1. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh announced that Chhattisgarh is the first state in the country to provide Right to Skills’ Development to the youth.
2. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated various initiatives as part of smart city project of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). The facilities inaugurated by Rajnath includes smart poles with free wi-fi, 360-degree cameras and environmental sensors, a solar tree with the LED lights and others.
3. The lander on the Chandrayaan-2 mission, which is scheduled to be launched early next year, will be named ‘Vikram’ after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of Indian Space Programme.
4. Country’s first genetic resource bank was inaugurated by Union Minister for Science and Technology and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan in Hyderabad.
5. Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) is considered to be the most patriotic brand, according to a survey, followed by Tata Motors, Patanjali, Reliance Jio and BSNL.
6. Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari launched road safety awareness video with Brand ambassador of road safety campaign actor Akshay Kumar in New Delhi.
7. Rajasthan’s Jodhpur and Marwar Railway stations have emerged as the cleanest station in A1 station category and A category station respectively in the third cleanliness survey.
8.Vietnam Open (Badminton) 2018 winners
Men’s Singles: Shesar Hiren Rhustavito
Women’s Singles: Yeo Jia Min
9. Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon has passed away.