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  1. Jammu and Kashmir, the only statewhich failed to meet the June 30 timeline for the GST rollout,is likely to clear the legislation by July 6.
  2. PM Narendra Modiwill attend 68th Chartered Accountants Dayfunction in New Delhi. It was established on 1949 under Chartered Accountants Act, 1949
  3. Mizoram Celebrates 31st Anniversary Of Mizo Peace Accord signed onJune 30, 1986  in the state.
  4. Narendra Modi’svisits Sabarmati Ashramin Ahmedabad termed the Ashram as Mahatma Gandhi’s tapbhoomi or the land where he has enlightened the entire humanity.
  5. Shri Pranab Mukherjee inauguratedan exhibition of art works at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata. He also received the first copies of two Coffee Table books from the Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi.
  6. Maharashtra’s erstwhile Sales Tax headquarters ‘Vikrikar Bhavan’was renamed as ‘GST Bhavan’after the Goods and Services Tax regime was rolled out.
  7. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidupledged to develop Pedaparupudi village in Krishna district as India’s smart village by the end of 2018.
  8. The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur,has started a special helpline for girl students to increase their enrolment.It has also opened a website (jeewomen. for the purpose.
  9. Narendra Modiinaugurated Textiles India 2017, India’s first ever mega textiles trade fair, being held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  10. Rail Land Development Authorityjoined hands with National Building Construction Corporationfor redevelopment of 10 railway stations across the country on global standards.
  11. The Income Tax Departmenthas introduced a one-page form for taxpayers to manually apply for linking their Aadhaar with PAN, apart from the available online and SMS facilities.
  12. Telanganawill have a separate budget for Agriculturefrom next year which was decided to enhance fund for agriculture sector.
  13. Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAIhas asked States to ensure that all enrolments, , shift to government or municipal premisesfrom external sites by September.
  14. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattarhas said the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will create 10 lakh jobsin the country.
  15. OdishaChief Minister Naveen Patnaikinaugurated computeriZation of PACS and launched RuPay Kisan Credit cards in the state.
  16. Indian Railways to introduce new economy AC Coaches with fares less than normal 3AC tariff.
  17. Madhya Pradesh sets record with plantation of 6 cr saplings were planted in 24 districts of Narmada basin in just 12 hours. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhanlaunched the plantation drive at Amarkantak of Anooppur district.
  18. Union Minister Rajeev Pratap Rudilaid thefoundation stone of the country’s biggest Global Skill Park in Bhopal with the support of ITEES with an estimated cost of 645 crore.
  19. Dehradun’s University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)recently won an international aerospace contest of 40 teamsheld in the United States.
  20. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated TransStadia in Ahmedabad. The multi-purpose sports complex also hosts a 20-000 seater state-of-the-art football stadium.
  21. The Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) announced exemption of feesfor its transgender studentsof all programmes.
  22. Vice Chancellor (VC) Ravindra Kumarannounced the initiative during the 22nd Prof G Ram Reddy Lectureevent held in the university.
  23. Karnataka has launched the‘Yuva Yuga’ scheme to skill the youth with new-age technologies of 10 lakh skilled jobs,
  24. Press Information Bureau, has launched a special page for the GST. The page on the PIB websitewas launched by Principal Director-General, A.  Frank Noronha.
  25. KeralaChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayanlaunched G-Ride, a digital ride sharing platform designed and deployed for the IT industry by the  IT companies in the state.
  26. Assam governmentis going to raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force(SRPF) for better protection of the one-horned rhinos in Assam.
  27. Kambala— the traditional slush-track buffalo race cleared with the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Karnataka Amendment) Bill, 2017, finally getting Presidential assent.
  28. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swarajwill address 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue in New Delhi. The theme of the two day dialogue is “ASEAN-India Relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years”.
  29. The Delhi High Courtdirected the budget airline to pay Rs 250 crore as a cash deposit on or before August 31.
  30. Indian Navy’s INS Vikramaditya will join Japan and U.S. counterparts in the annual Malabar war games in the Indian Ocean from July 10with a strong focus on Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
  31. Haryana governmentwould soon establish an environment-friendly transportation system in Gurugram on the lines of that in Poland. In the first phase, 75 to 100 electric buses would be operated.
  32. Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched a month-long plantation drive to markVan Mahotsav observed in the first week of Julyevery year.
