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World This Week: 4 April-10 April 2016

Apr 11, 2016 15:10 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 4 April to 10 April 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

4 April 2016
• Scientists discovered way to forecast earthquakes
• Researchers developed world’s smallest diode
• ICC announced World T20 men and women teams of the tournament
• Waqar Younis resigned as Head Coach of Pakistan Cricket team
• ICC released Test, ODI, and T20I Rankings
• World’s first mass dengue vaccination programme launched in Philippines
• International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action observed
• Planet KELT-4Ab with triple-star system found
• International Conference on Zero held in Paris
• UNESCO adopted two new recommendations on Education and Training
• Myanmar Parliament approved Bill to grant PM-like role to Aung San Suu Kyi
• US Senate unanimously approves Defend Trade Secrets Bill

5 April 2016
• SIPRI released Trends in world military expenditure, 2015 report
• Hollywood actress and screenwriter Barbara Turner died
• Iceland PM Gunnlaugsson resigned after Panama papers leak revelations

6 April 2016
• French lawmakers passed a bill banning paying for sex
• International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2016 observed
• China launched SJ-10 retrievable space science probe
• WHO released Global Report on Diabetes
• Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson named as Iceland Prime Minister
• Pfizer announced termination of proposed combination with Allergan
• Vietnam Parliament approved Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister
• American country music legend Merle Haggard died
• NASA astronomers discovered Supermassive Black Hole weighing 17 billion Suns
• Forbes released Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2016 list
• Scott Kelly to write memoir titled Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars

7 April 2016
• World Health Day 2016 observed globally with the theme Halt the Rise: Beat Diabetes
• Maharaja Ranjit Singh's statue to be installed in France
• FIFA released Coca-Cola World Rankings 2016
• World Bank Group adopted Climate Change Action Plan

8 April 2016
• International Roma Day celebrated on April 8
• 400-year-old Shakespeare’s ‘First Folio’ found in Scotland
• Saudi Arabia, Egypt to build bridge across Red Sea
• Khadija Ismayilova to receive UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2016

9 April 2016
• Mother Teresa conferred with Founders Award posthumously in UK
• SpaceX successfully landed its rocket on a floating drone ship for the first time
• Anthony Joshua won International Boxing Federation title
• Japan's shuttler Kento Momota axed from Rio Olympics over illegal gambling

10 April 2016
• Global Tiger population grew by 22% in a Century: WWF and GTF
• World Homoeopathy Day observed
• Danny Willett won 2016 US Masters golf championship
• Lee Chong Wei defeated Chen Long to win Malaysian Open 2016
• UN-backed Yemen ceasefire came into force
• IMF warned of risk from Brexit amidst gloomy global growth forecast

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