Current Affairs 05-09-2018
- India’s final tally at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia read 69 medals – 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze to surpass the medal count from 2010 Games in Guangzhou, China and match the gold medal tally from the first-ever Asian Games in 1951. The games saw India create new national records. Rani Rampal was the flag bearer at the closing ceremony.
- Justice Ranjan Gogoi to take charge as the new Chief Justice of India. Justice Ranjan Gogoi is set to take over as the new Chief Justice of India. His name has been recommended for the post by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra to the government.
- Ruchi Ghanashyam appointed India’s next High Commissioner to United Kingdom. Ruchi Ghanashyam is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Officer of the 1982 batch. She is at present Secretary at Headquarters.