1. India will get a new frigate equipped with the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles from Russia within six to eight months. The new frigates namely Teg, Teer and Trikand, are follow ons of the three Talwar Class warships built for India by Russia.
2. On Jan 20, 2004 India and Russia signed a $947 million deal to refurbish and convert the 40,000t Soviet/Russian Admiral Gorshkov into a full carrier, to be re-named INS Vikramaditya, India unable to meet the timeline commitments.
3. INS Viraat:: India’s only spacecraft carrier turns 25 years.
4. India began construction of its 25th Atomic power plant at Rawatbhata, Rajasthan.
5. A new Stem-rust Fungus UG99, discovered in Uganda, spreading worldwide.
6. Trojans:: Asteroids that circle around the sun in planets orbits, NASA discovered a Trojan of Earth, in its mission WISE (Wide-Field Infra-red Survey Explorer).
7. P4:: Tiny moon of Neptune discovered by NASA.
8. Neptune completes its first revolution in 165 Years around the sun on July 13, 2011, since its discovery in 1846.