Category Archives: July 2016

July 31 2016

  • Lewis Hamilton won German grand prix
  • Storm Queens won first prokabaddi league women’s title in Hyderabad
  • Patna pirates won Pro kabaddi league for second consecutive time
  • India to host 2016  kabaddi world cup in October
  • Fourth tranche of sovereign gold bond scheme received application for a record 919  crore worth of gold bonds
  • Tokyo elects Yuriko koike as first woman governor
  • Tripura sundari express rolled out of the station – connects Tripura to new Delh
  • Foundation for a broad gauge link between India and Bangladesh laid at agartala
  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant is in tamil nadu
  • Godavari antya pushkaralu is held at bhadrachalam in khammam district of andhra pradesh
  • Djokovic won fourth Rogers cup
  • Justice Dilip Dadasaheb Bhosle is new chief justice of allahabad court
  • Madhya pradesh received award for best state for comprehensive development of tourism
  • Sawai modhpur railway station of rajasthan received best tourist friendly railway station
  • Chatrapati shivaji Airport got best Airport award
  • Warangal received best heritage city award
  • Indian railway to construct longest tunnel in the Indian railway on the Jiribum-tupul-imphal railway line on imphal
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July 30 2016

  • ​’maitree’  Indo-Thai military exercise concluded at krabi Thailand
  • India and Bangladesh ve agreed to work on combating terrorism
  • ANURAG THAKUR BJP loksabha member and bcci president was given lieutenant rank in Indian territorial army by general dalbir singh
  • Haryana govt launches pashudhan bima young,  under this scheme will be provided for cows, buffaloes and camels at premium of rupees 100 and for sheep, goat and pig at rupees 25 for a period of 3 years
  • India aims to double Tiger count by 2022
  • India to hold the summit on tobacco control in noida to eliminate the illicit trade of tobacco
  • Beas railway station of gujarat has cleanest railway station
  • Beas, gandhidham and vasco are top 3 cleanest railway stations
  • Madhubani of Bihar is  the dirtiest railway station
  • Tabla master pandit lacchu maharaj passes away
  • A K Mittal is reappointed as railway board chairman
  • Union cabinet approves bilateral trade between India and Cambodia
  • German football captain bastain schweinsteiger retires from international football
  • Russian Weight lifter banned from Olympics 2016

July 29 2016

  • ​An 18 year Indian American girl sruthi palaniappan has been appointed as youngest delegate at the democratic national convention in USA
  • Mission harita andhra launched by andhra pradesh CM chandrababu naidu pertains to increase the greenery in the state to 50% by2029
  • Amelndu tiwari, balram kawat, tasneem Khan and oom nagar are awarded with navlekhan award
  • District development coordination and monitoring Committee to be renamed as Disha
  • All India institute of medical science to be opened in Bhatinda punjab
  • The parliament has passed compensatory afforestation fund bill 2016
  • Today is international tiger day
  • World hepatitis day July 28
  • Muttaiah muralidharan, Arthur Morris, karen rolton and George lehmon to be inducted in icc Hall of fame
  • International Olympic Committee to launch its Olympic channel on Aug 21
  • The first meeting of BRICS working group on labour and employment concluded in hyderabad
  • Cognizant acquires idea couture
  • Axis bank ties up with lic India to distribute policies of lic
  • SBI partners with oracle

July 28 2016

  • China and Russia will hold joint navel ex exercise in south China Sea in September
  • ADB Asian development bank raises 500 crores by issuing offshore Indian linked rupee bondBrazil slams 11.6 million dollar on Facebook
  • Social activist mahashewta devi dies
  • According to scientists great red spot is the reason for heat in Jupiter

