World This Week: 31 December 2012–6 January 2013

Jan 9, 2013 16:48 IST

World This Week will allow the students to know about the happenings of the world. Through this section, the students will be able to get information about the developments in the world. By reading this section, you will come across the major news of the international importance that made up to the headlines. Get a quick insight into the happenings of the world through this section.

31 December 2012

  • President of Russia Vladmir Putin visited India to attend 13th India-Russia Annual Summit

1 January 2013

  • Scientist Venkatesh Mannar honoured with the Order of Canada Award

2 January 2013

  • India and Pakistan exchanged Nuclear Units List as a part of the agreement
  • Israel’s Jewish population passed crucial 6 Million Mark: Central Bureau of Statistics

3 January 2013

  • US President Barack Obama signed Annual Defence Policy Bill

4 January 2013

  • South Korea became first country in Asia to order chemical castration of child rapist

5 January 2013

  • The oldest bank of Switzerland to pay 58 Million Dollar to US in tax evasion case

6 January 2013

  • Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands claimed Ladies Doubles final at the Brisbane International