2 August 2015 Current Affairs

CERN formally confers its Associate Membership to Pakistan

Pakistan was formally conferred Associate Membership status by European Organisation for Nuclear Research (also known as CERN). The membership was granted after Pakistan formally completed the required internal ratification process. With this, Pakistan became the first Asian country to become member of CERN.

South Sudan becomes IOC 206th member

South Sudan will compete at Rio 2016 Olympics after becoming the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee.The IOC unanimously approved the inclusion of the African republic, which became independent in 2011. And the country is now free to compete at next year’s summer Olympics under its own flag.

India women’s team won silver in World Archery Championship

Indian women’s recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi and Rimil Buriuly won silver at the World Archery Championships in Denmark on 2 August 2015.In the final match of World Championship they lost to Russia by 4-5 score. The winning Russian women’s team included trio of Ksenia Perova, Inna Stepanova and Tuyana Dashidorzhieva. While, Indian archer Rajat Chauhan has won silver medal in the World Archery Championships in the compound category. It was India’s first-ever individual medal in the World Archery Championships.

Joshna Chinappa won squash title in Victorian Open WSA

Indian champion Joshna Chinappa won the women’s squash title in the 15000 US Dollar Victorian Open WSA Event in Melbourne, Australia on 2 August 2015. In the final match, Chinappa defeated second seed Line Hansen of Denmark 11-5, 11-4, 11-9.
This was tenth WSA title for 28-year-old Joshna, the last being the Richmond Open title win in April 2014.

The title in the men’s section went to Ryan Cuskelly of Australia who defeated Greg Lobban of Scotland 12-10, 13-11, 11-9.

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