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CURRENT AFFAIRS CAPSULE FOR IBPS CLERK III Appointments Abdul Hamid was sworn in as Bangladesh President to replace Zillur Rahman J&K Finance Minister A.R. Rather appointed New Chairman of GST Panel Bhim Sain Bassi appointed as the next Commissioner of Delhi Police AK Singh sworn in as the new Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands KK Paul took over as the New Governor of Meghalaya Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil appointed new Governor of Sikkim .Former Telecom Secretary R. Chandrasekhar appointed President of Nasscom Sunil Soni appointed Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards Najeeb Jung appointed as new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Chait Took over as Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to CISC Anil Goswami Took Over as the Union Home Secretary Bimal Julka appointed as Secretary of Information & Broadcasting Ministry Darren Lehmann appointed Coach of Australian Cricket Team .VK Duggal appointed as Nodal Officer for Relief and Rescue operations in Uttrakhand .K R Kamath Re-Elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA) Susan Elizabeth Rice Appointed as the National Security Adviser to Obama Nawaz Sharif sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan

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Ayaz Sadiq Elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Rami Hamdallah Appointed as the New Prime Minister of Palestine Infosys appointed Narayan Murthy as Executive Chairman of the Board Avinash Chander appointed as the New chief of Defence Research Development Organiastion(DRDO) Kushal Singh Appointed as the Chairperson of NCPCR Shashi Kant Sharma Appointed as the New Comptroller & Auditor General of India Laxman Singh Rathore Elected as the Member of Executive Council of WMO .Nirbhay Sharma appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Siddaramaiah sworn-in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka Brazil's Roberto Azevedo appointed Head of World Trade Organization Staffan de Mistura appointed as Italian Special Envoy to India in Marines Case Subhash Kumar appointed as the New Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand Dr. Christopher Briggs appointed as the Secretary General of Ramsar Convention Prasanna Kumar Mohanty appointed as Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh Government Ramlubhya Appointed as Rajasthan State Election Commissioner Justice Vangala Eswaraiah Appointed as The Chairperson of NCBC Justice Darmar Murugesan Appointed as NHRC Member Jawaid Akhtar Elected Chairperson of International Coffee Council Nancy Gibbs Appointed as Managing Editor of Time Magazine

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.Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant Appointed New Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court NSEL Appointed Saji Cherian as New CEO and MD P. Sudhakar Appointed as the CMD of Electronics Corporation of India Limited Poonam Khetrapal Singh Elected Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region Ashok Vemuri appointed as the President and CEO of iGate Corporation Harish Lakshman Elected New President of Automotive Component Manufacturers Association Deepak Sandhu Became the First Woman Chief Information Commissioner .Rakesh Sood appointed as Prime Ministers Special Envoy .Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana Appointed New Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court Justice K.N.Basha Appointed as Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Tribunal Ashwani Kumar Appointed as Prime Ministers Special Envoy to Japan Nishi Vasudeva Selected As the First Woman to Head the Oil Company, HPCL Ratan Thiyam Appointed as the Chairperson of the National School of Drama Society . Ali Akbar Salehi appointed Head of Atomic Energy Organisation in Iran Dilip Trivedi appointed Director General of the CRPF D.Bala Venkatesh Varma appointed Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament

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Vinay Mittal appointed as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member Rakesh Sethi took Charge as Executive Director of Union Bank of India Raghuram Govind Rajan Appointed as the 23rd Governor of RBI Arundhati Bhattacharya appointed Managing Director of SBI Rajeev Rishi took over as the CMD of Central Bank of India Bhim Sain Bassi Took Charge as the 20th Delhi Police Commissioner Mamnoon Hussain defeated Wajihuddin Ahmed to be the President of Pakistan Suresh Chandra Mohanty Elected as the New President of ICAI Arvind Sharma Re-Elected as the President of Advertising Agencies Association of India Usha Ananthasubramanian appointed as CMD of Bharatiya Mahila Bank . R. Banumathi Appointed Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court Ratan Watal appointed as the new Expenditure Secretary .Parvinder Sohi Behuria appointed new Secretary General of NHRC . Imomali Rakhmon Reelected as the President of Tajikistan .G. K. Pillai appointed as the Chairman of MCX-SX Bharat Suresh Joshi Appointed as British Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai Subhas Goswami Appointed as the Director General of ITBP P.S. Raghavan appointed as the next Russian Ambassador Government of India Decided to Appoint Arup Raha as Chief of the Indian Air Force Tarun Chatarjee appointed Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh State Human Rights Commission

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Laxmikanta Mahapatra appointed Chief Justice of Manipur High Court Rajendra Kashyap Appointed As the Financial Commissioner (Railways) Union Government Appointed G B Pradhan as the Chairperson of the CERC Sigrid Kaag Appointed as the Head of Joint OPCW-UN Mission in Syria President approved appointment of Seven Judges to Madras High Court .Government of Pakistan Decided To Appoint Syed Ibne Abbas as Envoy to India Janet Yellen Nominated as Head of US Federal Reserve Board Arundhati Bhattacharya Took Charge as the First Woman Chairperson of SBI S.Varadarajan took over as the CMD of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Ranjan Mathai Appointed as India's High Commissioner to United Kingdom . Ranjib Biswal Appointed as Indian Premier League Chairman Ruchira Kamboj appointed the Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO Ravindra Kumar Elected as President of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS) Sri Srinivasan was sworn in as Judge of US Court Sanjay Govind Dhande Appointed as UGC Member KC Ponnappa Took Over the Office as Chairman of Nilgiri Planters Association Association of Mutual Funds in India Appointed Sundeep Sikka as Its Chairman

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Randall Oliphant Appointed as The Chairman of The World Gold Council BN Talukdar appointed Director General of DGH PERSON DIED Rituparno Ghosh, National Award Winning Filmmaker died at the age of 49 Bill Pertwee, the Warden Hodges of Dad's Army died at 86 Baleshwar Aggarwal, the veteran journalist passed away at 91 Tamil Playback Singer TM Soundararajan died in Chennai .Nigerian Author Chinua Achebe died following a Brief Illness Ray Manzarek, One of the Founders of the Doors Died at 74 Former International Sprinter Anand Shetty Passed Away Eddie Braben, the British Comedy Writer and Performer Died at 82 .Australian Actress Penne Hackforth-Jones died at 64 Uttanur Rajamma, the Bandaya Writer Died Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer died at Santa Cruz, Mumbai Harvansh Singh, Deputy Speaker of MP Assembly died due to Cardiac Arrest Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Dhrupad Vocalist Passed Away at 80 .Bryan Forbes, Veteran Film Director Passed Away At 86 Hindi Story Writer and Playwright Surendra Tiwari Died Sanaullah Ranjay, the Pakistani Prisoner died at PGI Chandigarh . Profulla Borua, the Veteran Indian Journalist Passed Away in Guwahati Ray Harryhausen, the Master of Visual Effects Died at 92 Former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti died at 94

