– * Union Minister for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy offering to quit, along with Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Faggan Singh Kulaste.
– * New Election Commissioner : Sunil Arora
– * New CAG : Rajiv Mehrishi
– * Launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H unsuccessful: ISRO
– India, Switzerland ink two MoUs in the field of Railways
– EU, India agrees to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation
– US approves first gene therapy for cancer
– The Union Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved implementation of first phase of reforms pertaining to the Indian Army based on recommendations of Lt Gen Shekatkar Committee.
– * Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail (74) was bestowed with prestigious Saraswati Samman 2016.
– India-Myanmar to sign MoU for conservation of quake-damaged Pagodas at Bagan
– R.K. Raghavan is New High Commissioner of India to Cyprus
– * Rajiv Gauba took over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
– * Badminton ace PV Sindhu, who recently won Silver at the World Championship, was appointed the first brand ambassador of tyre maker Bridgestone India.
– Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd, has been given scheduled bank status by RBI.
– * Metal and mining major Vedanta Ltd appointed Kuldip Kaura as its interim CEO.
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