World This Week:5 September-11 September 2011

Sep 13, 2011 17:58 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.

5 September 2011

•    India and Israel decided to enhance tourism cooperation

6 September 2011
•    Alliance formed at Bonn Meet to deal with climate change
•    UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2011 was launched in New Delhi
•    American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, director, and musician, Eddie Murphy was chosen to host the 84th Academy Awards/ Oscars  in February 2012

7 September 2011

•    ADB approved 500 Million Dollar Loan to help India Improve Rail Services

8 September 2011
•    India Signed Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with Uruguay
•    European Union announced a ban on oil imports from Syria
•    Brazilian scientists located an underground river below the Amazon river
•    United Nations' (UN) International Literacy Day obseved

9 September 2011
•    NTPC and Ceylon Electricity Board Sealed a Deal for Setting up a Power Plant in Sri Lanka

10 September 2011
•    Internet search titan Google acquired restaurant review firm Zagat

11 September 2011
•    The total volume of Arctic sea ice fell to a record low in 2010, according to a new study
•    India defeated Pakistan 4-2 in the penalty shoot-out in a nerve-wrecking final to clinch the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament
•    Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel won the Italian Grand Prix
•    Australia’s Samantha Stosur on 11 September 2011 defeated Serena Williams to win the US Open crown and her first grand slam singles title

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