Top News Headlines of 22 November 2013

Breaking news of 22 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Housing prices increased in 12 cities by up to 5.3%, while it declined in 10 cities, including the national capital, by up to 7% during the second quarter ended September 30.
  • Ahmadabad based Cadila Pharmaceuticals introduced the first novel product for cancer management which it claims is a significant breakthrough in the treatment of lung cancer.
  • The Mars orbiter spacecraft’s first images of Earth have reached Isro’s Indian Deep Space Network in Byalalu, about 30km from here. On Thursday, Isro released one image taken on November 19 which captures the Indian subcontinent.
  • Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit sparkling half-centuries as a clinical India continued their domination over West Indies by thrashing the visitors by six wickets in the opening ODI of the three-match series, here today.
  • Seventh seed Saina, who improved a rung in the world rankings today to be sixth, lost 17-21 21-9 15-21 to Porntip, who jumped three places to world number 10, at the Hong Kong Coliseum here.
  • Kusal Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan hit aggressive half-centuries as hosts Sri Lanka romped to an emphatic eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Thursday.
  • Stuart Broad took five wickets to put England in charge on the first day of the first Ashes Test despite a battling Australian rearguard that kept the hosts alive at 273 for 8 at the close of play on Thursday.
  • Uruguay claimed the 32nd and final place at next year’s World Cup in Brazil with a 0-0 draw against Jordan in the second leg of an intercontinental playoff on Wednesday.
  • Challenger Magnus Carlsen closed in on the crown after defeating defending champion Viswanathan Anand in the ninth game of the World Chess Championship match here today.
  • India’s Virat Kohli on Thursday equalled West Indian legend Vivian Richards’s record of being the fastest to score 5,000 runs in one-day internationals. He got to the milestone in his 114 innings scoring 86 against West Indies in Kochi.
  • James McBride won the 2013 National Book Award in fiction for his novel “The Good Lord Bird,” the National Book Foundation announced at the annual award ceremony at Cipriani’s Wall Street on Wednesday night.
  • The Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court on Thursday banned the screening of Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela in Uttar Pradesh, asking the producers to change the title.
  • The Goa government on Thursday ordered a suo motu “preliminary inquiry” into allegations that Tehelka’s high-profile founder-editor and author Tarun Tejpal sexually assaulted a junior colleague in the lift of a starred hotel near the state capital of Panaji.
  • The Supreme Court on Thursday restrained the entire Sahara group, including its housing projects, from selling any of its properties. The apex court also restrained Sahara chief Subrata Roy and other top officials facing contempt proceedings from going abroad.
  • BJP looks likely to win the Rajasthan assembly elections, though its majority in the 200-member assembly could be quite thin (105,midway mark 101), according to an opinion poll by AC Nielsen for ABP News.
  • Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen moved closer Thursday to becoming the first woman to lead the U.S. central bank after a Senate committee approved her nomination and sent it to the full Senate for a final vote.
  • Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda, former prime minister and chairman of the once-powerful Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M), has lost in the Himalayan nation’s second Constituent Assembly polls, Nepal’s Election Commission announced Thursday morning.
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