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SYED AKBARUDDIN IS INDIA’S NEXT PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO UN
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IBPS CWE CLERK :: DAILY GK UPDATED 17-NOV-2015

i. Syed Akbaruddin is appointed as India’s next Permanent Representative to United Nations.
ii. Syed Akbaruddin is currently serving as an Additional Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs .
iii. He will replace Asoke Mukerji.
iv. The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation

NEPAL FOOTBALL CHIEF GANESH THAPA BANNED BY FIFA

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IBPS CWE CLERK :: DAILY GK UPDATED 17-NOV-2015

i. FIFA has banned Nepal's football chief Ganesh Thapa for 10 years for corruption.
ii. FIFA accused Thapa of committing various acts of misconduct in 2009 and 2011 during elections at the Asian Football Confederation congress.
iii. FIFA means The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is the governing body of association football.

SIRIL VERMA WON SILVER MEDAL AT 2015 WORLD JUNIOR BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS
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IBPS CWE CLERK :: DAILY GK UPDATED 17-NOV-2015

i. Indian shuttler Siril Verma has won silver medal at the prestigious 2015 BWF World Junior badminton Championships.
ii. Siril has now joined the group of Indians shuttlers such as Saina Nehwal, RMV Gurusaidutt, HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma who have won medals for India in the Junior World Championships

CZECH REPUBLIC DEFEATED RUSSIA TO RETAIN FED CUP
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IBPS CWE CLERK :: DAILY GK UPDATED 17-NOV-2015
i. The Czech Republic grabbed Fed Cup title after beating Russia in Prague.
ii. Czech Republic has won fourth Fed Cup in five years.
iii. Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women's tennis, launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the International Tennis Federation

 ODISHA IMPLEMENTED NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY ACT, 2013 IN 14 DISTRICTS
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IBPS CWE CLERK :: DAILY GK UPDATED 17-NOV-2015

i. National Food Security Act 2013 was implemented in 14 districts of Odisha on 16 November 2015.
ii. The beneficiaries would get 5 kg of rice at 3 rupees or 5 kg of wheat at 2 rupees from Public Distribution centres in the 14 districts.
iii. The National Food Security Act, 2013 is an Act of the Parliament of India which aims to provide subsidized food grains.




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