29 September 2013 Current Affairs

Nikhat Zareen Won Silver In Youth World Championships

Former Junior World Champion Nikhat Zareen (54kg) won silver in Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships in Albena, Bulgaria on 29 September.In the title clash Nikhat Zareen lost to Yunzi Yuan of China.Nikhat Zareen registered a comprehensive victory over Desire Galli from Italy in the quarters to advance to the round of four. In the semifinals, the India boxer was up against another junior world champion Viktoriya Virt of Ukraine.In 2013 championship Nikhat Zareen moved into the youth category and fought in the bantamweight division.The 2013 International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women’s Junior and Youth World Boxing Championships held in Albena, Bulgaria from 20 to 29 September 2013.

Rafiq Kathwari Selected For ‘ Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2013 ‘

Rafiq Kathwari, an Indian-American poet on 29 September selected for ‘ 2013 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award ‘ for the collection of his debut poems.Rafiq Kathwari is the first non-Irish person to win the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. Rafiq Kathwari’s collection of 20 unpublished poems In Another Country was selected for the coveted award amidst 112 contestants from across the world.

Swaran Singh Wins Gold at Asian Rowing Championship

Olympian Swaran Singh Virk led the Indian rowers’ impressive showing by clinching a gold medal at the 15th Asian Senior Rowing Championship at Luan, China on 29 September Besides Virk’s gold, India won two silver and as many bronze medals in the championship.

India Win Sultan of  Johor Cup

India defeated Malaysia 3-0 to win 3rd Under-21 Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament in Johor Bahru on 29 September The goals from the Indian side were scored by Amon Mirash Tirkey (22nd), Affan Yousuf (52nd) and Manpreet Singh (64th).

Srinivasan Re-elected as BCCI president For The Third Term

Narayanaswamy Srinivasan has been re-elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a third term at its 84th annual general meeting (AGM) held at Chennai on 29 September.He was unanimously re-elected as the president of BCCI for the term of 2013-14.

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