World this Week: 5 October-11 October 2015

World this week provided by is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams.

Oct 12, 2015 10:35 IST

World this week provided by 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 5 October to 11 October 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

5 October 2015
• Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine-2015 announced
• WWF Report Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland released
• World Habitat Day observed across the world
• India, Germany signed 18 MoUs in various sectors to strengthen bilateral relations
• India, Germany signed 125 million Euros Loan Agreement to fund two projects under Green Energy Corridor
• California signed Right to Die Bill for terminally ill people into a Law
• US, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries signed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
• Sergey Karjakin won the 2015 FIDE World Chess Cup
• Renowned Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell died
• Jack Dorsey appointed as permanent CEO of Twitter
• DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman announced retirement

6 October 2015
• IMF released World Economic Outlook October 2015 Update
• Raif Badawi, James Fenton shared 2015 PEN Pinter Prize
• Arthur B McDonald and Takaaki Kajita shared 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics
• German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited to India
• UNCTAD released Trade and Development Report 2015
• IMF released Global Financial Stability Report October 2015
• Hoesung Lee elected as the Head of Inter-governmental Panel for Climate Change

7 October 2015
• 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
• EU launched second phase of Operation Sophia to fight traffickers in Mediterranean Sea
• Gannett Co agreed to acquire Journal Media for 280 million US dollars
• Forbes Asia’s Richest Families list released
• The Courage to Act - A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke released
• Indian firm Nualgi won Popular Choice Award at Climate CoLab of MIT
• EU launched second phase of Operation Sophia to fight traffickers in Mediterranean Sea

8 October 2015
• Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature
• Music composer AR Rahman named as Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles
• China launched the first phase of China International Payment System
• FIFA suspended President Sepp Blatter, VP Michel Platini and Secretary General Jerome Valcke
• South Africa won the 3-match T-20 series against India 2-0
• Raptor MOU nations agreed to list 12 Vulture Species in Annex I to tackle African Vulture Crisis
• V20 Group launched by Vulnerable Nations to Foster Greater Investment in Climate Resiliency
• Cipla Medpro partnered with Serum Institute India to provide Vaccines in South Africa
• World Sight Day observed on 8 October with theme Eye care for all
• Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait sold for 17 crore rupees in London

9 October 2015
• Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize 2015
• Joint Declaration of the Heads of the Migration Authorities of the BRICS countries released
• Portugal became the first European country to sign the MoU on establishment of Nalanda University
• African Development Bank to triple Annual Climate Financing to nearly $5 billion by 2020
• World Post Day observed globally
• World Egg Day Observed across the world
• Former British Finance Minister Geoffrey Howe died

10 October 2015
• Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won women's doubles title of China Open
• NASA released Plan outlining Next Steps in the Journey to Mars with an aim to establish colonies by 2030s

11 October 2015
• Alexander Lukashenko won Presidential election of Belarus for the 5th time
• 5th Meeting of the India-Maldives Joint Commission held in Maldives
• India, Jordon inked six MoUs to enhance cooperation
• Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal to win 2015 China Open Men’s Singles title
• Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram won 2015 Dutch Open Men’s Singles title
• British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton won 2015 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix title
• India won four-match Men’s Hockey Test series against New Zealand by 2-1 margin
• Spaniard Garbine Muguruza won women’s singles title of China Open
• Fourth International Day of the Girl Child observed across the world
• 2015 Annual meetings of World Bank Group and IMF held in Peru