1.Anita Karwal was appointed as the Chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
2.Ahmedabad was accorded the status of India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO.
3.US President Donald Trump has nominated Kennet I.Juster as the next U.S ambassador to India.
4.The World’s highest Sandcastle is now standing in the German city of Duisburg.
5.Coast Guard launched an aviation infrastructure including a multi-mission maritime aircraft hanger, MMMA in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
6.Swedish defence major SAAB announced its tie-up with Adani Group to manufacture the Gripen E fighter jets in India.
7.Indian-origin Joseph Yuvaraj Pillay was appointed as interim President of Singapore.
8.The Sports ministry approved constitution of a 13 member Empowered Steering Committee (ESC) to shape and influence India’s preparation for multi-disciplinary events.