World This Week: 10 October-16 October 2011

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A compilation of all the important topics and events of the week is given here. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our World This Week.

10 October 2011
•    India and Japan Agreed to Cooperate in the Field of Tourism and Infrastructure.
•    Spanish researchers discovered a rare mollusce in Antarctic waters.
•    India and the Czech Republic Set the Trade Target of 2 Billion US Dollars by 2012.
•    India took over as the Chairman of UN South Asian Regional Commission for Tourism.
•    World Mental Health Day observed with the theme, The Great Push: Investing in Mental Health.

11 October 2011
•    European Union launched a Visa Information System for Indians and other non-EU Citizens.
•    Myanmar announced an Amnesty for More than 6300 Prisoners.
•    India and South Africa Signed a Pact on Election Management and Administration.
•    Ukraine’s former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was sentenced to 7 years in prison on charges of abuse of office in signing a gas deal with Russia in 2009.

12 October 2011
•    China became Russia’s biggest trading partner: bilateral trade reached 50.8 billion US Dollars.

13 October 2011
•    World’s First Drug was Created by the Scientists to Prevent Blindness from Cataracts.

14 October 2011
•    India and United States agreed to Explore New Models for Educational Institutions.

15 October 2011
•    India and UK agreed to Work towards the MoU in Areas Related to Urban Development.

16 October 2011
•    Andy Murray retained his Shanghai Masters title by defeating David Ferrer 7-5 6-4.
•    Red Bull sealed the constructors’ title at the Korean Grand Prix as the team driver Sebastian Vettel clinched the title.
•    World Food Day observed with the theme- Food Prices – From Crisis to Stability.


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