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World This Week: 3 April-9 April 2017

Apr 10, 2017 12:50 IST

World this week 3 April to 9 April 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com 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.

3 April 2017
• FIFA bans Brayan Jimenez, former President of Guatemalan Football Association, for life
• 11 dead and over 43 injured in terror attack at Russia’s metro system
• Malala to become the youngest person to address Canadian Parliament
• WADA publishes 2015 Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report

4 April 2017
• International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2017 observed
• Scientists have detected atmosphere around an Earth-like planet

5 April 2017
• Veteran NASA spacewoman to get 3 extra months in orbit
• Travel and Tourism Competitive Index of World Economic Forum released; India ranked at 40th position
• Indo-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant 2017

6 April 2017
• South Korea test-fires ballistic missile that can hit any part of N Korea
• International Day of Sport for Development and Peace observed
• Misbah-ul-Haq announces international retirement post West Indies series
• Thai king Maha Vajiralongkorn signs new Constitution

7 April 2017
• Malala to become youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace
• World Health Day is being observed with theme Depression: Let's Talk
• Defence deals over USD 2 billion signed between India and Israel
• G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy held in Germany

8 April 2017
• Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide: Study
• Astronomers discover possible Venus twin
• Large asteroid 2014 JO25 to fly past Earth on 19 April
• India and Bangladesh signed 22 agreements including defence and cyber security

9 April 2017
• Indian-origin Anuja Ravindra Dhir becomes first non-white judge at London Court
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2017 Chinese Grand Prix
• Egypt declares three-month state of emergency after church attacks
• Study finds protein that increases efficacy of vaccines

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