Current Affairs, News & Facts of 27 Mar 2014

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  • The Laureus World Sports Awards 2014 winners:      
    • Formula one champion 'Sebastian Vettel': Sportsman of the Year
    • US swimmer Missy Franklin: World Sportswoman of the Year (youngest ever)
    • Marc Marquez (Spain): Breakthrough of the Year Award
    • Bayern Munich: World Team of the Year Award
    • Rafael Nadal: Laureus Comeback Award
    • Marie Bochet (France): World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability 
    • Jamie Bestwick (UK): World Action Sportsperson of the Year

    Two additional Awards were also presented

    • Spirit of Sport Award: Afghanistan Cricket Team
    • Sport for Good Award: Magic Bus (a sports-based community project in India)

    The annual award, widely considered as the "Oscars of sports, was established in 1999.

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  • India lifts the 3rd South Asian Handball Championship by trumping Pakistan 36-31 in the title clash. 
    • The tournament saw 5 participants namely India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
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  • Rusi Dinshaw, the lone Parsi to have ever been selected in a Pakistan Test squad, breathes his last at 86.  
    • He was a member (but didn't get to play) of the Pakistan first Test team that toured India in 1952-53.
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  • RBI constituted 'Aditya Puri' panel submits its report titled "Data Format for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies (CICs)".
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  • Archaeologist discovers ancient caves in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.  
    • The site (five caves) holds artworks depicting at least 7000-years-old civilisation and culture.
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  • The 25th Arab League Summit concludes. - read more cat
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