Current Affairs, News & Facts of 28 Dec 2013

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  • Acclaimed actor 'Farooq Sheikh' dies of cardiac arrest aged 65.   
    • He had won the 2010 'National Film Award' for best supporting actor in the film 'Lahore'.
    • 'Shatranj Ke Khiladi', 'Chashme Buddoor', 'Kissi Se Na Kehna' and 'Noorie' are few of his notable films. 
  • India is expected to become the third largest economy in the world after China and United States in 2028 as per Cebr's 'World Economic League table report for 2013'.   
    • The London-based economic consultancy (Centre for Economics and Business Research) presently ranks India as the 11th largest economy globally. 
    • The report annually calculates the 30 largest economies in the world and predict countries that will feature in the 'top thirty' in the near future.
  • Government to set up 'National Cancer Institute' in Haryana at the Jhajjar campus of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).  
    • It will operate along the lines of globally renowned Cancer Institutes of US (National Cancer Institute) and Germany (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum).  
    • 11 lakh new cases of cancer are diagnosed with a mortality rate of 5.5 lakh every year in India making it one of the gravest public health concerns. 


  • Athletics Federation of India bans six states namely Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar , Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh for a year on the charge of fielding overaged athletes.   
    • 44 overaged athletes across these six states have also been suspended for a year.
    • Moreover, 14 Athletes were suspended on the charge of doping for two years.

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