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World This Week: 31 August-6 September 2015

Sep 7, 2015 14:16 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 31 August to 6 September 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

31 August 2015
• NASA and USAID launched SERVIR-Mekong to monitor environment in Southeast Asia
• Low-cost device to monitor air quality unveiled by UNEP in Nairobi
• CSIRO, Imperial College warned 99% seabirds will ingest plastic by 2050
• Tejinder Pal Singh named as Australian of the Day by Commonwealth Bank

1 September 2015

• Canada entered first technical recession in six years
• India emerged as 8th largest tourism market for Australia
• Logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games scrapped amid plagiarism accusation
• India won three-match test series against Sri Lanka
• NASA and ISRO jointly working on NISAR mission
• India won UNESCO's Award of Excellence 2015 for conserving Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple

2 September 2015
• Second Australia-India Defence Minister’s dialogue concluded in New Delhi
• Russia rejected French proposal to limit veto power of UNSC’s permanent members
• A commemorative plaque joined Tree of Peace and Unity to mark end of WW-II
• 4th India-Bhutan Development Cooperation Talks for the 11th Five Year Plan held in New Delhi
• Durban to host XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022
• Over 3 Trillion trees currently thrive on Earth: Study

3 September 2015

• 11th Session of India-United Arab Emirates Joint Commission meet concluded
• China held victory day parade to commemorate WW-II victory over Japan
• Marvan Atapattu resigned as Head Coach of Sri Lanka Cricket team
• Beach resort of Bodrum, Turkey; Witness to Syrian refugee crisis
• R Sampanthan became first Tamilian to lead opposition in Sri Lankan parliament in 32 years
• Llyod's City Risk Index 2015-2025 released
• HIV prevention drug PrEP showed positive results

4 September 2015
• InSPA, global alliance of 107 sunshine countries to be launched in New Delhi

5 September 2015
• Bala Tripura Sundari Devi Temple renovated under India-Nepal Economic programme inaugurated
• G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meet held in Turkey

6 September 2015
• Thailand's military-appointed National Reform Council rejected the draft of the new constitution
• G20 launched W20 to enhance role of women in business
• Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain won 2015 Italian Grand Prix of Formula 1
• Shane Watson retired from Test cricket

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