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World This Week: 23 March-29 March 2015

Mar 30, 2015 11:29 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 23 March to 29 March 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 March 2015
• Researchers at York University provided experimental evidence that stars may generate sound
• Indian-American author Akhil Sharma won The Folio Prize 2015 for novel Family Life
• Artist Bharti Kher conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters of France
• Madhav Gadgil and Dr. Jane Lubchenco won Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 2015

24 March 2015

• China announced to shut down last coal-fired power plant in Beijing by 2016 to cut pollution
• NASA's Curiosity rover discovered biologically useful Nitrogen on Mars
• Flight 4U 9525 of Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in French Alps
• Amitav Ghosh among the 10 finalists shortlisted for 2015 Man Booker International Prize
• ADB released Asian Development Outlook 2015
• 18th Round of Talks between India and China on the Boundary Question held in New Delhis
• US agreed to keep 9800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015
• World Tuberculosis Day 2015 observed globally

25 March 2015
• India and Qatar inked six agreements to increase commercial and economic exchanges
• RBI signed Currency Swap Agreement with Central Bank of Sri Lanka
• India’s first Polar Remotely Operated Vehicle operationalised in North Antarctica
• Nobel Laureate John Nash won Abel Prize 2015 for work on partial differential equations
• International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade observed
• UN unveiled Arc of Return for victims of transatlantic slave trade
• Saudi Arabia launched military operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen

26 March 2015
• ADB sanctioned 300 million US dollars under SCRIP for road construction in NBNE region
• Fortune released the list of 2015 roster of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders
• Australia's IAG to raise stake in SBI General Insurance to 49 percent  
• Physicists at Stanford University developed biometric robotic wings

27 March 2015
• Scientists at ANU found the world’s largest asteroid impact zone in Warburton basin, Australia

28 March 2015
• Earth Hour 2015 observed globally from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm local time

29 March 2015
• Australia defeated New Zealand to win ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
• Michael Clarke retired from ODI cricket

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