Current Affairs, News & Facts of 11 Mar 2014

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  • Supreme Court directs lower courts to complete the trial of legislators within a year of framing of charges.  
    • The move is seen as a momentous step in the process of decriminalisation of politics
    • Though Chief Justice of high court will have the authority to extend the deadline on proper grounds.
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  • Vishnu Prasad wins Motorsport ‘person of the year’ award at the FMSCI (Federation of Motor Sports Club of India) awards 2013.  
    • Gaurav Gill becomes the first Indian driver to win the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) title.
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  • A team of researchers at University of Notre Dame discovers a new class of antibiotics named "Oxadiazoles" to fight drug-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).  
    • The research team was led by Mayland Chang and Shahriar Mobashery.
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  • Afghanistan's Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim dies aged 56.   
    • He, a leader of the Tajik ethnic minority, earlier was one of the most feared warlords.
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  • Recent elections in North Korea, Colombia and El Salvador. - read more cat
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  • Akhilesh Gupta, Head of the Climate Change Programme at the Department of Science and Technology, has been appointed as the President of the Indian Meteorological Society for the period of 2014-16.

    He succeeds Shailesh Nayak, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences.

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