•  The 41st President of the USGeorge HW Bush has passed away on at the age of 94. 
  • Public Relations Officer (PRO) in the prime minister's office and senior journalist Jagdish Thakkar passed away in New Delhi
  • Professor Mushirul Hasan, a renowned historian, and former vice-chancellor Jamia Millia of Islamia, passed away at the age of 71.
  • Senior Congress leader and former Kerala minister CN Balakrishnan passed away in Kochi due to pneumonia. He was 87
  •  Former Prime Minister of Nepal Tulsi Giri has passed away in Kathmandu. He was 93. Giri was suffering from liver cancer for a long time. 
  • Legendary Assamese singer Dipali Borthakur popularly referred to as the “Nightingale of Assam” passed away. She was 77.
  • Centrist politician Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness. 
  • Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passed away in Bengaluru. She was 98 years old.
  • Dr. Hamidi Kashmiri, the tallest literary figure in the world of Urdu language, literature and literary criticism passed away.
  • Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen passed away at the age of 95 in Kolkata. He was a Padma Bhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee.
  • Norman Gimbel, the Oscar and Grammy-winning lyricist, has passed away at the age of 91. Gimbel's work included Killing Me Softly With His Song - recorded by Roberta Flack, the Fugees and others - and the theme to TV series Happy Days.