India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara jumped a couple of rungs to second, while skipper Virat Kohli held on to the fifth spot in the latest ICC rankings for Test batsmen, issued here on 28/11/2017. Top position in Batting: Steve Smith From India: C. Pujara (2nd rank) Top rank in Bowling: James Anderson From. . . . .
The government announced that it had appointed B.N. Sharma as the first Chairman of the National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA), which is tasked with ensuring the benefits of the Goods and Services Tax are passed on to consumers. What it does: It can apply anti-profiteering measures, it has the authority to. . . . .
In a statement on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented his government’s position and said that India will continue to support nation-building activities by the Palestinians, and urged for the creation of a Palestinian State that will co-exist ‘peacefully’. . . . .
India had the highest share of welfare costs (or a loss of income from labour), of about $220 billion (about ₹1.4 trillion), in South and South-East Asia — of a combined total of $380 billion from mortality due to air pollution, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The. . . . .
The Indian men’s and women’s kabaddi teams were both crowned the champions of Asia after beating Pakistan and South Korea in Gorgan, Iran. Star raider Ajay Thakur led from the front in the men’s final, as India beat their arch-rivals Pakistan 36-22. The Indian women’s team. . . . .
The 7th international military games will be held in Wuhan city in the central China's Hubei Province. The International Military Sports Council (CISM)’s Military World Games is a top sports event for military personnel. It comprises 329 competitions in 27 categories and is expected to attract. . . . .
On November 27, 2017, the first edition of International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2017) was held in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The five-day symposium (INSPIRE 2017) is being organized by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) in partnership with. . . . .
The 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 drew to a close on Tuesday evening, 28 November 2017, in Goa after an eight-day run that saw stars and controversies show up at the Panaji, Goa, the venue in equal measure. After a week-long fiesta which saw the presence of Bollywood’s biggest stars including Shah Rukh. . . . .
Prime minister Narendra Modi on 28/11/2017 inaugurated the Hyderabad Metro Rail and took a ride along with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in its maiden run. The 30 km-long first phase of the project between Miyapur and Nagole has 24 stations. Its commercial operations will. . . . .