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World This Week: 27 July-2 August 2015

Aug 3, 2015 12:10 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

27 July 2015

• General Council approved Kazakhstan's membership terms to join WTO as 162nd member
• Nepal’s political parties agreed to remove word ‘Secularism’ from the Constitution
• Bangladesh part of Sundarbans witnessed rapid decline in tiger population between 2004 and 2015

28 July 2015
• Nepal banned animal Sacrifice at Gadhimai Festival
• India signed Loan Agreement of $300 Million with ADB for National Urban Health Mission
• Clive Rice, first post-apartheid captain of South Africa Cricket team, passed away
• World Hepatitis Day observed with theme ‘Prevent hepatitis. Act now’

29 July 2015
• UNSC failed to adopt proposal to create tribunal on crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17
• Ramon Magsaysay Awardees for the year 2015 announced; Two Indians among the awardees
• International Tiger Day observed across the world

30 July 2015
• SALt, a lamp that runs eight hours on water and salt, developed
• Cyclone Komen formed over Bay of Bengal
• ‘Visaarnai’ became first Tamil film to enter Venice film festival

31 July 2015

• Film Talvar to be premiered at Toronto International Film Festival
• Indo-UK Bilateral Air Exercise Indradhanush concluded
• 1974 Land Border Agreement between India and Bangladesh came into effect
• Sri Lankan government decided to renovate temples Buddhist temple Swayambhunath and Hindu temple Rato Machindranath in Lalitpur destroyed in Nepal quake
• Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

1 August 2015
• Tiju Thomas initiative emerged as UAE's first and biggest donor registry
• India foiled UK’s Pangaea Laboratories bid to patent use of turmeric, pine bark and tea

2 August 2015
• Victorian Open WSA: Joshna Chinappa won squash title
• Copenhagen Archery Championships: Indian women's recurve team clinched silver medal

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