1.India-Zambia signed four agreements on:
Double taxation avoidance, judicial cooperation, mutual visa waivers for officials and diplomats, and on the Entrepreneurship Development Institute that India will build in Zambia.
2.Chandra Shekhar Ghosh re-appointed Managing Director and CEO of Bandhan Bank.
3.Govt. to constitute a Task Force for fast tracking the roll out of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.
Chairman of Task Force=Jayant Sinha
4.RIL to buy 72.69% stake in the Artificial Intelligence driven Embibe for $180mn.
5.DCM Shriram Industries Ltd.(DSIL) forayed into defence equipment manufacturing with the roll out of Zebu, a light bullet proof vehicle (LBPV) capable of operating across terrains.
6.Ashok Leyland won ₹100 crore defence order for supplying high mobility 10×10 vehicles (HMV 10×10) that will carry Smerch rockets.
7.Reliance Infra wins ₹1584 crore Mumbai Metro contract in Joint Venture with Italy’s Astadlu SPA, construction of North-South Metro-4 corridor.
7. 65th National Film Awards
◆Best Actress= Late Sridevi, MOM
◆Best Actor=Riddhi Sen, Nagarkirtan
◆Best Film=Village Rockstar (Assamese)
◆Best Director=Jayaraj, Bhayanakam
◆Best Popular Film= Bahubali: The Conclusion
◆15 year old Anish Bhanwal won the Gold in 25m rapid fire pistol, youngest Indian to win Gold in CWG.
◆Bajrang Punia bags gold in 65kg freestyle Wrestling.
◆Pooja Dhanda clinched silver & Divya Kakran bronze in the 57kg and 68kg category in Wrestling.
◆Shooter Tejaswini Sawant won Gold followed by Anjum Moudgil with silver in the Women’s 50m rifle-3 position.