Current affairs 20th November

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In today’s article you will read about :
1 . Golfer Shubhankar become first Indian to win European Tour Rookie of the Year award
2 . Lakshya Sen Won Bronze At World Junior Badminton Championship
3 . Sumanta Chaudhuri appointed as the new Coal Secretary and many others
4 . Jashne Bachpan : 9-day 14th edition of international children’s theatre festival held in New Delhi
5 . India’s first specialized hospital for elephants opens in Mathura

Golfer Shubhankar become first Indian to win European Tour Rookie of the Year award :

Young golfer Shubhankar Sharma capped a dream season on the European Tour by becoming the first Indian to win the tours Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award. He achieved the feat soon after finishing tied 41st at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship event in Dubai.

Lakshya Sen Won Bronze At World Junior Badminton Championship :

India’s top junior shuttler Lakshya Sen (17 years old) won bronze medal at Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018 held at Markham, Canada. In singles semi-final match, he lost to top seed and world junior number one Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand. This was Sen’s first medal from this prestigious tournament in three attempts. 

Sumanta Chaudhuri appointed as the new Coal Secretary and many others :

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi named 1985-batch IAS from West Bengal cadre Sumanta Chaudhuri as the new Coal Secretary. He replaced Inder Jit Singh. Prior to this appointment, he was the Managing Director of Small Farmers Agri Business Consortium.

Jashne Bachpan : 9-day 14th edition of international children’s theatre festival held in New Delhi :

The 9-day 14th edition of Jashne Bachpan, a theatre festival for children, commenced at the Sammukh, Abhimanch, Abhikalp and Little Theatre Group (LTG) auditorium in New Delhi. The theatrical event will conclude on November 25, 2018. It will bring theatre into prominence.

India’s first specialized hospital for elephants opens in Mathura :

India’s first specialized hospital for elephants was opened by Agra Divisional Commissioner Anil Kumar at Farah block’s Churmura village, Mathura. It is promoted by Wildlife SOS which had established first elephant conservation and care centre in 2010.