¤ Union Government launched web portal Vidya Lakshmi for Students Seeking Educational Loans.
¤ Ashwani Lohani appointed as CMD of Air India Limited.
¤ R Gandhi panel recommended conversion of UCBs into Regular Banks.
¤ Bangladesh became first country to receive funds from UN for Solar Home Systems.
¤ YouTube tied-up with Whistling Woods International to set up YouTube Space.
¤ Pakistan and Russia signed defence agreement that includes the sale of four Mi-35 helicopters.
¤ RBI granted 'in-principle' approval to 11 Payment Banks applicants.
¤ Karnal Singh assigned additional charge of Director of Enforcement Directorate.
¤ SM Khan-headed team constituted to assess situation in FTII by Union Government.
¤ UNP led UNFGG coalition won the Sri Lanka Parliamentary Elections 2015.
¤ Google launched its parent company Alphabet Inc.
¤ World Bio-Fuel Day observed globally on 10 August.