1. India announces $1 billion aid for rebuilding Nepal
The announcement was made by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during an international donors’ conference

2. PM Modi launches 3 mega schemes for transforming urban India
Mentioning the challenge of rising population, Modi said all possible avenues should be explored to find the resources for urban development.

3. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Run for 2016 US Presidential Elections
Mr Jindal, a two-term governor who also represented Louisiana in the US House of Representatives, joins 12 other Republicans in the race.

4. India retains second spot in ICC Rankings
India managed to retain its second position despite losing the three-match series 1-2 to Bangladesh, who moved seventh place in the latest ICC ODI rankings.

5. Zaheer Abbas confirmed as ICC president
He has played 78 Tests and 62 ODIs from 1969 to 1985 in which he scored 5,062 and 2,572 runs, respectively.