Top News Headlines of 29 November 2013

Breaking news of 29 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Country’s premier stock exchange BSE today became the fourth bourse in the country to have a platform for trading in currency and interest rate derivatives. BSE will now allow the rupee pair trading in dollar, euro, pound and the yen on the new currency derivatives segment.
  • The government on Thursday decided that it will refuse to accept any deal at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Bali meeting that does not protect its right to offer subsidized food, even if resulted in India being blamed for blocking progress.
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University conferred the honorary doctorate degree on Delhi’s lieutenant governor and the university’s former vice-chancellor, Najeeb Jung, at its convocation.
  • Tongue piercings may be stylish in some circles, but they also are central to the latest innovation in wheelchair mobility for folks paralyzed from the neck down.
  • Top seed PV Sindhu made it to the quarterfinals of the Kumpoo Macau Open Grand Prix Gold with a 18-21, 21-8, 21-14 victory over Salakjit Ponsana of Thailand in the second round on Thursday.
  • Two-time Olympic gold medallist Donovan Bailey was announced as the event ambassador of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon’s (ADHM) upcoming edition at a function here on Thursday.
  • The Eastern Province Cricket Board has honoured South Africa’s Cricketer of the Century, Graeme Pollock, by naming a pavilion at the St George’s Park stadium in Port Elizabeth after him.
  • The IOC says Sri Lanka has agreed to revise its sports legislation to comply with Olympic rules. IOC officials met with a Sri Lankan delegation on Wednesday to discuss long-standing concerns over the law governing sports in the South Asian country since 1973.
  • Hong Kong overcame a disastrous start to beat Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 29 runs at the Zayed Cricket Stadium here on Thursday to secure a historic berth in the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014.
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been conferred the BGR-ENERTIA Commemoration Award for ‘Technology & Enterprise Innovation’ – Conventional Energy.
  • Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. has won three awards at the 6th India Power Award-2013.
  • It is a very simple film, but has a lot of emotions, said Rani about her award-winning short film, Phoolwati Amma. Shweta, who co-directed with Rani, also said the film is heavy with emotion.
  • A special CBI court here on Thursday awarded seven-year imprisonment to extradited gangster Abu Salem in a 2001 fake passport case.
  • The managing editor of a top Indian magazine has resigned days after her boss was accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague.
  • Bangladesh’s January 5 election could be postponed, organisers said, after more deadly violence Wednesday between security forces and supporters of opposition parties which are threatening to boycott the polls.
  • An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck a town Thursday in southern Iran, killing seven people while causing no damage at the country’s only nuclear power plant.
  • The Nepali Congress has emerged the largest party after counting of votes ended on Thursday in the proportional representation system of the constituent assembly polls.
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Top News Headlines of 29 November 2013
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