- 20 Aug -Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day
- Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU), inaugurated by Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis in Pune. India’s first university in the field of Holistic Education and is an aspirational university for students searching for a world class education
- Brazil’s Neymar Jr, become a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International.
- Nikolay Kudashev, appointed as Russia’s new ambassador to India.
- Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as the chief of Sri Lanka’s naval forces
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M) into orbit.