Current Affairs International - 29 July 2016

1. International Tiger Day is being observed today (29th July) across the world to create awareness about reservation of tigers. It was founded in 2010 at the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit, with the aim to double the tiger population by 2022.As per the World Wildlife Fund and the Global Tiger Forum, the number of wild tigers has gone up to 3,890 from the earlier 2010 estimate of 3200.


2. Eurozone economic growth dropped to 0.3% in the second quarter (April-June) compared to 0.6% growth witnessed in the previous quarter (January-March). France-s, the eurozone's second-largest economy, GDP grew by 0% in the same quarter. Eurozone inflation increased to 0.2% in July from 0.1% in June which eliminated deflation risk for now.