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Zulfiqar Ali prosecutor in 26/11 Mumbai Attacks and Benazir Assassination Killed ATP Chairman Brad Drewett died at the age of 54 Sarabjit Singh Died in Lahore's Jinnah Hospital in Pakistan Father Ian Weathrall, the Last British Member of the Church Of Delhi Brotherhood Died Deanna Durbin, Hollywood Actress Died at 91 Years Venkateswaran Dakshinamoorthy, the Veteran Music Director died at 94 .Hemendra Prasad Barooah, the Noted Assam Tea Planter Passed Away at 87 SN Hanumantha Rao, the Former Indian Test Umpire Passed Away at 83 Jagdish Raj, the Most Type-Cast Actor of Bollywood Died at 85 Ilya Segalovich, the Co-Founder of Yandex Died at the Age of 48 Years Obaid Siddiqi died in Bangalore following a Road Accident Arun Nehru, the Former Union Minister and Close Aide of Rajiv Gandhi, Died at 69 IMO Secretary-General Emeritus and Padma Vibhushan Awardee, C.P. Srivastava died in Italy Manjula Vijayakumar, the South Indian Actress died at the Age of 59 L Brojeshori Devi, the Olympian Judo Player Passed Away at 32 Former Union Minister Khurshed Alam Khan died Prof. Oommen Mathew, Former MLA form Kuttanad, Kerala died Veteran Tamil Film lyricist Vaali Died at the Age of 82 Samar Mukherjee, the CPI-M Veteran Leader Passed Away at 100 Barun De, the Renowned Historian and Academician Passed Away at 80

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N Rangabashyam,the Padma Bhushan award recipient Gastroenterologist died Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi died in Milan Amar Gopal Bose, the Founder of Bose Corporation Passed Away at 83 Veteran actor Pran died due to prolonged Illness .Dr. H.A.B. Parpia, the renowned Food Scientist died Padma Shree Awardee Madhubani Painting artist Mahasundari Devi died at the Age of 92 . Douglas Engelbart, Father of the Mouse died at the Age of 88 Veteran CPI leader Satya Pal Dang passed away Tamil Actor-director Manivannan passed away . Bahukutumbi Raman, One of the Founders of RAW, Died at 77 Former Union Minister and Leader of Congress VC Shukla passed away Carnatic Vocalist Ranjani Hebber Guruprasad Passed Away Scottish fiction writer Iain Banks died at the Age of 59 Esther Williams, the Competitive Swimmer and Movie Actress Died at 91 . Jiah Khan, the 25-Year Old Bollywood Actress Died A.K.Kutty, Indian Athletics Coach Died at 75 Alvaro Mutis Jaramillo, Colombian Writer Died at 90 Freedom Fighter Ranjit Singh Died at 97 Mohan Singh, the Veteran Samajwadi Party Politician Died at 68 Ken Norton, the Former Heavyweight Champion Died at 70 .Hiroshi Yamauchi, the Third President of Nintendo, Died Former BCCI Secratary Jaywant Lele Passed Away .Eiji Toyoda, Key Figure in Toyota's Rise, Died

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World's Oldest Man Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died at the Age of 112 Ray Dolby, the pioneer of Noise Reduction in Audio Recordings died . Sunila Abeysekera, the Sri Lankan Activist, Died in Columbo at 61 Rochus Misch, the last Bodyguard of Adolf Hitler died Ronald H. Coase, Nobel Prize Winner and Known Economist, Died At 102 Tommy Morrison, the former Heavy Weight Champion died David Frost,British Broadcaster and Writer Died at 74 Nobel Literature Laureate Seamus Heaney died Anatoly Onoprienko, the Serial Killer of Ukrain died Former Indian Athlete Henry Rebello Died Julie Harris, the US actress known for record Tony Award wins, passed away at 87 . Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi, the Eminent Indian Classical Singer Passed Away Telugu Novelist and Winner of Sahitya Akademi, Malathi Chandur died .Dezso Gyarmati, the Water Polo legend from Hungary died Dr. Sheikh Jalal-ud-din, the Cardiologist shot by Militants died Marich Man Singh Shrestha, the former Prime Minister of Nepal, died . Former Cricketer Kalyan Mitter Died Desh Prem Azad, the Former Coach of Cricketer Kapil Dev, Died at 75 Renowned Naturalist and Ornithologist Zafar Futehally passed away . Renowned Kamaicha player Sakar Khan passed away

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Jasjit Singh, Air Commodore (Retd.) And Indias Best Military Analyst, Died at 79 Abraham Samuel, Popularly Called the Cigarette Snatcher, Passed Away at 53 Ram Kripalu Tripathi, Popularly Known as Jagadguru Kripaluji Maharaj, Died Veteran Journalist R.K. Mukker Passed Away at 88 .Tarla Dalal, the Celebrity Cook of India, Passed Away at 77 .Ishwar Das Rohani, the Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly, died Assamese Music Director Sher Choudhury Passed away .Legendary Pakistani Folk Singer Reshma Passed Away in Lahore Nitish Sengupta, the former Member of Parliament Died Lou Reed, the Renowned Rocker and Solo Performer, Passed Away at 71 Rajendra Yadav, the Noted Hindi Writer Passed Away at 84 Vijay Soni a noted Painter and theatre personality dead R N Mahadevan, the former AIR director died at 84 British Sculptor Sir Anthony Caro Passed Away at 89 .Lawrence R Klein, Nobel Prize Winning Economist Died Singer Noel Harrison died, Aged 79 Jovanka Broz, widow of Josip Broz Tito, died at 88 Renowned Musician Madhuri Chattopadhyay Died Noted Malayalam Music Composer K. Raghavan Passed away .Eminent Telugu Writer and Gyanpeeth Awardee, Dr. Ravuri Bharadwaja Passed away .Sarojini Varadappan, the Renowned Social Worker Died at 92 Noted Marathi Playwright G.P. Deshpande Passed away Oscar Hijuelos, the Cuban-American Writer, Died at 62

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TD Rangaramanujan, the Former Table Tennis Federation of India President Died at 96 Mohan Dharia, the Former Union Minister and an Environmentalist, Died At 88 Well-known Telugu Film Actor Srihari Died Wilfried Martens, Nine-Time Prime Minister of Belgium Died At 77 Ovadia Yosef, the Former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Died At 93 General Vo Nguyen Giap, the Legendary Vietnamese Military Commander Died at 102 Polly Anthony, the Former Epic Records President Died At 59 Tom Clancy, the US Thriller Author, Died At 66 in Baltimore Abraham Nemeth, the Creator of the Nemeth Code Passed Away at 94 INVENTIONS/DISCOVERIES Ancient Mummies Discovered from the Excavation Site in Lima Suburb Scientists discovered the Single Largest Volcano beneath the Pacific Ocean 3000 Years Old Stone Shields Excavated by Archeologists from Xinjiang Urdu Ghazals written by Veer Savarkar during his Jail Term in Andaman found Archeologists in Israel uncovered King David's Palace of Kingdom of Judea Scientists discovered New Treatment for Schizophrenic Patients Scientists Discovered a New Species of Burying Beetle from the Solomon Islands Gold Coins Dating Back to the Gupta Period Unearthed in West Bengal

