World Weekly Current Affair : 2 January-8 January 2017


World weekly current affairs provided by TET Success Key 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 2 January-8 January 2017 . It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.


2 January 2017
• 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
• Renowned English art critic John Berger passes away
3 January 2017
• Arthur Morris inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
• Table tennis Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia announces retirement
• Jovenel Moise declared winner of Haiti’s Presidential elections
4 January 2017
• Finland introduces basic income for unemployed
• Sir Tim Barrow appointed as UK’s ambassador to European Union
• Trump appoints Indian-American to key White House position
• World Braille Day observed on 4 January 2017
• NASA to send first African-American to space station in 2018
• Union Cabinet approved MoU with Kenya on agriculture and allied sectors
• Astronomers discover powerful cosmic double whammy
5 January 2017
• Scientists discover a new organ in human digestive system
• India, World Bank discussed Indus Water Treaty
• Japan to associate with India in its Smart Cities Mission
6 January 2017
• Eminent British economist Tony Atkinson died
• India, Kazakhstan signed protocol to amend Double Taxation Avoidance Convention
• Raheel Sharif appointed Commander-in-Chief of Islamic Military Alliance
7 January 2017
• US Army issues new regulations, allows turbans and beards in military
• H1-B Visa Programme reform bill introduced in US Congress
• Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win 2017 Qatar Open
• India, Portugal signed seven agreements including defence cooperation
8 January 2017
• Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies
• Roberto Bautista Agut beats Daniil Medvedev to win 2017 Chennai Open
• Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan win Chennai Open Men's Doubles title
• Sania Mirza wins 2017 Brisbane International Women’s Doubles title

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