- Kerala announced an imposition of 14.5% tax on junk food on 8th July, 2016.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has signed a pact with South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma for defense production, manufacturing, mining and minerals on 8th July, 2016.
- Delhi Cabinet ministry approved the Delhi Slum and JJ Relocation and Rehabilitation Policy, 2015 on 8th July, 2016.
- Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has admitted 10 new ministers in the State Council of Ministers on 8th July, 2016.
- Union cabinet mission has rejected the key points of 7th Pay Commission.
- The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has launched a Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) portal on 8th JUly, 2016.
- Mulayam Singh Yadav paid tribute to former prime minister Chandra Shekhar on his 9th death anniversary in Lucknow on 8th JUly, 2016.
- On the arrival of China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Colombo, a controversy has been caused over an exhibition of Dalai Lama on 8th July, 2016.
- Brazil’s lower house speaker President Dilma Rousseff has resigned from the post of speaker on 7th July, 2016.
- Vishal Kapoor has been appointed as a new Chief executive of IDFC Asset Management Company on 7th July, 2016.
- Vedanta Resources firm will invest a total of $1 billion (Rs. 6,600 crore) in one of the largest zinc mine in South Africa i.e. Gamsberg.
- On 8th July, 2016, The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) has rejected the Kingfisher Airlines application for violation of loan-recast agreement by SBI-banks.
- GreenSignal Bio Pharma Ltd. has decided to plan their holdings through offer for sale.
- According to the Nasscom research report, The Software as a service (SaaS) market in India presuming the a target to about $1 billion by 2020.
- Tata Motors Group sold 92,551 units and raised of 21% in June, 2016.
- South Indian Bank released its report on 8th July, 2016 , according to which 46% increase in net profit for the quarter ended in June, 2016.
- Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Divij were defeated by Stefan Kozlov from U.S and John Patrick Smith from Australia in the doubles quarterfinals of the $50,000 Challenger on 8th July, 2016.
- The Euro Cup 2016 final match will be played between France and Portugal on 11th July, 2016.
- Kyren Wilson reached in the semifinals of the Indian Open world-ranking snooker Championship on 8th July, 2016.
- U Mumba defeated Bengaluru Bulls in the Star Sports-Pro Kabaddi League on 8th July, 2016.
- The Delhi Soccer Association will organise the annual Institutional Football League Championship (IFLC) from 14th July, 2016.
- Koneru Humpy performed as the lead in the sixth round of the FIDE women’s Grand Prix chess on 8th July, 2016.
- C.J Sanjay broke the Aaron D’souza’s record in the Group 2 400 m freestyle at the 43rd Glenmark Junior National Aquatic championships on 8th July, 2016.
- Sarah Dev won the girls’ under-16 and 14 titles in the AITA Championship series Junior tennis tournament at the CLTA complex on 8th July, 2016.
Science And Technology News:-
- NASA is ready to launch a new airborne mission to map the outline the atmosphere.
Arts, Culture And Awards News:-
- Grammy winner Indian musician-Ricky Kej is preparing to perform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and state leaders of South Africa at “The Dome” in Johannesburg on 8th July, 2016.
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