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World This Week: 16 September-22 September 2013

World this week section here allows the students of the competitive examinations to get a crux of the happenings of the world over the week.

Sep 23, 2013 15:25 IST
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World this week section here allows the students of the competitive examinations to get a crux of the happenings of the world over the week. By reading this section, the students will be able to get a whole conclusion of the international stories of the world. The World this Week is a special section which allows people to get complete information about the international happenings of the world.

16 September 2013

• India and China agreed to enhance cooperation in the media sector.
• UN Report: Sarin gas used in Syria attack.
• Chinese companies signed agreements worth 2.8 Billion US Dollar for US Soybean import.

17 September 2013
• 68th Session of the UN General Assembly began in New York.
• Germany extended financial and technical assistance for India’s Green Energy Corridors.
• UNSC Permanent Members meet on Syria Chemical Arms Draft.
• Bajrang Kumar won bronze medal at World Wrestling Championship.
• India retained number one position in ICC ODI rankings.

18 September 2013
• Tony Abbott sworn in as Australia Prime Minister.
• Afghanistan first time directly sent Afghan dry fruits to India.
• Federal Reserve would continue its fiscal stimulus programme: Chairman, Federal Reserve System.
• The French Senate approved ban on beauty pageants for children below 16 years.
• Bank of Beijing opened China’s first direct bank.

19 September 2013
• U.S. cleared Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s flight.
• Mohameddan Sporting Club won Durand Foot Ball Cup after 73 years.

20 September 2013
• Virat Kohli to lead Delhi Team in N.K.P. Salve Challenger Trophy.
• National Communal Harmony award conferred by The President of India.

21 September 2013
• Anand Amritraj appointed as new non-playing captain of Davis Cup Team.
• Aamir Khan selected for a US Award for his TV Show Satyamev Jayate.
• International Day of Peace observed on 21 September.
• The Good Road Movie nominated as India's Entry for 2014 Oscars Awards.

22 September 2013

• China Communist Party Leader Bo Xilai sentenced to life imprisonment.
• Tamil National Alliance swept Northern Provincial elections securing 30 of 38 seats.
• Deepika Kumari won silver medal at the Paris Archery World Cup.
• Sandeep Tulsi Yadav won bronze medal at Senior World Wrestling Championship.

 

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