February 28 is celebrated as the National Science Day
- This day marks the discovery of Raman Effect by Indian physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (CV Raman) on February 28, 1928.
- This discovery was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.
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Kerala declared as first digital state
- President Pranab Mukherjee has formally declared Kerala as the country’s first digital state. It was announced by President after launching a digital empowerment campaign of state at a function to be held in Kozhikkode. The campaign aims at bridging the digital divide by 2020.