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World This Week: 29 September-5 October 2014

Oct 6, 2014 14:49 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 29 September to 5 October 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

29 September 2014
• India and the US issued Vision Statement to boost strategic ties
• First case of Ebola virus in the US diagnosed

30 September 2014
• Afghanistan signed Bilateral Security Agreement with the US
• WWF released Living Planet Report 2014
• India, US vow to push strategic ties to new levels and committed to fight terrorism together
• Ocean Health Index for the year 2014 released
• Sumitomo acquired Carzonrent unit for 200 crore rupees
• Apollo Hospitals tied up with pharma firm Sanofi
• Google social network site–Orkut closed

1 October 2014

• Maryland University Researchers developed a tool to predict how organisms respond to climate change
• 24th International Day of Older Persons observed across the world

2 October 2014
• Aral Sea dried: NASA’s Earth Observatory

3 October 2014
• US partially lifted 40 year ban on arm sales to Vietnam to boost defence in South China Sea
• Scientists at Ohio State University developed world's first rechargeable solar battery
• EU Competition Commission approved Facebook – WhatsApp deal worth 19 billion US dollar
• British aid worker Alan Henning beheaded by ISIS militants

4 October 2014
• 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 held in South Korea
• Shah Rukh Khan received Global Diversity Award 2014 at the House of Commons
• World Animal Day observed globally on 4 October

5 October 2014
• Researchers at MIT created material for absorption of solar radiation

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