World this Week: 21 August to 27 August 2017

Aug 30, 2017 12:27 IST

World this week 21 August to 27 August 2017provided 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.

21 August
• A total Solar Eclipse sweeps North America after 241 years
• Google introduces new Android version named Oreo

22 August
• British scientists create world’s smallest surgical robot named Versius
• US-based Indian doctor discovers new way to prevent sepsis in newborn babies

23 August
• International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and Its Abolition 2017 observed globally
• Dinosaur-killing asteroid probably darkened earth for 2 years: Study
• England striker Wayne Rooney retires from international football
• Nepal launches Climate-Smart Snow Leopard Plan

24 August
• US military to install radar system in Palau, island nation south-west of Guam
• India-Nepal signed 8 agreements to boost the bilateral relations
• England to host 2018 International Table Tennis Federation Team World Cup
• Qatar restores its diplomatic relation with Iran despite demands by Arab nations
• Canada to allow gender-neutral passports to promote equality

25 August
• Brazil opens Amazon national reserve for mining
• Microsoft launches Project Brainwave for real-time artificial intelligence
• ICOSIS launches Ocean forecasting system for Comoros, Mozambique and Madagascar

26 August
• Researchers identify potential new way to treat HIV
• NASA's WINDY Mission to create white artificial clouds that glow in night

27 August
• Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year Award
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2017 Belgian Grand Prix
• Nozomi Okuhara wins World Badminton Championship; PV Sindhu settles for silver
• Dara Khosrowshahi appointed as CEO of Uber Technologies Inc

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