  33. Air Indiais going to spread its wings in regional connectivity from Lucknow. the capitals of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand, ATR -72 aircraft model will be used.
  34. A 14-day joint military training exercisebetween India and Thailandstarted is conducting the yearly joint training exercise named “Ex Maitree 2017” from July 3 to July 17 at Bakloh in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
  35. President Pranab Mukherjeehas approved a Legislative Billto ban the hookah bar in Gujarat. The cognisable offence would attract a maximum fine of Rs.50,000 and a jail term up to three years.
  36. Royal Australia Navy(RAN) ship HMAS Newcastlearrived in Kochi on a four-day visit for interactions on issues of common interest to both navies.
  37. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjeeinaugurated restored heritage buildingsin Schedule ‘A’ of the President’s Estate.
  38. The Telangana Policewill set up 16 special task forces(STFs) in collaboration with different government departments to check food adulteration in the state.
  39. Tamil Nadu will be launching Amma Health Radio Serviceto provide awareness messages on public health and On the vaccination front.
  40. Uttar Pradeshis poised to join the ranks of eight operational metro rail projects already functioning in Indian cities, bagging the title of being Uttar Pradesh’s first functional metro line in the process.
  41. Prime Minister Narendra Modiwill adopt Kakrahia, a village known for its  wrestlers and wrestling arenasunder the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
  42. The 26 states and 1 UTwhich have joined the UDAY schemeaccount for total outstanding debt of Rs 3.82 lakh crore. So far, 86% of the restructurable debt has been revamped under the scheme.
  43. India has become the 11th country to join the Customs And Border Protection (CBP) Initiative In United States.
  44. Law Commissionsubmitted itsreport titled “Compulsory Registration of Marriages” to Law Ministry. Also, suggest that linking Aadhar number to marriage registration certificate.
  45. Karnataka governmenthas launched the ‘Elevate 100’ cheme to identify and nurture innovatisve start-ups.
  46. PunjabCabinet approved the Punjab Goods Carriages (Regulation and Prevention of Cartelisation Rules), 2017, which bars goods carriage operators from forming cartels or unions in the State.
  47. The government has set a target of constructing 57000 kilometers of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)during 2017-18.
  48. Youth Centres (‘Yuva Vikas Kendras’) to be set up in Haryana in RSS Icon Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay at a cost of about Rs 3 crore each.
  49. The governmenthas decided to do away with the no-detention policy for studentsUnder the Right to Education Act, 2009,  covering Classes 1 to 8 from the next academic session
  50. Maharashtra governmenthas expanded the ambit of its loan waiver schemeto farmers who had taken loans after 2008. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis made the announcement during ‘Mi Mukhyamantri Boltoy’.
  51. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism addressed the “Second Meeting of BRICS Culture Ministers” in Tianjin, China.
  52. A sub scheme as a National Mission on Cultural Mapping and Roadmapwith a Financial Outlay of Rs 469.40 crorefor 2017-2020 has been approved under the umbrella of “Kala Sanskrit! Vikas Yojna“.
  53. Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centreswill be established in 100 districts of the country which will effectively ensure employment oriented skill development of youth belonging to Minority communities.
  54. The Minority Affairs Minister felicitated candidates, belonging to Minority communities, selected in the prestigious civil services examinationwho got financial assistance under “Nai Udaan” scheme.
  55. India has declared itself free from Bird Flu(highly pathogenic Avian Influenza –H5N1 and H5N8) and notified it to the World Organisation for Animal Health.
  56. The Odisha governmentsigned an expression of intent(EOI) with the IAAF and the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for establishment of a high performance academy inside the premises of Kalinga Stadium.
  57. The deadline for the national launch of direct benefit transfers for fertiliser subsidieshas been set as January 1, 2018.
  58. The government issued notification on higher allowances, including house rent allowance or HRA, under the 7th Pay Commission, on July 6for its 4.8 million employees and 5.2 million pensioners.
  59. India’s tough anti-hijacking law comes into force which replaces a 1982-vintage law. The definitionhas been expanded to include death of “security personnel on board” or “ground support staff” as well.
  60. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book dedicated to the outgoing President. ‘President Pranab Mukherjee – A Statesman’.


  1. Indian and Israeli companies entered into agreements to bid jointly for defence contractsfor the Indian military and locally build the systems under “Make in India”.
