🔘 The Punjab government has appointed Justice Vinod Kumar Sharma (retired) as the new Lokpal.
🔘 A new book titled “150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma the South African Legacy”, by Fakir Hassen launched in Johannesburg, South Africa.
🔘 National Health Authority signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Google to collaborate and strengthen the implementation of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).
🔘 The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have joined hands to set up the country’s first e-waste clinic in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
🔘 5th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy will be held at the MIT World Peace University in Pune, Maharashtra.
🔘 Austria’s Christine Wolf has won the Hero Women’s Indian Open at Gurugram, Haryana.
🔘 Harmanpreet Kaur has become the 1st Indian cricket player to play 100 T20 International matches.
🔘 Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and United Nations Development Programme India jointly launched Youth Co:Lab to accelerate social entrepreneurship and innovation in young India.
🔘 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has named Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Indigenous Peoples.
🔘 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘trans-fat-free’ logo, which can be voluntarily used by food business operators in their outlets and also on food products.
🔘 Novak Djokovic defeated Australia’s John Millman in the finals to win the Japan Open title.
🔘 Japan’s Naomi Osaka has won the China Open held in Beijing, China. She defeated world number one Ashleigh Barty with a score of 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.