1. World Population Day is celebrated on 11th July. This Year theme is “Family planning is a human right”.
2. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has become the first Chairman of Rajya Sabha signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a foreign counterpart for promoting inter-parliamentary dialogue.
3. The India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre was Inaugurated by the Minister of State (I/C) MSME Giriraj Singh and Minister of SMEs and Start-ups of Republic of Korea, Hong Jong-hak in New Delhi.
4. India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing unmanned air vehicles (UAV) and light bulletproof vehicles (LBPV) will be set up by DCM Shriram Industries Group on the campus of Shriram Rayons in Kota, Rajasthan.
5. Microsoft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rajasthan Government to provide free digital training to 9,500 college students in one year.
6. Andhra Pradesh has topped the government’s ease of doing a business index. Telangana has been ranked second with Haryana at the third spot.
7. Satyarup Siddhanta has become the second Indian mountaineer after Malli Mastan Babu to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world.
8. India was ranked 57th in the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings, Switzerland maintained its number one position.
9. India has become the world’s sixth-biggest economy, pushing France into seventh place, according to updated World Bank figures for 2017.
10. Indian women’s cricket team coach Tushar Arothe has resigned from his position.
11. The 6th edition of the biennial World Cities Summit kicked off in Singapore.