International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) rejected the Athletics Federation of India’s request to include P.U. Chhitra in the squad for the upcoming world championship.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function.
Chinese soldiers commemorate the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the PLA
Emerging News, Terms and Others:
- Centre decided to share the missing Bofors files. The Bofors scandal relating to alleged payment of kickbacks in procurement of howitzer artillery guns had triggered a massive political storm and led to the fail of the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1989.
- PESO– Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organization.