Shashi Shanker in September 2017 was appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).The appointment is effective till March 2021.
The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons was observed across the world on 26 September 2017 with an aim to educate the public and their leaders about the
real benefits of eliminating nuclear weapons and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 September 2017 constituted five-member Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) headed by Bibek Debroy, a member of the Niti
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 25 September 2017 called for a snap election, a year earlier than the scheduled time.
Indonesian scientists from the Lambung Mangkurat University have found the world’s smallest squirrel in Borneo rain forest in the central parts of the country.