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World This Week: 14 April-20 April 2014

Apr 21, 2014 13:07 IST

Jagranjosh.com provides a section named world this week to help the aspirants of competitive exams to revise the latest updates of the past week at a glance. The team at jagranjosh, tries to provide almost all the important incidences and events of the previous week, which may be asked in any of the exams.

14 April 2014
• Google buys Drone maker Titan Aerospace to deliver internet across the globe
• SIPRI releases Trends in world military expenditure, 2013 report
• India born poet Vijay Seshadri wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry category
• World Trade to grow by 4.7 percent in 2014: WTO
• Bluefin 21- a robotic submarine - deployed to solve mystery of lost Malaysian plane MH370

15 April 2014
• European Parliament approved the Banking Union reforms
• Air pollution over Asian countries strengthened Pacific storms: PNAS Study

16 April 2014
• South Korean ferry drowns off the South of the Korean peninsula
• Indians accounts for more than one-third of temporary workers in US: DHS Report

17 April 2014
• Giant torch unveiled in US to honour Chinmoy Kumar Ghose
• Archie Andrews the famous comic book character is set to die in this summer issue of July 2014
• MIT Scientists designs the World’s first floating nuclear plant
• Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size Planet discovered in the Habitable Zone

18 April 2014
• 12 Sherpa Guides killed in Avalanche on Mount Everest
• World Heritage Day observed on 18 April 2014 with theme Heritage of Commemoration
• Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins the Presidential election for the Fourth consecutive time in Algeria

19 April 2014
• Indian-American Professor Rajendra Singh named as Solar Champions of Change
• Veteran pro-democratic Journalist of Myanmar Win Tin dies
• Hillary Clinton’s book titled Hard Choices to be released in June 2014
• Kevin Sharp, the country singer and cancer survivor dies

20 April 2014

• Canadian Author Alistair Macleod dies
• The Unsung Hero of the NASA’s Apollo Program John C. Houbolt Dies
• Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the US boxer dies
• KOI-3278: A Self-lensing Binary Star System found in Lycra constellation

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