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Fossilised Skeleton of Flying Dinosaur that Resembled Chicken, Discovered in China Lost Apollo 11 Moon Dust Discovered After 40 Years in California Lab Scientists discovered that Vitamin C kills Tuberculosis (TB) Researchers Discovered a New Species of Dinosaur; the Oldest in North America .New Sex Superbug can be more deadly than AIDS IMPORTANT DAYS Anti-Tobacco Day Observed across the World World Hunger Day was observed on 28 May 2013 International Day for Biological Diversity observed on 22 May .2014 Declared As the Friendship Year to Promote Understanding between India and China .World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, 21 May .Anti Terrorism Day Observed Across India on Death Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi .World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Celebrated World Wide National Technology Day was Observed on 11 May 2013 Union Cabinet of India declared Year 2013 as Water Conservation Year 2013 World Asthma Day 2013 observed with theme, You Can Control Your Asthma World Press Freedom Day Celebrated Across the World with Safe to Speak Theme International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed on 16 September .International Literacy Day was celebrated Across the Globe

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Teachers Day Celebrated across India on the Birth Anniversary of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances Observed Across the World National Sports Day Observed on 29 August .Earth Overshoot Day observed on 20 August 2013 .World Photography Day Celebrated Across the Globe to Unite the Photographers .International Youth Day- 12 August .13 August Designated as the International Lefthanders Day by the Left-Handers Club .International Day of the World's Indigenous People observed on 9 August .Dadra and Nagar Haveli Celebrated Its 60th Liberation Day .World Breastfeeding Week observed to Encourage Breastfeeding .World Hepatitis Day 2013 observed with theme This is Hepatitis, Know it, confront it Pi Approximation Day Celebrated on 22 July Worldwide Nelson Mandela International Day observed on 18 July Malala Day observed across the World on 12 July .World Population Day observed across the World on 11 July Statistics Day Celebrated Across India with Labour and Employment Statistics Theme The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Observed United Nations Public Service Day Celebrated Across the World on 23 June International Olympic Day Celebrated Across the World on 23 June 2013 World Music Day observed on 21 June

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World Refugee Day observed across the World on 20 June World Day to Combat Desertification Observed Across the World .World Elder Abuse Awareness Day celebrated on 15 June 2013 .World Blood Donor Day observed on 14 June World Day against Child Labour celebrated on 12 June 2013 World Oceans Day observed with theme Together, we have the Power to Protect the Oceans World Environment Day was observed on 5 June 2013 .Hindi Journalism Day Celebrated In India to Mark 187 Years of Hindi Journalism International Day for Tolerance observed on 16 November Children's Day Observed Across India on 14 November .World Diabetes Day observed on 14 November .Public Service Broadcasting Day observed in India on 12 November World Pneumonia Day observed on 12 November World Science Day for Peace and Development observed on 10 November National Education Day of India Observed Across the Country on 11 November United Nations Day Observed Across the World on 24 October Police Commemoration Day Observed on 21 October to Memorise Police Martyrs .Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day observed on 21 October .World Osteoporosis Day was Celebrated International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed on 17 October .World Food Day Observed Every Year on 16 October

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World Standards Day celebrated by SCS Global Services International Day of Rural women observed on 15 October World Arthritis Day Observed on 12 October International Day of the Girl Child observed on 11 October .World Mental Health Day Observed on 10 October The Indian Air Force Day Celebrated Across India on 8 October .World Habitat Day Observed Across the World on 7 October 2013 The Ninth Formation Day of National Disaster Management Authority Observed at New Delhi .The International Day of Non-Violence observed on 2 October The National Voluntary Blood Donation Day observed on 1 October International Day of Older Persons Observed on 1 October Every Year on 29 September Celebrated as The World Heart Day World Rabies Day Observed on 28 September World Tourism Day observed on 27 September 83rd National Day of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Celebrated .International Day of Peace Observed on 21 September Hindi Diwas Observed Across India on 14 September Art | Culture 19th Kolkata International Film Festival Inaugurated by Legendary Actor Amitabh Bachchan Ministry for I & B Instituted New Centenary Award to Honour Contribution to Indian Cinema .UTV Motion Pictures Announced to Distribute Five Malayalam Films .National Museum Institute Launched Project on Heritage Documentation

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Europalia-India Cultural Festival was Jointly Inaugurated ASI and Google Signed Agreement for Launching 100 Heritage Sites Online .Khadi and Village Industry Commission Announced Introduction of Exclusive Khadi Mark .Delhis Humayuns Tomb Unveiled after Years of Restoration Work Thirteen Indian Films Chosen to be Showcased at Busan International Film Festival Punjab and Haryana High Court stayed the Release of Grand Masti Union Minister for Culture Inaugurated Exhibition on Indian Embroideries Handwoven Pashmina Shawls of Kashmir Accredited With the Geographical Indication Mark .Sri Lanka banned film Flying Fish, claimed it Insulted Government and Security Forces .ASI was entrusted with the Restoration of Kedarnath Temple Museum and Book Dedicated to Rathindranath Tagore, Son of Rabindranath Tagore Launched .UNESCO declared Six Forts of Rajasthan as World Heritage Sites Scientists Discovered a New Language Called Light Warlpiri in Northern Australia .First-Ever Chinese Film Festival Inaugurated in New Delhi Union Cabinet of India Approved to Classify Malayalam as the Classical Language Delegation from Tourism & I&B Ministry participated at Cannes Film Festival Union Minister of Culture Launched 13 Short Films Based on Tagores Poems .Indian Cinema Completed Exactly 100 Years with the Release of Two Films on 3 May 2013

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Science | Space ISRO successfully raised Mars Orbiter Spacecraft's Orbit Scientists discovered a Black Hole in Ophiuchus Star Constellation India successfully launched its Maiden Mars Mission from Sriharikota Scientists discovered a New Planet called Kepler 78b Astronomers discovered the Most Distant Galaxy in the Universe Mars Orbiter Mission to be Launched on 5 November 2013 NASA discovered First Known Tilted Planetary System NASA Scientists Discovered Planets with the Shortest Ever Orbit ISRO to launch Mars Orbiter Mission in November 2013 Astronomers found a Twin Star to Earth's own Sun Called HIP 102152 Elysium Space Introduced Sending Remains of Deceased to Space through Memorial Spaceflight .One Lakh People applied to go to Mars not to return under Mars One Project NASA to launch Next Mars Mission from Florida called MAVEN NASA'S Curiosity Rover celebrated its First Anniversary on Planet Mars Vietnam launched Micro-Satellite Pico Dragon to International Space Station World's First Talking Robot Kirobo sent into Space India's Advanced Weather Satellite INSAT-3d Successfully Launched US Lawmakers proposed National Park on Moon Two Smallest Moons orbiting Pluto Christened as Kerberos and Styx

