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World This Week: 8 February-14 February 2016

Feb 15, 2016 17:20 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com seeks to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams in revising and recollecting the important news and events just before the exam.

8 February 2016
• Bangladesh cancelled Sonadia Island Port Project with China
• New Zealand cricket team won Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
• Joshna Chinappa clinched squash individual gold at the South Asian Games
• New Zealand cricketer Brendon Barrie McCullum retired from One-Day Internationals
• Storm Imogen lashed parts of Britain
• Four Indian-Americans elected to National Academy of Engineering of USA
• Hindu Marriage Bill 2015 approved in Pakistan
• Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection of ICAO proposed binding carbon emission standards for aviation industry

9 February 2016
• Royal Navy of UK to study India’s Operation Raahat
• Former Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala died
• New species of Hydroid Polyps emitting green fluorescence discovered in Red Sea
• US Supreme Court stalled Obama’s Clean Power Plan

10 February 2016
• Indian-origin Davinder Singh named vice-chair of ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption
• Soviet football legend Anatoli Ilyin passed away
• 4th World Government Summit concluded in Dubai

11 February 2016
• UAE named women ministers for happiness, tolerance
• India, UAE signed nine agreements including renewable energy and finance

12 February 2016
• Tata Motors, Bharat Forge tied up for $11 billion Indian Army’s FICV Programme
• Scientists discovered five Jupiter-like Planets

13 February 2016
• World Radio Day observed with theme Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster

14 February 2016
• 69th British Academy Film Awards announced
• Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis won 2016 St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy
• West Indies won maiden ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
• Dominic Thiem defeated Nicolas Almagro to win ATP Argentina Open
• David Shulman won Israel Prize for Religious Studies for Research on India

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