- Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates India International Exchange at GIFT city near Gandhinagar; Says it will set new standards of quality of service and speed of transactions.
- Prime Minister says government accorded topmost priority to Railways and modernization of its network; Lays foundation stone of redevelopment of Gandhinagar Railway Station.
- President Pranab Mukherjee calls upon overseas Indian community to participate in flagship programmes of Government; Confers Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards on 30 eminent NRIs.
- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says, indirect and direct tax collection rises during first three quarters of current fiscaldespite demonetisation.
- Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says, neither customers nor petrol pump dealers to bear additional charges on digital transactions.
- Leaders of both factions of Samajwadi Party meet Election Commission in New Delhi to stake claim on party’s cycle symbol.
- CBSE class 10th and 12th examinations to begin from 9th of March.
- In Egypt, at least nine people killed and 14 injured in a suicide attack.