• Former Manipur Chief Minister R K Dorendra Singh passed away in Imphal. He was 83. Dorendra Singh had been chief minister of the state four times between 1974 to 1993. Before becoming the chief minister, he was the Speaker of Manipur Assembly.
  • Veteran journalist S Nihal Singh passed at the age of 88 following an illness. He was suffering from kidney-related ailments. 
  • Former US first lady Barbara Bush passed away at the age of 92. She was the first lady of the USA from 1989 to 1993.
  • Veteran journalist and columnist TVR Shenoy passed away at Manipal Hospital in Karnataka. Shenoy was famous for his deeper analysis and narrative style writing in his illustrious career.
  • Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar passed away. He was 94.  Mr Sachar has since his retirement been associated with the People’s Union for Civil Liberties, a rights group.
  • Indian animation pioneer and multiple National Award winner Bhimsain Khurana had passed away. He was 82. Khurana was known for films like “Gharaonda” and for iconic animation shorts like “Ek Anek Ekta”. 
  • The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman named Nabi Tajima had passed away. Tajima, born on Aug. 4, 1900, was the last known person born in the 19th century.