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    Updates Nov, 26, 27

    1. Fidel Castro, the Revolutionary Cuban leader passes away at 90.
    i. Fidel Castro, political leader from Cuba died on 25 November 2016 due to illness at the age of 90.
    He has served as Prime Minister of Cuba for 17 years and President of Cuba for 32 years.
    iii.Cuba has declared 9 days national mourning in respect of the leader.
    Cuba :
    ♦ Capital: Havana
    ♦ Currencies: Cuban peso, Cuban convertible peso
    2. Lieutenant-General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed Pakistan's 16th Army Chief
    He is the 16th chief of army staff to command the army. General Sir Frank Messervy was the first in this list.
    3. The Constitution Day (or Samvidhan Divas) is celebrated every year in India on November 26 to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India and spread awareness among youth. On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India and it came into effect on 26 January 1950.

    4. M C Mary Kom, an Olympic bronze-medallist and a 5-time world champion, to be honoured with ‘Legends Award’ by International Boxing Association (AIBA) on December 20,2016.

    5. The book “Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition” has been authored by Nisid Hajari, an Indian Author and foreign affairs expert. It takes a fresh look at how Partition created not just a physical boundary, but also a psychological border between these two states.

    6. Czech Republic scientists have developed a model of a functioning human lung using 3D printing and other technologies.

    Nawab of Junagarh, Muhammad Jahangir Khanji stated on Nov 27, 2016 that the occupation of Junagarh by India violated Article 26 of the Vienna Convention on Law of Treaties and the state Junagarh should be merged with Pakistan.
    Junagarh was a princely state of pre-partition India and at the time of partition over 550 states were given the choice to join either Pakistan or India. The nawab of Junagarh decided to join Pakistan.
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    Pakistan Friday gave authorisation to Russia to join the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project after Moscow’s head of security services met Pakistani officials.
    Russia’s Federal Security Services chief, Alexander Bogdanov, met top Pakistani officials in what was described as a secret meeting. This was the first visit of a Russian intelligence agency’s head to Pakistan in 14 years.
    Bogdanov reportedly requested to join the CPEC which was accepted by the Pakistani officials who granted Russia access to warm waters via Gwadar Sea Port.
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    Iran and Turkmenistan are other countries who have joined CPEC.
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    Pakistan has secured an additional $8.5 billion of investment from China as part of the countries' joint energy, transport and infrastructure plans. This $8.5 billion is in addition to the $46 billion thus amounting the CPEC related investment to $55 billion.
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