1. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has launched 'Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh'., with the theme 'green cover for a happy living', by planting saplings at Sunkollu village under Nuzividu mandalin Krishna district.
2. Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale was sworn in as the new chief justice of Allahabad High Court.
3. The Gujarat government has appointed Dr. Jagdip Narayan Singh, a Gujarat-cadre IAS of 1983 batch as Chief Secretary of the State.
4. International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has formally suspended an 8-member Russian team from next month's Rio Olympics due to doping offences.
5. The International Day of Friendship was on 30 July 2016 observed across the world.
6. The United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2016 was observed across the world on 30 July 2016.
7. Srinivasan K Swamy, popularly known as Sundar, was conferred with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI).