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World This Week: 31 October-6 November 2016

Nov 7, 2016 10:56 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 31 October to 6 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

31 October 2016
• World Cities Day observed with theme Inclusive Cities, Shared Development
• 10th Indo-Nepal joint exercise Surya Kiran commences
• India, Palestine sign MoU for setting up of Techno Park in Ramallah
• Shamik Chowdhury wins the German Green Talent award

1 November 2016
• World Cup top-scorer Klose retires at 38
• Russia invites India to join its fast reactor research project

2 November 2016
• International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists observed globally
• Kristalina Georgieva appointed as CEO of IBRD & IDA of World Bank
• Freedom of the Press 2016 report released
• Sarabjit Singh Marwah becomes Canada's first Sikh Senator
• NASA completes construction of James Webb Space Telescope

3 November 2016
• Sri Lankan singer Pandit Amaradeva passes away
• Dubai International Film Festival to honour Rekha with a Lifetime Achievement Award
• UK High Court puts brakes on BREXIT; Britain government to fight ruling

4 November 2016
• Paris Agreement on Climate Change officially enters into force

5 November 2016
• 6th Indo-Bangla joint military exercise SAMPRITI commences
• First World Tsunami Awareness Day observed
• Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016 observed
• Indian Women's hockey team defeated China 2-1 to lift Asian Champions Trophy 2016
• World's first zero-emissions hydrogen train, Coradia iLint, unveiled in Germany

6 November 2016
• Researchers discover biomarkers to identify drug-resistant TB
• Henri Kontinen and John Peers win 2016 BNP Paribas Masters Doubles title
• Petra Kvitova wins 2016 WTA Elite Singles Trophy

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