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1. Tata Sons hires Ankur Verma
Tata Sons has strengthened the Chairman’s office by hiring well-known investment banker Ankur Verma to join the holding company of the Tata Group. He would be closely working with N. Chandrasekaran, who took over as Tata Sons Chairman on February 21, 2017.
2. Mallikarjun Kharge set to replace KV Thomas as PAC chairman
Mallikarjun Kharge, leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, is set to become the new chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) when it is reconstituted by April 30. It will bring to a close an eventful run with K V Thomas in the chair.
3. Indian-American Seema Verma sworn in as top U.S. healthcare agency head
Indian-American Seema Verma has been sworn-in as administrator of the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which are part of the Department of Health and Human Services. The $1 trillion agency oversees health insurance programmes for everyone from nursing home residents to newborn