27 September: World Tourism Day.

The World Tourism Day (WTD) is being observed every year on 27th September to raise awareness about importance of tourism.

India ranks 40th in 2017 Global Competitiveness Index.

India was placed at 40th spot among 137 countries in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18.

Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port.

The Union Ministry of Shipping has renamed Kandla Port Trust as Deendayal Port Trust, by exercising powers conferred on it under Indian Ports Act, 1908.

Cabinet approves Bilateral Investment Treaty between India and Belarus.

The Union Cabinet has approved signing and ratification of Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between India and Belarus on Investments.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Afghanistan for Cooperation on Police Training and Development.

The Union Cabinet has approved signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Afghanistan on Technical Cooperation on Police Training .

Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces.

The Cabinet Committee of Security (CCS) has approved implementation of umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF) for years 2017 to 2020  

Cabinet approves pacts signed by Exim Bank under BRICS mechanism.

The Cabinet has approved signing of Interbank Local Currency Credit Line Agreement and Cooperation Memorandum relating to Credit Ratings by Exim Bank.