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Retail Inflation increased to 11.24% and Industry Output falls to 1.8% in October 2013.
BJP leader Vasundhara Raje was on 13 December 2013 sworn in as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan for the second time.
Eastern Army Command, Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag was designated as the Vice Chief of Army Staff. He will take over on 31 December 2013.
Scientists created the biological robots or biobots powered by sperm in the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Dresden, Germany.
The Rangarajan panel recommended the guidelines and the task of implementation lie with the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
Abdul Kader Mullah of Bangladesh was executed on 12 December 2013 at the Dhaka Central Jail at 22:01 local time.
Allahabad High Court on 12 December 2013 ruled that UP cannot withdraw prosecution in terror cases under the central acts without permission of Centre.
Force India has signed Sergio Perez as race driver for the team in 2014 and beyond. He has signed a multi-year contract with the team.
India on 12 December 2013 won the women's Kabaddi World Cup championship by defeating New Zealand 49-21 in the summit clash in Jalandhar, Punjab.
European Union has granted GSP-Plus status to Pakistan. This move has given exporters a duty free access to 27 European Countries.
CCEA on 12 December 2013 approved the proposal of the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj to continue district component of Backward Region Grants Fund.
India and UAE has signed a Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement that would accelerate fresh capital investments of UAE in India.
Union Cabinet on 12 December 2013 approved fresh amendments to a 50-year-old Code of Conduct for the Ministers to check the misuse of bureaucrats.
The West Bengal Assembly has adopted a Bill to tackle illegal activities of Chit Funds in the State.
Olympic medal-winning boxer M C Kom’s autobiography, titled Unbreakable was unveiled.
The business magazine Fortune’s Indian edition released its annual list of Fortune 500 Indian companies, features as many as 55 new entities.
IIT alumnus stood tenth place among the leading founders of startups in the US, the list prepared by the PE/VC database firm Pitch Book.
Suzlon unit REpower wins contracts for setting up wind farms in Germany.
International Olympics Committee cleared Indian athletes to take part in 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
RBI has given the license to Doha Bank to start its banking operations in India. It has been permitted to open a branch in Mumbai.
Israel, Jordan, Palestinians on 9 December 2013 signed a water-sharing initiative that could protect Dead Sea from rising demand for water in the region.
BJP leader Raman Singh was on 12 December 2013 sworn in as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh for the third consecutive term.
Waqar Younis was inducted into the ICC Cricket’s Hall of Fame. He received the commemorative Chief Executive David Richardson.
Pope Francis named as Time’s Person of the Year. Edward Snowden, Edith Windsor, Bashar Al-Assad and Ted Cruz were placed on the top five slots.
The newly analysed NASA satellite data from east Antarctica shows Earth has set a new record for coldest temperature ever recorded: -94.7C
South Africa has won the three one day match cricket series 2-0 against India. The third match played on Centurion was washed away.
Retired Justice D.P. Buch on 11 December 2013 took oath as the Lokayukta of Gujarat State.
The High Level Committee to Review the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 1992 submitted its report to SEBI Chairman.
Justice GS Singhvi of Supreme Court of India retired on 11 December 2013 retired.
The Supreme Court on 11 December 2013 set aside the Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising gay sex.