Top News Headlines of 28 November 2013

Breaking news of 28 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • After five weeks of negotiations, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives reached an agreement on Wednesday with their Social Democratic rivals on a program for a new coalition government, with concessions to the left that pleased labor leaders and almost immediately drew criticism from business interests.
  • India on Wednesday clinched the ODI series against West Indies 2-1 with a comfortable five-wicket victory in the third and final match here, riding on Shikhar Dhawan’s sparkling century.
  • Talented midfielder Manpreet Singh, a veteran of 85 international matches, was on Wednesday named the captain as India picked an 18-member squad for the junior hockey World Cup to be held in the Capital next month.
  • Nepal qualified for their first ICC Twenty20 World Cup after beating Hong Kong by five wickets Wednesday in a qualifying match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
  • Pakistan held on for a thrilling one-run win in the second One-day International on Wednesday to beat South Africa in an ODI series for the first time. Pakistan have the chance to be the first team ever to whitewash South Africa at home in an ODI contest.
  • The Bay Psalm Book, one of 11 surviving copies of the first book printed in America, sold for US$14.2 million on Tuesday evening at Sotheby’s in New York, setting a new world auction record for any printed book.
  • Four jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and three severely injured in a Maoist ambush in south Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Wednesday morning.
  • After the former Tehelka woman journalist recounted her alleged sexual ordeal at the hands of the magazine’s founder-editor Tarun Tejpal before a Goa magistrate, cops on Wednesday ordered Tejpal to appear before the crime branch of Goa Police at Dona Paula, in Panaji, before 3pm on Thursday.
  • Over 10,000 contractual school teachers in Bihar failed in the Class V level Mathematics, Hindi, English and General Knowledge tests conducted to test their teaching ability.
  • Latvian PM Valdis Dombrovskis resigned on Wednesday, taking responsibility for the supermarket roof collapse that killed 54 people last week and plunging the Baltic state into turmoil weeks ahead of its entry into the euro zone.
  • Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday appointed Lt Gen Raheel Sharif, the third in the pecking order, as Pakistan’s army chief.
  • The senior most judge of the Supreme Court after Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has been appointed new Chief Justice of Pakistan. He will take oath of his office on December 12.
  • Part of the stadium that will host the World Cup opener in Brazil in 2014 collapsed here on Wednesday, causing significant damage and killing three people.
  • Drug company Wockhardt suffered a huge blow on Wednesday with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banning products shipped from its key plant located at Chikalthana in Maharashtra.
  • Attacks across Iraq including a suicide bombing at a Sunni funeral killed at least 33 on Wednesday, authorities said, while police found 13 bodies at two different locations with gunshot wounds to their heads.
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