1. Father of Indian Palynology, Scientist PKK Nair passed away.
*Palynology is the study of pollen grains.
2. UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the Chief guest on the occasion of 68th Republic day of India.
3. Damodar Valley Corporation [DVC] it received NTPC award 2015-16.
4. Delhi International Airport wins Golden Peacock award for Corporate Social Responsibility.
5. Siddhartha Murarka is appointed as the Chairman of the Eastern India Regional Council of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India [ICSI].
1. Pankaj Advani wins World Billiards Championships title.
2. Usain Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold medal after his team mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance.