Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the Moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died at 87. Young was the ninth man to walk on the Moon and the only agency astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs, and the first to fly into space six times.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressed the inaugural session of DGsP/IGPs Conference at BSF Academy in Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh. The Home minister released "Ranking of Police Stations for the Year 2017" publication, during the inauguration of the three-day All-India Conference of Director Generals /. . . . .
Switzerland won their third Hopman Cup as Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Germany's Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber 4-3(3) 4-2 in the deciding mixed doubles to secure a 2-1 victory in the final at the Perth Arena. It was Federer's second Hopman Cup triumph after victory in 2001 alongside. . . . .
The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, stated that Khelo India would go a long way in achieving the twin objectives of mass participation and promotion of excellence in sports. The Sports Minister launched the simple yet vibrant Khelo India logo at the Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.. . . . .