Current Affairs July 2013: Current Affairs Questions July 2013

Current Affairs July 2013. Current Affairs Questions July 2013. Current Affairs Update July 2013 for Competitive Exams. Current Affairs July 2013 PDF Download. Current Affairs for IBPS PO III, NICL AO Exam 2013.

Dahlan Jumaan Al-HamadDahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad of Qatar on 1 July 2013 won the Asian Athletics Association’s President election.

National Cyber Security Policy 2013 was launched by Government to protect information and build capabilities to prevent cyber attacks.

Anil Chait, took over as Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) on 1 July 2013.

India successfully launched its first Navigational Satellite IRNSS-1A.

Sunil Soni on July 2, 2013 appointed Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Torch to be sent in Space.

Himachal declared as the first Smoke-Free State on Compliance with COTPA 2003. The state achieved 85.42 percent compliance with the relevant parameters of COTPA 2003.

New Zealand Fast Bowler Chris Martin announced Retirement on 3 July 2013 from all forms of cricket.

Vandana Gandhi became First Indian Woman to Receive Prestigious Emirates Woman Award.

FIFAWorld soccer body FIFA on 3 July 2013 again barred Iraq from holding any friendly football matches due to soaring violence.

Douglas Engelbart, the U.S. inventor who was known as the father of the computer mouse died on 3 July 2013 at age of 88.

Bharti Airtel bought Majority Stake in Qualcomm’s India Unit.

President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee NewPranab Mukherjee conferred National Youth Award 2011-12 on 27 individuals and one organization. For the first time these awards were given by President.

Adli Mansour Sworn in as the interim President of Egypt.

Padma Shree Awardee Madhubani Painting artist Mahasundari Devi died at the Age of 92.

Pranab Mukherjee signed the ordinance on food security on 5 July 2013 which seeks to give legal rights to 67 per cent of the population for subsidised grains.

Government to launch MGPSY Scheme for Blue-Collar Indian workers in Gulf.

Wimbledon 2013:Marion Bartoli of France lifted Women’s Singles title.

Vidya Balan got the Best Actress Award at IIFA 2013.

Venezuela on 6 July 2013 offered to give humanitarian asylum to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Leading liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei on 6 July 2013 was named as Egypt’s new Prime Minister.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 6 July 2013 extended the deadline of the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by a month.

Andy Murray is the first Briton in 77 Years to Win Wimbledon Men’s Single Trophy.

India and Iraq signed a Pact to enhance Co-Operation In Energy Sector.

India and Albania signed an Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon appointed Abdoulaye Bathily as Deputy Head of UN Mission in Mali.

SBI-LogoState Bank of India (SBI) launched State Bank Xpress Money Card.

Hazem El-Beblawi was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Egypt by interim President Mansour. Mohammad ElBaradei is the new Vice President.

Dr. H.A.B. Parpia, an acknowledged food scientist and the former Director of the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) died.

Lajja Goswami on 9 July 2013 won silver medal in women’s 50-metre Rifle 3 Position event at the ISSF World Cup in Granada, Spain.

India’s External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid, visited Nepal on 9th July 2013 to hold official talk on bilateral relation.

Zubin Mehta named for Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony 2013.

Bharti Airtel on 9 July 2013 announced the commencement of the second edition of ‘Airtel Rising Stars’ (ARS).

The U.S. Navy on 10 July 2013 successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time.

The Allahabad high court on 10 July 2013 put a stay on caste-based rallies throughout Uttar Pradesh.

Supreme Court in its landmark Judgement barred people in Jail or Police Custody from contesting elections. This will help to clean the Parliament and State Assemblies.

Pranab Mukherjee revoked President’s Rule from Jharkhand.

hemant-sorenHemant Soren sworn in as Ninth Chief Minister of Jharkhand .

World Population Day observed across the World on 11 July.

The Union Cabinet of India on 11 July 2013 approved the proposal for setting up Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University at Rae Bareli district in Uttar Pradesh.

India in the month of July 2013 has surpassed the U.S. as the top buyer of Nigerian crude oil.

People’s Democratic Party won the National Assembly Elections in Bhutan.

Typhoon Soulik on 12 July 2013 struck Taiwan. This is the first Typhoon of 2013 to hit Taiwan.

Veteran actor Pran died due to prolonged Illness on July 12, 2013 in Mumbai.

Malala Day observed across the World on 12 July.

