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Current Affairs CLAT 2017 # 29: David Thouless, Duncan Haldane & Michael Kosterlitz Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

International

1. David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz have been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics:

Thouless was awarded half the prize with the other half divided between Haldane and Kosterlitz.

Sports

1. Bengaluru’s Kieren Dsouza has become the first Indian to complete the Spartathlon:

Annual run between Athens and Sparta in Greece, with a reported success rate of 50%.

It is widely known as the toughest race in the world.

He completed the 246.6 km distance in 33 hours, one minute and 38 seconds.

National

1. SBI becomes 1st domestic bank to open branch in Myanmar.

2. Arundhati Bhattacharya became the first chairman to get a second term at SBI.

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