Mexico’s men’s soccer team have won their record eighth Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours after the women’s team lifted its second consecutive World Cup title. A lone goal from Jonathan Dos Santos was all Mexico needed as they defeated the United States.
The Central government on Friday appointed M Nageswar Rao, Additional Director of CBI as the Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard. As per the government order, he will continue to hold the post till superannuation in July 2020.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister, a day after his centre-right New Democracy party won a landslide over leftist Syriza, which had been in power since 2015. Mitsotakis, 51, arrived at the presidential palace for the official swearing-in ceremony accompanied by his wife and three children.
Delhi Police Crime Branch rescued 333 children from the Capital. These children were missing since January 2019.They were missing from various parts of the country.The Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Rajiv Ranjan tracked down 57 people, including 14 minors from various areas in the national capital.
The Kerala government is working to set up the country’s first elephant rehabilitation centre in Kottoor, an ecotourism village near the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. The first phase of the Rs 105 crore-project was launched last month by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Former India football goalkeeper A. U. Celestine, passed away here on Monday. He was ailing for a while. He was 73. Celestine played for the Tamil Nadu men’s team in the senior Nationals as a ‘keeper in the 1965 and ‘69 National championships. He represented India in the Merdeka Cup in Malaysia in 1969.
Uttarakhand would soon have a High Altitude institute of mountain medicine, training and research centre. Once completed, the state of the art institute dealing with health issues related with high altitudes would be first of its kind in Asia. In the meeting the proposal for setting up the institute was given by the medical director of Six Sigma, Dr Pradeep Bhardwaj.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board, which met in New Delhi, finalised a three- year roadmap to improve regulation and supervision, among other functions of the central bank. This medium term strategy — named Utkarsh 2022 — is in line with the global central banks’ plan to strengthen the regulatory and supervisory mechanism.