World This Week: 21 January–27 January 2013

Jan 28, 2013 16:46 IST

    World this Week is a special section that gives a peep into the overall current events of the world in a given week. The students preparing for the competitive exams can therefore feel free to get a quick recap into what happened in the world in the week gone-by. This section enables the students to get a quick grasp at the important international current events which were the focus for the entire world.

    21 January 2013
    • Barack Obama sworn in as the US President for second term.

    22 January 2013
    • War Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh pronounced its first verdict of death sentence.

    23 January 2013
    • Intel developed new device that helps Stephen Hawking communicate faster.

    24 January 2013

    • IMF: world economic growth rate would be 3.5 percent in 2013.

    25 January 2013
    • U.S. Federal Court sentenced 35 years in prison for David Coleman Headley.
    • Union Cabinet approved Committee to probe into lobbying activities of Wal-Mart.

    26 January 2013
    • 154 sonnets of Shakespeare encoded and stored in strands of DNA

    27 January 2013

    • India-Pakistan secretary level talks on water sharing postponed.


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