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World This Week: 25 July-31 July 2016

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams.

Aug 1, 2016 12:03 IST
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World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. This segment provides almost all important events that have happened in World in the week 25 July to 31 July 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

25 July 2016
• Anita Gopalan wins 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

26 July 2016
• World Health Organisation declares Brazil free of measles

27 July 2016
• Muralitharan, Lohmann, Morris and Rolton to be inducted into Cricket Hall of Fame
• India signs $1 billion deal with US for procuring four Poseidon-8I aircraft
• IOC to launch Olympic Channel on August 21
• European Commission appoints Michel Barnier as Chief Brexit Negotiator
• James Alan McPherson, first black writer to win Pulitzer Prize in fiction, dies
• Great Red Spot storm heating Jupiter's atmosphere: Study

28 July 2016
• World Hepatitis Day 2016 observed with theme Elimination

29 July 2016
• International Tiger Day observed
• Joint Indo-Thailand Military Exercise ‘Maitree’ culminates

30 July 2016
• International Day of Friendship 2016 observed globally
• United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2016 observed
• Luke Aikins became first person to jump from 25000 feet without a parachute or wing suit

31 July 2016
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 German Grand Prix of F1
• Tokyo elects Yuriko Koike as first female governor
• 2016 Rogers Cup concluded

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