Current Affairs, News & Facts of 22 Nov 2014

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  • IIT-B develops advance membrane for dialysis patients - read more cat
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  • Renowned Mathematician Alexander Grothendieck passes away at 86.   
    • He is considered as one of the best minds in algebraic geometry across 20th century.
    • In 1966, he was honoured with the 'Fields medal' - the highest honour in the field of mathematics. 
    • His work laid the foundation for many important results, including the solution of the Weil conjectures and Fermat’s last theorem and applications in diverse fields as robotics and cryptography.
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  • India will host the 11th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on 'Population and Development' at New Delhi on 25-26, November 2014.   
    • The theme for the conference is “South-South Cooperation for investing for demographic dividend in the post ICPD / MDG frameworks”. 
    • The event is organized by the PPD in association with the host nation.
    • 'Partners in Population and Development' (PPD) is an inter-governmental organization comprising 26 low and middle income countries with more than 58% of the world’s population. 
    • These include Bangladesh, Benin, China, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe from the four regions (Asia and Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and Caribbean).
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  • Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE) de-recognized by the securities market regulator SEBI for alleged serious irregularities in its functioning. 
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  • Deutsche Bank clinches its 3rd consecutive 'Custodian of the Year' award at the 11th Custody Risk European Awards.  
    • The recognition is entitled as ‘Channel Islands Custodian of the Year 2014’.
    • The recognition aims to identify the best companies in custody, fund administration and technology across Europe.
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