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World This Week: 23 June-29 June 2014

Jun 30, 2014 16:03 IST

World this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in World in the week 23 June – 29 June 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 June 2014
• International Widows day observed on 23 June
• United Nations Public Service Day celebrated on 23 June
• UK firm East India Company issued legal tender gold coin in honour of Sachin Tendulkar
• Robots can be programmed by casually talking to it: Cornell University Study
• Tsunami warning issued after quake measuring 8 on Richter scale hits off coast of Alaska

24 June 2014

• Book titled Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas written by Edward Klein released
• UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2014
• Scientists developed sensing skin technology that can detect cracks in concrete structures
• World’s first Android Newscasters unveiled in Japan
• World’s most powerful telescope ATLAST to be built by NASA to track alien’s life
• UNEP released a report titled The Environment Crime Crisis

25 June 2014
• World Vitiligo Day observed on 25 June
• International Seafarer's day observed across the world on 25 June
• Chung Hung Won retained as PM of S Korea
• Indian-origin judge V K Rajah appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore
• France announced to honour Shahrukh Khan with Legion of Honour
• Google launched Project Android One to build ultra cheap Smartphones
• High-level forum Acting on the Call held in Washington

26 June 2014

• Facelock, an alternative to passwords, designed by UK Scientists
• International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed on 26 June
• Jean-Claude Juncker named as the next president of the European Commission

27 June 2014
• Hamid Ansari, the Vice-President of India was on official visit to China from 26 June to 30 June 2014

28 June 2014
• Vice Presidents of India and China release the Encyclopedia of India-China Cultural Contacts in Beijing

29 June 2014
• Endangered' Indian classic cinema at Italy film festival

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