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World This Week:14 November-20 November 2016

Nov 21, 2016 11:00 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 14 November to 20 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

14 November 2016
• India, US launched USD 95 million clean energy projects
• 2016 likely to be hottest year on record: World Meteorological Organization
• APEC Forum's Week held in Lima
• Lewis Hamilton wins Brazilian Grand Prix
• China's Sunway TaihuLight named world's fastest supercomputer

15 November 2016
• India, Israel inked two agreements on water resource management and agriculture
• 20 nations sign Framework Agreement of International Solar Alliance

16 November 2016
• International Day for Tolerance 2016 observed across the world
• "Post-truth" named Word of the Year for 2016 by Oxford Dictionaries
• Google launches PhotoScan App to scan physical photographs
• Ten Commandments tablet sold at an auction
• Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
• Climate Change Performance Index 2017 released

17 November 2016
• World Philosophy Day 2016 observed globally
• Patel most common Indian surname in UK

18 November 2016
• IOC Strips 10 athletes of their Olympic Medals
• World Internet Conference 2016 concludes in Wuzhen, China

19 November 2016
• World Toilet Day observed with theme ‘toilets and jobs’
• Scientists discover a super-Earth orbiting around red dwarf star

20 November 2016
• World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2016 observed globally
• Universal Children’s Day observed on 20 November
• NASA launches Next Generation Weather Satellite GOES-R
• 24th APEC Summit concludes in Peru

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