July 27 2016

  • Hilary Clinton official selected as nominee by democratic party for contesting in presidential election of USA. She is first lady to be nominated to contest for presidential post
  • Human rights activist Bezwada Wilson and classical musician T M krishna won raman magsaysay award 2016
  • India contributes 100000 dollars to UN trust fund.  Its first contribution by India to UN trust
  • Central government has approved 1600 rupees for jammu and kashmir under skill development initiative ‘Himayat’
  • Parliament passes child labour amendment 2016
  • R ashwin of India tops icc test ranking in bowling and all rounder category
  • SBI launches instant money transfer payment system

July 26 2016

  • Marni nixon the legendary singer died
  • Inderjeet singh is related to shot put
  • India – US expedition discovers natural gas in Indian ocean
  • Flipkart is buying jabong for 70 million dollar
  • Jul 26 is observed as kargil vijay diwas
  •  Swati Maliwal is chief of Delhi commission for women
  •  Iron lady of manipur is Irom Sharmila
  • US special force accepts female candidate
  • B R mani appointed as national museum chief
  • BRICS policy planning dialogue meeting begin in Patna
  • Loksabha passes bill to set up six new IITs each in Dharwad, Tirupathu, Pallakad,  jammu, goa and Bhilai
  • Indian school of mines is opened in dhanbad
  • Mumbai 5s won inaugural Premier futsal title
  • IRCTC offers 10 lakhs insurance coverage
  • TCS ranked top employer in IT industry
  • RBI imposes 2 crore fine on HDFC bank for not following KYC norms and anti money laundering policy
  • SBI and Indian oil corporation ve signed an agreement to implement financial inclusion programme for farmers

July 25 2016

  •  Solar impulse 2 is the first sun powered airplane to circle the world
  • Narasingh yadav is related to wrestling
  • Verizon communication to acquire yahoos core business for 4.83 billion dollar
  •  Advay ramesh of chennai won Google community award
  • Khadga prasad oli Nepal PM resigned
  •  Bappi lahari won mahanayak award given by West Bengal Govt
  • Violinist A kanyakumari won kalanidhi award
  • India’s first green train corridor is from rameshwaram to mananmadhurai
  • RBI  imposes 5Cr fine on bank of baroda
  • Green pin facility is provided by corporation  Bank

July 24 2016

  • World’s largest amphibious aircraft AG 600 is unveiled by China
  • Russian balloonist fedor konyukhov has broken world record by circumnavigating earth in only 11 days in hot air balloon
  • Ganesh singh appointed as  chairman of joint Parliament Committee
  • Sharmila tagore and  shekar kapoor won icon award at bagri foundation London Indian film festival
  • Neeraj chopra has broken U20 javelin world record
  • INS Virat is on last voyage from Mumbai to kochi

July 23 2016

  • Legendary Indian artist S H Raza died
  •  NGOs have to register with NITI aayog for grants
  • AN-32 aircraft of Indian air force is missing
  •  Dipa karmakar is the first Indian Woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics
  • Chris Froome won third Tour de France title
  • G-20 summit 2016 will take place in china
  •  Sheila dixit is the Congress CM candidate for UP
  • Hilary Clinton selects Tim kane as vice presidential democratic candidate
  • Committee headed by giridhar malaviya is appointed to work on ganga river
  • Kerala tourism won gold medal at Pacific Asia travel association awards
  • AB pandey is elected as UIDAI (unique identification authority of India) CEO
  • Kohli is first Indian captain to hit double ton overseas on debut match as captain

July 22 2016

  •  Lewis Hamilton won Hungarian grand prix
  •  Sharad pawar is Mumbai cricket academy President
  •  Justin trudeau is Canadian PM
  • 122ndconstitutional amendment deals with goods and services tax bill
  • India ranks 110 in sustainable index 
  • Inches and Japan have signed social security agreement 
  • The ejection commission of India has launched national electoral roll purification (NERP)  across the country 
  • Michelle kakade is the first person to complete golden quadrilateral on foot 
  • Snapdeal jobs with bookmyshow

