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World This Week: 7 March-13 March 2016

Mar 14, 2016 15:40 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 7 March to 13 March 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

7 March 2016
• Maria Sharapova provisionally suspended after failing drug test at Australian Open
• South Korea, US began largest ever military exercises

8 March 2016
• Women at Work: Trends 2016 report released by International Labour Organization
• International Women's Day observed with campaign theme #PledgeForParity
• Sri Lanka Cricket Board constituted Arvinda de Silva-led National Cricket Selection Panel
• George Henry Martin, legendary producer for the Beatles, died
• UNFPA, UNICEF launched Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage
• IAEA to transfer Sterile Insect Technique under 2.3 Million Euro Project to Combat Zika

9 March 2016
• Jean Arnault appointed as head of UN Political Mission in Columbia
• Brazilian percussionist, Nana Vasconcelos, died

10 March 2016
• India, Indonesia joint training exercise Garuda Shakti IV began at Magelang
• Jazz Singer and Grammy Nominee Ernestine Anderson died
• Rock legend Keith Emerson died
• Egyptian diplomat Ahmed Abul Gheit named Secretary General of the Arab League

11 March 2016
• Fossils of 250-million-year-old reptile Teyujagua discovered in Brazil
• Arab League declared Lebanese movement Hezbollah a terrorist group

12 March 2016
• Lloyd Stowell Shapley, Nobel Prize winner in Economics, died
• UNESCO and CJ Welfare Foundation signed agreement to start a pre-school animation series Rainbow Ruby

13 March 2016
• Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub won 2016 Global Teacher Prize
• Lin Dan won All England Badminton title
• Services won Santosh Trophy of Football 2-1

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