1. DMK President, M .Karunanidhi, launched his campaign ‘Ealam” for seperate Tamil Ealam in Sri Lanka, also demanded revival of Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO).
2. The PSLV-C19, the newest in the series of polar satellite launch vehicles of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), burst off the launch-pads of Sriharikota, on its space mission of placing indigenously developed Radar Imaging Satellite the RISAT-1 in a polar circular orbit.
3. The Madurai Corporation will take efforts to lodge a police complaint against Union Minister M.K. Alagiri for “land-grabbing” to construct Dhaya Cyber Park, owned by his family members.
4. Power systems company Rolls-Royce has appointed ex-GE Energy CEO Kishore Jayaraman as President of its Indian and South Asian operations.
5. India launched its first indigenously developed anti-malaria new-age drug ‘Synriam‘, produced by Ranbaxy Laboratories.
6. Pakistan successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System.
7. A 52-year-old Nepalese man, Apa Sherpa, reached the top of Mount Everest for the 21st time