1. Former captain of Indian Hockey team, Sardar Singh, called for questioning by the Yorkshire police in connection with a year old sexual assault case.


  1. 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.


  1. The president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Atmasthanandaji, passed away.


  1. 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.
  2. 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:

  1. Zydus Cadila, drug firm, recieved approval from U.S. health regulator to marked Eletriptan Hydrobromide tablets used in treaatment of Migraine.
  2. BRI- Beijing-led Belt and Road Intiative.
  3. AIP- Air Independent Propulsion (AIP)

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