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World This Week: 1 May-7 May 2017

May 8, 2017 17:05 IST

World this week 1 May to 7 May 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.

1 May 2017
• UNESCO to screen this Indian short film during World Press Freedom Day celebrations
• International Labour Day 2017 observed globally
• Dubai becomes first city in world to get its own Microsoft Font
• India slips to 4th position in ICC T20 rankings, Pak and England move up
• Indians having US visa can now attain visa on arrival in Dubai

2 May 2017
• THAAD missile defence system operational in South Korea
• World Asthma Day 2017 observed globally
• This new test kit can detect cancer with just one drop of blood!

3 May 2017
• World Press Freedom Day observed globally
• NASA’s first inflatable Greenhouse could enable water recycling on Mars
• Humans must colonise another planet in 100 years to survive: Stephen Hawking

4 May 2017
• Russia, Iran and Turkey sign a deal on Syrian crisis
• Undetonated World War II bombs found in Germany, thousands evacuated

5 May 2017
• Last dinosaur species to survive on Earth discovered!
• Two Indian warships visit Egyptian port city
• Indian Origin Scientists elected as Fellows of UK Royal Society

6 May 2017
• Legendary Sitarist Rais Khan passes away
• N'Golo Kante named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year

7 May 2017
• Emma Watson conferred first ever 'genderless' award
• Unmanned US Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year orbit
• Sunday Times Rich List 2017: Three out of four wealthiest in Britain are Indians

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