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Current Affairs Date: 17 July 2020

  • 17 July – World day for International Justice or Day of International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day. This day highlight the importance of the International Criminal Court.
  • On 17 July 2020, PM N. Modi virtually addressed the high level segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council.  Theme of this high level segment is “Multilateralism after Covid-19: What kind of UN do we need at the 75th anniversary.”
  • PM Modi raised the motto for high level segment – “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas, Sabka Vishwas” means Together for everyone’s growth, with everyone’s trust.
  •  Twitter Account of Gates, Musk, Apple hacked.
  • Income Tax Department issued refund amount 71,229 Cr for over 21 lakhs taxpayers for duration of 8 April to 11 July.
  • IIT-Madras, incubated startup housing modulus developed a portable hospital unit for COVID 19 patients named as “MediCAB”. MediCAB recently launched in Wayanad District of Kerala.