Top News Headlines of 11 November 2013

Breaking news of 11 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Relevance of foundation courses, faulty evaluation scheme, large classroom size, poor infrastructure and dilution of main courses are the counts on which Delhi University four-year undergraduate programme came in for flak from staff associations of 44 of its 66 colleges at the end of first semester.
  • Scientists have developed a new camera system that can help predict a person’s aggressive behaviour such as kicking, pushing, hitting and throwing.
  • Rafael Nadal won the latest installment of his epic rivalry with Roger Federer as the Spaniard swept into the final of the ATP World Tour Finals with a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Sunday.
  • Marc Marquez has become the youngest MotoGP champion as a third-place finish at the season-ending Valencia Grand Prix secured him the 2013 world title in his rookie year.
  • Armyman Devendra Singh created record in the free pistol event while Maharashtra, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and BSF earned gold medals in their respective groups at the 23rd All India G V Mavalankar Shooting championship in West Bengal on Sunday.
  • Kenyan cricket captain Collins Obuya will miss the two warm-up matches for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 qualifying tournament after being suspended for assaulting a fellow player.
  • A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony on Saturday.
  • Shooter Heena Sidhu came up with an impressive performance to win the10m Air Pistol women’s gold at the ISSF World Cup Final in Munich on Sunday.
  • Maharashtra has a tip per capita income, though when it comes to prosperity, Punjab tops a draft while Madhya Pradesh is during a really bottom.
  • About 10 lakh people tonight took a dip in the Saryu river amid tight security, marking the start of 14-Kosi Parikrama in which devotees undertake 45-km round of the periphery of Ayodhya.
  • Heroine worth Rs one crore in the international market was recovered along Indo-Pak border by security forces in Akhnoor belt of the district.
  • Chief minister Hemant Soren, taking strong exception to West Bengal’s move to restrict supply of potatoes to Jharkhand, on Sunday cautioned the Mamata Banerjee government saying if export is not started at the earliest, the state would be forced to take action.
  • Vijaydan Detha, 88-year-old celebrated author of Rajasthani folk tales, died at his native village Borunda in Jodhpur on Sunday morning. He was nominated for Nobel prize for literature in 2006.
  • Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has collected around Rs 19 crore as donations from cross section of people, most of them are the first-time donors to a political party.
  • Air pollution has forced Iranian authorities to close elementary schools and kindergartens in Tehran province for three days from Sunday.
  • Officials say they have banned teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai’s book from private schools across Pakistan, calling her a tool of the West. Malala attracted global attention last year when the Taliban shot her in the head in northwest Pakistan for criticizing the group.
  • China announced on Sunday its highest alert for Typhoon Haiyan as six crew members of a cargo boat were reported missing.
  • A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan on Sunday, rocking buildings in Tokyo. The quake struck at 7:37 a.m. (2237 GMT Saturday), in Ibaraki prefecture, north of the capital, at a depth of 59 kilometers.
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