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World This Week: 25 April-01 May 2016

May 2, 2016 16:02 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 25 April to 1 May 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

25 April 2016
• 11th Indo-Mongolia joint training Exercise, titled ‘Nomadic Elephant - 2016’ commenced
• Bangladesh Cabinet approved draft of Supreme Court Judge (Investigation Act) 2016
• Saudi Arabia unveiled Vision 2030 cutting reliance on oil
• World Malaria Day 2016 observed with theme End Malaria For Good
• INS Karmuk Corvette participated in Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)
• New Zealand's $5 bill won IBNS Banknote of the Year Award
• Japan unveiled Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics emblems
• South Africa Government banned four federations to host International tournaments

26 April 2016
• World Intellectual Property Day 2016 observed globally
• Swat activist Tabassum Adnan won 2016 Nelson Mandela Award
• China developed world's first graphene electronic paper
• Chinese human rights activist Harry Wu died
• Two-time Olympic champion Felix Sanchez retired
• ICC suspended Cricket Association of Nepal

27 April 2016
• South Korean Olympians to wear mosquito repellent uniform at Rio Olympics
• WADA released 2014 Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report; India ranked third
• Jayasurya recalled as Sri Lanka's cricket chief selector
• China successfully launched Kunpeng-1B Sounding Rocket
• Lobsang Sangay re-elected PM of Tibetan Government-in-Exile

28 April 2016
• Kane Williamson confirmed as New Zealand test cricket captain
• India extended 1-billion dollar Line of Credit to Mongolia
• 28 April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

29 April 2016
• Endangered asiatic wild dogs spotted in China nature reserve
• Reliance Defence signed agreements with 3 Ukranian companies

30 April 2016
• International Jazz Day 2016 observed globally
• WWF released report titled Protecting People through Nature

1 May 2016
• Indian American Sikh woman, Harmeet Kaur Dhillon, elected to key Republican position

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