• Famous Urdu poet, Anwar Jalalpuri passed away at the age of 71 in Lucknow. Anwar Jalalpuri is best known for his translation of shloks of Bhagavad Gita into Urdu verses.
  • Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the Moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died at 87
  • Powerlifting world champion Saksham Yadav died of his injuries after the road accident near Delhi. Yadav had won a gold medal for the country in the 2017 powerlifting championship in Moscow, Russia.
  •  Peter Sutherland, the first Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has passed away in Dublin, Ireland. He was 71.
  • Baldev Raj, the director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru, and a renowned administrator of nuclear power technologies in the country has passed away. He was 70 years old.
  • TV actress Charu Rohatgi, known for her roles in serials like 'Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?' and 'Uttaran', passed away. 
  • Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and former Union Minister Raghunath Jha passed away in Delhi. Raghunath Jha was Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise in the UPA government led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
  • Basketball Hall of Fame Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has passed away.
  • Famous Cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passed away after a brief period of illness, marking the end of a chapter in Bengal's history of the cartoon. Lahiri was 86.
  • Trumpeter, composer and singer Hugh Masekela, affectionately known as the 'father of South African jazz', has died after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 78.
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has passed away at the age of 88.Le Guin won an honorary National Book Award in 2014. Le Guin’s first novel was Roncannon’s World in 1966. Her book, 'The Left Hand of Darkness' won the Hugo and Nebula awards top science fiction prizes.
  • Veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, Supriya Devi, passed away in Kolkata, following a severe cardiac arrest. She was 83.