1. Former health secretary Preeti Sudan takes oath of office and secrecy as UPSC Member
Former Health Secretary Preeti Sudan took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Member in New Delhi.
2. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses 4th edition of Armed Forces Flag Day Corporate Social Responsibility Conclave
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that soldiers have given a befitting reply to all challenges including wars and counter-terrorist activities with courage and promptness since independence.
3. Maternal mortality ratio improves to 97 in 2018-20 from 130 in 2014-16
The number of women dying from pregnancy-related issues in India has declined from 130 per lakh live births in 2014-16 to 97 per lakh in 2018-20.
4. China successfully launches three astronauts for its space station
China successfully launched a spacecraft carrying three astronauts to its under-construction space station where they would meet with their colleagues and conduct a work handover.
5. BWF Rankings: Lakshya Sen Regains Career-Best Sixth Spot, Gayatri-Treesa Breaks Into Top 20
Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen jumped two spots to regain his career-best sixth position in the latest BWF World Rankings.