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World This Week: 20 April-26 April 2015

Apr 27, 2015 14:42 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 20 April to 26 April 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

20 April 2015

• Novak Djokovic won Monte Carlo Masters title of Tennis
• Eminent Historian Christopher Alan Bayly died

21 April 2015
• Japan's Nikkei 225 closed above 20000 for the first time in 15 years
• China, Pakistan signed an agreement on Economic Corridor plan worth 46 billion US dollars
• Cricket South Africa launched Africa T20 Cup
• Japanese Maglev train set the world speed record of 603 kmph
• Pakistan conferred highest civilian award Nishan-e-Pakistan on Chinese president Xi Jinping

22 April 2015
• NRL & BPC signed MoU to export petroleum products to Bangladesh
• Calbuco volcano of Chile erupted after 42 years
• Bangladesh won 3-match ODI series against Pakistan, 3-0
• International Mother Earth Day observed with theme It’s Our Turn to Lead
• IOC President Thomas Bach named ambassador of HeForShe by UN Women

23 April 2015
• Russia, Argentina signed agreements on economic & energy co-operation
• Indian-American Vivek Murthy took oath as 19th US Surgeon General
• UN observed World Book and Copyright Day across the world
• Indo-French Naval exercise VARUNA commenced at Goa
• World Happiness Report 2015 released
• Bharatiya Mahila Bank won the Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015

24 April 2015
• Turrialba Volcano erupted in Costa Rica
• Gopinath Pillai awarded with the Outstanding Service Award for his services in Singapore
• Margarita, with a Straw won Best Feature Film Award at Washington Film festival

25 April 2015

• Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 on the Richter scale struck Nepal
• Wladimir Klitschko defeated Bryant Jennings to defend heavyweight title of Boxing
• World Malaria Day observed with theme Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria
• Dharahara Tower of Nepal collapsed after earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck Nepal
• Yashwant Sinha honoured with Officier de la Légion d’Honneur by French Government

26 April 2015
• Lin Dan of China won men`s title of Badminton Asia Championships 2015
• Magnus Carlsen of Norway won Shamkir Chess Tournament
• Sangeeta Bhatia, Indian-origin scientist at MIT, won the 2015 Heinz Award

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