July 21  2016

  •  The country’s tallest tri colour is hoisted at Hussain sagar lake in hyderabad
  • India’s external debt as of 2015 is 474 billion dollar
  • Petrapole-benapole integrated check list is jointly inaugurated by prime ministry narendra modi and Bangladesh PM sheikh hasina.  It forms an important trade route between two countries
  • Russian athletes can’t participate in rio Olympics
  • All gram panchayats in the country will be connected by OFC (optical fibre cable) by December 2018
  • Ghatampur thermal project is held at uttar pradesh
  •  IRCTC and  SBI have signed MOU 
  • Axis bank inaugurates all women bank in kolkatta 

July 20 2016 

  • Guruprasad appointed as chairman of Airport authority of India
  • NGT cancels registration of 10 year old diesel vehicles in new Delhi
  • Loksabha has passed regional centre for biotechnology bill 2016
  • Yasir shah Pakistan bowler tops icc test ranking
  • UP govt inks MOU with Netherland govt
  • Kerala has launched world’s first online incubator SV. CO for start ups by college student
  •  ADB projects 7.4% growth for India
  •  Rohit khandelwal crowned as Mr world
  • DharMbhir singh Indian sprinter selected to 200 meters race
  • Malcolm turnball sworn in as Australia’s prime minister for 2nd term
  •  Donald trump is official republican nominee for US presidential elections
  • Rajya sabha has passed child labour (prohibition and regulation) amendment bill 2012
  • NITI aayog has signed two year statement of intent with Intel India to set up n manage 10 atal tinkering laboratories in schools,  it’s a part of atal innovation mission
  • Department of electronics and information technology to get separated from ministry of communication and information technology
  • Jammu and kashmir cricket association has elected imran ansari as it’s president
  • Russian prime minister suspends sports minister yury nagornykh
  • Steve eleworthy is elected as managing director of ICC international cricket Council and England cricket board
  •  OYO India’s largest branded network of hotels partners with payzapp
  •  IMF international monetary fund predicts India’s GDP as 7.4 for financial year 2016-17
  • Remaining I ll send at night  now going for work

July 19, 2016

  •  Lodha panel deals with recommendations related to reforms in the board of control for cricket in India
  •  Tata is most valuable brand in 2015-16 
  • Spice jet is most valuable domestic private airline
  •  Centre injects Rs 22915 cr into 13 public sector banks
  •  SBI will get largest allocation of Rs 7575 crore
  • Nepatrak is a name of typhoon which has hit China
  • Binali Yildirim is PM of of Turkey
  • Navjot singh sidhu quits as  rajya sabha member
  •  ANURAG THAKUR is  president of BCCI
  • Mubarak Begum legendary singer passed away
  • SpaceX has launched docking port in to orbit
  • World Bank appoints Paul romer chief economist replacing kaushik basu of India
  • Jul 18 is observed as Nelson Mandela international day

July 18 2016

  •  SC stands by lodha panel report to revamp cricket 
  • Nitendra singh rawat Indian marathon player for rio Olympics
  • Japanese based soft bank group Corp buys chip designer ARM for 32 billion dollar
  •  Recep Tayyip erdgon is president of Turkey
  •  Peter Thomson is elected as president of United nations general assembly
  •  Pranab Mukherjee received highest civilian award by ivory coast
  • Mudrarakshsha hindi writer passed away
  • Swach bal sena is the group formed by puduchery govt to monitor elders not to litter monitoring is done by Children’s
  • World’s first hospital on train life like express completes 25 yrs
  • Courage and commitment is the autobiography of Margaret alva
  • Uttharakhand launched first industrial Park for women
  • Operation golden nose is related to prevent terror attack on Parliament
  • Ministry of skill development has launched  online skill training portal
  • India’s first e court opened in hyderabad
  • India beat South Korea in davis cup
  •  Govt unveils fourth tranche of sovereign gold bond

