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World This Week: 19 May-25 May 2014

May 26, 2014 16:38 IST

To help the aspirants of competitive exams, the Jagranjosh.com provide a segment named World this week. This will help the candidates preparing for various exams in revising the latest issue in World just before the exam.

19 May 2014
• China set up 1.6 billion dollars fund to support maritime Silk Road development
• Palaeontologists discovered the fossil of world’s largest dinosaur in Patagonia, Argentina

20 May 2014
• World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends Report released
• Brazil honoured 100 years of Indian cinema by releasing two postage stamps
• PEMRA suspended three Geo TV Channels for leveling allegations against ISI
• Thailand Army Chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha declared to impose martial law
• UK based Marks & Spencer announced to open 100 stores in India

21 May 2014
• Russia and China signed 30 year deal on natural gas worth of 400 billion dollars

22 May 2014
• Spain suspended the 12th bull fight festival after matadors got injured by bulls
• Gujarat's monument Rani ki Vav to be digitally recreated in Scotland
• Navies of India and Singapore started SIMBEX 14 in Andaman Sea
• International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 observed across the world
• Italian scientists designed kidney dialysis machine for newborn babies
• Russia and China vetoed UN resolution against Syria

23 May 2014
• World Turtle Day observed across the world on 23 May

24 May 2014
• One in Ten army soldiers in Britain are just 16 years old: UK’s Ministry of Defence
• Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 4-1 to win 10th UEFA Champions League Football title
• NASA developed high-tech cages to carry rodents to ISS

25 May 2014
• Dalia Grybauskaite won the Presidential election of Lithuania
• Japan won the Thomas Cup 2014 of badminton
• Indian management scholar Jitendra Vir Singh appointed Dean of Business School at HKUST
• Japan won AFC Women’s Asian Football Cup 2014
• OVL and Rosneft signed a deal to explore hydrocarbon in Arctic
• Film Winter Sleep honoured with Palme d’Or Award at 67th Cannes Film Festival

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