Minister of BangladeshSheikh HasinaJan-14
256New President of Madagascar Hery RajaonarimampianinaJan-14
257New prime minister of NepalSushil KoiralaFeb-14
258New Prime Minister of Italy  Also became the youngest ever prime minister of Italy at the age of 39.Matteo RenziFeb-14
259New President of MaldivesAbdulla YameenMar-14
260Abdullah, the king of Saudi Arabia has appointed his half-brother _________, as the next heir to the throneMoqrenMar-14
261New President of ChileMichelle BacheletMar-14
262New prime minister of FranceManuel VallsApr-14
263New President of Malta o become Malta's ninth President?Marie-Lousie Coleiro PrecaApr-14
264New Prime Minister of Hungary for the second consecutive term for four years.Viktor OrbanApr-14
265President of Algeria for the fourth consecutive timeAbdelaziz BouteflikaApr-14
266New President of PanamaJuan Carlos VarelaMay-14
267Libya-s new prime ministerAhmed MaitiqMay-14
268President of South AfricaJacob ZumaMay-14
269New President of Egypt.Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-SisiMay-14
270Malawi's New presidentPeter MutharikaMay-14
271Next President of UkrainePetro PoroshenkoMay-14
272President of Syria for another seven year termBashar al-AssadJun-14
27310th president of IsraelReuven Ruby RivlinJun-14
274New President of ColombiaJuan Manuel SantosJun-14
275Spain's new kingFelipe VIJun-14
276Next president of the European CommissionJean-Claude JunckerJun-14
277President of El SalvadorSanchez CerenJun-14
278Afghanistan's new PresidentAshraf GhaniJul-14
279New President of SyriaBashar al-AssadJul-14
280Next president of IndonesiaJoko WidodoJul-14
281Seventh President of Iraq.Muhammad Fuad MasumJul-14
282First President of Turkey won through direct presidential electionRecep Tayyip ErdoganAug-14
283New Prime Minister of IraqHaider al-AbadiAug-14
284The 29th Prime Minister of Thailand.Prayuth Chan-ochaAug-14
285President of Turkey after winning the country's first public voteRecep Tayyip ErdoganAug-14
286Indian origin, Shadow Minister in U.K.Seema MalhotraAug-14
287New president of AfghanistanAshraf Ghani AhmadzaiSep-14
288Re-elected as the Prime Minister of New Zealand for the third consecutive timeJohn KeySep-14
289Fiji's new prime ministerVoreqe BainimaramaSep-14

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