India and Bangladesh have swapped control of some 160 small pockets of land on each other's territory. Residents were asked to choose where they wanted to live and which nationality they would prefer. Most of them decided to change nationality and stay where they live.
India successfully conducts an interceptor missile test over the Bay of Bengal. [http:--www.indianexpress.com-news-india-testfires-interceptor-missile-758570- ("Indian Express")] [http:--www.straitstimes.com-BreakingNews-Asia-Story-STIStory_642079.html ("The Straits Times")]date=August 2019
5,000 people at a rally in the town of Kotli in Pakistan-administered Kashmir vow to wage a holy war to "liberate" the disputed Himalayan state of Kashmir from India on 70th anniversary of resolution to seek independence separately from India