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World This Week: 29 February-6 March 2016

Mar 8, 2016 16:03 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 29 February to 6 March 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

29 February 2016
• Oscar Awards 2016 conferred; Film Mad Max: Fury Road won maximum award
• Portugal nominated ex-refugee chief Antonio Guterres for UN Secretary-General

1 March 2016
• Zero Discrimination Day observed with theme Stand out
• Three British scientists won Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize
• Windham-Campbell prizes for the year 2016 announced
• Cricketer Aaron Phangiso suspended for illegal bowling action
• Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman won ACM 2015 A M Turing Award
• Coronation Street creator Tony Warren died
• Forbes list of World Billionaires 2016 released

2 March 2016
• Moody’s Analytics cut its outlook for China to negative
• WEF released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2016
• South Korea passed anti-terror bill
• UNSC imposed sanctions against North Korea
• Climate change could kill more than 500000 adults in 2050 worldwide: Study

3 March 2016
• World Wildlife Day observed with theme The future of wildlife is in our hands
• Former NZ cricket captain Martin Crowe died
• World's costliest train station opened in New York at 9/11 site
• Long-term aspirin use linked to lower risk for certain cancers
• UN human rights experts urged US to increase efforts to address water contamination in Flint

4 March 2016
• Jitu Rai won gold in 50m pistol event at ISSF World Cup

5 March 2016
• Mahindra Group CMD Anand Mahindra conferred France’s Knight of the Legion of Honour

6 March 2016
• Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of E-mail inventor passed away
• India won Asia Cricket Cup for record Sixth time
• Golfer Adam Scott won 2016 WGC-Cadillac Championship
• Indian men and women won Gold at World Team Table Tennis Championship

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