Pakistan tops list of nations at risk of violence: Report.

  • According to the US think-tank Early Warning Project (EWP) report, For the third time in a row, Pakistan has topped the list of countries at the highest risk of experiencing mass killings.
  • While, Yemen and Myanmar in placed second and third spots respectively in the list.
  • Afghanistan and India were placed in the seventh and eighth spots respectively.
  • Syria and Iraq were placed in the 11th and 12th spots respectively and China was placed 23rd in the list.

Indian Shooter Rudrankksh Patil won ISSF President’s Cup in Egypt.

  • Indian shooter, Rudrankksh Patil (18) has clinched the ISSF President’s Cup held in Cairo, Egypt from 28th Nov to 4th Dec 2022.
  • He has defeated Danilo Sollazzo (Italy) in the 10-metre rifle by 16-8.
  • He had also bagged India's first quota for the 2024 Paris Olympics in October 2022.
  • Olympian, Anjum Moudgil (world No. 4) had secured silver after losing to Anna Janssen (Germany) in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions final.

Saurashtra cricket team wins 2022 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

  • Saurashtra cricket team has defeated Maharashtra cricket team by 5 wickets in the final to win the 2022 Vijay Hazare Trophy at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Awards:
    • Player of the match: Sheldon Jackson (Saurashtra ,133 runs in 135 Balls)
    • Player of the tournament: Ruturaj Gaikwad (Maharashtra, Games: 5; Runs: 660)
    • Most Runs: N Jagadeesan (TN): 830runs, 8 innings
    • Highest Score: N Jagadeesan
    • Most Fours: N Jagadeesan
    • Most Sixes: Ruturaj Gaikwad

"Divya Kala Mela" started on Kartavya Path.

  • Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Dr. Virendra Kumar has inaugurate the Divya Kala Mela in Kartavya Path at India Gate, Delhi.
  • The Divya Kala Mela was started on 2nd and will continue till 7th December.
  • Aim: To provide a great platform for the products and craftsmanship of Divyang artisans, craftsmen and artisans from across the country.
  • The four finance corporations under this ministry, NHFDC, NBCFDC, NSFDC and NSKDFC will provide financial assistance.

World Bank provide financial aid of USD 250 million to Bangladesh.

  • The World Bank has approved the financial aid of USD 250 million to Bangladesh to strengthen the environment management and promote private sector participation in green investment.
  • Bangladesh Environmental Sustainability and Transformation (BEST) Project will help the country tackle key pollution issues.
  • The project will help to construct four vehicle inspection centres using private-public partnership modality to inspect about 46,000 vehicles annually.

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