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11 July 2017

The famous blue-bordered sari of Mother Teresa recognized by the Vatican as an Intellectual Property of the Missionaries of Charity. This is the first time that a uniform has been made an intellectual property. It has obtained “distinctive symbolic identity” of the Missionaries of Charity. 

11 July 2017

Indian Sportsperson P V Sindhu won the 'Sportsperson of the Year' award during the ‘Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year’ Charity Gala Awards. Sindhu’s coach P Gopichand received the Coach of the Year award. Young India cricketer K L Rahul made a mark in the last Test series against Australia, was awarded Gamechanger of the Year award.

11 July 2017

The Union Government of India will organize a global food fair in November this year to provide a platform to Indian farmers and manufacturers to showcase their products and explore partnerships with foreign companies. The three-day international level fair 'World Food India 2017 is being organized on November 3-5 by the Food Processing Ministry. The World Food India is a step aimed at creating India a 'Global Food Factory' and 'Global Food Retail Market'.

11 July 2017

Khaltmaa Battulga elected as the President of the Mongolia. He replaces Tsakhia Elbegdorj. He inherits a $5.5 billion International Monetary Fund to stabilize the economy of the debt-laden country and lessen its dependence on China.

11 July 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the ‘Ashiana Annexe’, comprising of 12 low-cost dwelling units in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.  It is constructed to accommodate Officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan during Presidential visits to the Retreat at ‘Ashiana’.  It has 12 dwelling units at the ‘Ashiana Annexe’ were constructed using the Habitech-NivaraTantra  Onsite Sanitation Integrated Community Housing Technology Innovations developed at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). 

11 July 2017

The Kerala Government proposes an order to all district panchayats to keep aside two to three acres and notify them as ‘stray dog zoos’. The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and activists refused to be convinced by the solution Kerala has arrived at concerning stray dogs.

11 July 2017

Amit Bhardwaj, the founder of Amaze Mining & Research Limited launched his third e-book ‘Cryptocurrency for Beginners ‘ in the series, after ‘Cryptocurrency Trading for Beginners’ and ‘Cryptocurrency Mining for Beginners’. The book empowers readers with the concept of the blockchain. ‘Cryptocurrency for Beginners ‘provide information on cryptocurrencies. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are set to transform the world with their efficient solutions.

11 July 2017

World Population Day is observed on July 11 across the world. The theme of the year 2017 is 'Family Planning- Empowering People, Developing Nations'. The day is commemorated to enhance awareness of population issues, including their relations to the environment and development. 

11 July 2017

Former Indian Ambassador to the United States of America Naresh Chandra (82) died at Manipal hospital at Dona Paula near Panaji. He served as the Cabinet Secretary from 1990-92 and was the Indian Ambassador to the US from 1996 to 2001. He was conferred with Padma Vibhushan in 2007.

11 July 2017

The Union Finance Ministry launched Aaykar Setu, a new taxpayer service module. The new e-initiative literally means taxpayer’s bridge and will be available on Android phones. It aims to provide better taxpayer services and also help in reducing the direct physical interface between assesses and tax assessing authorities. The mobile app will allow entities track TDS, pay taxes and apply for Permanent Account Number (PAN). It will also help people link their 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar with PAN.

11 July 2017

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of West Bengal to set up a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine. The main aim is to strengthen the blood transfusion services in the State and the surrounding region. According to the recently concluded assessment of licensed Blood Bank of India revealed that the average blood donation rate in India is 0.8, which is lower than many high-income countries.

11 July 2017

Climate and energy efficiency solutions company Danfoss India conferred with the ‘Golden Peacock Award’ for Environment Management.  The award was presented in Hyderabad during the 19th World Congress on Environment Management’ in the presence of Supreme Court Justice Kurien Joseph. The company has been recognized for its LEED Platinum rated constructed the manufacturing facility in Chennai.

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