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India successfully launched its first Navigational Satellite IRNSS-1A Union Cabinet gave its approval for the GSAT-15 Satellite NASA and Italian Space Agency Signed Agreement on Exploration of Mercury NASA Selected Eight New Astronauts; Four of These are Women NASA's Rover identified Rock Laden with Minerals on Mars Opportunity Rover of NASA Broke the 40-Year-Old Extraterrestrial Distance Record Defence | Security China Successfully Launched a Communications Satellite Called Zhongxing-11 Boeing delivered second P-8I Aircraft to India .IAF Flagged in White Water Rafting Expedition Called IAF Aqua Scullers .Indian Navy commissioned first Advanced Light Helicopter squadron at Kochi Agni-1 missile test fired from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast Hawk 132 inducted into the Indian Navy India developed Surface-to-Surface Missile Pragati INS Sunayna commissioned into Indian Navy India Successfully Test-Fired Nuclear Capable Prithvi-II Missile from Odisha .First Hawk Mk-132 Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft Delivered to Indian Navy .Agni-5 Successfully Test Fired from Chandipur Test Range GSAT7, India's first Defence Satellite launched Successfully .Union Government announced to release National e-mail Policy C-130J Super Hercules Transport Plane of Air Force landed at Daulat Beg Oldie Airstrip

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India launched Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant in Kochi India successfully Test-Fired Surface-to-Surface Prithvi-II Missile India Successfully Test-fired Pinaka Rockets from Chandipur Agni-V to be Inducted By 2015 with Two or Three Successful Test Firings in 2013 .Union Defence Ministry launched a website on NCC IAF's C17s Maiden Flight to Andaman & Nicobar Islands .Stealth Frigate INS Trikand was commissioned into the Indian Navy Indian Air Force received its First Boeing C-17 Globemaster .Indo-Russian INDRA 2013 military exercise will take place in October 2013 .The Monetary Allowance to Gallantry Awardees Doubled Glide bombs for Fighters Planes being developed by India IAF Inducted Basic Trainer Aircraft Pilatus PC 7 MKII Cochin Shipyard Limited Launched Its Third Fast Patrol Vessel for Indian Coast Guard .Defence Ministry inaugurated the First Fighter Aircraft base at Thanjavur Manmohan Singh laid the Foundation Stone of National Defence University .India successfully Test Fired BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile Indian National Defence University to be set up in Gurgaon

Plan | Programme Global Human Rights Organisation, Breakthrough Launched a Campaign against Early Marriage Ministry of Science and Technology Launched E-Management of INSPIRE Award Scheme

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Union Government Launched the Inter Company LPG Portability Scheme Health Ministry launched Several Schemes for Assam Jiyo Parsi Scheme Launched by The Government of India Seekho Aur Kamao (Learn and Earn) Progrmme Launched by Union Government of India Department of Personnel and Training Launched Internship Scheme, 2013 Ahimsa Messenger Programme was launched by Sonia Gandhi World Bank Assisted National AIDS Control Support Project Launched Finance Ministry Unveiled National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme to be extended to 35 More Districts .Glimpses of the India Story:Second Phase Unveiled NSDC to open Skill Development Council in Aerospace Aviation in Bangalore Turkey completed a Trial Run of World's Deepest Rail Tunnel Petroleum Ministry and Delhi Government launched IGL Suraksha Yojana .Union Government to launch Bharat Mobile Scheme Union Tourism Ministry launched Clean India Campaign at world heritage site Taj Mahal Union Government approved a Free Trade LPG Scheme .Central Data to be Used to Identify Beneficiaries of Food Security Scheme .Government to Provide Pre-natal Health Care Facilities to Pregnant Women

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.India and UK to develop Bangalore-Mumbai Economic Corridor Project Approval for Mumbai Metro Line-3 (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) Corridor .Health Ministry launched Free Drug Service and Free Diagnostics Service .President dedicated ONGC Tripura Power Plant to the Nation Integrated Action Plan (IAP) extended for Four More Years Glimpses of the India Story; Multi-Media Initiative on UPA Commitment Unveiled ISSNIP Project was launched by Ministry of Women and Child Development

Report | Survey Global cereal output to reach all time high in 2013: UNFAO ITU:40 Percent of the Global Population is Online .UN Report:Poverty in India declined by 16 Percent Ghaziabad and Allahabad emerged as the Most Air Polluted Cities in UP India's Taj Mahal ranked among the Top Three Landmarks in the World .The Number of Internet Users in India to reach 330 Million by 2016 World Population Prospects Report projected India to be most Populous Country by 2028 Qatar has the Highest Density of Millionaires:Report IATA recorded a Significant Fall in Air Accidents in 2012 Survey:9 out of 10 People suffer from Nomophobia Unemployment Rate hit Record High in Eurozone Australia ranked as the World's Happiest Developed Nation

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Global Index of Religion and Atheism Report: Number of Atheists Increased on Global Level .United Nations released its Report on World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013 Chennai Airport Ranked Much Lower than Targeted on ACIs Airport Service Quality Rating Israel became the worlds largest Exporter of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Study:India has highest Number of Diarrhoeal Deaths Cancer deaths dropped by 60000 through Cancer Prevention Measures: Cancer Council .India at Top in List of 1st Day Deaths of Infants: State of the Worlds Mothers Report 2013 .Uttar Pradesh accounted for Largest Number of Mobile Subscribers in India Recent Trends in Material Flows and Resource Productivity in Asia and Pacific Mumbai emerged as the City with Highest Internet Penetration in India Joint Parliamentary Committee Submitted Report on 2G Spectrum to Lok Sabha Speaker Kirit Parikh Panel Recommended Hike in Diesel, Kerosene, LPG Prices .India Ranked 134th Spot in the Ease of Doing Business List: WB Global Gender Gap Report 2013: India Ranked at 101 Place 1.3 Million People Died of TB Worldwide in 2012: WHO Report .Bangalore topped the List of Best Business Destinations in India Indian Firms Performed Best In the BRICS Countries: Transparency International STT Should be Reduced to Give Boost to the Capital Market: SEBI Study

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Global Slavery Index 2013 Estimated 30 Million People in the World Affected by Slavery Global Hunger Index Report 2013: India Ranked at 63rd Position .Social Media users to reach 91 Million by December 2013: IAMAI & IMRB Report India is Largest Recipient of Foreign Remittances: World Bank Report 827 Million Undernourished People are Living in Developing Countries: UN Report Indias GDP Grew at 4.7 % in 2013-14: Asian Development Bank Report Entitled Primary Census Abstract for Slum Released UNICEF Released Report on Infant Mortality Rate Arvind Mayaram Panel on NSEL Submitted Report to Government .Mercers 2013 Global Survey Revealed about Performance Management in Organisations .UN Report: Sarin Gas Used in Syria Attack FAO Report:Food Waste harms Environment and Biodiversity Taxes and Poor Infrastructure Biggest Obstacles of Aviation Growth in India: FICCI India became the World's Third Largest Internet User Government failed to spend a Single Penny from Rape Relief Fund CAG Report: 83% households in Bihar didn't get Complete Employment under MGNREGS Employment-Unemployment Situation among Major Religions in India Studied by NSSO Odisha, Bihar showed biggest decline in Percentage of Poor North-East of India Has Highest Per Capita Language in World: Survey Integrated Action Plan Helped to Reduce Naxal Violence: IAP Data

