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World This Week: 9 March-15 March 2015

Mar 16, 2015 17:56 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 9 March to 15 March 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 March 2015
• United Arab Emirates won the bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2019
• Indian-American Kumar P Barve decided to run for US Congress in 2016 elections

10 March 2015
• Visit Britain roped in Saif Ali Khan to promote Bollywood Britain campaign

11 March 2015
• India and Mauritius inked five MoUs to give impetus to bilateral relations
• India and Seychelles signed four agreements to boost security cooperation
• Kumar Sangakkara created history by scoring four successive centuries in a Cricket World Cup
• Google CFO Patrick Pichette announced his retirement
• US President Barack Obama nominated David Hale as Ambassador to Pakistan

12 March 2015
• British Irish Visa Scheme came into force in India
• Veteran fantasy author Sir Terence David John Pratchett passed away
• World Kidney Day 2015 observed with theme Kidney Health for All
• Indian-origin Ganasen Reddy awarded with KwaZulu-Natal 2015 National Teachers Awards

13 March 2015
• Times Higher Education released The World Reputation Rankings 2015
• Solar powered plane Solar Impulse-2 took off to round-the-world odyssey from Abu Dhabi
• Pioneer of Israeli Cinema Lia van Leer died

14 March 2015
• Powerful Cyclone Pam hit south Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu

15 March 2015

• Lewis Hamilton of Britain won Australian Grand Prix of Formula One
• Kidambi Srikanth won the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title of Badminton
• World Consumer Rights Day 2015 observed with the theme Helping consumers choose healthy diets

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