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World This Week: 3 February-9 February 2014

Feb 10, 2014 10:04 IST

The world this week section of Jagranjosh.com has been designed with a purpose to help the candidates of competitive exams to revise their preparation of current affairs at a glance. The section provides weekly event in single lines.

3 February 2014

• Joshna Chinappa won Winnipeg Open title

4 February 2014
• Talking Cars Unveiled: USA may make it mandatory by 2017
• First Paperless Public Library of World BiblioTech opened in USA
• Saudi Arabia King ordered jail terms ranging 3-30 years for mercenaries fighting outside country

5 February 2014
• Olympic flame reached Sochi after crossing Oceans, North Pole and Space
• Libya destroyed entire chemical arsenal
• Work on widening Panama Canal suspended after dispute on rising costs
• North Korea and South Korea agreed to resume reunion of war-split families
• US warned airlines that explosives may be carried in toothpaste tubes for Sochi Olympics
• India and Germany signed 2 pacts for financial and tech co-operation

6 February 2014
• Tendulkar and Warne confirmed to play on 200th Anniversary of Lords
• Danish amputee first in the world to get Bionic Hand
• Union Ministry of Culture and Tate signed MoU
• President of Israel Shimon Peres set a new Guinness World record

7 February 2014
• Sangakkara became second cricketer to hit triple century and a century in same match
• US Navy ANM66 bomb, the largest ever WWII bomb was successfully dismantled

8 February 2014

• Srinivasan elected as the new Chairman of ICC from July 2014 onwards

9 February 2014
• Yulia Lipnitskaya is the youngest Russian to win gold medal in Winter Olympics
• Kamar Ahmad Simon won Golden Conch Award of MIFF 2014

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