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World This Week: 6 June-12 June 2016

Jun 13, 2016 14:52 IST

World this Week provided by Jagranjosh.com intends to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

6 June 2016
• Scientists identified a process to remove DNA molecules from X-Files
• Chess Grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi dies
• Forbes released World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2016 list
• NATO launches biggest ever Joint Military Exercise Anaconda-16 in Poland
• The Rise of Environmental Crime Report released by UNEP and INTERPOL

7 June 2016
• Amber Gurung, composer of Nepali National Anthem, passes away
• International Monetary Fund approved 1.5 billion US dollar loan to Sri Lanka
• No detention for Illegal Migrants under 2008 Return Directive: EU Court
• LISA Pathfinder mission demonstrates ways to detect gravitational waves
• Facebook India appoints Umang Bedi as Managing Director
• Ridley Scott to receive American Cinematheque Award
• Indian-origin professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya awarded Regius Professorship by Queen
• Joint statement on India-US endurance as global partners in 21st Century released
• Microsoft released Malware Infection Index 2016

8 June 2016
• World Oceans Day observed across the world
• UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon honoured with Russia’s Order of Friendship
• Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for failing drug test
• India-US inked 8 MoUs to bolster economic growth & sustainable development
• WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in four countries including Thailand
• BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2016 released
• Major General Per Lodin appointed to head UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan
• Forbes releases 2016 World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list
• India signs Europe-led clampdown on tax evasion and corruption

9 June 2016
• Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins Peru's Presidential Election

10 June 2016
• IEP released the 2016 Global Peace Index, India ranks 141
• Gordie Howe, legendary ice hockey player dies
• Iceland scientists turn CO2 into Stone under CarbFix Project

11 June 2016
• Hubble Telescope uncovers Solitary Galaxy, UGC 4879
• Popcorn-like fossils give evidence of environmental influence on species richness
• Norway becomes first country to prohibit deforestation

12 June 2016
• Donald Carr, former England Cricket captain, dies aged 89
• World Day Against Child Labour observed
• Priyanka Chopra nominated for Choice TV Breakout Star in 2016 Teen Choice Awards
• USA wins FINA Women Water Polo World League Super Final
• China launches 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite

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