  2. Indiahas slipped by one spot to become the fourth-largest foreign investor into the UKand US remains on the top.
  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Yad Vashem Memorial and honoured the victims of the Holocaust. Israeli Chrysanthemum flower will now be called “MODI”.
  4. Pham Binh Minh, the Deputy Prime Ministerand Foreign Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnamcalled on Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan to achieve the target of $15 billion bilateral trade by 2020.
  5. Defence Minister Arun Jaitleyheld talks with Vietnams Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minhdiscussed defence cooperation between the two countries
  6. German MPshave voted to legalise same-sex marriage,days after Chancellor Angela Merkeldropped her opposition to a vote.
  7. Russian President Vladimir Putinsigned a official order, extending ban on western food imports the counter-sanctions until the end of 2018
  8. Indiapartners with Sri Lanka’s Northern Provincial administrationin emphasising the need for a clear economic programme identifying specific areas.
  9. Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhuhanded over as many as 16,000 books to the iconic Jaffna public library.
  10. Alankrita Shrivastava’s “Lipstick Under My Burkha,” “lady oriented” by India’s censor board, will be the opening movie at the 2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
  11. Japan PM’s Shinzo Abe’s Party suffers historic defeat in Tokyo Poll, Popular Governor Yuriko Koike wins.
  12. The world’s oldest emergency helpline 999completed 80 yearsof its existence in the U.K., with the Scotland Yard celebrating the “cornerstone”.
  13. Saudi Arabia extends 48 hoursdeadline for Qatar to accept their list of demands to lift a de facto blockade and extension to respond positively to their demands.
  14. A new 2,000 Syrian Lira bank notewith the face of President Bashar Assadwill go into circulation, the Syrian Central Bank announced.
  15. The World Health Organization(WHO) declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease(EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
  16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel, both countries reaffirmed their support of the other in the fight against terrorism.
  17. External Affairs MinisterSushma Swaraj held talks withNepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara on bilateral ties.
  18. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraftreturned to Earth from the International Space Station(ISS), bringing back the first Chinese experiment ever to visit the orbiting laboratory.
  19. 5th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held on 5th July, at Beijing, China.The Indian delegation was led by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development.
  20. India and Israel signed seven agreements in the fields of water, agriculture, space, includinga $40 million joint fund for research and development in innovation.
  21. Prime Minister Narendra Modiannounced that an Indian Cultural Centrewould be set up in Israel.
  22. Four-time Oscar nominee Annette Beningwill preside over the jury of the upcoming 74th Venice Film Festival in Italy, ending an 11-year succession of male jury chiefs on the Lido.
  23. Pakistansuccessfully tests fired short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Nasr’ with enhanced range from 60-70 kilometresand flight maneuverability.


  1. Axis Bankhas launched super bike loan. Under this loan, the bank will fund bikes with an engine displacementof over 500 ccwith 95% of the cost.
  2. Nokiahas entered into a wide-ranging patent licensingand purchase deal with Xiaomi in cross licensing deal.
  3. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) signed an agreement with four private banks and Bank of Barodafor collection of provident fund dues from employers and payments to its subscribers.
  4. Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC) said it has exposure of Rs 909 crorein one of the 12 accounts referred by the RBIfor resolution under the insolvency and bankruptcy code.
  5. Public sector Indian Bankhas revised its interest rates on foreign currencynon-resident banking deposits (FCNR (B)),at 2.43% for deposits of one year and above.
  6. Tata Power Company, through its joint venture company Adjaristsqali Georgia LLChas completed the construction of its 187 mwShuakhevi Hydro Power Project in Georgia.
  7. According to a report by BMI Research, India’s growthis expected to clock a real GDP growth of 6.9 %in this financial year.
  8. Orient Green Power Company Ltd. (OGPL), has decided to sell the bulk of its biomass operations to, SVL Ltd.,or its subsidiaries of 425 MW.
  9. The Reserve Banksaid the economic growth scale to 7.3 per cent in terms of Gross Value Added -GVAin the current fiscal year.
  10. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltdannounced the launch of the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system, the longest 100 Gbps will stretch over 25,000 km from Marseille, France, to Hong Kong.
  11. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zones raised USD 275 million through unsecured notes.
  12. The government has imposed 10 per cent basic customs duty on mobile phones and certain parts with immediate effect to boost domestic manufacturing.
  13. Delhi court has said pay a compensation of Rs. 20 lakh to the complainant in a cheque bounce.
  14. SEBI places a new framework for consolidation in debt securities as part of its efforts to deepen the corporate bond market.with ISINs code, which has 12 characters.
