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World This Week: 21 November-27 November 2011

Nov 30, 2011 10:57 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.

21 November 2011
•    India-Bangladesh home secretary-level talks concluded in New Delhi.
•    New Labour Laws were introduced in Oman for the welfare of workers.
•    UNAIDS HIV AIDS report 2011 revealed 56% Fall in the Number of New HIV Infections in India.

22 November 2011
•    Bangladesh demanded a Formal Apology from Pakistan.
•    Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh finally agreed to step down amidst massive public protests.
•    USA removed the inaccurate maps of India and Pakistan from its website.
•    Australian Cricket Board appointed Mickey Arthur as the head coach of Australia’s national cricket team.

23 November 2011
•    Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz Award upon General Hou Shusen.
•    India was elected to the UN’s Joint Inspection Unit (JIU).
•    NRI Steel Tycoon Lakshmi Mittal topped the List of Britain’s Most Influential Asians 2011.
•    Former Pakistani Information Minister Sherry Rehman designated to become Pakistan’s next Ambassador in the U.S.
•    GG2/Eastern Eye Power 101, list comprising powerful Asians in UK. unveiled by Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the GG2 (Garavi Gujarat) Leadership Awards 2011
•    Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon General Hou Shusen, deputy chief of general staff of Chinese Peoples Liberation Army

24 November 2011
•    Gartner Predicted Mobile Device Sales in India to reach 231 million units in 2012.

25 November 2011
•    Scientists discovered Gene HTR7, which makes People Alcoholic.

26 November 2011
•    Eight Indians featured in Thinkers 50, a Bi-annual Global Ranking of 50 Most Influential Thinkers.

27 November 2011
•    Vladimir Putin’s Candicacy endorsed for March 2012 Presidential Polls.
•    The Arab League imposed sanctions against Syria.

 

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