India won West Indies Tri-Nation Series Final by defeating Sri Lanka.

The Koodankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu on 13 July 2013 went critical.

Vice President Released a Book titled Smritiyan authored by Garima Sanjay.

Maharaj Krishan Kaushik appointed Coach of Indian Men’s Hockey Team.

Gujarat government on 14 July 2013 planned to introduce a cruise liner service between Mumbai and Porbandar.

Punjab state government on 14 July 2013 launched the Night Policing Scheme (NPS).

Abhijeet GuptaGrandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta on 14 July 2013 won the Commonwealth Chess Championship.

Iran on 15 July 2013 agreed to take payments for oil it sells to India entirely in rupees.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 15 July 2013 imposed fines of around 49.5 crore on 22 private and public sector banks for violating KYC/anti-money laundering norms.

Satyam on 15 July 2013 formally merged with Tech Mahindra.

Bangladesh approved a Labour Law on 15 July 2013 to boost worker rights.

President Pranab Mukherjee on 16 July 2013 launched a Kisaan Portal for sending SMS through mobile phones to the farmers across the country.

US Lawmakers proposed National Park on Moon.

Government raised FDI in Telecom Sector to 100 percent.

The Union government of India on 16 July 2013 proposed to make production of Photo identity card mandatory.

Bhim Sain Bassi appointed as the next Commissioner of Delhi Police.

Shahar Sone Chala a Collection of Poems authored by Sat Pal Released.

SC Vacated its Stay Order on running of Dance Bars in Maharashtra.

Supreme Court refused to reduce Juvenile Age from 18 to 16 years.

Sula Vineyard, the Largest Wine Producer of India Decided to Enter Sikkim Market.

Union Cabinet approved amendments to the marriage law enabling a woman to get a share of her husband’s ancestral property.

The Union government on 17 July 2013 approved a proposal to amend SEBI Act for providing more powers to the market regulator to crack down on Ponzi schemes.

The Union Cabinet of India on 17 July 2013 gave approval to rename the Bengaluru International Airport as Kempegowda International Airport.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Weekly Iron and Folic Acid (WIFS) supplementation programme.

The second International Crimes Tribunal on 17 July 2013 sentenced war crime indicted Ali Mohammed Mujaheed.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 17 July 2013 opened a special liquidity window for commercial banks to meet the cash requirements of mutual funds (MFs).

Santosh Lal the Inventor of MS Dhoni’s Helicopter Shot Died.

The world’s largest airborne observatory got off the ground from the New Zealand city of Christchurch on 17 July 2013.

TDCCOL on 17 July 2013 opened the outlet called Tribal World at the Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar to promote tribal art of Odisha.

The National Tourism Ministers’ Conference was held in New Delhi on 18 July 2013 for realising the complete tourism potential of India.

The world on 18 July observed the Nelson Mandela International Day. The day is observed to inspire people to be an agent of change.

Justice Altamas Kabir Retired from the Office of Chief Justice of India.

Samar Mukherjee, the CPI-M Veteran Leader Passed Away at 100 in Kolkata.

Justice Palanisamy Sathasivam Sworn in as the Chief Justice of India.

Shane Warne on 19 July 2013 joined the list of cricket legends to be inducted into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame at Lord’s.

Maharashtra on 19 July 2013 announced a ban extension on nicotine-laced gutkha and paan masala.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests on 19 July 2013 gave green clearance for an international airport in Kannur.

Veteran Tamil Film lyricist Vaali Died at the Age of 82.

India signed agreement with Asian Development Bank for 60 million Dollars loan for NKUSIP.

South Korean city of Incheon was named as the World Book Capital for the year 2015 as per UNESCO announcement.

Nisha Desai Biswal nominated for the Post of Assistant Secretary of State of USA

Serena Williams on 21 July 2013 won Swedish Open title by defeating Johanna Larsson in the final of the Swedish Open at Bastad in Sweden.

The 22nd Annual Conference of the Neurotrauma Society of India is to be held in Guwahati, Assam.

Former Union Minister Khurshed Alam Khan died.

Former Kuttanad MLA and Chairman of the Kerala State Farming Corporation, Prof. Oommen Mathew died at a hospital in Kochi

The Union Government of India proposed land reforms for acknowledging the women rights through National Land Reform Policy 2013 Draft.

Abdul Rahim Rather, the Finance Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on 21 July 2013 appointed as the new Chairman of GST Panel.

