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World This Week: 12 September-18 September 2016

Sep 19, 2016 15:00 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 12 September to 18 September 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

12 September 2016
• Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to be appointed as Director of the Board
• His Bloody Project authored by Graeme Macrae Burnet shortlisted for Man Booker prize

13 September 2016
• Fortune released list of most powerful women based outside the US
• Indian American scientist Ramesh Raskar wins US$500000 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize
• China, Vietnam agreed to properly manage differences over South China Sea

14 September 2016
• India-Afghanistan inked agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation
• Morgan Freeman and Mel Brooks among 2015 National Medal of Arts recipients
• US sign 38 billion dollars deal with Israel
• Hiroshi Nakagawa takes over as Chairman of Isuzu Motors India
• Indian-American Dinesh Bharadia wins 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award

15 September 2016
• International Day of Democracy observed
• Indo-US combined military exercise Yudh Abhyas 2016 begins
• Barack Obama designates first US Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean
• India, Sri Lanka sign MoU to support fishermen in Hambantota district
• Aung San Suu Kyi honoured as 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard Foundation
• Economic Freedom of the World 2016 Report released: India stands at 112th spot on WEF Index

16 September 2016
• International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2016 observed across the world
• Nadia Murad Basee Taha appointed UNODC Goodwill Ambassador
• India, Nepal sign three agreements including improvement of road network
• Pulitzer-winning US playwright Edward Albee passes away

17 September 2016
• Scientists use stem cells to successfully grow human lungs in a dish
• MIT develops a spectroscopic technique to detect Martian life

18 September 2016
• Indian-origin Ravi Reddy appointed as Head of International Society for Blood Transfusion
• 68th Primetime Emmy Awards announced

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