i. The 2017 Cobra Gold Military Exercise kicked off at the Sattahip Royal Thai Marine Corps Base in Chonburi Province, Thailand .
ii. Cobra Gold 2017 is the 36th edition of the multinational drill and is co-organized by Cobra GoldUnited States and Thailand. It will expand regional cooperation and collaboration for disaster relief.
i. Jamaica’s sprinter Usain Bolt won the ‘Sportsman of the Year’ award at the Laureus World Awards or the ‘Oscar of Sports’ held in Monaco .
i. In Madhya Pradesh ‘Mil Banche’ programme was held in all the primary and middle government schools. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, his minister colleagues, public representatives and other dignitaries took classes in these schools to motivate children.
☛Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar honoured with ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017
i. Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017 by Brand Laureate.
ii. Lata expressed her heartfelt thanks to the Brand Laureate on twitter for honouring her.
i. Sandeep Kumar of Haryana won the gruelling men’s 50-kilometre event of the National Race Walking Championships held in New Delhi.