- M S Dhoni became the first wicket keeper to complete 100 stumpingsin ODIs.
- Indian cricket team won the one day series against Sri Lanka by 5-0.
- NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson to return home after 288 days in space
- Environment Ministry will launch an environment awareness initiative. Under which an online environmental quiz competition named “Prakriti Khoj” an Environment Quiz to be conducted at the national level.
- “Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Vnesheconombank, Export-Import Bank of India, China Development Bank and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA)have signed an agreement to establish credit lines in the national currencies, as well as a memorandum of cooperation on credit ratings,” Russian news agency TASS reported.
- Nirmala Sitharaman becomes India’s first women new Defence Minister
- Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was appointed the new sports minister
- On august 28,2017 , Archaeologists in Andhra Pradesh have discovered an ancient Buddhist site that dates back to 1st century AD , in Guntur district, in Putlagudem village of Achampet mandal.
- Intel has introduced a new vision processing unit (VPU) called Movidius Myriad X. The new Intel VPU is aimed at providing end-to-end artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to a wide range of product categories such as smart cameras, virtual reality (VR) devices, robotics and even drones.