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World This Week: 7 November-13 November 2016

Nov 14, 2016 10:45 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 7 November to 13 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

7 November 2016
• Janet Reno, first female U.S. Attorney General, dies
• India and UK released Joint Statement
• India, UK signed two pacts including cooperation in the field of intellectual property
• Guy Ryder re-elected as Director-General of International Labour Organization

8 November 2016
• Hadi Abdullah wins 2016 RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize
• NASA’s MMS Mission creates Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of GPS signal

9 November 2016
• US Presidential Elections 2016: Donald Trump declared winner
• Pramila Jayapal becomes first Indian-American woman to be elected to U.S. House
• Kamala Harris becomes first ever Indian-American to win U.S. Senator seat
• Twitter’s Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain quits

10 November 2016
• World Science Day for Peace and Development 2016 observed across the world
• Scientists detect water on metallic asteroid Psyche
• China launches pulsar navigation satellite XPNAV-1

11 November 2016
• Jacob Zuma survives opposition’s no-confidence motion
• India, Japan signed 10 agreements including nuclear deal, space, agriculture
• Meng Hongwei elected as Interpol President

12 November 2016
• Sharapova to return as UN goodwill ambassador
• Jackie Chan receives Honorary Oscar at 8th Annual Governors Awards
• World Pneumonia Day observed with theme Keep the Promise, Stop Pneumonia Now

13 November 2016
• Aditi Ashok becomes first Indian to win Ladies European Tour title
• New trade route via Gwadar port inaugurated in Pakistan

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