1. The town of Halle in western Germany hosts the Gerry Weber Open, a grass court tournament that serves as a Wimbledon warmup, a street leading to the stadium, known as Weststrasse, is now called the Roger-Federer-Allee.
2. Cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar is likely to make an appearance in filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s forthcoming film, ‘Ferrari Ki Sawari’.
3. Oscar-winning musician A R Rahman has been conferred with his first American Honorary Doctorate by the Miami University.
4. Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet-100 airplane on a demonstration flight near Jakarta went missing, the wreckage of Russia’s missing Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) has been found at Mount Salak.
5. Jailed Ukraine opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has ended her 20-day hunger strike after being moved to hospital to be treated by a German doctor.
6. The government, plans setting up an electronic development fund to promote R&D activities in the IT sector. “Under the draft National Policy on Electronics 2011, the fund has been proposed to promote innovation and R&D in the IT sector by providing appropriate funding or incentives to industry and R&D institutions.
7. Reserve Bank asked all banks to ensure authenticity of notes of Rs 100 and above denomination before re-circulation.