July 17 2016

  •  Khangchendzonga Park in Sikkim and Chandigarh’s famed capitol complex which includes the legislative assembly, secretariat and high court were included in world heritage site
  • 40th session of world heritage Committee was held in Istanbul Turkey
  • Vijender Singh Became the WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight champion by defeating kerry hope
  • Dipika pallikal stunned joshna chinnapa to win 73rd national squash championship
  • Saurav ghoshal won mens national squash championship
  • Deonty wilder won world boxing Council heavy weight world title
  • Kishenganga and rattle river issue is between India and  Pakistan
  • Pema khandu is new arunachal pradesh cm
  •  Inter state Council commenced after 10 years of gap

July 16 2016 

  • Emirates declared worlds best airline
  • Nalanda University of Bihar is declared as world heritage site by UNESCO 
  • Madhya pradesh becomes the first state in the country to set up a happiness department
  • Joe antic former Indian hockey player died 
  • HDFC raises 3000 crore with masala bonds
  •  India and Asian development bank has signed 100 million dollar loan agreement
  •  ICICI to train 1 lakh youth by 2017
  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates India skills competition
  • Megastar amitabh bachan will be the face of swach bharath mission
  • India becomes world’s first YAWS  free country 
  • HDFC raises 3000crore with masala bonds 
  • India and Asian development bank has signed a contract of 100 million dollar loan agreement is used for strengthening irrigation, drainage and water management in cauvery delta in tamil nadu 

July 15  2016

  • 84 killed in France terror attack
  •  Ace against odd is the autobiography of sania mirza
  • Article 44 of Indian constitution deals with uniform civil code (UCC)
  • 15 july is world youth skills day, Scheme for 2016 is skills development to improve youth employment
  • Vijay kumar dev elected as deputy election commissioner
  •  Talgo train manufactured by Spain becomes India’s fastest train with speed of 180kmph
  • Rakesh kumar  chaturvedhi is appointed as cbse board chairman
  • India’s harika dronavali won the FIDE women’s grand prix trophy in chendu China
  • Pakistan cricketer misbah ul haq oldest test centurian
  • MARLEN (maritime law enforcement) is Maritime exercise between Japan and Philippines 
  • Juno spacecraft is sent by NASA tu explore Jupiter 

July 14 2016

  • Premier futsal will begin today at chennai
  • Income declaration scheme extended to September 2017
  • The international court of justice situated in the Hague declared that China had no historic rights over the south China Sea n its claims were in violation of United nations convention on the law of sea
  •  Tathagata roy is governor of Assam
  • India and Bangladesh have signed a deal for the construction of 1320MW coal run power plant
  • Supreme govt has restored  the Congress government in  arunachal pradesh
  • Railways launched time tabled auto express between gurgaon and bangalore..
  • Anirban lahiri and chawrasia Indian golfers have qualified for rio Olympics
  • Operation sankat mochan is related to vacating 600 stranded Indian in war torn South Sudan 
  • ‘Ring side with Vijender ‘ is book on boxer Vijender Singh written by Rudraneil sengupta 
  • G-20 labour ministers meet its held in Beijing 

July 13 2016

  • India and Bangladesh have signed deal for the construction of 1320MW coal fired power plant. Bangladesh India friendship power company limited and BHEL have signed the deal 
  • Telangana govt to set up separate dept for NRI 
  • Centre notifies AADHAR act
  • Admiral Sunil lanba has inducted INS KARNA in vishakapatnam 
  • Anirbhan lahiri and S S P Chourasiya have qualified for rio Olympics in golf category 
  • Nirma buys lafarage India’s cement assets
  • Go-Air signs deal with Airbus. Airbus is European company 
  • Utpal bohra is appointed as chairman of Oil India chief 
  • BRICS bank to issue Yuan green bond 

July 12 2016 

  • Shah rukh Khan and akshay kumar are among the world’s highest paid celebrities of 2016 according to an annual list by forbes the list is topped by Taylor Swift
  • P R Sreejesh to lead Indian hockey team in rio Olympics
  • Nimi sunil kumar cook book author and good blogger has won gourmand world cook book award for 2015-16
  • Kendrapara sheep found in odisha gets rare species status by the national bureau of animal genetic resources
  • Dr raghuveer choudary won 51st jnanapith award
  • HDFC to issue masala bonds
  • Matia Sharapova is out of rio – olympics
  • Antonie griezman named best player of Euro 2016

