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World This Week: 5 September-11 September 2016

Sep 12, 2016 17:10 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 5 September to 11 September 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

5 September 2016
• International Day of Charity observed globally
• World’s oldest cricketer Lindsay Tuckett passes away
• Tenth of world's wild areas vanished since 1990s: Research

6 September 2016
• Jackie Chan to be given honorary Oscar
• Newly discovered fish of genus Tosanoides named after Barack Obama
• K G George wins 2015 J C Daniel Award
• WHO certifies India free from Yaws, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

7 September 2016
• UK and Iran appoint ambassadors for first time since 2011
• Nearly 50 million children uprooted worldwide: UNICEF
• 2016 Paralympic Games began at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• UN Charter translated into Sanskrit Language

8 September 2016
• International Literacy Day 2016 celebrated with theme Reading the Past, Writing the Future
• ASEAN Summit 2016 concludes in Vientiane, Laos
• NASA launches OSIRIS-REx to collect samples from asteroid

9 September 2016
• India, 10 South-east Asian countries decided to set up fund for health emergencies in region
• World's first driverless bus service launched in French city of Lyon

10 September 2016
• Philippine revenge drama 'Ang Babaeng Humayo' wins Golden Lion Award at Venice Film Festival
• Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win 2016 US Open Men’s Doubles title
• Angelique Kerber wins 2016 US Open Women’s Singles title

11 September 2016
• Stan Wawrinka defeats Novak Djokovic to win 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title
• New imaging system to read closed books: MIT Research

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