The senior IPS officer appointed as the Director of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy is - D R Doley Barman
• The senior tribal leader from Chhattisgarh who assumed charge of the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is - Nand Kumar Sai
• The theme for the Zero Discrimination Day 2017 that was observed recently is - Make Some Noise for Zero Discrimination
• This senior IAS officer was appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Maharashtra - Sumit Mullick
• This state is going to host the river festival called ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ – Assam
• This state’s government has decided to appoint a teacher to monitor cleanliness in all of its high schools – Assam
• Donald Trump in his first address to the Congress called for the introduction of this system to do away with lower-skilled immigration- Merit-based immigration system
• Noted play writer Tarak Mehta passed away recently. He belonged to - Gujarat
• It is from the coast of this State, India successfully test-fired Prithivi supersonic interceptor missile – Odisha
• The Hamari Dharohar Scheme, which was in news recently, is implemented by the - Union Ministry of Minority Affairs
• This multilateral agency launched the Economic Survey of India 2017 recently - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
• The National Consultation Workshop on Urban Development was held in – New Delhi
• India’s first Antyodaya Express was launched by the Railways Ministry recently. The express will run between - Ernakulam and Howrah
• Fully unreserved train that as flagged off by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for common people - Antyodaya Express
• Person accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Togo with residence in Accra - Birender Singh Yadav
• She will chair the reserve bank’s inter-disciplinary standing committee on cyber security - Meena Hemchandra, Executive Director, RBI
• National Tiger Conservation Authority banned this news network from shooting in Indian tiger reserves for next five years - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
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