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World This Week: 27 October-2 November 2014

Nov 3, 2014 11:24 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 27 October to 2 November. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

27 October 2014
• The Festival of India inaugurated in Japan
• Google CEO Larry Page appointed Sundar Pichai as new Product Chief of Google
• World Day for Audiovisual Heritage observed globally on 27 October
• Union Government launched website for Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana

28 October 2014
• Cargo rocket Antares of NASA carrying supplies to ISS exploded after launch
• Vice President of Zambia Guy Scott appointed as Acting President
• President of Zambia Michael Sata died
• UNICEF released a report on child poverty titled Children of the Recession
• Sir Schindler Nicholas Winton awarded Order of the White Lion of Czech Republic
• Google celebrated 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk
• Amitabh Bachchan summoned by US court for instigating violence during 1984 riots
• World Economic Forum released Global Gender Gap Report 2014

29 October 2014
• India-Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon sector
• Malala won 2014 World’s Children prize
• Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died
• International Internet Day observed globally on 29 October
• Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami sentenced to death for war crimes
• World Bank released Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency Report
• ECI elected as Chair of General Assembly of AAEA for the next two years
• 51 countries signed pact in tax evasion crackdown
• Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh inducted into Don Bradman Hall of Fame

30 October 2014
• Taiwan banned officials from studying in China
• Deeper integration for peace, prosperity chosen as the theme for 18th SAARC Summit
• Protestors set ablaze Parliament of Burkina Faso against vote to allow President another term
• Sweden became the first European Union country to recognize the State of Palestine
• Fourth International Counter-Piracy Conference held in Dubai
• UN chief Ban Ki-moon launched global campaign to end female genital mutilation
• Somali Pirates freed 7 Indian sailors after 4 years captivity

31 October 2014

• India voted against UN draft resolution on NPT
• Scientists created coldest ever cubic meter in Universe
• President of Burkina Faso resigned

01 November 2014
• Warren Anderson, Chief of Union Carbide during 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy died

02 November 2014
• European Aviation Safety Agency approved Airbus and Boeing pilot training
• ISIS massacred 322 people of Iraqi Al-Bu Nimr tribe in Anbar
• Legendary jazz clarinetist Acker Bilk died
• Bomb blast at Wagah border in Pakistan side
• Historic Nazi gate with cynical slogan Work Sets You Free stolen from Dachau camp

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