• The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG), country’s self-regulatory industry body for the online fantasy sports gaming sector, announced the appointment of Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri as its ombudsman and ethics officer.
  •  The Appointments Committee on Cabinet has given the additional charge of the post of Director General Narcotics Control Bureau to Rakesh Asthana
  •  IAS Officer Guruprasad Mohapatra assumed charge as the secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade. 
  • Ravi Capoor, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, assumed charge of the office of Secretary, Ministry of Textiles in New Delhi.
  • Atish Dabholkar, a theoretical physicist from India, has been appointed as the new director of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy.
  • Giriraj Prasad Gupta, Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer, took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA). 
  • HSBC has announced the departure of its Chief Executive Officer John Flint. Noel Quinn, the head of HSBC's Global Commercial Banking unit will replace John Flint as the interim CEO.
  • Indian IT company Mindtree Ltd has announced the appointment of Debashis Chatterjeeas its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.  Also, S.N. Subrahmanyan, the CEO of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) has been appointed as non-executive vice chairman.
  • South African bowler Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from Test cricket.
  • State-owned Power Grid Corporation Director (Finance) Kandikuppa Sreekant assumed the charge of the chairman and managing director of Power Grid Corporation of India.
  • South African batsman Hashim Amla has retired from all formats of international cricket. 
  • Chandrima Shaha is set to be the 1st woman president of the Indian National Science Academy
  • Alejandro Giammattei has been elected as new president of Guatemala. 
  •  Ghotu Ram Meena has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Congo. 
  • Legendary Indian sprinter P.T. Usha, one of India’s greatest athletes, has been appointed as a member of the Asian Athletics Association’s (AAA) Athletes Commission. 
  • Harshad Pandurang Thakur has been appointed as the director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare. The proposal of appointment was approved by the appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister.
  • Former all-rounder Ravi Shashtri has been appointed as the head coach of Indian cricket team for another two years. 
  • Pakistan Prime Minister Office has announced a 3-year extension of General Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure as Chief of Army Staff. 
  • Digital payments player Paytm announced the promotion of its Chief Financial Officer Madhur Deora as the company's President.
  • Ravinder Takkar has been appointed as the MD and CEO of Idea-Vodafone. He is currently a board member of Vodafone Idea and Indus Towers, where he is responsible for all Vodafone Group interests in India. 
  • Ajay Kumar Bhalla was appointed as the new Union Home Secretary. He is currently serving as an officer on special duty in the home ministry.
  • Former Indian opener Vikram Rathour appointed as team India's new batting coach. He will replace Sanjay Bangar
  • Digital payments company Paytm has appointed ex-Goldman executive Amit Nayyar as president in the financial services business of the company.
  • Indian Air Force's Wing Commander Shalija Dhami has become the first female officer in the country to become Flight Commander of a flying unit. 
  • Senior diplomat Pavan Kapoor has been appointed as India's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates by the Ministry of External Affairs. 
  • Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has selected Pramod Agarwal as the next chairman of Coal India.
  • Former human rights lawyer Lionel Aingimea won the presidential election of the pacific nation Nauru .
  • ICRA Ltd ousted its Managing Director and group Chief Executive Officer Naresh Takkar.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of P.K. Sinha as "Officer on Special Duty" in the office of the Prime Minister.