  15. PNB Maestro debit cardsholders will face a card blockageif they fail to replace it with a more secure EMV chip based card by July 31.
  16. Karnataka Bankhas launched the ‘KBL-Image Debit Card’to enable its cardholders to personalise the card with the image of his/her choice.
  17. Oil Ministryannounced that French energy giant Total is to sign aUSD 4.8 billion deal to develop an Iranian offshore gas field.
  18. Indiahas slipped to 88thplace in terms of money, 676 million  parked by its citizens with Swiss banks, while the UK remains on the top.
  19. BBC and Sky Sportshave agreed a five-year dealworth 1.1 billion pounds to broadcast England’s international and first-class matches played at home between 2020 and 2024.
  20. FINO Payments Bankhas commenced operations as a payments bankwith effect from June 30
  21. A monthly transactionon the Unified Payments Interface(UPI) has crossed the 1-crore mark in June 2016, just 11 months from its launch.
  22. The National Multi-Commodity Exchange(NMCE) has decided to merge with the  Indian Commodity Exchange(ICEX), creating the third-largest commodity exchange in the country with its total capital basewill be Rs 553 crore.
  23. The Asian Development Bank (ADB)and the Government of Indiasigned a $220 million loan agreement meant on the State highways of Rajasthan.
  24. An international body which focuses on climate policies has ranked The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) among the top think tanks in the world.
  25. Microsoft Indiasigned an agreement with National Independent Schools Alliance(NISA) to offer Microsoft Aspire School Program (MASP) Pro Plus to over 55,000 member schools.
  26. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd(MDL), a Miniratna Schedule ‘A’ DPSU signed a  MoU for the financial year 2017-18with the Ministry.
  27. The Reserve Bank of India has revised rules for foreign portfolio investments, increased the investment limits by foreign investors in government bonds by Rs 11,000 crore to Rs 2,42,000 crore.
  28. A report by World Economic Forum (WEF)on the top thirty world’s most dynamic cities, stated that Bangalore topped the list.
  29. Mid-sized microfinance institution Svatantra Microfinhad launched an app, an end-to-end cashless solution called Saathi.
  30. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)approved bankruptcy proceedings against Mumbai based EPC firm Jyoti Structures under India’s new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC).
  31. Drug major Sun Pharma and South Korean firmSamsung Bio Logicsannounced a long-term manufacturing agreement for Tildrakizumab to be used for treatment of  The contract value is $55.5 million.
  32. Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekaniand Helion Venture’s Sanjeev Aggarwalhave launched an investment fund called Fundamentum with a corpus of $100 million
  33. RBIreleased Rs 2,600 crorefor the banking community in Telangana for lending to farmers in the ongoing kharif season.
  34. Yes Banksigned a MoU in London with Santanderto promote India-UK trade and business opportunities.
  35. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijinghas approved a USD 329 millionloan to build access roads to 4,000 villages in 33 Gujarat districts.
  36. The retirement fund body EPFO’s investmentin stocks throughexchange traded funds (ETFs) would cross the Rs. 45,000-crore by the end of this fiscal.
  37. Indiais ranked a high 23rdout of 165 nations in a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cyber security.
  38. Indus OShas partnered with YES Bankto launch OS-integrated UPI payment platform in India on SMS/ messaging, dialler interface, and on third party apps like WhatsApp.
  39. South Indian Bankhas tied up with PFG Forex for remittance facilityfor the benefit of Indian expatriates from Australia.  Under this arrangement,  NRIs can enjoy cost-effective and fast remittance services
  40. Kolkata-headquartered SREI Infrastructure Financehas signed a MoUwith Russia’s Vnesheconombank to create a $200 million IT and Innovation Fund.
  41. Siemens opened its first digital factory in Kalwa, Thane. The factory is the first of its kindto be opened in India. It is also the third globally to sell a range of plant automation equipment and software to Indian manufacturing units.
  42. Reserve Bank of Indiahas capped the customer liability at Rs 25,000 if they report unauthorized transactionswithin 7 working days.
  43. Canara, HSBC, Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance, has entered into an alliance with Dhanlaxmi Bank.
