- Roelant Oltmans has been sacked as chief coach of Indian men’s hockey teaqm
- Kenneth I. Juster is nominated as next U. S ambassador to India
- OBOR: One Belt One Road
- A Bengaluru – based non-profit trust Pratham Books has received the prestigious Library of Congress Literacy award
- “The Golden House ” is the book written by Salman Rushdie
- Ahmedabad Formally Accorded Status of India’s First World Heritage City by UNESCO
- Swedish defence major SAAB announced its tie-up with Adani Group to manufacture the Gripen E fighter jets in India under the Defence Ministry’s $10 billion single-engine fighter jet procurement programme.
- ndian-origin veteran civil servant JY Pillay took over as Singapore’s acting President until a new head of the state is elected later September.
- Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), previously Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY), is a maternity benefit program run by the government of India.