? Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) start-up Modulus Housing, has developed a portable hospital unit called ‘MediCAB,’.
? CBDT to start 11-day e-campaign on Voluntary Compliance of Income Tax for FY 2018-19 from July 20.
? India’s wealthiest woman, Roshni Nadar Malhotra becomes the new chairman of Noida-based IT company, HCL Technologies.
? Virtual ministerial meeting of the U.S.-India Strategic Energy Partnership co-chaired by U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan.
? The United Nations observes 18 July every year as Nelson Mandela International Day. The day acknowledges Nelson Mandela’s contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world. Nelson Mandela Day is an occasion for all to take action and inspire change.
? Railways terminate contract of a Chinese firm for signalling and telecommunication work on 417-km section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor between Kanpur and Mughalsarai (UP).
? Bollywood actor, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been chosen as the ambassador of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020.
? Nelson Mandela International Day observed on July 18; marks birth anniversary of South Africa’s first non-white President.
? The Uttarakhand government has decided to convert waste generated in the state to electricity under an initiative titled ‘Waste to Energy’.