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World This Week: 3 August-9 August 2015

Aug 10, 2015 17:22 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 3 August to 9 August 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 August 2015
• Afghanistan banned mourning ceremonies for deceased Taliban leader Omar
• Dipa Karmakar won bronze medal at 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships

4 August 2015
• Forbes released the World's Highest-Paid Actors 2015 list
• Global satellite named 'GlobalSat for DRR' proposed to be named after Abdul Kalam
• Last surviving Dambusters Pilot Les Munro died
• Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi died

5 August 2015
• India, Mozambique signed MoU to boost ties in Renewable Energy Sector
• Researchers discovered evidence of an ancient lake on Mars
• Zhanna Nemtsova awarded with Poland's Solidarity Prize 2015
• NASA signed 490 million US dollars contract with Russia for International Space Station travel
• Hollywood Actor George Cole passed away
• Forbes released list of 100 Richest People In Technology

6 August 2015
• 70th Hiroshima Day observed to commemorate dropping of Atomic bomb on Hiroshima
• Egypt unveiled New Suez Canal expansion
• 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ meet held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
• India and Myanmar inked agreement to set up CESDT in Myanmar
• August Edition of FIFA World Rankings released
• Indian-American Atul Keshap appointed as the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives

7 August 2015
• India decided to boycott 61st Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference to be held in Islamabad
• Frances Oldham Kelsey, the anti-thalidomide Canadian doctor, died

8 August 2015
• Michael Clarke announced retirement from International Cricket
• Typhoon Soudelor battered Taiwan leaving four people dead & a trail of devastation

9 August 2015
• International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples observed

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