Current Affairs, News & Facts of 26 Nov 2013

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  • Lieutenant-General Raheel Sharif to succeed Ashfaq Parvez Kayani as next Army Chief of Pakistan.
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  • India observes 'Constitution Day' on November 26, 2013 honouring the anniversary of adoption of Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly on the same date in 1949.

     It finally came into force on 26 January 1950

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  • National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) bags the EEPC (Engineering Export Promotion Council, Eastern Region)’s Gold Trophy as top exporter in the large enterprise category for its outstanding export performance during the year 2011-12.
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  • China to launch Chang'e-3 lunar probe (lander+moon rover) in December 2013 which will attempt "soft landing" on the moon. - read more cat
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  • Archeologists finds unknown wooden structure near Lumbini, dating back to 6th Century BC which suggests Buddha might have lived in 6th century BC, two centuries earlier than thought.  

    The structure, believed to be a ancient timber shrine, was found under a brick temple inside the sacred Maya Devi Temple at Lumbini (southern Nepal).

    Lumbini, a UNESCO world heritage site, is widely held as the birthplace of Buddha

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  • Central African country Rwanda launches a national drive to "non-surgically" circumcise thousands of men to cut HIV rate in the country.

    first country in the world to do so; targets circumcising 700,000 adult men(15-49 year) by the end of 2016.

    according to studies circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexually acquired HIV/AIDS infection by roughly 60%

    Around 210,000 are living with HIV infection in Rawanda

    Non-surgical circumcision involving PrePex: its a plastic device comprising two rings and an elastic band which cuts off blood supply to the foreskin, which shrivels and is removed with the band after a week.

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