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Summit | Conference 22nd Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting (CHOGM) began in Colombo, Sri Lanka Fourth Biennial Conference of Asian Society on International Law Inaugurated .Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Inaugurated Services Conclave 2013 Oscar Fernandes Inaugurated the Two Day International Seminar on Road Sector International Conference on Comprehensive Cleft Care Concluded in Guwahati, Assam National Conference on Intellectual Disability Inaugurated National Conference on the Wakf (Amendment) Act, 2013 Inaugurated .32nd Annual Coast Guard Commanders Conference Inaugurated By the Defence Secretary .India's First Naval and Maritime Exposition Conference Concluded . Raghuram Rajan panel submitted report on Criteria for Special Category Status to Government 33rd Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators (APCCA) Inaugurated .President of India Inaugurated the First Engineers Conclave 2013 First Meeting of India-Germany High Technology Partnership Group held in Berlin HRD Ministry Inaugurated the Sixth Global Skills Summit (GSS) At FICCI .Indo-Japan Monorail and Light Rail Transit (LRT) Seminar Held at New Delhi

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India to host 33rd Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators .The Third Meeting of the WMCC on India-China Border Talks held in New Delhi Asian Countries sought Ban on Smokeless Forms of Tobacco Neurotrauma Conference 2013 to be held in Assam National Conference of State Tourism Ministers Held in New Delhi HRD Ministry Set up a New Committee to go into the Quality Aspect of the Mid Day Meal 39th G8 Summit held at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland Conference on Sports & Youth Affairs Concluded in New Delhi 45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference Concluded in New Delhi Exhibition | Fare 33rd India International Trade Fair opened at New Delhi 18th International Children's Film Festival of India Inaugurated at Hyderabad Exhibition Titled Czech Castles Inaugurated At the Red Fort, Delhi .India Sports 2014 was launched by Sports Ministry & FICCI to Promote Sports among Youth International Tourism Mart (ITM) Started in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh Exhibition on Development of the Hungarian Cultural Roots Inaugurated at NGMA 3rd National Level Exhibition and Project Competitions Inaugurated Under INSPIRE .Fifth Edition of India International Regatta Competition Inaugurated in Chennai .Exhibition Called Return of the Yogini Inaugurated in New Delhi

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TECHNOTEX-2014: International Exhibition and Conference Launched in Mumbai .24th National Photo Contest & Exhibition organized by Photo Division 19th Delhi Book Fair Started Off At Pragati Maidan, New Delhi The Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF) 2013 Started off in Ahmadabad Special Exhibition Titled Jamini Roy (1887 1972): Journey to the Roots Inaugurated 15th India Realty Expo 2012 Organised by MCHI Concluded in Dubai Places in News India Nominated Hill Forts of Rajasthan and Himalayan National Park for World Heritage .Sahara Created New World Record of Largest Group to Sing National Anthem at One Place First national surfing and stand up paddle competition of India Concluded ICOMOS Approved Japans Mount Fuji to Be Declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2013 launched in Sydney, Australia 7th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission Meeting held in New Delhi Kannur Declared First Zero Landless District in the Country Moscow hosted the 14th India-Russia Annual Summit The 2nd Meeting of the India-Philippines Joint Commission held in Manila The Largest Air Traffic Control Tower of India Inaugurated at Mumbai Airport The Wankhede Stadium to Host Sachin Tendulkar's Landmark 200th and Final Test

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India and Bangladesh jointly inaugurated India-Bangladesh Grid Inter-connection Tourism Minister Announced Development of Kanhoji Angre Lighthouse as New Tourist Spot .Singapore to host the Second South Asian Diaspora Convention Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Launched Abu Dhabi Month in New Delhi Street Leading to Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg Named After Mahatma Gandhi Melia Brand of Hotels in Spain Unveiled the First Twitter Hotel of the World .XV World Police & Fire Games 2013 Organised in Belfast, Northern Ireland Incheon was named as the World Book Capital for the Year 2015 .Bengaluru International Airport Renamed as Kempegowda International Airport National Aviation University to be Set up in Rae Bareli, UP .Chinese troops intruded in Chumar Sector of Ladakh Connaught Place, ranked fifth in the List of Worlds Most Expensive Office Market Japan's Mount Fuji was given World Heritage Status by the UNESCO Six Syrian Heritage Sites Placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger by UN Kedarnath Temple, One of the Holiest Shrines of Hindus Shut Down for One Year Kochi to Host 29th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (India Chapter) Infinity Tower, the Tallest Twisted Tower launched in Dubai .

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Highest Krishi Vigyan Kendra to be Opened at Nyoma, Leh .Seventh Edition of the Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas was held in Sydney Union Defence Minister AK Antony dedicated New Air Force Station at Thanjavur to Nation Indian National Defence University to be Established at Binola, Gurgaon .Huge Tornado Hits Oklahoma; Kills 91, Including 20 Children Union Cabinet Approved Setting up Rashtriya Smriti for Last Rites of National Leaders Person Resigned Yogesh Agarwal, the Chairman of PFRDA Resigned; Anup Wadhawan Took Over Paras Ajmera resigned from MCX Board Yogesh Malik Resigned as CEO of Uninor Jignesh Shah resigned from MCX Board .Shreekant Javalgekar Resigned as the Managing Director and CEO of MCX .Rasheed Masood, the Arrested Congress Leader Resigned As APEDA Chairman Three Members Resigned from National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) .Yogendra Yadav sacked from University Grants Commission Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota Resigned; Luiz Figueiredo to Take Over Egypt Clashes:Vice President Mohamed Elbaradei resigned in Protest Jagan Reddy resigned as MP over split of Andhra Pradesh .Kumar Mangalam Birla Resigned from the Reserve Bank of Indias Central Board

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Egyptian Islamist Adel el-Khayat resigned as Governor of Luxor following Outcry from Locals Ajay Maken and C P Joshi Resigned from the Union Cabinet Lal Krishna Advani resigned from top Positions of BJP Rajeev Shukla resigned as Chairman of IPL in the Wake of SpotFixing Scandal Two Andhra Pradesh Ministers Charged in Jaganmohan Reddy Case Resigned US Tax Agency Head Steve Miller resigned over targeting Conservative Political Groups .PK Bansal and Ashwani Kumar submitted their Resignations to Prime Minister Accident | Incident Many People Killed and Several Injured near a Temple in Madhya Pradesh Al-Shabab, a Somali Terrorist Group Attacked the Westgate Mall in Kenyan Capital Nairobi Pilgrims Killed By Saharsa-Patna Rajyarani Express in Bihar's Khagaria District Submarine INS Sindhurakshak damaged in a Fire Incident in Mumbai India and Pakistan exchanged fire in Chakan Da Bagh area of Poonch Sector .Suicide Attack took Place near the Indian Consulate in Jalalabad City A Strong Earthquake ripped through China's Gansu Province Aircraft de Havilland DHC3 crashed in Soldotna Airport in Alaska .Multiple blasts rocked Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya in Bihar Congress Party Convoy Attacked by Maoists at Dharba Valley in Chhattisgarh