  44. RBI has allowed systematically important NBFCto sell and market the New Pension Scheme(NPS) with asset size of Rs. 500 crore and above
  45. The United Forum of Bank Unionshas decided to observe July 19,the 48th anniversary of nationalization of major banks, as ‘Save public sector banks’
  46. India is one among five countries using wastewater for irrigation, according to the study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters putting millions of lives at serious health risks.


  1. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahatihave taken the first successful step in treating peripheral nerve damage which can result from traumatic injuries.
  2. NASAis developing the first-ever missionthat will deflect a near-Earth asteroid  to protect the planet from potential cosmic body impacts.
  3. The sharpest laser in the worldhas been created by German scientistsPhysikalisch and Technische Bundesanstalt with the light it emits able to travel 2 billion miles with a linewidth of only 10 miliHertz (mHz)
  4. The world’s most detailed scan of the brain’s internal wiringhas been produced by scientists at Cardiff University, UK.


  1. K. Pachnanda, a 1983-batch IPS officer of the West Bengal cadre, took over as the 29th Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) chief succeeding Krishna Chaudhary.
  2. SN Subrahmanyanwill take charge as the CEO and MD of Larsen & Toubro.
  3. Senior advocate K K Venugopalwill succeed Mukul Rohatgias the Attorney General of India.
  4. Senior diplomat Shamma Jain was appointed as India’s ambassador to Greece.
  5. Current Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti will take charge as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) after Nasim Zaidi retires.
  6. Infosys has appointed Sundaram as an independent director on the board of the company since chief executive Vishal Sikkatook over three years ago.
  7. Melwyn Rego takes charge as MD and CEO of Syndicate Bank
  8. Realty firm SignatureGlobalwhich is into development of affordable homes has roped in Bollywood actress Vidya Balan as brand ambassador for 2 years.
  9. Tata Global Beverages Ltdappointed Tata Sons headN Chandrasekaran as Chairman with immediate effect.
  10. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhelto lead an international panel tasked withgathering evidence of war crimes in Syria’s six-year war.
  11. Manish Jaiswalhas joined Magma Housing Financeas its new Chief Executive Officer following the departure of its previous CEO Sachin Khandelwal.
  12. Microfinance Institutions Network(MFIN) has re-elected Rakesh Dubey, chief of SV Creditline Private Ltd, as its president for the second term.
  13. The UAE Exchange and Financial Services Ltdhas applied for a universal banking license in India.
  14. Shriram Capital(SCL) appointed Rajesh Laddhaas its new managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO), effective from July 1.
  15. Shri Sanjay Gupta, CEO & Whole Time Director, Jagran Prakashan Limitedhas been appointedas Chairman of the Society and Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar for a period of five years.
  16. Cisco Indiaand SAARC President Dinesh Malkanihas resigned and put in his papers at the networking solutions giant to take on a leadership role at a start-up.
  17. The President of Srilanka, Maithripala Sirisenahas appointed Major General Mahesh Senanayake after promoting him to the rank of Lieutenant General
  18. Himachal PradeshDGP Sanjay Kumarhas been appointed as the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
  19. Pradeep Kumar Rawat, presently Joint Secretary in the Ministryhas been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Indonesia.
  20. Himachal Pradesh government appointedSomesh Goyal, a 1984-batch IPS officer, as the new director general of police (DGP).
  21. Sanjiv Goenkahas been renominated as the Chairman of IIT Kharagpur’sBoard of Governors for a period of three years.
  22. Kewal Handawas appointed as non-executive chairmanof Union Bank of India for the period of 3 years.
  23. India’s Ambassador to Peru Sandeep Chakravortyhas been appointed as the head of the Indian consulate in New York.
  24. Walter Shaub, Director of the Officeof Government Ethics, who prodded President Donald Trump’s administration over conflicts of interest, has resigned.


  1. Former India defender Subrata Bhattacharyawill get this year’s Mohun Bagan Ratna award, played for Bagan from 1974 to 1990.
  2. Mobile application for digitising vaccine logistics, eVIN, has won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO)in Shanghai for outstanding contribution to the UN’s sustainable development goals in Asia.
  3. Indian origin boy Arnav Sharma, Aces Mensa Test, Scores 162 Points, Beats Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking In IQ:
  4. Two Indian-Americans, Adobe Chief Shantanu Narayen and former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy will be honoured with the prestigious ‘Great Immigrants’ annual award on US’s Independence Day.
  5. Writer Preeti Shenoywins the Indian of the Year award. Other prominent winners included Deepa Malik,Kavita Krishnamurthy and Ranveer Brar.
