Current Affairs, News & Facts of 07 Nov 2014

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  • India is going to ink a treaty with Nigeria on transfer of prisoners.    - read more cat
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  • Banks will now send mandatory SMS alerts for cheque transactions to pre-empt fraud.    
    • Both the payer and drawer will receive the SMS sent by the bank.
    • Customers will also get confirmation phone calls in case of suspicious or high-value cheques.
    • Until now, SMS alerts were mandatory only for card transactions.
    • The latest RBI decree is a step to boost security in the business of cheque clearance.
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  • PM lays foundation stone of the Trade Facilitation Centre and Crafts Museum for weavers in his constituency Varanasi.  
    • The Trade Facilitation Centre is meant to develop and promote handloom products.
    • He also adopts a village, named Jayapur, under his "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana".
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  • India gifts Fast Attack Craft 'INS Tarasa' to Seychelles.  
    • Its the second Indian Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to be given to Seychelles (Coast Guard) after the handover of SCG Topaz (formerly INS Tarmugli) in 2005.
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  • Another Naval disaster: A 31-year old Torpedo Recovery Vessel of Indian Navy (A 72) has sunk off the coast of Visakhapatnam.  
    • TRV is an auxiliary vessel which is used to recover practice torpedoes fired by fleet ships and submarines.
    • Out of 28 personnel aboard, one sailor has died while 4 are reported missing.
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  • Lionel Messi is now the joint highest goal-scorer in Champions League history with Raul.  
    • He equalled the 71-goal record of Raul with a double in a match against Ajax.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo is close behind with 70 goals.
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  • Sanjay Baweja has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of India's largest e-retailer 'Flipkart'.
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