|Venus: First environmental research satellite launched by Israel||06 August 2017|
|Hassan Rouhani sworn in as Iran's President for second term||03 August 2017|
|UNSC adopts resolution to prevent terrorists' access to weapons
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USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine drowned it in the final days of World War II.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders reopening of the border with Qatar to give Qatari pilgrims an easy pass to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
The US decision came nearly two months after adding the group's Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin to its list of designated global terrorists.
The MoU aims at establishing a wide ranging and flexible mechanism through which both the nations can exchange best practices and work together on training programs and technical exchanges to raise awareness on IPRs and better protect intellectual property rights.
The British government seeks to have a seamless and frictionless border, without any physical border infrastructure and border posts between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland after Brexit.
The decision was taken during the sixth joint Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) meeting on trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation.
Iran's parliament has voted in favour of boosting investment in its missile defence and foreign operations programmes by more than $500 million, in response latest US sanctions.
Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan are the remaining countries where polio is still being recorded.
In addition, the order prohibits the opposition-held National Assembly and other government bodies from taking any action that would interfere with the constituent assembly's laws.
During Chhaupadi, women are banished from the home - barred from touching food, religious icons, cattle and men - and forced to sleep in basic huts known as Chhau Goth.
Qatar has become the most open country by allowing citizens belonging to 80 countries including India, Canada, US and UK to enter the nation without the need of applying for a visa.
The rebellious nuclear-armed state, North Korea has vowed to retaliate against the United States for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme.
Venus is considered the smallest satellite of its kind in the world. It is crafted to survey and monitor large areas to study soil, vegetation, forests, agriculture, water and air quality and other aspects of the environment.
During his first term, Iran reached a landmark deal in 2015. Rouhani was a key architect of the 2015 nuclear deal with the world powers in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.
It encouraged the Member States to prevent and disrupt procurement networks for weapons, systems and components between and among such groups and entities.
The party will have to propose a name for interim Prime Minister, to fill the 45 day vacuum until Shehbaz Sharif gets elected to the Parliament.
The Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Yusuf-Garaad Omar arrived in New Delhi on 31 July 2017 on a five-day visit at the invitation of Sushma Swaraj. This is his first visit to India since he assumed office earlier in 2017.
The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge has broken all the record with its length of 1621 feet and height of 279 feet that makes it the longest in the world.
The new bilateral Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhutan came into force on 29 July 2017.
US President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honour to veteran army medic James McCloughan for risking his life to treat and save wounded soldiers during the Vietnam War.
China successfully produced natural gas from methane hydrate, also known as ‘flammable ice’, in an experimental project conducted in the South China Sea.
THAAD is a ground-based missile defence system designed to shoot down short, medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles.
The Indus system of rivers comprises three western rivers — the Indus, the Jhelum and Chenab — and three eastern rivers — the Sutlej, the Beas and the Ravi.
Four Arab countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain announce their willingness to start a dialogue with Qatar if it agrees to show a willingness to stop funding terrorism.
Putin's statement follows US Senate's approval of a bill to toughen sanctions on Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and for its annexation of Crimea in 2014.
Donald Trump’s administration has re-affirmed support to India’s bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group and has urged other members of the elite grouping as well to support its claim.
Iran has successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket called ‘Simorgh’ into space. The development marks a significant step forward for the Islamic Republic's young space program.
Tax authorities of the five BRICS nations signed a landmark document, the BRICS Taxation Cooperation Memorandum to establish a mechanism for taxation cooperation.
The socialist leader published his comments following a meeting with his peers at a gathering in Argentina of the Mercosur, a sub-regional economic bloc.
Donald Trump has revoked former President Barack Obama’s policy on creating a more inclusive military by barring transgender people from serving in US military.