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  • First online NISHTHA programme launched for 1200 Key Resources Persons of Andhra Pradesh by MHRD
  • Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya virtually flagged off 1st container ship from Kolkata Port to Agartala via Chattogram port (Bangladesh)
  • NTPC signs MoU with NIIF to Explore Business Opportunities in Renewable Energy  in India
  • CBSE collaborates with IBM to integrate AI in High School Curriculum of 2020-2021
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal virtually addressed the Digital Indo- Italian Business Mission on Food Processing’
  • ICWA-RIAC conference: India & Russia explores Active Joint Projects in Asia and Africa
  • India’s CERT and Israel’s INCD inked MoU to expand cooperation in cyber security
  • India Ranked 3rd in 2020 Global Manufacturing Risk Index; China Tops: Cushman & Wakefield
  • Global Skills Index 2020 Report: India Surges ahead the Peers in Business and Technology Skills
  • NABARD Sanctioned Rs 795 crore to West Bengal for Reconstructing Infrastructure Damaged by Cyclone Amphan
  • ICRA projects India’s GDP to contract by 9.5% in FY21 from earlier 5%
  • Oscar Winner Kate Winslet will Receive 2020 TIFF Tribute Actor Award on 45th Edition of TIFF
  • Gabon Appointed its First Woman Prime Minister: Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda
  • RBI Approves reappointment of Shyam Srinivasan as the MD & CEO of Federal Bank
  • L&T Tech Services to Acquire 100% Stake in Orchestra Tech for about Rs 187 Crore
  • IIT-M Incubated Start-up, Modulus Housing Developed a Portable Hospital Unit, ‘MediCAB’ to Treat COVID-19 Patients
  • Arjuna Awardee and Ace Para-Badminton Player Ramesh Tikaram Passed Away at 51
  • Maharashtra’s First Woman SEC Neela Satyanarayanan Dies
  • Day of International Criminal Justice 2020 – July 17
  • Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Inaugurated ‘Smriti Van’ on Harela festival
  • 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics by four years to 2026 : IOC
  • NITI Aayog & USAID Co-chaired Sustainable Growth Pillar Meeting; India Energy Modeling Forum Launched
  • Defence Minister of State Shri Shripad Naik inaugurated 5th edition of conference on Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing Technologies
  • Defence Ministry Entrust Power to Armed Force to Make Emergency Purchase Worth Rs.300 crores
  • 15th India-EU (Virtual) Summit held virtually; co-chaired by Narendra Modi, Charles Michel & Ursula von der Leyen
  • Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya reviews deployment activities of Vallarpadam Terminal, Cochin Port6Atal Innovation Mission Teams with Ministries to Support Startups with COVID-19 Solutions
  • Govt to Increase Public Health Expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025
  • India & Bhutan Opens New Trade Route to Improve Trade and Connectivity
  • UNICEF India Partners with SAP India to Provide Career Counselling to Young People
  • NABARD Launched Development Projects worth Rs 44 lakhs in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • The Committee to Protect Journalists Announced 2020 International Press Freedom Awardees
  • Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh Resigns
  • South American country Suriname elects Indian-origin ‘Chan’ Santokhi as President
  • CCI Approved Acquisition of upto 58.92% Stake in HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited by Aceso
  • DRDO developed fully indigenous P7 Heavy Drop System for IL 76 aircraft
  • Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ E-Launched “Corosure” – World Most Affordable COVID-19 Diagnostic Kit Developed by IIT Delhi
  • DCGI Approves India’s 1st Fully Indigenously Developed Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine
  • Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) to construct world’s 1st fully automatic electric ferries for Norway’s ASKO Maritime
  • 117th birth Anniversary of Former CM of Tamil Nadu K Kamaraj, observed as Educational Development Day – July 15
  • ©Telangana Police launch ‘CybHER’, Virtual Awareness Campaign to Tackle Cyber Crime against Women & Children
  • Cartoonist Avad Bin Hassan Jami passes away
  • Theme 2020 : ” Skills For Resilient Youth “
  • Ministry of Shipping approved Rs 107 Crore for Modern Firefighting Facilities in Haldia Dock, Kolkata
  • UNICEF, FICCI joined hands to Initiate “#Reimagine Campaign” to Support Vulnerable Populations and Children in India
  • 8.9% of the world’s population, went hungry in 2019: UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020
  • UNODC’s World Wildlife Crime Report: Pangolin Scale Seizure Jumped 10 times Between 2014 & 2018
  • NABARD organised a ‘digital choupal’ to mark its 39th Foundation Day on July 13; 2 schemes each of Rs 5,000 cr announced
  • IRDAI mandated insurance companies to launch ‘Corona Kavach’ & ‘Corona Rakshak’ amid increasing COVID-19 cases
  • Legendary Hockey Player Ashok Kumar, Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award of  Mohun Bagan Football Club
  • Mukesh Ambani becomes World’s 6th richest man, after surpassing Elon Musk and Google founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page
  • Hemang Amin, Appointed as the Interim CEO of BCCI
  • IIT Kanpur Develops ‘SHUDH’, UV Sanitizing Device to make Surroundings COVID free
  • ARAD and CARMEL – New Israeli Assault Rifles Are Set to Manufacture in India under Make in India Initiative
  • Former Australian Skipper Mile Jedinak Announces Retirement from Football
  • Dutch Football Player Wim Suurbier Passed Away at 75
  • A new book titled” If It Bleeds” authored by Stephen King released in India
  • Central Govt Provides Rs 1500 crore to Haryana for its Crop Diversification and Rejuvenate Ponds
  • Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates and Lays Foundation Stones of 11 Highway Projects Worth Around Rs 20,000 crore in Haryana Virtually
  • NATGRID signed MOU with NCRB to access database that links around 14,000 police stations
  • Smart City Mission opens the registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge
  • NITI Aayog presented India’s 2nd Voluntary National Review at UN’s High-Level Political Forum; held virtually
  • Visa Partners with Federal Bank to Deploy Visa Secure to the Bank’s Cardholders
  • India’s annual median GDP growth in FY21 to contract 4.5%; Possibility of V shaped recovery: FICCI survey
  • US remain India’s top trading partner in 2019-20 with Rs 8,875 cr bilateral trade
  • BSE signs MoU with IIT Alumni Council to Encourage Startups Listing and Develop a ‘High Investor Depth’ Platform
  • Google Launches $10 Billion Digitization Fund in India
  • IAA named ISRO Chief K Sivan As the Recipient of 2020 Von Karman Award
  • NTPC Wins CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2019
  • Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister Darpan Portal and Mobile App Receives Elites Excellence Awards 2020 by IT Institutions
  • Sachin Awasthi is honoured as the Top Publicist in Global Humanitarian Award 2020 – London
  • Poland’s Incumbent Andrzej Duda Wins Presidential Election
  • Qualcomm Ventures buys 0.15% stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 730 crore
  • NITI Aayog’s AIM launched ATL App Development Module for school students & teachers nationwide; #TinkerfromHome
  • Lewis Hamilton Won the Styrian Grand Prix in Spielberg
  • Veteran Gujarati Journalist, Columnist, Writer and Padma Shri Awardee Nagindas Sanghvi Passed Away at 100
  • Jack Charlton, England’s Former World Cup Winner passed away at 85
  • MP Govt to Launch ‘Roko -Toko’, a Campaign for those who do not Wear Masks
  • Google relaunches Google Plus as Google Currents

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