1. The IIT Kharagpur will set up a Re-Water Research Center, seed-funded by two alumni members to replenish and rejuvenate water resources.
2. A three-day 11th World Hindi Conference kicked off in Port Louis, Mauritius.
3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today an immediate financial assistance of Rs.500 crore to the rain-battered Kerala.
4. Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as Prime Minister of the country.
5. Scarlett Johansson has become the highest paid actress with $40.5 Million, according to Forbes. (2nd – Angelina Jolie)
6. The Chief Financial Officer of Infosys Ltd., Ranganath has resigned from his post.
7. Former member of Lok Sabha, Chennupati Vidya has passed away.
8. Rajasthan will observe September as the “month of nutrition” to create awareness among people living in the state.
9. Former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has passed away.