A Correspondent reports: Rajeev Topno, the talented officer of Dr Manmohan Singh's PMO, has been retained and promoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He will be personal assistant to PM Modi. Topno belongs to '96 batch of Gujarat cadre and is a tribal from Jharkhand. Has a fairly good experience of functioning of the previous PMO.
India wicketkeeper batter Rishabh Pant has begun going through a series of match-simulation exercises in Bengaluru as he looks to regain fitness ahead of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), according to ESPNcricinfo.