1.President inaugurates Economic Democracy Conclave
President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the ‘Economic Democracy Conclave’ at Thane, Maharastra.
The conclave being organized by Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini with an aim to create a platform for young entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals.
2.India, Israel ink Nine Pacts on Cyber Security, Other Sectors
India and Israel signed nine documents to further the cooperation. These include cooperation in Cybersecurity, cooperation in the field of Petroleum and natural gas, document for the amendment to the air transport agreement, cooperation in film co-production, cooperation in the homoeopathy medicines, co-operation in the field of space science, boosting investment, cooperation in metal-air batteries and cooperation in solar thermal technology.
Prime Minister of Israel- Benjamin Netanyahu.
President of Israel- Reuven Rivlin.
The Israeli Shekel is the currency of Israel.
3.Israeli PM Netanyahu inaugurates 3rd edition of geo-political conference
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has inaugurated the three-day geo-political conference - Raisina Dialogue (3rd edition) in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj have also participated in the inaugural session of the event.
The theme of the dialogue this year is 'Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms’.
The event is being jointly organized by the External Affairs Ministry and Observer Research Foundation (ORF).
4.Veteran journalist NK Trikha passes away
Veteran journalist NK Trikha (82-year) passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after a prolonged illness.
Mr. Trikha had worked at Hindi newspaper Navbharat Times for a long time and was also the editor of its Lucknow edition.
He also served as a member of the Press Council of India (PCI) and two-time president of the National Union of Journalists (India).
5.Actor Sudhir Dalvi gets Janakavi P Sawlaram award
Actor Sudhir Dalvi has been awarded the Janakavi P Sawlaram award at a function in Thane, Maharashtra.
The Janakavi P Sawlaram award is instituted by Thane Municipal Corporation in association with the Janakavi P Savlaram Kala Samiti.
Jaishree T (Dancer) has been awarded the Ganga Jamuna award.