World This Week: 15 September-21 September 2014

World this week provided by is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams.

Sep 22, 2014 16:01 IST
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World this week provided by 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 15 September to 21 September 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

15 September 2014
• India-Vietnam signed 7 pacts to strengthen Strategic Partnership
• Cambridge University scientists developed first graphene-based flexible screen
• Microsoft Corp acquired Minecraft game maker Mojang
• First mobile phone sidewalks lane created in Chinese city Chongqing
• Antara Haldar of India became first non-European law lecturer at Cambridge
• Spaceship Earth Grants launched Global Crowdfunding Spaceflight Contest

16 September 2014
• International Day for preservation of Ozone Layer observed on 16 September
• French Parliament approved Anti-terror Bill aimed at travel ban of jihadists
• Scientists detected 13 lactic acid bacteria in raw honey with potential to fight wound
• Chinese President appointed Le Yucheng as China's New Ambassador to India
• Actor Leonardo DiCaprio appointed as UN Messenger of Peace
• International Economic Association appointed Kaushik Basu as President-Elect
• World Bank approved 105 million US dollars grant for Ebola Emergency Response Project

17 September 2014
• New compound BQU57 developed to block protein aiding cancer growth
• Scientists warned Climate change will exacerbate the threat of Megadroughts

18 September 2014

• India-China signed sixteen agreements during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jingping to India
• India-China established Joint Working Group on Films to promote co-production of films
• The President of Taiwan presented the first Tang Prizes in Taipei

19 September 2014
• UNSC passed a resolution backing new Government in Iraq in its fight against ISIS militants
• Scotland rejected the referendum for independence
• US Senate passed resolution declaring September 30 as US-India Partnership Day
• France joined US air strikes against ISIS in Iraq
• 17th Asian Games began in Incheon, South Korea
• Infosys BPO Poland signed largest office lease deal with Skanska Property in Poland
• China fined British drug maker firm GSK Plc 489 million US dollars for paying bribes

20 September 2014
• Third India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission meet held in New Delhi
• UN Secretary-General announced to establish UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response
• Lockdown in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

21 September 2014
• Post-unity deal, Ashraf Ghani named as President-elect of Afghanistan
• John Key re-elected as the Prime Minister of New Zealand for a third term
• Post election win, New Zealand PM John Key called for referendum on national flag
• Yemen Government and Houthi rebels signed peace deal
• People's Climate March organised worldwide against Climate change

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