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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 10TH NOV 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 10TH NOV 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA, JAPAN SIGN LANDMARK NUCLEAR ENERGY DEAL
i. India on Friday signed a historic civilian nuclear deal with Japan during the annual bilateral summit held in Tokyo.
ii. India is the first non-member of the non-proliferation treaty to have signed such a deal with Japan.
iii. The nuclear deal which will help India access Japan’s nuclear market, had been under negotiation for six years

2. WORLD PNEUMONIA DAY OBSERVED ON 12TH NOVEMBER
i. World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on 12 November.
ii. The day is annually observed to raise awareness about pneumonia, the world’s leading killer of children under the age of five.
iii. The main aim is to promote interventions to protect against, prevent and treat pneumonia; and generate action to combat pneumonia.
iv. This year theme is, "Keep the Promise, Stop Pneumonia Now".

3. 11-YEAR-OLD PUNE GIRL WINS ‘DOODLE 4 GOOGLE’ 2016 CONTEST
i. 1 year old Pune girl Anvita Prashant Telang has been named national winner of the “Doodle 4 Google” contest.
ii. The Doodle will be featured on the Google India homepage on November 14 to celebrate Children’s Day.
Virat Kohli dismissed hit-wicket in Rajkot

4. VIRAT KOHLI BECAME THE FIRST INDIAN TEST SKIPPER TO BE OUT HIT WICKET SINCE LALA AMARNATH IN 1949.
i. He got hit wicket when his foot disturbed the stumps in the ongoing Rajkot Test against England.
ii. Batting on 40, Kohli went well inside the crease to pull a short ball from spinner Adil Rashid when he dislodged the bails with his foot and got out.

5. INDIAN WOMEN'S TEAM WINS GOLD AT THE 7TH WORLD CARROM CHAMPIONSHIP
i. Indian women’s carrom team defeated Sri Lanka to win the gold at the seventh World carrom championship in Birmingham (UK) on Friday.
ii. India's S Apoorwa and Kajol Kumari also won gold in the women's doubles event.
iii. Meanwhile, the men's team lost to Sri Lanka to win the silver medal in the competition.


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