DIED Former Union minister and deputy chairman of Planning Commission Mohan Dharia, after
prolonged illness. COMMISSIONED INS Sunayna, the second of the naval offshore patrol vessel, to help with ocean surveillance and patrolling by the Indian Navy. APPOINTED Australian Terry Walsh as the chief coach of Indian men’s hockey team as a replacement to Michael Nobbs. GRANTED Sachin Tendulkar his wish to playing his last Test at his home ground Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, by Board of Control for Cricket in India .