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Events 2007   Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec 
Events in July 2007

Jul. 3 Jamnagar district in Gujarat receives a record rainfall of over 450 mm in the last three days. Torrential rains continue to lash Kolkata. Full Story
R.S. Sharma is formally appointed ONGC Chairman and Managing Director after having been at the helm for 13 months and will hold the post till 2011. Full Story
Jul. 4 Duvvuri Subbarao takes charge as the Union Finance Secretary. Full Story
Jul. 6 Sensex breaches the 15,000 mark with IT shares dominating the market. Full Story
Jul. 8 The former Prime Minister and Samajwadi Janata Party president, Chandra Shekhar (80), dies at the Apollo Hospital, New Delhi of cancer. Full Story
Jul. 12 The Madras High Court strikes down provisions of the Tamil Nadu Professional Educational Institutions Act mandating surrender of seats by unaided professional colleges. Full Story
Jul. 13 The Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensex touches 15272.72 and the NSE’s Nifty closes at 4504.55. Full Story
GAIL (India) Ltd. delivers first gas consignment to the Dabhol Power Plant in Maharashtra. This is also the plant’s first such allocation since it began operations in May 1999. Full Story
Jul. 16 The Gujarat CID files a 713 page chargesheet against 13 police officials in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Full Story
Jul. 17 India, Brazil and South Africa decide to undertake trilateral cooperation in civilian nuclear field. Full Story
Jul. 19 About 88.5 per cent of parlimentarians and 91 per cent of legislators cast votes in the 13th Presidential election. Full Story
Jul. 20 The Union Commerce Minister, Kamal Nath, launches the e-filing of patent and trademark applications at a function in New Delhi. Full Story
Jul. 21 Pratibha Devisingh Patil is declared elected the 12th President defeating the Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. Full Story
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat resigns as Vice-President. Full Story
The first “jumbo machine-readable passport” is released by the Minister of State for External Affairs, E. Ahamed, in Bangalore. Full Story
Jul. 22 Shiv Kumar alias Dadua often referred to as “Veerappan of North India” is gunned by the U.P. police in Ahleua jungles in Chitrakoot district. Full Story
Jul. 24 Preserve rich treasures of culture even while pursuing economic growth, says the President, A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, in his ‘thanksgiving address to the nation” on his last day in office. Full Story
Jul. 25 Pratibha Patil is sworn in President becoming in the process the first woman to occupy the highest office in the nation. Full Story
The Union Cabinet approves the text of the ‘123’ civilian nuclear cooperation agreement arrived at between the U.S. and Indian negotiators in Washington. Full Story
Jul. 26 Lt. Gen. Deepak Kapoor is appointed the next Chief of the Army Staff. Full Story
Kanimozhi and Tiruchi N. Siva and the CPI National Secretary D. Raja take oath as Rajya Sabha members. Full Story
Jul. 27 Yakub Memon, brother of Tiger Memon the prime plotter in the 1993 Mumbai blasts is awarded death sentence, his brothers Essa and Yusuf and sister-in-law Rubeena are awarded life imprisonment by the special TADA court. Full Story
A special court in Chandigarh convicts six persons for assassinating the then Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh on August 31, 1995 in the Punjab Civil Secretariat. Full Story
Jul. 28 Maninder Pal Singh Kohli accused in British teenager Hannah Foster murder in March 2003 is handed over to the British police. Full Story
Jul. 29 Mohammed Haneef reaches home after a 27-day ordeal in Australia. Full Story
Jul. 30 The Goa Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat, wins the floor test in Assembly by a voice vote. Full Story
Jul. 31 Film actor Sanjay Dutt is jailed for six years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts for illegal possession of a prohibited weapon. Full Story
A special court in Chandigarh awards death sentence to Jagtar Singh Hawara and Balwant Singh for the assassination of Beant Singh. Three others are awarded life term. Full Story


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