Current Affairs - Appointment & Resignation
Following the death of European Parliament President David Sassoli, Roberta Metsola Tedesco Triccas has taken over as head of the European Parliament.
Eastern Army Commander Lieutenant General Manoj Chandrashekhar Pande has been appointed as the next Vice Chief of Army Staff.
- He will succeed Lt Gen CP Mohanty who is scheduled to superannuate on January 31, 2022.
On 4th January 2022, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti assumed the Chair of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022.
- Earlier, India had chaired this Committee in the Security Council in 2011-12.
- In 2021, India has been asked to Chair three important Committees of the Security
The Union government has extended the tenure of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das by three years starting from December 10, 2021.