1. The governors of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, Mr. K Sankaranarayanan and ESL Narasimhan were re-appointed for a second term. Former SPG chief BV Wanchoo, SPG’s longest serving chief , has been appointed as governor of Goa.
2. Gujarat is all set to be showcased at the Cannes Film Festival as an maiden attempt of the state tourism department to woo international filmmakers to the state.
3. The first of the four Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft for Air India to be assembled in South Carolina, a state governed by Indian American Nikki Haley, has rolled out of final assembly.
4. India and Japan will hold their first ever “economic dialogue’, a move reflecting closer trading ties between two of Asia’s biggest democracies.
5. Indian-origin entrepreneur and educator Sunny Varkey has been named as a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations’ educational and cultural agency in recognition of his contribution in the field of education.