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World This Week: 16 November-22 November 2015

Nov 23, 2015 14:35 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com 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 16 November to 22 November 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

16 November 2015
• India, China agreed to deepen defence ties, maintain peace at LAC
• FIFA banned Nepal football Chief Ganesh Thapa for 10 years for corruption
• Marriott International to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
• International Day for Tolerance observed across the world
• WHO launched World Antibiotic Awareness Week with the theme Antibiotics: handle with care
• 2015 G20 Summit held in Antalya, Turkey
• Names of 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients announced
17 November 2015
• India and Bangladesh signed draft MoU on passenger and cruise vessel movement
• India, Bangladesh agreed to cooperate on intelligence sharing, border security
• 2015 G20 Summit held in Antalya, Turkey
• PM Narendra Modi concluded his two-nation tour to UK and Turkey
• UN released report on impacts of Biodegradable plastics on marine environment
• India, Bangladesh agreed to cooperate on intelligence sharing, border security
• India and Bangladesh signed draft MoU on passenger and cruise vessel movement
• Kosmos 2510, the first satellite of EKS (Tundra) system, launched by Russia
• China’s Tianhe-2 retained its position as World’s most powerful Supercomputer
• IEP released Global Terrorism Index 2015

18 November 2015
• SriLankan President presented cabinet paper to abolish Executive Presidency
• India and Vietnam inked MoU for cooperation in the field of Animal Health
• Union Cabinet approved German as additional foreign language in Kendriya Vidyalayas
• India ratified Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
• Bangladesh Government blocked social media platform on security grounds
• Indian cyclists won five medals on the opening day of Track Asia Cup
• WADA suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency for non-compliance

19 November 2015
• 23rd APEC Economic Leaders Meeting Declaration Issued
• Egypt, Russia signed deal to build a nuclear power plant in Egypt
• US House of Representatives passed Bill to restrict entry of Syrian, Iraqi refugees
• World Toilet Day observed on 19 November with the theme Sanitation and Nutrition
• UNHCR chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2015
• RK Trivedi, the former Gujarat Governor and CEC, died
• World Economic Forum released Global Gender Gap Report 2015
• University of East London awarded honorary doctorate to Ashok Amritraj

20 November 2015
• China building world’s largest animal cloning factory
• UN Security Council approved French-sponsored resolution urging action against ISIS
• Swati Dandekar appointed Executive Director to Asian Development Bank by Obama

21 November 2015
• 27th ASEAN Summit held at Kuala Lumpur
• 13th ASEAN-India Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
• Indian cueist Pankaj Advani won 2015 IBSF World Snooker Championship
• 20th Anniversary of Dayton Peace Accord observed

22 November 2015
• Mahatma Gandhi International Centre inaugurated in Matale by Sri Lankan President
• India Juniors won 8th Men's Junior Asia hockey cup by defeating Pakistan
• Djokovic became 1st player to win ATP World Tour Finals for 4th consecutive time
• 10th East Asia Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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