• Darren Lehmann appointed Coach of Australian Cricket Team
• VK Duggal appointed as Nodal Officer for Relief and Rescue operations in Uttrakhand
• K R Kamath Re-Elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA)
• Susan Elizabeth Rice Appointed as the National Security Adviser to Obama
• Nawaz Sharif sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan
• Ratan Tata Appointed as Chief Advisor of AirAsia India
• Ayaz Sadiq Elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan
• Rami Hamdallah Appointed as the New Prime Minister of Palestine
LIST OF SPORTS AND RELATED CUPS/TROPHIES -- GK
Sport: Hockey Aga khan Cup ,Begam Rasul Torphy (woman's), Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup, Lady Ratan Tata Trophy (woman's), Gurunanak Championship (woman's) Dhyanchand Trophy, Nehru Trophy, Sindhia Gold cup, Murugappa Gold Cup, Wellington Cup etc,
Sport: Football Beghum Hazarat Mahal Cup, BILT Cup, Bordoloi Trophy Colombo Cup, Confederation cup, DCM Trophy, Durand Cup, Rovers Cup, B.C. Raj Trophy (National Championship), FIFA world Cup, Jules Rimet Trophy, Kalinga Cup, Santosh Trophy (National Championship), IFA Shield, Scissor Cup, Subroto Mukherjee Cup, Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Trophy, Todd Memorial Trophy, Vittal Trophy, etc,
Sport: Cricket Anthony D, Mellow Trophy, Ashes, Asia Cup, Benson and Hedges Cup, Bose Trophy, Champions Trophy, Charminar Challender Cup, C.K Naidu Trophy, Cooch – Behar Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Duldeep Trophy, Gavaskar –Border Trophy, G.D. Birla Trophy, Gillette Cup, Ghulam Ahmad Trophy, Hamkumat Rai Trophy, ICC World Cup, Irani Trophy Interface Cup, Jawharlal Nehru Cup, Lomboard World Challenge Cup, Mc Dowells Challenge Cup, Merchant Cup, Moin –ud –Dowla Cup, Net West Trophy, Prudential Cup(World Cup), Rani Jhansi Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Rohinton Barcia Trophy, Rothmans Cup, Sahara Cup, Sharjah Cup, Sheesh Mahal Trophy, Sheffield Shield, Singer Cup, Sir Frank Worrel Trophy, Texaco Cup, Titan Cup, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Vizzy Trophy, Wisden Trophy, Wills Trophy, World Series Cup.
Sport: Table Tennis Berna Bellack cup( Men), Cobillion Cup (women), Jai Laxmi cup(women),Rajkumari Challenge Cup (women junior), Ramanuja Trophy (men Junior), Travancore Cup (women), Swathling Cup (men) etc.
Sport: Badminton Aggrawal Cup, Amrit Diwan Cup, Asia Cup, Australasia Cup, Chaddha Cup, European Cup, Harilela Cup, Ibrahim Rahimatillah Challenger Cup, Konica Cup, Sophia Cup, Kitiakara Cup, Thomas Cup Tunku Abdulrahman Cup, Uber Cup, Yonex Cup etc.
Sport: Basketball Basalat Jha Trophy, B.C. Gupta Trophy, Federation Cup, S.M. Arjuna Raja Trophy, Todd memorial Trophy, William jones Cup, Bangalore Bules Challenge Cup, Nehru Cup, Federation Cup etc.
1st battle of Tarain -1191 -Prithviraj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori
2nd battle of Tarain -1192 - Mohammad Ghori defeated Prithviraj Chauhan
1st battle of Panipat - 1526 - Babar defeated Ibrahim Lodi
Battle of Khanwa - 1527 - Babur defeated Rana Sunga further strengthening his foothold in India.
Battle of Ghaghra - 1529 - Babur defeated Mahmud Lodi and Sultan Nusrat Shah thus establishing Mughal rule in India.
2nd battle of Panipat - 1556 - Akbar defeated Hemu
3rd battle of Panipat - 1761 -Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas
Battle of Talikota - 1565 - Deccan Sultanates defeated the glorious Vijayanagar empire
Battle of Haldighati - 1576 - Undecisive battle between Raja Man Singh of Mughal Army and Rana Pratap of Mewar.
Battle of Plassey- 1757 - British defeated Siraj-ud-duala with the help of Mir Zafar. This battle laid the foundation of British empire in India.
Battle of Wandiwash - 1760 - British decisively defeated the French in India. The Seven years war (1756 - 1763) between the British and the French in Europe ran parallel to this war. 3 Carnatic wars were fought between the British and the French and this battle was a part of the 3rd Carnatic War