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World This Week: 6 October-12 October 2014

Oct 13, 2014 13:49 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 6 October to 12 October 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

6 October 2014
• John O´Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser named for 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology
• New York Times issued Apology for Racist Cartoon on India's Mars Mission
• French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi met with an accident during Japanese GP
• Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg granted an honorary Knighthood
• World Habitat Day observed globally on 6 October
• World Bank released South Asia Economic Focus report
• Mauritian Parliament dissolved for elections
• UK and Ireland inked single visa deal
• Pakistan recorded highest number of polio cases in 14 years
• USA Swimming suspended Olympic champion Michael Phelps for 6 months
• Researchers developed a technology that makes visible the movements of HIV virus
• World’s first womb-transplant baby born to a Swedish woman
• Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd acquired New York luxury hotel Waldorf Astoria

7 October 2014
• Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace authored by Leon Panetta and Jim Newton released
• German author Siegfried Lenz died
• Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura won 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics
• U.S. Supreme Court allowed gay marriage in five more states
• Researchers at MIT created material for absorption of solar radiation

8 October 2014
• Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E. Moerner won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
• Pratima Dharm appointed as the first Hindu priest at Georgetown University
• Syntheism – Creating God in The Internet Age authored by Alexander Bard released
• ATSB released Flight Path Analysis Update on lost Malaysian plane MH370
• ICC banned Zimbabwe bowler Prosper Utseya and Bangladeshi bowler Sohag Gazi for illegal action
• Super-Resolved Fluorescence Microscopy: Surpassing the limitations of the light microscope

9 October 2014
• World Post Day observed globally on 9 October
• Bio Cremations: environment friendly alternative to cremate human body
• French author Patrick Modiano won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature
• WB group launched Global Infrastructure Facility in partnership with institutional investors
• Italian court cleared the ex-CEOs of Finmeccanica of corruption charges in VVIP chopper scam
• US Department of Defence approved two technology transfer licenses to India
• Fortune released the list of powerful people titled 40 under 40
• Cipla Medpro signed collaboration pact with Teva for selling drugs in South Africa

10 October 2014
• Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel peace prize 2014
• India and UK government launched UK-India Financial Partnership

11 October 2014
• Third International Day of the Girl Child observed across the world

12 October 2014
• Turkey to allow US led coalition to use its Incirlik Air Base to fight against ISIS
• Indian Embassy in Kuwait simplified visa procedure
• British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton won inaugural Russian Grand Prix
• Roger Federer won Shanghai Masters trophy of Tennis
• Amazon and Future Groups signed deal to jointly sell goods online

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