1. S Satyavathi, Women’s Day become the first woman loco pilot in Andhra Pradesh. She independently handled the Mathrubhoomi Ladies Special MMTS train from Falaknuma to Lingampally.
2. Cachar Tea in Barak Valley of Assam is to be marketed to Bangladesh. The idea mooted during the 41th annual general meeting of Tea Association of India (TAI), Barak Valley branch.
3. M S University (MSU) will start first-of-its-kind institute in western India “The Institute of International Studies“. With the concept of studying India’s foreign policy, terrorism, climate change and ethnic conflicts, this inter-disciplinary institute will also focus on Gujarat’s response to globalization.
4. Bollywood’s diva Madhuri Dixit, known for her million-dollar smile, has finally unveiled her wax statue at Madame Tussauds museum along with bollywood superstars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ashwarya Rai, Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan.
5. Renowned music director of yesteryear, Ravi Shankar Sharma, popular called as ‘Ravi’ passed away.He was 86.
6. Australian Dav Whatmore has been appointed Pakistan cricket team’s head coach for two years. Englishman Julian Fountain would be the fielding coach.