- Prime Minister inaugurates filing of Aji dam with Narmada waters under Sauni Yojana, and the Smart Rajkot Hackatho.
- A new training programme called Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT) has been launched by Dr. Jitendra Singh for State Government officials. Aims to provide public service delivery mechanism and improve citizen centric administration through capacity building of officials who interact with the citizens on day-to-day basis.
- Hyderabad -based astrologer and numerologist TS Vineeth Bhatt has been awarded with the ‘Best astrologer of the world’ award at the ‘Russian-Indian economic dialogue’.
- Dr Padmesh Gupta, an Oxford poet has been honoured with a national award by the Indian Government for promoting Hindi literature abroad.
- Indian-American named Krishna R Urs has been appointed as US Ambassador to Peru U.S. President Donald.
- Rajiv Kumar was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh.
- Shri Rajesh V. Shah has Chairperson on the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).
- UNESCO named Sharjah as World Book Captial. Become the 19th cityWorld Book Capital.
- Serbia get its 1st female prime minister as well as openly gay prime minister, 41 yr old Ana Brnabic.