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Events in July 2010

Jul. 2 Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad, a top naxalite, is killed in an exchange of fire with police in a hilly terrain near Sarkepally village in Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh. Full Story
All convicts in the Bhopal gas tragedy case are granted bail. Full Story
Jul. 3 Former Goa Tourism Minister Fransisco Pacheco wanted in connection with the May 30 death of a friend Nadia Torrado surrenders before a local court in Margao. Full Story
Karnataka Lok Ayukta N.Santosh Hegde takes back resignation. Full Story
Jul. 5 The nationwide bandh called by the Opposition against the fuel price hike hits life in many parts of the country. Full Story
Jul. 6 Four killed, 70 injured as police open fire in different parts of Srinagar. Full Story
India’s first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft designed specifically for the Navy, rolls out from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in Bangalore. Full Story
Sensex gains 173 points to close at 17614.48 Full Story
Jul. 7 For the first time in 17 years, the Army is ordered out to assist civilian authority in Srinagar after three weeks of urban violence. Full Story
Chief of Staff of the Southern Naval Command Rear Admiral Satyendra Singh Jamuwal is killed in an accidental gunfire at the Navy’s missile and gunnery school INS Dronacharya near Kochi. Full Story
Life remains hit in the interior areas of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa as a two-day bandh called by nthe CPI (Maoist) begins. Rail services badly hit. Full Story
The Green Action for National Dandi Heritage Initiative project (GANDHI), a Rs.25 crore scheme is launched in Dandi, Gujarat. Full Story
Jul. 8 The former Goa Tourism Minister Fransisco Mickky Pacheco is arrested at the Hospicio Hospital, Margao. Full Story
A boy is killed and 24 injured as a blast derails a train in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar district. Full Story
Sensex recovers 180.70 points to end day at 17651.73. Full Story
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gives nod for the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke. Full Story
Jul. 9 At least 176 kg of explosives is recovered from a Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit in Kishtwar district in the Jammu region. Full Story
‘Soleckshaw’ (solar rickshaw) solar-powered postal delivery rickshaws launched in New Delhi. Full Story
Sensex surges by 181.81 points to reach 17833.54. Full Story
Jul. 12 Uttar Pradesh Institutional Finance Minister Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi is critically injured in a bomb blast near his house in Allahabad. Full Story
ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C 15) puts in orbit five satellites, including the tiny Studsat a pico satellite built by engineering college students of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, after a successful liftoff from Sriharikota. Full Story
Sensex touches 18000-mark for the first time in three months before closing at 17937.20. Full Story
Jul. 13 The Planning Commission gives nod for LPG subsidy to BPL families. Full Story
Jul. 14 The Centre proposes Unified Command to fight Naxalites. Full Story
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court commutes the death sentence of six accused in the September 29, 2006 Khairlanji Dalit killings to 25-year imprisonment. Full Story
Jul. 15 Rupee joins an elite club as the Union Cabinet gives nod for the symbol with a blend of Devanagiri ‘Ra’ and Roman ‘R’ designed by a Bombay IIT postgraduate D. Udaya Kumar. Full Story
The first commercial landing of the Airbus A380 of the Emirates Airlines takes place at the Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport. Full Story
Jul. 16 The Maharashtra police arrests a Telugu Desam Party delegation led by Chandrababu Naidu in Nanded and foils its bid to visit the disputed Babli project across the Godavari. Full Story
The SIT probing the June 16, 2004 killing of Ishrat Jahan and three others in ‘a fake encounter’ by the Gujarat police submits interim report. Full Story
A mob owing allegiance to the Sangh Parivar vandalises the office of the TV Today Network at Videocon Towers at Jhandewalan in New Delhi. Full Story
Jul. 20 The TDP president Chandrababu Naidu and others are freed by the Maharashtra government and made to board a flight to Hyderabad from Aurangabad. Full Story
Bedlam in Bihar Assembly as legislators lock horns over “embezzlement” of Rs.11,412 crore meant for development schemes. Full Story
The SBI’s first ‘One Rupee Bank’ kiosk to serve the urban low income cluster is opened in Hyderabad. Full Story
Jul. 21 Sixtyseven Opposition legislators in Bihar are suspended and marshalled out for disrupting Assembly proceedings and indulging in unparliamentary behaviour. Full Story
