Govt. appoints new RAW, IB chiefs

| Updated: Dec 18, 2016 01:23 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 17 (ANI): The government on Saturday appointed Anil Dhasmana as the chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and Rajiv Jain as the Director of Intelligence Bureau. Dhasmana, a 1981-batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, will be succeeding Rajinder Khanna, whereas Jain, a 1980 batch IPS officer from Jharkhand cadre will be succeeding Dineshwar Sharma. Dhasmana's domain of expertise is considered to be Balochistan, counter-terrorism and Islamic affairs. He also has a vast experience on Pakistan and Afghanistan. He has served in key capitals, including London and Frankfurt and has also handled SAARC and Europe desks. (ANI)