Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, India retaliates
In a major reshuffle of the state bureaucracy, the UP state government has appointed senior IAS officer Rajive Kumar as the new chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh. The 1981-batch IAS officer takes over from Rahul Bhatnagar, who has been shifted to Greater Noida as chairman with additional charge as investment commissioner of Uttar Pradesh in New Delhi.
India signs higher education cooperation MoU with Portugal
Dr. Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi, Director IIT Roorkee, accompanied PM Narendra Modi on his state visit to Portugal where he signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Science and Technical Foundation of Portugal for cooperation in scientific and technical fields.
Smriti Mandhana scores century as India secure comfortable win over West Indies
Impressive all-round performances from the Indian women’s cricket team helped secure a comfortable win against West Indies as well as their second consecutive win in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup in England. India won the match by seven wickets.