The World Economic Forum, NITI Aayog, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Cornell University will work together to develop an India Innovation Index that will provide impetus to Indian states to drive the innovative spirit.

In a major political decision in the election year, Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh announced that Dharamsala town in Kangra district will be the second state capital.

Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma was appointed Director of CBI, country's premier probe agency.

Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully realigned the orbit of its Mars Orbiter Mission 'Mangalyaan' so it is not affected by long-duration eclipse, Isro Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said.