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World this Week: 6 July-12 July 2015

Jul 13, 2015 17:02 IST

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 6 July to 12 July 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

6 July 2015
• India, Uzbekistan released Joint Statement to intensify security cooperation, exchanges
• Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka entered Guinness World Records for spending 804 days on ISS
• Legendary producer Jerome Charles Weintraub died
• UN released Millennium Development Goals Report 2015
• China nominated Jin Liqun, former Chinese Finance Minster, for the post of AIIB President

7 July 2015
• BRICS central banks signed Agreement to operationalise Contingent Reserve Arrangement
• India, Kazakhstan launched first drilling at Satpayev oil block
• India, Uzbekistan inked three agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation
• Floyd Mayweather stripped of WBO Welterweight title he won against Manny Pacquiao
• Targetting protein PfPKG in P falciparum can help stop Malaria: Scientists
• World Bank released State of Safety Nets 2015 report
• WHO released Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015 Report
• PCA began hearing on the Nine-dash line of South China Sea

8 July 2015

• QS University Rankings: BRICS 2015 release
• Russian Investment Fund to set up joint mechanism for financing infrastructure in BRICS countries
• India, Kazakhstan signed five Agreements including a contract for supply of uranium
• Lord Kamlesh Patel became first British-Asian appointee to ECB Management Board

9 July 2015
• Ufa Declaration released at 7th BRICS Summit in Ufa
• India, US signed Inter Governmental Agreement to implement FATCA
• Radiative impact of volcanic aerosol in lowermost stratosphere slowed global warming: Study
• NASA selected four Astronauts for First US Commercial Spaceflights
• 7th BRICS Summit held in Ufa, Russia
• Dus Kadam: 10 Steps for the Future proposed by PM Narendra Modi for BRICS countries

10 July 2015
• USA designated Tunisia as 16th Major Non-NATO Ally
• India to be part of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) along with Pakistan by 2016
• India-Pakistan joint statement released at Ufa, Russia
• Kagiso Rabada became second bowler to claim hat-trick on ODI debut
• Typhoon Chan-hom lashed Okinawa island chain in Japan

11 July 2015
• India, Turkmenistan inked 8 agreements to increase regional cooperation & connectivity
• Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won women's doubles title in Wimbledon
• Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon Women's Single title
• ‘World Population Day’ observed with theme Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies

12 July 2015
• European Union gave in-principle approval for 86 billion euro bailout package to Greece
• India, Kyrgyzstan inked 4 agreements to strengthen bilateral relations
• Indo-Vietnamese pair Sumit Nagal-Nam Hoang Ly won 2015 Wimbledon Boys’ Doubles title
• Novak Djokovic won the men’s singles title of Wimbledon
• Paes-Hingis won mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

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