The World’s oldest captive giant panda, Basi, died aged 37. Basi was the Mascot for the First Asian Games in China 1990.
Vijay Amritraj’s, former tennis champion, life story will be told through biopic. Amritraj, who acted in Star Trek IV and Octopussy, was honoured with Padma Shrii 1983.
FIFA President – Gianni Infantino
The United Nation Security Council unanimously imposed an eight set of sanctions on the North Korea, banning it from trading in textiles and restricting its oil imported.
INDIA-JAPAN Bullet Train Project- First bullet train will run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai by 2022 Project estimated cost is Rs. 1.10 lakh crore, over 80% of this will come from Japan as extremely friendly loan Total high speed bullet train network will be of 4643 KM. Project is based on famed Japanese Shinkansen high speed railway system with a record of zero causalities in its 50 years of operation
Pakistan defeated the world XII by 20 runs in the first Twnety20 match.
Garbine Muhuruza became World No. 1 for the first time. Muguruza the wimbledon champion takes over from Karolina Pliskova at the top.
Dassault Systems, the French maker of computer assisted design programes, to establish a data centre in India by 2018
Rating agency Fitch said, Indian banks will need about $65billion (earlier estimate was $90 billion) additional capital to meet the new Basel-III norms that will be fully implemented by March 2019. The gross NPA ratio has reached 9.7% in FY2017, up from 7.8% in FY2016. The government is committed to invest only another $3 billion in fresh equity for 21 state banks over FY2018 and FY 2019.