Shubhankar Sharma became the top-ranked Indian golfer with a rank of 72 in the world golf rankings released, it was also a time when five Indian golfers, including another Chandigarh golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu, were placed in the top 200 in the world. Sharma winning the $300,0000 Maybank Championship in Malaysia and. . . . .
Indian cricketers Jasprit Bumrah and Harmanpreet Kaur as well India women’s hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia and shooter Heena Sidhu are among Forbes India 30 Under 30, a list that celebrates ‘twenty-somethings who are shaping the new India’. Bumrah finished the year 2017 as the third highest wicket-taker. . . . .
India successfully test-fired the indigenously developed short-range nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile. The missile was fired from the Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The test was conducted by the Strategic Force Command of the Indian Army. The range of Missile is 700 km. It was 18th. . . . .
Arunachal Pradesh government has launched two new contraceptives - an injectable one and a pill - under separate programmes to expand people's choice contraceptives. The injectable contraceptive was launched under the 'Antara' programme and the pill under 'Chhaya'. Gynecologists of various districts. . . . .