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World This Week : 17 March - 23 March 2014

Mar 24, 2014 12:10 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com are the weekly updates provided with an aim to help the candidates of competitive exams to revise the incidents/happenings. The weekly updates provided can be treated as the boost capsules for every aspirant. Take a look on the topics and get updated with the events that you went through across the week in news papers, magazines or on internet.

17 March 2014

  • UNSC extends mandate of UNAMA till March 2015
  • Russian President signs decree recognizing Crimea as a Sovereign State
  • Paris imposes a partial car ban to combat pollution
  • Andrew Marchese develops a Robot that can swim like fish
  • US, Japan and EU imposed sanctions on Russia over Crimea annexation
  • Britain hands over two military bases to Afghan troops in Helmand province
  • European Parliament pass a law to introduce a Universal Mobile Device Charger

18 March 2014

  • Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare wins audience choice award in North Carolina film festival
  • Russia signs Accession Agreement with Crimea
  • Thailand announces to lift State of Emergency

19 March 2014

  • Pro-Russian forces seize Ukraine’s Navy headquarters in Sevastopol
  • An artificial heart that beats in animals developed

20 March 2014

  • World Sparrow Day observed across the world
  • Aditi Khanna becomes the first women President of Indian Journalist's Association of London
  • New Molecule HSP90 with potential to kill malaria parasite discovered
  • FIH introduces 4-quarter format in Hockey

21 March 2014

  • UN observes International Day of Forest
  • Sharp rise in asylum in industrialised countries: UNHCR Report on Asylum Trends 2013
  • World Poetry Day observed across the world
  • Former Brazilian international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini dies
  • Big Hoss, World Largest TV unveiled
  • Ukraine signs the Association Agreement with EU

22 March 2014

  • Israeli diplomats launch indefinite strike over pay dispute

23 March 2014

  • Ebola Virus detected in Guinea
  • Malala and Mishab-ul-Haq conferred with Pakistan Civil Awards on Pakistan Day
  • Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain, dies
  • 2400 km march over the demand to cancel Myitsone dam in Myanmar

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