Current Affairs, News & Facts of 22 Nov 2013

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  • 22 year old Norway's Magnus Carlsen defeats India's defending five-time champion Viswanathan Anand to become the World Chess Champion.
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  • "Strategic Forces Command" of India successfully test-fires surface-to-surface, nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha coast. Dhanush is a naval variant of India's indigenously developed 'Prithvi' missile.
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  • The Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on Goods and Services Tax (GST) rejects Centre’s proposal to enter GST in the Union List.

    it is headed by Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister A.R. Rather.

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  • US Senate amends rule to limit the use of Filibusters- a old "legislative stalling technique" whereby any Senator used to stall the proceedings to pass a bill by giving long neverending speeches.

    Under current Senate rules, 60 votes were required to end a filibuster which was very difficult to attain as no party in recent times commanded such majority in Senate.

    Now only a simple majority of the house will require to end this.

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  • China carries out first test flight of stealth Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

     “Sharp Sword” delta-wing drone will bring China into select company of countries viz.U.S., France and the U.K., having "stealth drones".

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