The President of India and the Governor of Tamil Nadu gave their nod to an ordinance allowing the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu. This marks the end of a five-day protest by students and youth across the state. Jallikattu will now take place after a gap of three years on 22 january 2017 and 23 January 2017 across Tamil Nadu.

Rising instances of cyber attacks on banks had led to SWIFT, the global network that enables trillions of dollars transfers each day, to introduce a Customer Security Framework that mandates its member banks to upgrade their systems or face the threat of naming and shaming among other member banks.

The next report of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) due in 2018 will carry India’s inputs on climate change assessment generated by an indigenous modelling system, M.Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences has said.