World This Week: 19 September-25 September 2011

Sep 28, 2011 15:35 IST

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.

19 September
•    India signed DTAA and a pact on ITC with Estonia.
•    NASA'S WISE Mission captured black hole's wildly flaring jet. 

20 September

•    Australia  under the captaincy of skipper Michael Clarke won the Test series against Sri Lanka 1-0 with the the conclusion of the second test match.
•    Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed by a suicide bomber killed in Kabul.
•    Scientists stated that the two powerful collisions with a dwarf galaxy in the past two billion years was the cause of the spiral arm structure of the Milky Way.

21 September
•    India-Zimbabwe agreed to expedite the ratification process of BIPA.

22 September

•    DDB bagged the Network of the Year trophy at the Spikes Asia Advertising Festival in Singapore.
•    Former England all-rounder cricketer Dominic Cork announced his retirement from cricket at the age of 40.
•    WikiLeaks founder founder Julian Assange’s unauthorised autobiography was released by publishers Canongate.
•    India South Africa agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the MSME. 

23 September
•    India and Nepal resumed dialogue after a gap of four years in Kathmandu.

24 September
•    India renewed its support to the Palestine bid for the UN membership.

25 September
•    Kenyan Patrick shattered the world men's marathon record by 21 seconds when he clocked two hours three minutes 38 seconds in Berlin course.
•    Kenyan environmentalist & Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai died.
•    Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany won the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore

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