Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as Assam CM
- Sarbananda Sonowal (53) took oath as Chief Minister of Assam at the head of the BJP’s first government in the North East.
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S K Sharma appointed CMD of Nuclear Power Corporation of India
- Scientist S K Sharma has been appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL).
SEBI tightens P-Note norms to check money laundering
- The money market regulator SEBI has tightened its norms for Participatory note (P note) users to follow Indian anti-money laundering law and report any suspicious transactions immediately.
NALCO signs MoU with Iran to set up smelter plant in Chabahar
- The National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has signed a MoU with Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization.
Rio medal winners to be considered for KhelRatna, Arjuna
- The Sports Ministry has stated that the winners from the upcoming Rio Games will be considered for this year’s Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards.
Veteran CPI(M) leader K Anirudhan passes away
- Former MLA and active trade union leader K Anirudhan (92-years) has passed away at his residence at Vazhuthacaud.
Lt General Saini new commandant of Indian Military Academy
- Lt Gen SK Saini has taken over as the 46th Commandant of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun.
World Bank launches $500 mln insurance fund to fight pandemics
- The World Bank Group has launched Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility and launched a $500 million fund to fight Pandemics in poor countries and creating the world’s first insurance market for pandemic risk.
MohunBagan beats Aizawl FC 5-0 to lift 14th Fed Cup title
- The Mohun Bagan has clinched the Federation Cup title for the 14th time.
PankajAdvani creates history by winning Asian 6-Red Snooker title
- India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani has created history in Abu Dhabi by clinching the Asian 6-Red Snooker title.