1. RISHI KUMAR SHUKLA
- He is an IPS officer of 1983 batch of Madhya Pradesh cadre.
- He has been appointed as the new chief of CBI.
- He will serve for a term of two years.
2. SUSHIL CHANDRA
- He has been appointed as a new Election Commissioner.
3. MITHALI RAJ
- She is an Indian Woman Cricketer and Captain of ODI team.
- She became the first woman cricketer to play 200 ODIs in Women's Cricket.
- She is also the highest run-getter in ODIs with 6622 runs scored at an average of 51.33 which includes 7 hundred.
4. GREG CHAPPELL
- He is a former Australian Cricketer.
- He is set to retire the stage as the selector and national talent manager for Australia following the end of the Ashes Series.
5. SANJIV RANJAN
- He has been appointed as a new Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia.
- He is a 1993 batch Indian Foreign Service Officer.
6. KI SUNG YUENG
- He is a South Korean Footballer.
- He has announced his retirement from the South Korean national team.
7. VANI KAPOOR
- She became the first Indian to grab Australian Ladies PGA Tour (LPGA) after securing 12th rank.
8. HITEN BHAYA
- He was a former Planning Commission member during Rajiv Gandhi Government and ex-director of IIMC.
- He passed away at the age of 98.
9. SANA MIR
- She was former Captain of Pakistan women team.
- She became the first Asian Woman to play 100 T20Is.
- She has been representing the country since 2005.
- She achieved the feat during the third match against Windies.
10. SMRITI MANDHANA
- She has become the top-ranked batter in women's ODI cricket.
- She moved up three spots to reach the top spot.
- She also hammered the fastest fifty for India in Women's T20Is.
11. P V BHARATHI
- Former director of Canara Bank has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation Bank.
- She became the first woman CEO of the bank.
12. RAMESH BHATKAR
- He was a Marathi Actor.
- He passed away at the age of 70 after battling cncer for over one and half years.
- His career spanned over 30 years and he starred in several Marathi films and Television series includig "Aai Pahije" and "Commander".
- He also featured in Hindi films like "The Accidental Prime Minister" and "Bhavesh Joshi Superhero".
13. RAMIT TANDON
- He is an Indian squash player.
- He recently won Seattle Open defeating Egyptian Mohammed El Sherbini in the finals.
14. MIRABAI CHANU
- She is an Indian Weightlifter.
- She notched up Gold at EGAT Cup in Thailand.
- Chanu won the 48 kg category gold with the effort of 192 kg in the silver level Olympic qualifying event.
15. SANJAY SUBRAHMANYAM
- He is Indian Historian and has recently won the prestigious Dan David Prize 2019 for his work on inter-cultural encounters between Asians, Europeans and people of North and South America.
16. PRAJNESH GUNNESWARAN
- He is the third Indian to reach top 100 of Men's Singles Tennis Rankings.
17. BRADLEY COOPER
- He has been awarded with the 'Oscat' by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
- He has been awarded for his enlightened decision to cast his own canine companion in 'A Star Is Born' rather than using one supplied by a notorious animal exhibitor.
18. PRAMOD CHANDRA MODY
- Senior IRS officer has been appointed as Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
- He has succeeded Sushil Chandra.
19. SAINA NEHWAL
- She has won her fourth title at the Yonex-Sunrise 83rd Senior nationals.
- She defeated P V Sindhu in the finals.
20. SUNIL CHHETRI
- The all-time leading scorer for India in International football has been conferred the first ever Football ratna Honour by football Delhi.
- He is popularly known as Captain Fantstic.
21. HINA JAISWAL
- Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal became the first Indian Woman Flight Engineer.
- She was commissioned in the IAF's engineering branch in 2015.
22. CHRIS GAYLE
- He is a West Indian batsman.
- He has announced that he will retire from one-day internationals after the forthcoming world cup.
23. ARUN JAITLEY
- He has resumed the charge as the finance minister after a gap of over a month.
- This was his second break within a year that he had to take to undergo medical treatment.
- During his break Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was interim Finance Minister.
24. NARENDRA MODI
- PM Modi has conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize.
- The award was first announced by the Seoul Peace Prize cultural foundation in October 2018.
25. DIVYA KARNAD
- She became the first woman to receive the Future for Nature award.
- She has been honoured for her work on marine conservation.
- She is the second Indian after Dr. Charudutt Mishra to receive this award.
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