Current Affairs – October, 2013

Latest Current Affairs October, 2013 with Current Affairs, news summary on current events of National and International importance of October, 2013 for Banking, SSC, CLAT, UPSC, State PCS, IBPS, Railways and other Competitive Examinations.

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Air Marshal Arup Raha to be next Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Arup Raha who is presently the Vice Chief of Air Staff will be the next Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force. He will assume the position after the retirement of the present Chief of the Air Staff NAK Browne on December 31, 2013. Air Marshal Arup Raha is presently the Vice Chief of Air Staff.

Raha, during a career spanning over nearly 39 years, has held various command, staff and instructional appointments.  He has served as Air Attache at the Embassy of India, Ukraine. He has done National Defence College, Staff College, Strategic Nuclear Orientation Course and Junior Commanders’ Course.
He also has the experience of commanding Central Air Command and Western Air Command.

Government of India appoints P.S. Raghavan as the next Russian Ambassador

Government of India appointed P.S. Raghvan as the next Ambassador of India to Russia.

Raghvan, who is an IFS officer of 1979 batch, is presently serving as the Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He will take the position of outgoing Ajai Malhotra, who will retire on November 30, 2013.