1. International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8th September. This year theme is “Literacy and Skill Development”.
2. Aero India – Asia’s largest military aviation exhibition will be held in Bengaluru in February next year.
3. Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Bimal Jalan will head the search cum selection panel for India’s next chief economic advisor (CEA).
4. The World Hindu Congress was held in Chicago.
5. The 17-year-old shooter Hriday Hazarika won a gold medal in 10m Air rifle on men’s category (junior) at the World Shooting Championship in South Korea’s Changwon.
6. Ankur Mittal claimed the men’s double trap gold medal in the ISSF World Championship.
7. Lucknow’s famous ‘Hazratganj Chauraha’ will be renamed after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as ‘Atal Chowk’.
8. Noted Odia poet Satrughna Pandav will be honoured with the prestigious ‘Sarala Puraskar’ for his poetry collection ‘Misra Dhrupad’.
9. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 6th International Geriatric Orthopaedic Society of India Conference on the theme “Increased Longevity with Reduced Fragility and Enhanced Mobility”, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.