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World This Week: 16 February-22 February 2015

Feb 23, 2015 17:10 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com will covers the most important events of World that happened in the week 16 February–22 February 2015. This will help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams in revising and recollecting the important news and events just before the exam.

16 February 2015

• Cyclist Alberto Contador of Spain announced to retire from Cycling after 2016 season
• France signed an agreement with Egypt for sale of 24 Rafale fighter plane
• India, Sri Lanka signed agreements on Civil Nuclear Cooperation, Cultural Cooperation
• Faisal Siddiqui appointed as South Asia President of HTC

17 February 2015
• Researchers combined solar telescope with Laser Frequency Comb to search for Earth-like planets
• India and Bangladesh decided to step up Joint Border Patrolling
• 5th India-Myanmar Joint Trade Committee meet held in Nay Pyi Taw
• Tsunami advisory issued in Japan after 6.9 earthquake
• Lupin signed an agreement with Celon Pharma for developing generic version of asthma drug
• RUAG Aerostructures, Tata Group signed a pact to supply components for Airbus 320

18 February 2015
• Rashad Hussain appointed as US Special Envoy for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications
• Bharti Airtel Ltd tied-up with UNICEF to provide education content in 17 African countries

19 February 2015
• Parliament of Thailand passed a law to ban commercial surrogacy for foreigners
• Manuel Valls headed Socialist Government in France won confidence vote over market reforms
• India and the US held first-ever bilateral dialogue on United Nations
• Samsung acquired US-based mobile wallet startup LoopPay

20 February 2015
• Two tropical cyclones Marcia and Lam hit Australia

21 February 2015

• International Mother Language Day observed on February 21

22 February 2015
• Anil Kumble and Betty Wilson inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
• Former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed arrested in Male under anti-terror law

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