World this Week: 14 August to 20 August 2017

Aug 23, 2017 10:10 IST

World this week 14 August to 20 August 2017 provided by 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.

14 August
• Natco Pharma receives USFDA nod to market renal disease drug
• Aeroplanes may be affecting ozone, monsoon: Study

15 August
• Archaeologists discover 2000 years old three ancient tombs in Egypt
• United States designates Pakistan based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as Terrorist Organisation

16 August
• 100 million years old damselfly named after Sir David Attenborough
• Real Madrid beats Barcelona to win 2017 Spanish Super Cup
• Chilesaurus, the ‘missing link’ in dinosaur evolution mystery found
• Union Government signs GEF Grant Agreement with World Bank

17 August
• Saudi Arabia's King orders border to be reopened for Qatari pilgrims
• Asteroid Florence to pass safely by Earth on 1 September: NASA

18 August
• Scientists develop artificial womb to save extremely premature babies
• Nikolay Kudashev appointed as Russia's Ambassador to India
• NASA launches TDRS-M Satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth
• Lost WWII wreckage of warship USS Indianapolis found in Pacific after 72 Years

19 August
• World Humanitarian Day observed globally
• Polish-US writer Janusz Glowacki passes away

20 August

• Rahul Doshi crowned as ‘Child Genius’ in UK
• Arabian cap-shaped World Cup stadium to be built in Qatar for FIFA 2022
• Scientists discover new state of matter

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