Prime Minister dedicated Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited to Nation
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 February 2016 dedicated the Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) at Lepetkata, Assam to the nation.
Vice President Hamid Ansari concluded his two-nation tour to Thailand and Brunei
- Vice-President Hamid Ansari on 5 February 2016 concluded his two-nation tour to Thailand and Brunei. During the 5-day visit that started on 1 February 2016, the Vice President held talks with the head of governments, political leaders and Indian diaspora to enhance bilateral relations.
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12th South Asian Games inaugurated in Guwahati
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 6 February 2016 declared the 12th South Asian Games 2016 open at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Guwahati, Assam.
Geetu Mohandas wins Global Filmmaking award at Sundance Film Festival 2016
- Actress-filmmaker Geetu Mohandas has received the Global Filmmaking award at Sundance Film Festival 2016.
India becomes associate member of Embo
- India is second country outside the European region to be an Associate Member State of EMBO.
Rahul Dravid in ICC’s Anti-Corruption Oversight Group
- Batting great Rahul Dravid has been named in ICC’s newly appointed Anti-Corruption Oversight Group as part of the recommendation from its Integrity Working Party of the parent body.
Odisha govt lifts ban on visit of foreign tourists to tribal areas
- The Odisha government has relaxed the restrictions on visit of foreign tourists to tribal areas in the state allowing them to again trek and learn the lifestyle of primitive tribes living in the hilly terrain and lush green forest areas.