Friday, 2 December 2016

28 November Current Affairs

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Current Affairs are very important section asked in every competitive exams. Here, we're presenting you the 28th November Current Affairs updates.

Delhi hosts 9th Queer Pride Parade
  • Hundreds of people marched from Barakhamba Road to Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Sunday, during the ninth Delhi Queer Pride Parade. 
  • Section 377 and the Transgender Bill were some of the issues discussed at the parade, which also witnessed speeches and song and dance performances. 
  • People held posters that read "Queer and Proud" and "Decriminalise not demonetize" at the parade.
NGO starts 16-day campaign on child trafficking in Bengaluru
  • An NGO named Association for Promoting Social Action (APSA) has launched a 16-day campaign to create awareness against child trafficking and missing children in Bengaluru. 
  • The initiative comes after the National Crime Records Bureau released statistics, which shows that a child goes missing in India every eight minutes and 40% of these children remain untraced.
Force India finish fourth in F1 Constructors' Championship
  • Formula One racing team Force India finished fourth in the Formula One Constructors' Championship, their best ever season-ending finish in the championship. 
  • With 173 points, Force India finished behind championship-winners Mercedes, second-placed Red Bull and Ferrari. 
  • Notably, Force India's Sergio Perez registered two podium finishes in 2016, the team's best ever podium finish tally in a season.
Rosberg pips Hamilton to win his maiden F1 world title
  • Mercedes' Formula One driver Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One drivers' championship to become the 33rd Formula One World Champion in F1 history.
  • Rosberg, who needed only a podium finish in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, finished second to deny Hamilton his fourth straight world title. Notably, Rosberg's father had also won the F1 championship 34 years ago.
Ashwin 3rd Indian to make 500 runs & take 50 wickets in a year
  • Ravichandran Ashwin became only the third Indian cricketer ever to register over 500 runs and take more than 50 wickets in a calendar year.
  • Prior to this, Vinoo Mankad achieved the feat in 1953 before former captain Kapil Dev achieved it twice in 1979 and 1983. 
  • Notably, Ashwin has scored 530 runs and claimed 56 wickets this year so far.
Aditi Ashok claims her 2nd professional title in a row
  • Indian golfer Aditi Ashok claimed her second successive victory on the Ladies European Tour after winning the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open.
  • The 18-year- old won the Hero Women's Indian Open a fortnight ago to become the first ever Indian player to register a win on the Ladies European Tour.
Sameer Verma finishes second at Hong Kong Open
  • Indian shuttler and current world number 43, Sameer Verma finished as the runner-up at the Hong Kong Open Super Series tournament after losing to host country's Angus Ng Ka Long 14-21, 21-10, 11-21 in the final. 
  • This was the 22-year- old shuttler's maiden appearance in a final of a Super Series event.

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