- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first foreign leader to have a White House dinner after Donald Trumps crowned as president of United States.
- The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry appointed a new nine-member panel, under the Chairmanship of eminent scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan,who headed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), to work on a New Education Policy (NEP).
- The US-India Business Council has constituted a task force to identify opportunities in the Indian Civil Aviation sector.
- According to the revised population estimates of the United Nations, India’s population is expected to surpass that of China, reaching 1.5 billion by 2030.
- Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, crowned 54th Femina Miss India World 2017.
- Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra became the president of the India International Centre (IIC) — a prestigious cultural hub in the national capital.
- India’s Yashaswini Singh Deswal has won a gold at the women’s 10 metre air pistol event in the ISSF Junior World Championship held in Suhl, Germany.
- ‘The Emergency – Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour’ written by Surya Prakashchairman of Prasar Bharati. The book launched by Venkaiah Naidu.