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World This Week: 3 October-9 October 2016

Oct 10, 2016 12:05 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 October to 9 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 October 2016
• World Habitat Day 2016 observed across the world
• Wildlife film-maker Prajna Chowta conferred knighthood by France
• Indian-American Vinaya Manchaiah named Future Leader of Audiology
• Nobel Prize in Medicine 2016 awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi
• Kersti Kaljulaid elected as first female President of Estonia
• France becomes first country to ban plastic cups and plates

4 October 2016
• IMF releases World Economic Outlook; Sees subdued Global Growth
• David Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz won 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics
• World Space Week observed with theme Remote Sensing: Enabling our Future
• Maria Sharapova drugs ban reduced from two years to 15 months
• India, Singapore signs three MoUs for strengthening ties on countering terror, skill development
• Aiyoh, Aiyah words added to Oxford English Dictionary

5 October 2016
• Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa won 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
• World Teachers' Day 2016 observed across the world
• Former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres selected to be UN Secretary-General
• Nearly 69 million new teachers needed to achieve global education goals: UNESCO report

6 October 2016
• New frog species named Litoria Bella discovered in Australia
• Pakistan passes long-awaited anti-honour killing and anti-rape legislations
• UNSC extends measures to curb migrant smuggling off Libyan coast
• Apes can think like humans: Study

7 October 2016
• Hurricane Matthew Death toll mounts to 300 in Haiti
• Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize
• US lift economic sanctions on Myanmar
• Indian-origin barrister Shami Chakrabarti appointed to UK shadow cabinet

8 October 2016
• Luo Zhaohui appointed as China's Ambassador to India
• Russia vetoes UN resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo
• Hubble Space Telescope detects Great Balls of Fire

9 October 2016
• World Post Day 2016 observed with theme Innovation, Integration and Inclusion
• Andy Murray wins 2016 China Open Men's Singles
• Agnieszka Radwanska wins 2016 China Open Women's Singles

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