July 11 2016 

  • Juba is the capital of South Sudan
  • Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal won euro football 2016 by defeating France by1-0
  • Euro 2016 was held in France
  • Therasa will become next prime minister of Britain after brexit
  • Committee to look over the issue of one rank one pension (orop) is headed by koshyari
  • Jul 11th is celebrated as world population day
  • zakir naik is head of TV channel peace TV
  • Bangladesh bans zakir naiks peace TV 
  • NASA’S mars reconnaissance orbiter has found thin layer of carbon dioxide  ice in mars 
  • Sanjay gupta is named as CMD of konkan railway cooperation limited 
  • Amal dutta veteran Indian footballer passed away 
  • Lewis Hamilton won British grand prix
  • Andy Murray won his  2nd wimbledon title 
  • Aditya puri CEO OF HDFC has been named as best banking CEO in Asia 

July 10 2016

  • Orangutan had entered  critically endangered species list 
  • Asia’s longest tunnel is present in China 
  • Chattisgarh sets target to build 5000 Km Road 
  • Maharastra police launches four apps 1.pratisad ask 2. Police mitra 3.vahanchoritrakar 4.railway helpline app 
  • DRDO  signed pact with IIT Mumbai and Madras 
  • Govt to set up national research centre on banana in vaishalli district of Bihar 
  • Talgo train is built by Spain 
  • Karnataka so 2nd Junior aquatic championship followed by maharastra 
  • Sydney schanberg pultizer winning American journalist passed away 

July 09 2016

  • Abdul sattar edhi a famous philanthropist from Pakistan died he ran edhi foundation head quartered in karachi
  • Anthony McGill of Scotland won Indian open snooker in hyderabad
  • Serena Williams won wimbledon 2016  grand slam
  • According to international monetary fund global growth forecast is 3.2
  • Trade ministers of G20 economies met in Shangai
  • Sbi launches premium credit card named elite
  • 231 projects launched under namami gange scheme all over India
  •  A malware humming bad has hit millions of Android phone
  •  A species of spider tarantula was named after Noble Laurette gabreil garcia matquez
  • NATO a union of 28 countries summit met at Warsaw Poland
  •  Apna lohit a mobile app is launched by arunachal pradesh govt the app is like mini Wikipedia giving entire info about the corgi City
  • Captain radhika menon employee of Indian navy will receive 2016 international maritime organisation award for bravery at sea
  •  Kerala imposes fast tax on junk food
  • Specified undertaking of the unit trust of India (SUUTI)
  • World Bank has extended its support to Bihar jeevika 2
  • Govt launches krishi vigyan portals

July 08 2016

  • Typhoon nepatrak hits Taiwan 
  • The terminal high altitude area defence (THAAD)  is agreed by US and SOUTH KOREA 
  • Smart pulse survey is conducted by andhra pradesh govt 
  • Home minister rajnath singh inaugurates BRICS drug control meeting in Delhi 
  • India and Mozambique signs pact on pulses 
  • India is world’s fourth largest app economy after China, US and Brazil 
  • The govt has set up a committee headed by Shankar acharya to examine the option of moving the financial year cycle  replacing current April – March cycle 

July 07  2016 

  • US  has highest oil reserves in the world 
  • Rajasthan has become first state in the country to introduce minimum wages for part time works 
  • Union cabinet has approved high court alteration bill, this will allow Madras high court to be renamed as chennai high court and bombay high court as Mumbai high court 
  • Federation internationale de gymnastique has named dipa karmakar as world class gymnast 
  • Lionel Messi has been sentenced for 21 months prison in the case of tax fraud
  • Google buys French startup moodstock
  • Yeldi softcom has received licence from RBI to operate as semi closed digital wallet 
  • HDFC launches small and medium sector enterprise bank (SME) 