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.US Cargo Plane Crashed after Taking off from Manas Airbase in Kyrgyzstan Books | Authors Coffee table book on Freedom Fighters Descendants launched in Mumbai .Vice President of India Released a Book Healing Memories: Civilizations in Dialogue .Ambedkar Speaks (Trilogy) authored by Dr. Narendra Jadhav Released .The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng won the Walter Scott Prize 2013 Vice President Released a Book entitled Dard-E-Dil Likhun Kab Tak by Rukhsar Amrohvi .Novel City of Bohane by Kevin Barry won IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 .Dan Browns book Inferno irked Authorities of Manila .Book titled Understanding Bhagat Singh was released at New Delhi Mohsin Hamids Third Book How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Released Vice President Released a Book Entitled Fida-e-Lucknow -Tales of the City and Its People Vice President of India Released a Book Titled an Ardent Patriot Dinesh Goswami Book Entitled Indian Railway Track-Design, Construction and Maintenance Released .The Vice President of India Released a Book Entitled Momentous Times Indian Urdu writer's book launched in Singapore .Vice President Released a Book on Indias Nuclear Energy Programme

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7th Edition of Indian Pharmacopoeia 2014 A Book of Drug Standards, Released By Ghulam Nabi Azad Prime Minister Released Book on Indian Painting by Prof. B.N. Goswami Brazilian Football Legend Pele launched a Book Titled 1283 The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton Became the Longest Novel to Win the Man Booker Prize .The Third Curve: a Book Written by Film Director Mansoor Khan Released Autobiography of Malala Yousafzai entitled I am Malala Released Mythily Sivaraman Wrote A Book Haunted by Fire Essays On Caste, Class, Exploitation And Emancipation Ramchandra Guha Wrote a Book Titled Gandhi Before India .Book Entitled Ikea on the Road to the Future Revealed about Ikeas Family Fued Vice President of India Released a Book Entitled India and Malaysia: Intertwined Strands Vice President of India Released the Book Titled Ahmev Radha, Ahmev Krishnah Raj Kundra wrote a book entitled How Not to Make Money Graphic Biography on Dhyan Chand Launched:Dhyan Chand-The Wizard of Hockey Book entitled Satyagraha: The Story Behind the Revolution released Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru Second Series, Edited by Prof Madhavan Palat Released Hamid Ansari released Book entitled Ghalib & His Times .My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions by Dr. APJ Kalam Launched Gitanjali the Collection of Poems by Tagore released in 14 Languages

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The Moonballer book by Nirupama Vaidyanathan launched Book Titled an Agenda for Indias Growth: Essays in Honour of P. Chidambaram, Released Jhumpa Lahiri featured for Man Booker Prize 2013 An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions released Shahar Sone Chala a Collection of Poems authored by Sat Pal Released .Vice President Released a Book titled Smritiyan authored by Garima Sanjay .Vice President of India released the book Ziauddin Barnis TarikhI-Firoz Shahi The King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson Book Awarded With Gold Medal

Awards | Honours Singer Hariharan Conferred With the Lata Mangeshkar Samman Alankaran 2013 .UN Public Service Award 2013 for MP Cottage and Village Industry Department Asom Ratna Award for the Year 2012 Presented to Indira Goswami National Florence Nightingale Award 2013 were Presented Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Lifetime Achievement to Veteran Actor Pran 3rd National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemical and Downstream Presented Youssou Ndour and Finnish Composer Kaija Saariaho won the Polar Music Prize US Government honoured 15 AAPI Women as Champions of Change

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Jagran Group bagged Three Awards at INMA Awards Ceremony A Young Indian Biologist, Aparajita Datta Honoured With the Whitley Award 2013 .Jenita Mary Nongkynrih won ISRO Young Scientists Award for 2013 Bono Honoured With Highest Cultural Award of France- the Commander of the Order Britain honoured Krishna Menon by placing Blue plaque on his First Home in London .Zubin Mehta named for Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony 2013 Vidya Balan got the Best Actress Award at IIFA 2013 Five Indian-American Kid Chefs won White House Healthy Lunchtime Challenge 2013 President conferred National Youth Awards 2011-12 Mukesh Hariawala conferred Indian Healthcare Visionary of the Decade Award Ooman Chandy received the UN Public Service Award .Russian Film the Major won Golden Goblet at Shanghai Film Festival Amrit Singh received the India Abroad Publisher's Special Award for Excellence 2012 UIDAI won 21st Century Achievement Award 2013 Three Ad Agencies Won Gold and Bronze Lions at Cannes Advertising Festival 2013 .Prof Michael Stratton and Three Others Knighted for Services in Health Sector Tan Twan Eng Declared as the Winner of Walter Scott Prize 2013 Anish Kapoor Became First Living Indian-Origin Sculptor to be Honoured with Knighthood .

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Ashok Shah and Vijay Chaudhary won the Award at the World Street Food Congress Uttarakhand NGO bagged French award for its Contribution to Protection of Human Rights Irish Author Kevin Barry won IMPAC Dublin Literary Award .Michael Christian, the Australian RJ Responsible for Royal Prank Awarded with Top Jock Peter Higgs, Francois Englert received Award for God Particle Discovery NTR Literary Award presented to Noted Oriya writer Manoj Das President of India Gave Away Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Akademi Awards for 2012 66th Cannes Film Festival: Blue is the Warmest Colour won Prestigious Palme d'Or award Ramdarash Mishra and Narendra Kohli awarded with Vyas Samman .Carole King Became the First Woman to Receive Gershwin Prize Pratibha Ray Conferred With the 47th Jnanpith Award for the Year 2011 American Writer Lydia Davis won 2013 Man Booker International Prize Oommen Chandy Won United Nation's Public Service Award for Mass Contact Programme Fifty Five Beaches of England Won Blue Flag Awards for Meeting High EU Standards Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani Activist Selected for UNA-USA's Champion for Global Change Award Indian American Kavita Shukla won INDEX Design Award Vice President Hamid Ansari Presented Capital Foundation Awards Zubin Mehta was Conferred Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony, 2013

