Monday, January 02, 2006

World 2005 Part Ends

There is another Post in Shyam'sssss, about self-repairing paint on Car's.

The Boeing 737-200 shook violently second after take off, veered to the left and slammed onto a busy street in Indonesia’s third-largest city, bursting into flame, at least 147 person died many of them on the ground on September 5.

Junichiro koizumi re-elected as Prime Minister of Japan on Sep 21.

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has won a historic 3rd term on October 1.

Australian’s Barry J.Marshall and Robin Warren have won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. American Roy Glauber and John Hall and Germany’s Theodor haensch won the 2005 Physics Nobel Prize for their work in the field of optics. Yves Chauvin of France and Americans Robert H.Grubbs and Richard R.Schrock won the 2005 Nobel Chemistry Prize for development method in organic synthesis. The IAEA and its chief Mohamed ElBaradei won the nobel Peace Prize for 2005 for their work in stopping the spread of nuclear weapons. Israeli and U.S. citizen Robert J.Aumann and American Thomas C. Schelling won the 2005 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their work in game-theory analysis, in October.

The re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou-6 spacecraft carrying taikanauts Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng, landed on earth safely at 4:33am (local time) marking a complete success of china’s second manned space mission after it put the first Chinese national in Space 2 Years ago on Oct 17.

The E.U. declared the spread of bird flu from Asia into the E.U. a global threat requiring international cooperation, saying Western Europe is ill prepared to deal with an influenza Emergency on Oct 18.

A Nigerian airliner with 116 people aboard crashed after take off from Lagas and then were no signs of survivors.

In a scatting final report documenting massive corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program, investigators have accused more than 2.200 companies and prominent politicians of colluding with former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s regime to defraud the humanitarian operation of $ 1.8 billion.

The civil unrest in France and neighboring countries was a series of riots and other forms of violent clashes between thousands of youths (predominantly of French Muslim background) from poor suburbs and the French Police (as well as the police of neighboring countries).The riots began on 27 October in the banlieues of Paris.

The overall coast of the Oct 8 earthquacke that hit the Pok and other parts of the North West Frantier Province is estmated at $ 5.2 billion, on November 12.

Sri Lanka’s 5th Presidential election concluded on a largely peaceful note. By the close of polls at 4.00pm, an estimated 75% turnout was registered outside the northeast, on Noveber 17. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse was declared election the island-nation’s fifth executive President on November 18.

Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, Sri Lanka’s Minister for Interior and Buddha Sasana and Deputy Defence Minister in the outgoing cabinet, was appointed as the new Prime Minister by the President Mahinda Rajapakse on Nov 21.

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon quit the governing Likud party, announced the formation of a new party and called for early polls on Nov 21.

Conservatice leader Angela Merkel was elected as Germany’s first Femal Chanceller, taking power at the helm of an unwieldy alliance of the Right and the Left that faces the tough job of turning around Europe’s biggest economyon Nov 22.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has won Liberia’s Presidential Vote, becoming Africa’s first elected women head of state and embarking on a 6-year mission to lift the war-torn country towards prosperty and reconciliation on Nov 23.

Palestinians formally opened a boarder crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt that will allow Gaza to travell abroad freely for the first time since Israel occupied the coastal territory in 1967 on Nov 25.

On Nov 29, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin’s embatted Liberal minority government was ousted by a no-confidence vote in Parliament, kicking off a likely frosty election compaign over the Christmas holiday .

China has developed its first AIDS drug with independent intellectual property right, the producers announced on Nov 30.

A powerful Earthquake shook central and east Africa, on December 05

119 people were died when an ageing Iranian military C-10 transport plane suffered engine failure and smashed into a densely populated residential area of Teheran, on Dec 6.

More than 100 people were feared dead after a jet airlines crashed on landing in the southern Nigerian city of Port Harcourt on Dec 10.

A series of Explosion rocked one of the U.K.’s biggest oil storage depots, near Hemel Hempstead, about 50km north of London, causing injured to about 40 persons and considerable damage to properties in the area on Dec 11.

Two months after the devastating October 8 earthquake, a strong tremor at dead of night jolted people in Kashmir out of their sheep and sent them scurrying on the streets on Nov 13.

The 6th ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization got under way in Hong Kong with lowered optimism about the nearly 150member countries arrived at a consensus on the future course of multilateral trade on Nov 13.

On Dec 19, Warlords, former communists, Taliban defectors and women activist were sworn as members of the first Afghan Parliament in more than 30 years amid hope of national reconciliation after decades of bloodshed.

The former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, alleged that he was tortured by Americans, who have imprisoned him for over two-years on Dec 21.

In the biggest ambush since the February 2002 ceasefire agreement, suspected LTTE rebels blew up a convoy in the northern Mannar district, killed at least 13 sailors and injuring several others on Dec 23.

The Tsunami affected countries observed the 1st anniversary of tsunami on Dec 26.

A first satellite in the E.U.’s Galileo satellite navigation programme was launched from Kazakhstan, a major step forward for Europe’s answer to the U.S. Global Positioning System on Dec 28.

Indonesia completed the withdrawal of its 21,000 non-local soldiers form Aceh as part of a peace agreement to end a 29-year separatist insurgency in the tsunami-ravaged province on Nov 29.

Russia has vowed to cut off all natural gas supplies to Ukraine on January 1 as talks on the new gas price fell through: on Nov 30.
India 2005 will come soon.


Priya said...

unga recap super..
just want to let u know that i have blogrolled you.

Jo said...

Have a wonderful and propserous New Year buddy!

Jeevan said...

Priya - Thanks Friend.

Jeevan said...

Jo - wish you the Same.:)