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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Persons in News in November 2013: Very Important Current General Knowledge

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persons
in news
recently.
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Months for better preparation. This post is focusing on important persons in
news in the month of November 2013 :
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Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma is in news as he become the third cricketer in
the World to score a Double Hundred in ODI, he achieved the feat against
Australia.
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Reshma: Legendary Pakistani Folk Singer Reshma Passed Away in Lahore after
a long battle with throat cancer.
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Gabriela Isler: Gabriela Isler is in news, she is from Venezuela, she won Miss
Universe 2013 contest held at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. Patricia
Yurena Rodriguez from Spain finished as the first runner-up, whereas
Constanza Baez from Ecuador was the second runner up.
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Rahul Jindal: Rahul Jindal, a doctor of Indian origin was selected on 9
November 2013 for the prestigious Outstanding American by Choice award. He
was awarded for his contribution to US health sector.
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Martha Dodray: Martha Dodray, a health worker from Bihar won the global UN
Award for her commitment and dedication to eradicate Polio in India. United
Nation has conferred the UN Frontline Workers Global Leadership Award to
Martha Dodray.
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Sunita Sharma: Sunita Sharma was appointed as the managing director and
chief executive director of the LIC Housing Finance. She is the first women MD
and CEO of the company since its inception in 1989.
Usha Ananthasubramanian: Union Government appointed Usha
Ananthasubramanian as the chairperson and managing director of public
sector Bharatiya Mahila Bank.
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Krishna Mohan Sahni: Krishna Mohan Sahni Appointed Chairman of the
National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India.
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Abdulla Yameen: Abdulla Yameen is in news as he has been sworn in as the
6th President of the Maldives. The Chief Justice of Maldives, Ahmad Faiz at a
special session of the Parliament in Male administered the oath of office to
Abdulla Yameen. Mohammad Jameel was sworn in as vice-President.
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Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce: The Jamaican sprinters, Usain Bolt
and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned the male and female World
Athletes of the Year, 2013. They were selected as the world athletes of the
year by the sport’s governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco.
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Lord Swraj Paul: Lord Swraj Paul, a leading NRI industrialist and educationist
was presented with the International Indian of the Decade award. Swraj Paul
was presented the award for his outstanding achievements in the fields of
industry, education and philanthropy.
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