  6. Swayam Shikshan Prayog, a city-based NGO,has been awarded the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prizefor devising an ecologically sustainable agriculture model to combat the adverse impacts of drought.
  7. J J Kapur, a Sikh Indian-American studentin the US has won this year’s National Speech and Debate Tournament, considered to be the most prestigious high school competition in the country.
  8. Guruswamy Jayraman has been awarded Order of Australiafor community work, the highest civilian award in Australia.


  1. Maharashtra toppedthe medals tally while Karnataka won the overall championshipin the 44th Glenmark junior National aquatic championship in Pune.
  2. Manpreet Kaur made her Asian Athletics Championshipsdebut a memorable one by winning the country’s first gold medal.
  3. Vikas Gowda wins bronzemedal in men’s discus throw event and Govindan Laxmananwon gold in the 5000 metres in Asian Athletics Championships.
  4. Indiahas moved four places up to the 96th positionin the FIFA World ranking which was second best ranking behind 94th rank in 1996.
  5. India’s leading cueist Pankaj Advani teamed up with Laxman Rawatto demolish Pakistan in the final of the Asian Team Snooker championship at the Kalinga Stadium in
  6. India’s Shiv Kapurearned a ticketto his third British Open after winning one of the five final qualifying events held in England.
  7. Sarfraz Ahmed, was officially named the captain of Pakistan’s Test The announcement was made by Shahryar Khan, Pakistan Cricket Board chairman.
  8. The 22nd Asian Athletics Championshipsis to be inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar.
  9. Star striker CK Vineethannounced that he is leaving Bengaluru FCafter three successful seasons during which the club won numerous trophies including I-League and Federation Cup.
  10. Jamaican sprinterUsain Bolt has tipped South African athlete Wayde van Niekerkto succeed him as track and field’s most dominant athlete.
  11. Australia’s Jeff Horn stunned Filipino Manny Pacquiao wins the WBO world welterweight title at Lang Park.
  12. MS Dhoni became the first Indian batsman to hit more than 200 sixes (322)in One Day International Cricket (ODI) and stands fifth on the all-time list.
  13. India beats Pakistan by 95 runs in Women’s World Cup to record its third successive victory in the ICC Women’s World Cup.
  14. Germany defeats Chile to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cupfinal held in
  15. Jehan Daruvalaof Sahara Force India Academycreated history by becoming the first Indian to win in the FIA F3 European Championship.
  16. Venkatesh Shetty, riding an Aprilia SR 150 won the 28th edition of Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rallyin neighbouring Navi Mumbai.
  17. Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Choprafinished at fifth positionin a 10-man elite field after a best effort of 67m at the prestigious Diamond League.
  18. Sundaram Raviremains the only Indian umpirein the ICC Elite Panel with the world body naming an unchanged line-up for the 2017-18 seasons.
  19. Ritika Thakerbeat Simran Singhiin an all-Indian women’s singles final before the duo combined together to win the doubles title in the Ivory Coast International badminton tournament at Abidjan.
  20. DONEGALwere crowned Ulster senior championsfor just the second time in their history with an eight-point victory over holders Monaghan in Clones, Ireland.
  21. Novak Djokovichas won the Aegon Championshipin Eastbourne by beating Gael Monfils in the final held at
  22. Pranjalawon her first pro title, beating Giada Clerici in the final of the $15,000 of ITF women’s tennis tournamentat Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.
  23. Danielle Kang captures first career winand Major title at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Aditi Ashok finished at T29 Olympia fields.


  1. July 1: National Doctor’s Day
  2. July 2: World Sports Journalists Day
  3. July 3: International Plastic Bag Free Day
  4. July 4: Independence Day of United States of America.
  5. July 7: World Chocolate Day


  1. Veteran journalist Ravinder Randev(82) passed away following a massive cardiac arrest.
  2. Veteran Marathi actor-writer, theatre veteran Madhukar Toradmalpassed away.
  3. Nandakumar, former Controller of Printing of The Hindu Group, passed away here. He was 75.
  4. Iconic French Leader Simone Veil who survived the Holocaust and led campaignsfor the legalization of abortion in France in the 1970s, died.
  5. Former Puducherry CPI legislator and veteran freedom fighter N Gurusamy died.
  6. South Carolina-born musicianJohn Blackwellis best known for his work as a drummer for Prince had died.