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World This Week: 20 February-26 February 2017

Feb 27, 2017 14:40 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of 20 February to 26 February 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

20 February 2017
• World Day of Social Justice observed with theme preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work
• US President names Lt Gen HR McMaster as new National Security Advisor
• Theresa May urges House of Lords Members to not hold up Brexit Bill
• India, Rwanda signed MoUs in innovation aviation and visa requirements

21 February 2017
• Pakistan Senate approved Hindu Marriage Bill
• Canada to resettle 1200 Yazidi refugees by the end of 2017

22 February 2017
• India and China hold first strategic dialogue in Beijing
• India, Uganda agreed to cooperate in space programme and atomic energy
• Trump administration revokes law protecting transgender students
• South Africa's decision to leave ICC ruled invalid
• Seven Earth-like planets found orbiting the same star

23 February 2017
• John-John Dohmen, Naomi Van named best hockey players of 2016

24 February 2017
• India to provide financial assistance to Bangladesh for development of Sylhet city
• India, ADB sign USD 375 million pact to develop Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor

25 February 2017
• World’s first robot table tennis tutor sets new Guinness World record
• NASA may send robotic spacecraft to Sun in 2018
• Neil Gaiman appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

26 February 2017
• Oscar Awards 2017 conferred; La La Land won maximum awards
• Sixty Four Indian exporters take part in Gulfood 2017
• Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeats Lucas Pouille to win 2017 Open 13
• Manchester United beat Southampton to win 2016-17 EFL Cup

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