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1. Govt appoints Sanjay Kothari as Secretary to President-elect Ram Nath Kovind
Bharat Lal was appointed Joint Secretary to President-elect whereas senior journalist Ashok Malik has been named as Press Secretary to Ram Nath Kovind.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has cleared these appointments for an initial period of two years, it said.
2. Army personnel, police engage in scuffle at checkpoint in J&K’s Ganderbal; 6 policemen injured
The police registered a case after the scuffle. As per reports, six policemen were injured in the incident.
3. STF arrests Chhota Rajan gang’s sharp shooter Khan Mubarak; recovers arms, cash from him
Khan Mubarak is brother of Zafar Supari Khan who is enemy of Mumbai blast accused Dawood Ibrahim. Zafar Supari Khan used to supply shooters to Chota Rajan gang.
4. United States appoints Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary
Sarah has been given perhaps the toughest job in world that is speaking for President Donald Trump. She hails from a town called “Hope” which is also the birthplace of former president Bill Clinton.
5. World Para Athletics Championships 2017: Karamjyoti Dalal clinches bronze in women's discus with staggering 19.02 m throw
Dalal managed to pull off a herculean effort to throw 19.02m thereby edging her Baharaini competitor Alomari Roba to a podium finish.
6. 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' box office collection, day 1: Konkona Sen Sharma-starrer gets a decent start
The movie which talks about women empowerment in the patriarchal society, has got rave reviews from the audience and critics. ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ which was touted to be ‘too lady-oriented’ had its share of controversies which included a stay on its release too.
7. Ganguly terms India favourite to win women’s world cup, praises ‘superb’ Harmanpreet Kaur
“I saw her innings, (Harmanpreet) Kaur was superb yesterday. They will beat England in the final on Sunday,” Ganguly said at Eden Gardens on Friday.
8. What? Saif Ali Khan, Karan Johar at loggerheads post IIFA 2017?
Apparently, Saif is miffed with Johar for stealing his on stage time during IIFA. As per the media reports, the ‘Phantom’ actor, who was co-hosting IIFA with Karan this year, wanted the stage time, punches and dialogues equally divided between the two.
9. ED sends notice to Shah Rukh Khan, Bachchan family and Ajay Devgn over forex remittances
In addition, the agency has also sent a notice to Shivaay actor Ajay Devgn seeking information on his cross-border remittances.
10. India protests against US terror report mentioning PoK as ‘Azad Jammu and Kashmir’
As per the report in a leading newspaper, the Indian government approached US authorities after the report was made public. An official spokesperson of external affairs ministry said that the matter has been raised to US authorities and lodged the protest.