Jul. 22 Sensex surges by 136 points to close above the 18000 level for the first time in two-and-a half years. Full Story
Rajesh Munda, the main accused in the March 24, 2007 murder of JMM MP Sunil Kumar Mahato is arrested in Salboni in West Bengal’s Paschina Medinipur district. Full Story
Women BSF constables for the first time take part in the ‘Beating Retreat Ceremony’ at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar, Punjab. Full Story
Siddharth Varadarajan, the Delhi bureau chief of The Hindu is awarded the Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year Award. Full Story
Jul. 23 A designated CBI court rejects the anticipatory bail plea of Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah chargesheeted in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. CBI teams on the lookout for him. Full Story
Jul. 24 Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amit Shah, resigns from the Narendra Modi Cabinet. Full Story
The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gives mandate to the Planning Commission for designing holistic development plan for Maoist-hit areas at the 55th meeting of the National Development Council in New Delhi. Full Story
Extradited underworld don Abu Salem, a key accused in the 1993 Mumbai blast case is attacked by co-accused Mustafa Dossa in the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai. Full Story
Jul. 25 The former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amt Shah, is arrested in Ahmedabad and sent to judicial custody. Full Story
Rashtrapati Bhavan gets ISO Certificate for having emerged as the nation’s first urban habitat with excellent management systems. Full Story
Jul. 26 A supersonic interceptor missile Advanced Air Defence successfully brings down an “enemy” ballistic missile at Wheeler Island in Orissa. Full Story
Narendra Amin, a suspended DGP offers to turn approver in Sohrabuddin Sheikh – Kausar Bi murder case. Full Story
Jul. 27 Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi is appointed the next Chief Election Commissioner. Full Story
Orissa begins the land acquisition process for the proposed Posco-India steel project in Jagatsinghpur district. Full Story
India and Myanmar sign five agreements in the presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Senior General Than Shwe in New Delhi. Full Story
Jul. 28 A pact for the supply of 57 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft to the IAF and the Navy is signed in the presence of British Prime Minister David Cameron at the HAL centre in Bangalore. Full Story
Opposition stand on the price rise issue stalls Parliament business for the second day. Full Story
The Supreme Court reserves verdict in the February 2, 2000 Dharmapuri burning case in which three students of the TNAU, Coimbatore are killed. Full Story
Sensex sheds 120.24 points to close down at 17957.37. Full Story
Jul. 29 Parliament passes resolution granting approval for imposition of President’s rule in Jharkhand. Proceedings hit for the third day. Full Story
Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla demits office. Full Story
India and the U.K. decide to give impetus to their security and trade ties after Manmohan Singh-David Cameron talks in New Delhi. Pact on cultural cooperation inked. Full Story
The RJD is derecognised as national party, the Trinamool Congress and six other parties lose recognition in some states. Full Story
Jul. 30 Three persons are killed and over 100 injured in violence in many parts of the Kashmir valley. Full Story
The Supreme Court acquits educationist S.A. Raja cited as the key accused and sentenced to undergo double life imprisonment in the Aladi Aruna murder case. Full Story
The Telangana Rashtra Samiti makes a clean sweep in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly byelections. Full Story
S.Y. Quraishi assumes charge as the 17th Chief Election Commissioner in New Delhi. Full Story
The Karnataka Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran is transferred as Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court. Full Story
Seven persons are chargesheeted in the December 28, 2006 fake encounter killing of Tulsi Prajapati, a close associate of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. Full Story
A major scam involving payment of £4.50 Lakh to a British firm by the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee. Full Story
Jul. 31 Konkani litterateur Ravindra Kelekar is presented the 42nd Jnanpith Award for the year 2006 in the Goa capital Panaji. Full Story
Two youth are killed and 40 injured in police firing in Kashmir as protesters defy curfew. Full Story
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi inaugurates South East Asia’s biggest desalination plant at Minjur in Tiruvallur district. Full Story

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