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World This Week : 31 March-6 April 2014

Apr 7, 2014 16:02 IST

An aspirant of competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, Banking and others can revise their preparation at a glance on the World this week section provided on jagranjosh.com. This section is the coverage of important incidences and events of the previous week that could be asked in any of the exams. Read the section and keep yourself updated.

31 March 2014
• UN's International Court of Justice ordered the Japanese Government to stop its Whaling Programme Jarpa II
• India based American Dr. Sumit Chugh chosen for Prestigious Simon Dack Award
• Indian-origin Suvir Mirchandani suggested use of Garamond font to save 400 million dollar
• French President Hollande names Valls as new PM

1 April 2014
• Asian Development Outlook 2014 released
• Quake of 8.2 magnitude raised Tsunami warning for Latin American coast
• Mexico celebrated the 100th birth anniversary of late Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz

2 April 2014
• FIFA imposed transfer ban on Barcelona
• FIFA rejected US call to ban Russia from World Cup for stand on Ukraine
• NASA suspended ties with Russia except on International Space Station
• USFDA banned imports from Indian plant of Apotex Pharma Co
• Amazon launched set-top box named Fire TV
• World Autism Awareness Day celebrated across the world

3 April 2014
• India ranked 102 out of 132 countries on Social Progress Index
• Google launched the 360 degree online view of Angkor Wat in Cambodia
• Europe launched a satellite, Sentinel-1A to monitor earth for climate change
• Bangladesh to provide transit facility for Indian power transmission line
• Qatar based Doha Bank announced its First branch in Mumbai

4 April 2014
• NIST launched world's most accurate clock, NIST-F2
• Japan announced to cancel next Antarctic Whaling Programme after UN ICJ decision
• South Korea developed ballistic Missile to counter North Korea
• Union Ministry of Civil Aviation approved the Tata and Singapore airlines JV
• President Obama nominated PIO Sunil Sabharwal as US Alternate Executive Director of IMF
• Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anja Niedringhaus shot dead in Afghanistan
• Former President of Guinea Kumba Yala died at 61
• President Obama nominated PIO Sunil Sabharwal as US Alternate Executive Director of IMF
• MS Dhoni won United Kingdom’s 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports
• Marie-Lousie Coleiro Preca sworn-in as President of Malta
5 April 2014
• Scientists created man-made chromosome for complex-cell organisms
• Iran and Japan signed a MoU to cooperate in environmental issues
• North Korea allowed runner-tourists for first time in Pyongyang Marathon
• Tempest Stela, World’s oldest weather report found in Egypt
• Indian companies creates over a lakh jobs in UK: Grant Thornton research report

6 April 2014
• UK legalised sale of self-testing kits for HIV

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