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World This Week: 24 November-30 November 2014

Dec 1, 2014 15:03 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 24 November to 30 November 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 November 2014
• Israeli Cabinet passed Jewish Nation-State Bill
• Britain withdrew last military forces from southern Afghanistan
• Iran Nuclear deal deadline extended by 7-months to 30 June 2015
• Pico do Fogo Volcano erupted in Cape Verde archipelago off West Africa coast
• Michael Phelps named Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards
• US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned

25 November 2014
• India and Nepal signed 10 pacts during visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal
• New exotic carnivorous plant Nepenthes zygon discovered at Kew Gardens in London
• New species of bird Muscicapa flycatcher named after Indian ornithologist Navjot Sodhi
• First 3D-printed object developed in space by NASA and Made In Space Inc
• International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women observed on 25 November

26 November 2014
• Tapan Raychaudhuri, the Historian of modern India’s economic and social history died
• Scientists at Katholieke University found new method to turn sawdust into petrol
• Stanford University engineers discovered multilayered material for cooling surfaces
• Pakistani actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy

27 November 2014
• SAARC Countries signed Energy Pact to ensure electricity trading through grid connectivity
• India offered polio vaccine along with other deliverables for SAARC countries
• 18th SAARC Summit issued Kathmandu Declaration

28 November 2014
• India and Mozambique signed MoU for cooperation in Oil and Gas sector
• Thai parliament voted to ban commercial surrogacy
• NASA celebrated 50th Anniversary of First Mars Mission, Mariner 4
• Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian also known as Chespirito died

29 November 2014

• Finland took 1st step to legalise gay marriage
• Israel has chosen Major General Gadi Eizenkot as the next chief of its army,
• World War II Indian pilot Mohinder Singh Pujji honoured with statue in UK

30 November 2014

• Egypt court declared ISIS a terrorist group and banned it in the country
• Nawaz Sharif inaugurated China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project
• Sewage-powered bus gets green signal in UK
• Russian film Leviathan won Golden Peacock award

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