Month: June 2011
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APPOINTED/ELECTED
Ban Ki-moon: He has been re-elected as the UN Secretary-General for a second five-year term.
Christine Lagarde: She has been elected as thr Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF). Before taking over as IMF chief she was the Finance Minister of France.
Ajit Kumar Seth: A 1974 batch IAS officer of UP cadre, he has been appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India.
Ashok Chawla: He has been appointed as the Chairman of the anti-trust watchdog, Competition Commission of India (CCI).
Prakash Bakshi: He has been appointed as the new chairman of National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
Raj Kumar Singh: A 1975 batch Bihar cadre officer, he has been appointed as the Union Home Secretary.
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DISTINGUISHED VISITORS

John Key: Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Abdul Rahim Wardak: Defence Minister of Afghanistan.

DIED

Bhajan Lal: Three-time Chief Minister of Haryana and a sitting Lok Sabha member from Hisar. He was 81.
Maqbool Fida Hussain: The renowned painter, who rose from a Bollywood billboard artist to become India

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