- ‘‘Home Of The Brave’’ a book on Rashtriya rifles authored by Nitin A Gokhale & Brig S K Chatterji released.
- ‘’Shekatkar Committee’’ a recommendation to reform military, approved by Govt.
- Sitaram Swain installation artist from Odisha selected to honour Glenfiddich Emerging Artist of the year 2017, in Scotland. He will be the 6th recipient of the award along with 7 other from around the world.
- India army chief Bipin Rawat honoured the rank of General of the Nepal army.
It is a tradition between India & Nepal armies to confer the honorary top rank on each other’s chief to signify their close and special military ties. General chhetri from Nepal to honour the similar rank by India.
- INCLU L51 commissioned into Indian Navy.
- Dainik Bhaskar India pride award 2016-17 won by AAI (Airport authority of India).
- 40 Physician for the year 2014-15-16 has been awarded Dr. B C Roy national award by president.
Dr. B C Roy award is the top most honorary award for medical practitioners in India.
- Tehmtan R Andhyarujina, passed away. He was Solicitor general of India, senior advocate & eminent jurist.
- Shazia Ilmi Malik appointed as additional director (non-official part time independent) in EIL’ (Engineers India limited)s board.
- Mr. Siddhartha Upadhyay appointed in governing body of sports authority of India. He was a recipient of Rashtriya khel protsahan puraskar.
- Justice Mukul Mudgal will head BARC India’s disciplinary council.
BARC- Broadcast Audience and Research Council.
- Sunaina Singh appointed as Vice chancellor of Nalanda University.
- Sima Kamil 1st women CEO of Pakistan’s largest bank United Bank Limited (UBL).
- Priti Patel honoured with Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award. She is the Secretary of the state of International development in UK. An Indian origin MP hold cabinet position in UK.