- Former captain of Indian Hockey team, Sardar Singh, called for questioning by the Yorkshire police in connection with a year old sexual assault case.
- Shashi Shanker will be the next chairman and managing director of India’s biggest oil and gas producer, ONGC. He will replace Dinnesh k. Sarraf.
- The president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Atmasthanandaji, passed away.
- The global population of displaced people reached a record in 2016 at 65.6 million. Turkey hosted the largest number of refugees worldwide at 2.9mn people.More than half (55%) of all refugees worldwide came from just three countries- Syria, Afghanistan and South Sudan.
- India and Afghanistan inaugrated a dedicated air freight corridor service which passes through airspace of pakistan. Cargo aircraft flight lagged off by Afghanistan president Dr. Ashraf Ghani.
Emerging Terms, News and others:
- Zydus Cadila, drug firm, recieved approval from U.S. health regulator to marked Eletriptan Hydrobromide tablets used in treaatment of Migraine.
- BRI- Beijing-led Belt and Road Intiative.
- AIP- Air Independent Propulsion (AIP)