Current Affairs International - 17-19 November 2015

1. World Toilet Day (WTD) was observed across the world today (19th November) across the world with the theme -Sanitation and Nutrition- for the year 2015. The aim of the World Toilet Day is to raise awareness about the people in the world who don-t have access to a toilet.


The World Toilet Day has been celebrated by the World Toilet Organisation since 2001. It was later became an official UN day on 24 July 2013 as the 67th session of UN General Assembly approved it through the Sanitation For All resolution.


2. German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix held this Sunday. Lewis Hamilton secured second position and Sebastian Vettel secured third position in the race. With the win, Rosberg secured his place as runner-up in 2015 Formula One world championship.


3. Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket this week after conclusion to the second Test match against New Zealand at WACA. In his test career, he had taken 311 wickets and scored 2,036 runs. He also took 239 wickets in ODIs.