3. Mukesh Ambani topped in the Hurun India Rich List

Reliance Industries’ Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the list of richest Indians according to the latest IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List. SP Hinduja & family is in the second position.Azim Premji is at the third place.

4. Wing Commander Anjali Singh becomes India’s first female military diplomat

Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become India’s first female military diplomat to be posted in any of the Indian missions abroad. She has joined the Indian Embassy in Russia as the Deputy Air Attache.

5. Rajnath Singh becomes first defence minister to fly in light combat aircraft Tejas

Rajnath Singh has become the 1st defence minister to fly in the indigenously built light combat aircraft. He flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from HAL airport, Bengaluru. He was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, Project Director, ADA in Bengaluru.

6. Kaushal Dharmamer clinches men’s singles title at Maldives International Challenge

Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the badminton men’s singles title at the Maldives International Challenge with a straight game win over Siril Verma. In the women’s doubles event, the duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy ended as runners-up.

News: Others
1. Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza to retire from international cricket

Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza has announced that he would retire from all forms of international cricket. He has made 38 Test, 209 ODI and 62 T20I appearances for Zimbabwe since making his international debut against West Indies in 2001.

2. PT Usha honoured with IAAF Veteran Pin

International Association of Athletic Federations, honoured the Indian track and field legend PT Usha with a Veteran Pin in recognition of her contribution to the growth of the sport. IAAF chief Sebastian Coe presented her the Veteran Pin.

3. Wrestler Deepak Punia named world No.1 in 86 kg category

In the latest rankings issued by the International Wrestling Federation, World Championship silver medallist Deepak Punia has jumped to world number one position in 86 kg.

4. Minor planet named after Pandit Jasraj, 1st Indian musician to receive the honour

International Astronomical Union has named minor planet 2006 VP32 (number – 300128), discovered in 2006, as ‘Panditjasraj’, becoming the 1st Indian musician to join the galaxy of immortal composers like Mozart, Beethoven & Tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

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