1. United States Granted STA-1 Status To India
2. DAC approved implementation of Strategic Partnership Guidelines
3. DAC approved the acquisition of 8 Fast Patrol Vessels for Coast Guard
4. India Post Payments Bank to begin operations with 650 branches in August 2018
5. Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh launched a smartphone distribution scheme called 'Mobile Tihar' under Sanchar Kranti Yojana.
6. Rajasthan Government signed a MoU with a private trust Sohanlalji Buladeviji Ojha Gaushala Samiti to build its first 'Cow Sanctuary', a shelter for 10000 cows.
7. Indian American Seema Nanda has been appointed as CEO of the opposition Democratic National Committee.
8. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the newest planet hunter, has started its search for planets around nearby stars.
9. The Third BRICS Film Festival took place in Durban, South Africa, along with the International Durban Film Festival (DIFF).
10. Dustin Johnson, an American professional golfer, won the Canadian Open title.
11. First Nepal-India Think Tank Summit Began in Kathmandu
12. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons Observed On 30 July
13. Lok Sabha passed Criminal Law 'Amendment' Bill 2018