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World This Week: 11 March–17 March 2013

Mar 18, 2013 17:40 IST

    World this Week allows the students in preparing for the competitive exams in a better and faster approach...

    World this Week allows the students in preparing for the competitive exams in a better and faster approach. This section allows the students in knowing what all is happening in the world, but in a very crisp and brief manner. All the international headlines are mentioned in this section, which help the students in understanding about the news of the world in a very fast manner.

    11 March 2013
    • US and South Korea started joint annual military drills.
    • China unveiled government restructuring plan; Ministry Of Railways to be dissolved.
    • India and Bhutan signed Currency Swap Agreement worth 100 million dollars.

    12 March 2013
    • 45th Independence Day of Mauritius celebrated; Pranab Mukherjee was the chief guest.
    • Iran and Pakistan launched Gas Pipeline Project.

    13 March 2013

    • India clinched a gold and a bronze medal in Asian Archery Grand Prix.

    14 March 2013

    • Peter Banks, the original guitarist for rock band Yes died at 65.
    • Jorge Bergoglio elected as the new pope; chose Francis as his Papal Name.

    15 March 2013
    • Khil Raj Regmi to head the interim Government of Nepal; sworn-in as the Prime Minister.
    • India and Britain signed pact to support research and development projects.
    • Xi Jinping took over as the new President of China.

    16 March 2013
    • Eurozone and IMF agreed for 10 billion Euros Cyprus bailout deal.
    • Parliament rejected Pakistan's resolution on Afzal Guru and claimed it interference.

    17 March 2013

    • Pakistan Government completed its historic five year term.

     

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