World This Week: 28 September-4 October 2015

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Oct 5, 2015 17:45 IST
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World this week provided by 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 28 September to 4 October 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

28 September 2015
• 1st Indo-Africa ICT Expo launched in Nairobi
• DNA sequencing-based blood test to diagnose Ebola and other pathogens developed
• Strong Evidence of Liquid Water on Mars: NASA
• India’s 1st dedicated satellite for astronomy research ASTROSAT launched
• Leaders’ Summit on Peacekeeping held at the UN headquarters in New York
• Indo-British van driver Dee Patel honoured with Pride of Britain Award
• China’s Didi Kuaidi joined hands with Ola to compete Uber in India

29 September 2015
• First-ever US-India-Japan Trilateral Ministerial dialogue held
• Zenia Bhumgara of India conferred with Merlin Award by International Magicians Association
• Indian-American environmental engineer Kartik Chandran named MacArthur Fellow
• World Heart Day 2015 celebrated with theme creating heart-healthy environments

30 September 2015
• Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif proposed 4-point Peace Initiative with India
• Palestinian flag hoisted at UN headquarters for the first time
• Russian parliament gave green signal to Putin to use troops in Syria
• WHO removed all limitations on eligibility for Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV infected people
• China launched 20th satellite for its BeiDou Navigation System
• Asian Air Gun Championships: Heena Sidhu won gold medal in women's 10 metre air pistol event
• Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 released by World Economic Forum
• WTO released 2015 Annual Report
• International Translation Day observed across the world

1 October 2015
• ICC Women’s Team Rankings launched
• Laureates of 2015 Right Livelihood Awards announced
• Ratan Tata honoured by UK city of Coventry
• World Vegetarian Day observed globally
• International Day of Older Persons observed across the world

2 October 2015
• India submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions to UNFCC
• The Clintons' War on Women authored by Roger Stone and Robert Morrow

3 October 2015
• China won 2015 FIBA Asian Basketball Championship
• Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won women's doubles title of Wuhan Tennis Open

4 October 2015
• Islamic State destroyed Arch of Triumph in Palmyra
• Israel barred Palestinians from entering Jerusalem’s Old City
• Ruling Social Democratic Party-led coalition won Portuguese general election
• World Bank released global poverty projections for 2015
• Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone opened to public for 1st time in 12 years
• Malaysia ordered shut down of schools due to choking smog
• Portugal’s Pinto won Asia’s premier Mountain Biking Race

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