- Ahmed Khan, the last of India’s glorious generation of barefooted footballers who made a mark on the 1938 Olympic Games, passed away at age of 90.
- Solar Power– Target is to generate 100GW of solar power by 2022, of this 60GW is to come from utilities and 40 GW from rooftop solar installation.
- Royal Queen mother of Bhutan, Ashi Dorji Wangmo launched book,
India’s Indira: A Centennial Tribute authored by Anand Sharma
- Justice Dipak Misra, took oath as 45th Chief Justice of India. He succeeded CJI J.S. Kher.
- JAM, a term coined by our Chief Economic Adviser, just brought together financial inclusion (PMJDY), Aadhaar and mobile telecommunication.
- Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana– Scheme to give free LPG connections to the poorest households.
- RIMES– Regional Integrated Multi Hazard Early Warning System.
- P.V. Sindhu settled for Silver medal at World Badminton Championship in Glasgow. In finals she was defeated by Japan’s Nozomi Okhura.