Kristalina Georgieva named as IMF chief

  • The International Monetary Fund formally selected Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria as the IMF MD.
  • She will succeed Christine Lagarde. Kristalina was previously the CEO of World Bank.

NRIs can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival without 182-day wait

  • NRIs with Indian passport can now apply for biometric ID on arrival without the 182-day waiting period.
  • In case NRI’s passport does not have Indian address, he shall be allowed to submit any of the other UIDAI-approved documents as proof of address.

Saudi Arabia gets huge success - IAEA Board of Governors membership

  • Saudi Arabia has on thursday received membership in the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for a period of two years 2019-2021.
  • This membership was given at the 63rd session of the IAEA General Conference held in Vienna, Austria.