Current Affairs, News & Facts of 30 Jun 2014

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  • Saina Nehwal clinches the $750000 'Star Australian Super Series' after a comprehensive 21-18, 21-11 victory over the Spanish rival Carolina Marin in the summit clash of the badminton championship.  
    • The sixth seeded Indian shuttler had defeated world number two and top seed Chinese Shixian Wang by 21-19 16-21 21-15 on her way to the final. 
    • Its her second title of the season after winning the India Open Grand Prix Gold earlier this year.
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  • Famous Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik clinches the People's Choice prize at the 2014 World Cup of Sand Sculpting.   
    • He won the prize in solo category for his sand sculpture 'Save Tree, Save the Future'.
    • This event was held in the Atlantic City, US.
    • The Padma Shri awardee has participated in over 50 International championships and festivals around the World bagging many prizes.
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  • Indian cueist Pankaj Advani scripts history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker.  
    • He made it happen by winning his maiden IBSF World 6-Red snooker title defeating Kacper Flilpiak of Poland in the final.
    • Its his ninth overall world crown after 7 titles in billiards and 1 in snooker.
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  • Jean-Claude Juncker has been elected as the new President of the European Commission.   
    • He, a former Luxembourg Prime Minister, defeated British opponent David Cameron by 26 votes to 2.
    • He was backed by all EU member states minus Britain and Hungary.
    • The incident is expected to further push the Britain away from the European Union and might even lead to leaving the bloc altogether.
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  • Kochi bags the ‘best city award’ at the CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2014.  
    • The CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards are a recognition of the best-in-class destinations, organisations, and service providers, based on a study conducted by the news channel across multimedia platforms.
    • The 8th edition of the prestigious awards was held in Indore (MP).
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  • ISRO's commercial launch of PSLV-C23 rocket is successful.  - read more cat
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