July 06 2016

  • World’s largest charakha has been unveiled in Indira Gandhi international airport New Delhi by Amit shah
  • Union cabinet has approved to set up major port at Enayam tamil nadu this is fourth major port in the state. India has 12 major ports
  • 12 major ports are Kandla, Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Ennore, V O Chidambaranar, Vishakapatnam, Pradip and Kolkata. Enayam will be 13th major port 

July 05 2016

  • Mhow railway station will be named after bharath ratna Dr. B R ambedkar
  • Prakash javedkar is new HRD minister
  •  Smrithi irani textile minister
  • Sudarshen sen is appointed as executive director of rbi he replaces N S vishwanathan
  • B k koliwad speaker of karnataka assembly
  • Nirinjan mukundan won 8 medals in international wheel chair and amputee sports, Out of  which 3 r gold medals
  • Romesh chandra veteran leader passed away he was ex  president of works peace Council
  • World peace Council hq is in Greece
  • Saudi Arabia became international cricket councils associate member 

July 04 2016

  • Sai praneeth won Canada open badminton
  • Namami ganga is the program carried out by union water and resource minister uma bharathi to clean Holy river ganga, With a budget  of  20000 crore
  • Australia’s great barrier reef has ban named best place to visit 
  • Google is named as India’s best company to work 
  • BRICS meeting on energy savings and energy efficiency begin in vishakapatnam
  • Gurpreet singh sandhu became first Indian player to play in European league 
  • Lewis Hamilton won Australian GP

July 03 2016

  • Srilanka  appoints Indrajit  coomarasamy as it’s central bank governor
  •  Syed akbaruddin is India’s ambassador to UN
  • Katy Perry is highest followed celebrity on twitter with 90 million flowers 
  • Iceland has topped as safest vacation spot/country 
  • Worlds largest telescope is built by China 
  • AMUL to sponser Indian contingent at rio olympics
  • India’s first commercial court is inaugurated at NAYA RAIPUR
  • Chennai based equita holdings got approval from RBI to start small finance bank 
  • Reliance India and SBI have signed agreement for payment bank
  •  SBI signs pact with world bank for 4200 crore support for roof top solar project 

July 02 2016

  • Exercise rim of of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 began at Hawaii. Its worlds largest  maritime exercise 
  • Nations first rapid rural police response system is launched in punjab by deputy CM  Sukhbir singh badal 
  • Indian navy launches waste jet fast attack crafts called INS TARASA
  • 2nd BRICS youth summit begins in Guwahati arunachal pradesh 
  • Kerala govt bans  e- cigarettes
  • Govt removes aam aadmi from aadhar tagline it is replaced by ‘mera aadhar, meri pehchan’ 
  • Peacock conservation project is launched in Mumbai 
  • R C Dhere marathi literary scholar passed away 
  • SBI Mingle is a social media banking Platform is SBI

July 01 2016

  •  Jitna aata , utni roti is coined by urban development minister venkaiah naidu
  • Nine new cities are added to smart cities plan by central govt,  Which boosts smart cities to 109, Bangalore, Srinagar,jammu,gangtok,itanagar,amaravati,thiruvanantapuram,patna,meerut, Are newly added cities
  • Light combat aircraft tejas was inducted in Indian air force
  • Juno space craft is from NASA to explore Jupiter
  • Marathi literature and folk scholar R C Dhingre dies at 86
  • Shashi Kant sharma is CAG( comptroller and auditor general) of India
  • P( participatory ) notes is issued by sebi
  • China launched 2nd Shinjian-16 satellite 
  • NIRVAN portal is launches by railway minister suresh prabhu, it deals with redressal of services related to  grievances of serving and former railway employees 
  • ‘PRASHIKSHAK’ a portal for teachers is launched by HRD minister smrithi irani