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World This Week: 24 October-30 October 2016

Oct 31, 2016 15:30 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 the 17 October to 23 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 October 2016
• United Nations Day 2016 observed across the world
• World Development Information Day observed
• Portugal's Renato Sanches wins 2016 European Golden Boy Award
• Global CO2 concentration reaches 400 parts per million in 2015: WMO
• Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 begins

25 October 2016
• Legendary footballer Carlos Alberto Torres dies
• Paul Beatty wins 2016 Man Booker Prize
• FIH appoints Jason McCracken as Chief Executive Officer
• World Bank releases report titled Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All
• World Economic Forum released Global Gender Gap Report 2016

26 October 2016
• New species of millipede found in Sequoia National Park, California
• India, South Korea sign revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
• India, New Zealand sign three pacts including avoidance of double taxation

27 October 2016
• World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2016 observed globally
• Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar won 2016 Sakharov Prize

28 October 2016
• World's largest Marine Protected Area declared in Antarctica

29 October 2016
• Mariano Rajoy re-elected as Prime Minister of Spain

30 October 2016
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 Mexican Grand Prix
• Disarmament Week observed from 24 October to 30 October

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