Chris Froome from Britain on 21 July 2013 has won the 100th edition of the Tour de France.

The Reserve bank of India on 21 July 2013 brought down the period of realisation of goods and software to nine months from earlier 12 months.

Prince Philippe sworn in as the Seventh king of Belgium on July 21, 2013.

Shane Warne, the Spin Legend Retired from All Forms of Cricket .

Pi Approximation Day Celebrated on 22 July Worldwid.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton gave birth to a baby boy on 22 July 2013 at the London hospital.

Supreme Court on 22 July 2013 directed the Union Government to enforce rules on the advertisement of tobacco products at all the sales outlet.

L Brojeshori Devi, the Olympian judo player passed away at 32 in Coimbatore on 22 July 2013.

The Reserve Bank of India on 22 July 2013 imposed certain restrictions on the import of various forms of gold.

Devendra Jhajharia won Gold at IPC Athletics World Championships

Martina HingisMartina Hingis inducted in Tennis Hall of Fame.

India and Nigeria on 22 July 2013 signed an agreement in Abuja for solar power plants.

As per the latest data released by Government on 23 July 2013, Odisha and Bihar registered the sharpest decline in poverty levels between 2004-05 and 2011-12.

Manjula Vijayakumar, the South Indian Actress died at the Age of 59 on July 23, 2013.

Arvind Sharma Re-Elected as the President of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI).

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India on 23 July 2013 announced that Suresh Chandra Mohanty was elected as the new president of the body.

Kumar Mangalam Birla Resigned from the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board on 23 July 2013.

The new Prince of Britain, also called the Royal Baby was named George Alexander Louis on 24 July 2013.

India’s K Jennitha Anto on 24 July 2013 won the 13th IPCA World Women’s Individual Chess Championship title.

First Textile Park dedicated to hand block printing and craft inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur. Dr. KS Rao inaugrated the park.

Paradip Port was conferred with the Major Port of the Year award for its excellent performance in the year 2012-13.

Arun Nehru, the Former Union Minister and Close Aide of Rajiv Gandhi, Died at 69 in Gurgaon on 25 July 2013.

India continues to reign at the top of the table in International Cricket Council’s latest ODI ranking released on 25 July 2013.

Edward Snowden,the former NSA contractor who exposed the widest US global surveillance operations, was on 25 July 2013 awarded German Whistleblower Prize.

India’s Weather Satellite INSAT-3D was launched successfully on 26 July 2013 from Kourou, French Guiana.

Obaid Siddiqi died in a Bangalore hospital on 26 July 2013 following a road accident.

Jagdish Raj, the Most Type-Cast Actor of Bollywood Died at 85 on July 28, 2013.

Himachal Pradesh state government launched video chat facility in all six prisons of the state.

The Senate of US on 29 July 2013 approved the decision of Barack Obama to choose James Comey as the next director of FBI.

The International Monetary Fund on 29 July 2013 approved a further 1.7 billion euros for Greece’s Bailout Programme.

SN Hanumantha Rao, the former Indian Test umpire passed away on 29 July 2013 at a private hospital in Karnataka.

Amjad Ali Khan to get 21st Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhbhavna Award.

Eldest Daughter of Maharaja of Faridkot Won Legal Battle for Assets Worth 20000 Crore.

Saudi Arabia, on 28 July 2013, announced that it awarded over 22 billion US dollar in contract for the development of metro line in the capital, Riyadh.

India defeated Nepal to lift Under-16 SAFF Football Title 2013.

Mamnoon Hussain was elected as the 12th President of Pakistan on 30 July 2013.

Telangana, the 29th State of India announced by UPA and Congress Working Committee. Congress and the UPA have unanimously decided to create a separate Telangana State carving out from Andhra Pradesh on 30 July 2013.

The International Olympic Committee sold the broadcasting rights for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics to STAR India. India is suspended from Olympic.

India’s number one snooker player, Aditya Mehta on 31 July 2013 clinched the gold medal.

Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Retired from His Office on July 31, 2013.

Bhim Sain Bassi Took Charge as the 20th Delhi Police Commissioner on July 31, 2013.

Union Ministry for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Delhi state government on 31 July 2013 launched IGL Suraksha Yojana.

The book entitled An Agenda for India’s Growth: Essays in Honour of P. Chidambaram, was released in New Delhi on 31 July 2013 by Prime Minister of India.

President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins on 31 July 2013 signed the abortion bill into law.

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