- Mandatory for Bengaluru malls, restaurants to provide drinking water free
- President Pranab Mukherjee launched ‘Selfie with Daughter’, a mobile application aimed at raising awareness about female foeticide and sex selection.
- NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital with State Government.
- European Union has imposed new anti-dumping duties on steel products from China, as it broadens its campaign to protect struggling steel manufacturers in Europe.
- The world’s oldest fossil mushroom dating back to about 115 million years has been discovered in Brazil.
- Canara Bank has inked pact with the New India Assurance to sell policies through its branches.