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President of India Presented the National Awards to Teachers on Teachers Day Haraprasad Das was conferred the Moortidevi Award for 2012 President of India conferred the National Sports Awards Nelson Mandela became the First Recipient of the Mahathir Award Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards 2013 announced by the Government Tata Steel was adjudged the Best Performing Steel Plant Harshwanti Bisht selected for Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal 2013 Vijay Singh was Named a Recipient of the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Prime Minister's Shram Awards for the Year 2012 Announced \Prasad Babu, AP Cop Selected For Ashok Chakra Posthumously .UK Songwriting Contest 2013 Results Announced; Indian-Origin Winners Included .Indian-American Trio won World Geography Championship The Prem Bhatia Memorial award presented to Shalini Singh of the Hindu Delhi conferred Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 on Abdul Rashid Khan and Anjolie Ela Menon VP Sharma won the Gujar Mal Modi Award for Science and Technology 2013 .Sri Lankan President felicitated tribal community, the Veddas on World Indigenous Peoples Day US Presidential Medal of Freedom to be conferred on Bill Clinton & Oprah Winfrey .Sports Ministry announced 50 Thousand Cash Prize for Each Junior Women Hockey Player

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Play Called the Radicalisation of Bradley Manning Won James Tait Black Prize for Drama Sugathakumari, the Malayalam Poetess won Saraswati Samman 2013 for Manalezhuthu Indian Students Grab Two Silver & Three Bronze at 54th International Mathematical Olympiad .Amjad Ali Khan to get 21st Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhbhavna Award Four Indian Americans won Simons Investigators Awards 2013 Paradip Port Conferred With the Major Port of the Year Award Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation announced the Ramon Magsaysay Awards for the year 2013 .British Firm called Real VNC was presented the MacRobert Award OISD Safety Awards 2011-12; Maximum number of Awards won by HPCL and BPCL Michael Levitt, Martin Karplus and Arieh Warshel Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013 Pranab Mukherjee Conferred the Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil Peter Higgs and Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize for Physics 2013 Karan Thapar Chosen for IPI-India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2013 James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Suedhof Won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine .First National Award for Senior Citizens- Vayoshreshtha Samman, 2013 Presented .Ravi Shankar Narsimhan was presented with Friendship Award D. Purandeswari Presented the EPCES Export Awards to EOUs and SEZs

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.Rafiq Kathwari, an Indian-American Poet Won Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2013 Malala Yousafzai Presented with Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award by Harvard University Raghuram Rajan awarded with the Fifth Deutsche Bank Prize Navneet Kaur Dhillon won the Multimedia Award at the Miss World 2013 First Ever Allard Prize for International Integrity Presented to Anna Hazare Eight Scientists Selected for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards 2013 Nelson Mandela Honoured with Humanitarian Achievement Award .Bunker Roy and Malala Yousafzai Selected for Clinton Global Citizens Awards Aamir Khan Selected For a US Award for His TV Show Satyamev Jayate .National Communal Harmony Award conferred by The President of India Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola Won Miss Muslimah World 2013 Title Freedom Fighter Jawaharlal Darda Conferred House of Commons Award Posthumously Tigmanshu Dhulia Won Best Director Award at Norway Bollywood Film Festival Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar and National Safety Awards for the Year 2011 Presented .Malala Yousafzai and Harry Belafonte received Ambassador of Conscience Award 2013 . NTPC Awarded Indira Gandhi Official Language Award for Propagation of Rajbhasha on Hindi Divas OASS movie won best film Award at Ladakh International Film Festival John Abraham honoured with the Pride of the Nation Award

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Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development conferred on Johnson Sirleaf Jhumpa Lahiris book the Lowland shortlisted for Man Booker 2013 First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 presented to Shashi Tharoor Hindujas won Lifetime Achievement Award in Britain Prof. CNR Rao and Sachin Tendulkar Selected for Bharat Ratna Award .Lord Swraj Paul presented with International Indian of the Decade Award Mushirul Hasan was conferred with Nehru Fellowship .Krishna Tirath gave away National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement Shiraz Naval Minwalla won New Horizons in Physics Prize 2014 Infosys Science Foundation Announced Winners of the Infosys Prize 2013 Rahul Jindal, an Indian-American doctor got Outstanding American by Choice Award Martha Dodray won UN Award IRCON for its performance won two top Infrastructure Awards Bollywood Actress Kareena Kapoor honoured in the House of Commons Ashok Amritraj won Soul of India Award Geeta Chandran, Bharatnatyam exponent honoured with Guru Debaprasad Award Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice 2013 Presented to Sushmita Sen French Award Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur for Anjali Gopalan Manna Dey, the legendary singer died at 94

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The US Comedian Carol Burnett Honoured With the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Aung Suu Kyi Received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won Inaugural Genesis Prize Lata Mangeshkar was Presented the First National Yash Chopra Memorial Award Malala Yousafzai to be granted Honorary Canadian Citizenship Greg du Toit was Named Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 Hilary Clinton got the First Founders Award for helping AIDS Victims Nobel Prize 2013 Announced: List of Winners Eleanor Catton, 28, Became Youngest Ever Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2013 .Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, Robert Shiller won 2013 Nobel Prize for Economics Varun Arora won UN Award for 'Open Curriculum' Web Platform OPCW won 2013 Nobel Peace Prize .MS Swaminathan Selected for Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the Year 2012 .Alice Munro, the Canadian writer, won Nobel Prize 2013 in literature Malala Yousafzai Won European Union's Sakharov Human Rights Prize 2013 Person on Visit Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh visited Russia .Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh visited China Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban visited India Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh concluded four-day visit to Brunei and Indonesia

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.President of India Pranab Mukherjee visited Belgium and Turkey Aga Khan, a Swiss-Born Philanthropist and Muslim Spiritual Leader Visited India Pakistan Delegation of Indus Commission visited India Salman Khurshid Visited Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan President of Republic of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited India Filippo Grandi,Commissioner-General of UNRWA visited India African Union Commission's Delegation visited India Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay visited India Foreign Minister of Nicaragua,Samuel Santos Lopez visited India Vice President of Afghanistan Mohammed Karim Khalili visited India Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed to Expand Economic Cooperation Taukelina Finikaso, the Foreign Minister of Tuvalu visited India Prime Minister of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki visited India Foreign Minister of Republic of Chad visited India Special Envoy of India for Sudan and South Sudan,PS Raghavan visited South Sudan .Secretary of State of the United States, John Kerry Completed India Visit Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid visited Iraq .Prime Minister of India was on four days Visit to Japan from 27-30 May 2013 Foreign Minister of Cuba Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla visited India .External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid visited Saudi Arabia External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid visited China

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Person in News Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Three Other Indians Figured in Forbes Philanthropy List Ang Dami Sherpa, Pregnant runner won womens Everest Marathon Oldest Person of the World, also the Last Living Male of the 19th Century Ram Jethmalani expelled by BJP Party from Primary Membership for Six years US Senate confirmed Srinivasan as top US Court Judge to the District of Columbia Circuit Yuichiro Miura, 80-Year-Old Japanese Mountaineer Became Oldest Man to Climb Mount Everest Chief of IMF Questioned at Paris Court over Bernard Tapie Payout Amount Arunima Sinha became the First Indian Amputee to Scale Mt Everest Nunshi and Tashi Malik Became First Twins to Scale Mount Everest Samina Baig Became the First Pakistani Woman to Scale Mount Everest Anshu Jamshenpa scaled the Mount Everest for the Third Time Investigation Team to Seek SC's Guidance on Kodnani Death Penalty Issue Raha Moharrak, the First Arab Woman to reach Everest Summit NRI Sunil Chopra elected as the Deputy Mayor of a London Borough Guatemala Court Tribunal Sentenced Former Military Leader Montt 80 Years in Prison Moska Najib Shortlisted for Australia's Best Job in the World Competition Lok Sabha Speaker unveiled Statue of N T Rama Rao in Parliament

