• Indian-origin Anita Bhatia, a veteran in strategic partnerships, resource mobilization, and management, has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the Deputy Executive Director in the global body’s agency focused on women empowerment and gender equality.
  • Ajit Doval has been granted cabinet status and five more years as the National Security Adviser (NSA). 
  • Chattisgarh government appointed a new advocate general, Satish Chandra Verma with immediate effect, replacing Kanak Tiwari on the post.
  • In the Central American country of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele has been sworn-in as the nation’s President.
  • In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha.
  • The election was held in the 72nd WHO Assembly in Geneva where the CAG  Rajiv Mehrishi was elected with a majority (90 out of 162 votes) in the first round of voting itself.
  •  Axis Bank stated that the Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Rakesh Makhija as chairman of the bank.
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has appointed Flipkart founder Sachin Bansal as its independent director.
  • Renowned scientist and cyclone warning specialist Mrutyunjay Mohapatra was appointed as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD)
  • Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
  • IT Industry icon Azim Premji will retire as Executive Chairman of Wipro with effect from 30th July 2019. His son Rishad Premji, Chief Strategy Officer and a board member, will take over as the Executive Chairman of the company
  • The Jammu and Kashmir government has removed J&K Bank Chairman Parvez Ahmad and appointed RK Chibber as interim chairman of the lender.
  • Former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami has been appointed as an electoral officer for the BCCI's Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on October 22, 2019.
  • Thailand's new parliament has elected military government chief Prayuth Chan-ocha as the country's prime minister. 
  • Yuvraj Singh announced retirement from international cricket, ending a roller-coaster career during which he became the hero of India's 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer.
  • Sharad Kumar has been named as acting Central Vigilance Commissioner as current (CVC)   K V Chowdary completed his tenure at the anti-graft body.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the continuation of  I V Subba Rao as a secretary to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.
  • Virendra Kumar, a seven-term member of Parliament will be the pro-tem speaker of the Lok Sabha. 
  •  Nripendra Misra and PK Mishra were re-appointed as Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary, respectively, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Cabinet minister rank. 
  • British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer. 
  • Cancer-hit Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement. He spent a total of 348 weeks as world number one but lost six world and Olympic finals in his 19 years career.
  • On June 15, 2019, the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, announced the appointment of Ms. Padmaja as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Tuvalu with the residence in Suva.
  • In Slovakia, anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as country's first female president. 
  • Dr. Rabi N. Mishra has been elevated from principal chief general manager to Executive Director in the Reserve Bank of India
  • Pakistan has appointed Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed as the new Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). 
  • Om Birla, a two-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of Parliament (MP) from Rajasthan, is set to be unanimously elected as the 17th Lok Sabha Speaker. 
  • World Archery appointed Abhinav Bindra as an independent person to sort out the ongoing mess in the Archery Association of India (AAI).
  • Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election of Mauritania with 52% votes. 
  • Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the scheduled end of his term. He had joined RBI on January 23, 2017.
  • Senior bureaucrat Shefali Juneja is appointed as India's representative in the council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a United Nations body.
  • Qu Dongyu becomes the first Chinese national to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization. Qu Dongyu will replace Brazil's Jose Graziano da Silva.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of Amitabh Kant’s tenure as the CEO of NITI Ayog beyond June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.
  • Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has named new heads for the country’s premier spy agencies — the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW).
  1. Samant Goel will take charge of the RAW, which looks after the external intelligence of the country. He will succeed Anil Dhasmana.
  1. Arvind Kumar will head the Intelligence Bureau, the main internal intelligence unit of the government. He will succeed Rajiv Jain.
  • Krishnaswamy Natarajan has been appointed as the next director general of Indian Coast Guard. He will replace the incumbent Rajendra Singh.
  • WarnerMedia, part of AT&T Inc, has appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner BrosAnn Sarnoff has become the first female CEO of Warner Bros. 
  •  Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee. He secured 58 votes out of 62.
  • Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya sworn in as Governor of Manipur
  • Exporters body Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has elected Sharad Kumar Saraf as its new president.
  • Government of India, Canara Bank General Manager (GM)Sarada Kumar Hota assumed charge as the National Housing Bank (NHB) Managing Director It lasted for a period of three years.