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World this Week: 31 July to 6 August 2017

World this week 31 July to 6 August 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.

Aug 15, 2017 08:14 IST
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World this week 31 July to 6 August 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.

31 July
• India, Pakistan to hold talks on hydropower projects under Indus Waters Treaty
• Summer Olympics: Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Games; Paris gets 2024

1 August
• US army medic conferred Medal of Honour by President Trump 48 years later
• US Senate confirms Christopher Wray as FBI Director
• India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons
• Shahid Khaqan Abbasi succeeded Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister of Pakistan
• Historic discovery, Sun's Core rotates four times faster than its surface

2 August
• Chemical from turmeric helps treat cancer in children: Research
• After lifetime of public service, Prince Philip officially retires at 96
• UNSC adopts resolution to prevent terrorists' access to weapons
• Venus: First environmental research satellite launched by Israel

3 August
• Hassan Rouhani sworn in as Iran's President for second term
• Human embryos edited to stop disease
• US Senate confirms appointment of three Indian Americans

4 August
• ISRO, NASA working towards completion of NISAR mission by 2021

5 August
• NASA’s Hubble detects Exoplanet with glowing water atmosphere
• North Korea vows to retaliate against the US over UN sanctions

6 August

• Actor Dev Patel honoured with Asian Game Changer Award 2017

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