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World This Week: 29 May-4 June 2017

Jun 5, 2017 10:05 IST

World this week 29 May to 4 June 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

29 May 2017
• Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies
• International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2017 observed
• Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega passes away
• India and Fiji Sign MoU on Defence Cooperation
• Egypt's President Sisi approves controversial NGO law

30 May 2017
• New glass frog species discovered in Ecuador
• Pentagon successfully tests intercontinental ballistic missile defence system
• New species of flying squirrel named Glaucomys Oregonensis discovered

31 May 2017
• World No Tobacco Day 2017 observed globally
• Australian scientists discover faceless fish in unexplored abyss
• India to strengthen bilateral cooperation with Spain to fight terrorism
• NASA renames Solar Probe Mission to honour pioneering physicist Eugene Parker

1 June 2017
• Global Icon Priyanka honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award
• JRR Tolkien's book Beren and Luthien published after 100 years
• Global Day of Parents observed on 1 June across the world
• Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game
• Japan launches satellite for high-precision positioning system
• Indian-American girl Ananya Vinay wins 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition of US
• India-Russia mark 70 years of diplomatic ties with St Petersburg Declaration
• World TT Championships: Mouma-Manika makes history by becoming first Indian pair to reach quarters
• Trump announces US withdrawal from Paris Agreement on Climate Change
• Five agreements signed between India and Russia during PM Modi’s visit to St Petersburg

2 June 2017
• LIGO makes third gravitational wave detection
• Indian-American Amul Thapar appointed as Judge in US Court of Appeals
• Indian origin Leo Varadkar set to become next Ireland Prime Minister
• UN expands North Korea blacklist in a first US, China sanctions deal

3 June 2017
• Lost temple discovered after 1,000 years in China
• Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer becomes first Indian to be inducted in ITTF URC
• Denmark repeals 334-year-old blasphemy law
• Real Madrid becomes first team to win back-to-back Champions League titles

4 June 2017
• 2017 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed globally
• Sai Praneeth clinches 2017 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold
• Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain cut ties to Qatar
• World's fastest elevator to be installed in skyscraper complex building in China

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