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Lifetime ban on Pervez Musharraf for Contesting Elections HRD Minister M.M. Pallam Raju was Conferred the Honorary Fellowship by IETE Justice Altamas Kabir Retired from the Office of Chief Justice of India Justice Palanisamy Sathasivam Sworn in as the Chief Justice of India .International Crimes Tribunal sentenced Ali Mohammed Mujaheed to Death Supreme Court Stayed trial against Lalu Yadav in Fodder Scam .Mohamed ElBaradei named Caretaker PM of Egypt 78th Birthday of Dalai Lama celebrated across the World Adli Mansour Sworn in as the interim President of Egypt Vandana Gandhi became First Indian Woman to Receive Prestigious Emirates Woman Award India turned down the Snowden's Request for Asylum Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad won AAA President's Election .Sujata Singh designated as India's next Foreign Secretary P. Sathasivam appointed as the Next Chief Justice of India Oprah Winfrey named most powerful celebrity by Forbes Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to 7 years Jail in Sex Trial and banned from public office for life .Nik Wallenda Became First Man to Successfully Walk Across Grand Canyon on Tightrope .James Comey nominated as next FBI director by Barack Obama Indian-Origin Amol Rajan Became First Non-White Editor of the Independent .PM takes oath as Rayja Sabha Member from Assam for 5th Consecutive Term

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Hassan Rohani Won Presidential Elections of Iran; Defeated Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf John Ashe elected as the President of UN General Assembly for its 68th Session Kanji Ram became the Second Hindu to enter Pakistan's Punjab Province Indian-American Girl appointed to United States Military Academy at West Point .Duas Layer: New cornea layer named after Indian Researcher Harminder Dua Ancient Asian Giant Lizard named after Jim Morrison, frontman of band The Doors Burundi's Lydia Nsekra became the First Woman to be Elected to FIFA .Raghav Joneja, became the Youngest Indian to climb Everest at the age of 15 Years Endowed fellowship established at Caltech in honour of Satish Dhawan PM Manmohan Singh re-elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam for the Fifth Time 13 Year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali won National Spelling Bee Campbell became the Youngest Pilot to fly across the World on Single Engine Aircraft .Indian Writer Sushmita Banerjee was killed in Afghanistan Raghuram Rajan succeeded Subbarao as the 23rd Governor of RBI Swati Dandekar, an Indian-American announced her candidature for US Congress Diana Nyad, 64, Became First Woman to Swim Across Florida Straits without Shark Cage Anjana Padmanabhan became the First Winner of Indian Idol Junior

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Sockalingam Sam Kannappan Elected Zonal Secretary/Treasurer of NCEES Yasin Bhatkal, the Co-Founder of Indian Mujahideen, Arrested From Bihar Nidal Malik Hasan sentenced to death for Fort Hood Shooting Kapil Parakh Selected for White House Fellowship 2013-14 Malala Yousafzai won 2013 International Children's Peace Prize Bradley Manning Announced Intention of Living like a Woman; to be Named Chelsea Manning Amitabh Bachchan joined UN Campaign The World Needs More Robert Mugabe sworn in for 7th term as President of Zimbabwe Pervez Musharraf indicted in Benazir Bhutto Assassination Case Statue of Nobel Laureate Dr. Norman Borlaug Unveiled at New Delhi Abdul Karim Tunda,Lashkar-e-Taiba's Bomb Expert arrested by Delhi Police SC rejected the Review Petition of Devender Pal Singh Bhullar Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali Presidential Elections Colin Michael Foale, the First British to Perform a Space Walk, Retired from NASA .Jalaj Shrivastva sworn in as Chairman of New Delhi Municipal Council Hassan Rouhani sworn in as the new President of Iran Samantha Power sworn in as New US Ambassador to United Nations Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Retired from His Office Angelina Jolie Declared as the Highest Paid Actress of Hollywood by Forbes Batla House Encounter convict Shahzad Ahmed got Life Sentence

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Edward Snowden awarded with German Whistleblower Prize Salman framed for Culpable Homicide in Hit and Run Case Sunetra Guptas Portrait to be exhibited in Britain Nisha Desai Biswal nominated for the Post of Assistant Secretary of State of USA Kenichi Ito set his new Quadruped Record Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler Won Miss Universe 2013 Srishti Rana of India Was Crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 Shah Rukh Khan Appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for South Korea .Four Indians Listed in Fortune Top 50 Women Business Leaders2013 Eleanor Catton, 28, New Zealand Author Won the Man Booker Prize 2013 Alice Munro won Nobel Prize 2013 for literature Arunendra Kumar Appointed as Chairman of Railway Board Eugene F. Fama shared Nobel Prize for Economics with Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller .Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan abducted by Gunmen Ethiopia Parliament Elected Mulatu Teshome as New President Peter Higgs Honoured for Contribution of Origin of Mass of Subatomic Particles Ratan Tata, Indias Leading Industrialist Inducted into National Academy of Engineering CV Wigneswaran Sworn in as the Chief Minister of Northern Province- Sri Lanka Moe Set Wine Selected As First Miss Universe Contender to Represent Myanmar in 50 Years A Special Senate Committee voted to strip Silvio Berlusconi of his Parliament Seat

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Rajnath Singh Appointed the BJP Campaign Committee Chief for the 2014 Lok Sabha Polls Rahul Dravid named as Brand Ambassador for National Tobacco Control Campaign Megan Young of Philippines was crowned Miss World 2013 UN-backed Court upheld War Crimes Convictions of Charles Taylor Pawan Goenka Appointed as Executive Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Virat Kohli Appointed As the Brand Ambassador of Border Security Force Dutch Cyclist Sebastiaan Bowier Broke World Land Speed Record Ratan Tata Nominated as Board Member of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Malala Yousafzai, Edward Snowden Nominated for EU's Sakharov Prize Indian rollerskater Rohan Kokane entered into Guinness Book Nina Davuluri Became First Indian-Origin Contestant to Win the Miss America Pageant Siddiqa Parveen of India declared the World's Tallest Woman Syria's Opposition National Council elected Ahmad Toameh as its Interim Prime Minister Puneet Talwar appointed as the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs ECONOMY AND SPORTS CURRENT AFFAIRS WILL BE UPLOADED BY TOMMORROW MORNING POWERED BY : STUDY MATERIALZ WWW.STUDYMATERIALZ.BLOGSPOT.IN

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