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A major fire broke out on board INS Sindhurakshak at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on 14 August 2013
The first season of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) started on 14 August 2013 at New Delhi. IBL is proposed by Badminton Association of India.
India won six medals at the 7th Asian Junior Wushu Championships which concluded in Manila, Philippines which concluded on 13 August 2013.
SC directed the Union Government and Uttarakhand Government to not grant clearances to the hydro-electric projects in Uttarakhand.
A team of researchers from the University of Gerona in Spain found that huge numbers of insects are shipped across the world unwittingly.
Double Trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi was recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Acquisition of helicopters for VVIPs was tabled in Parliament on 13 August 2013.
Vinay Mittal, a former Indian Railway Traffic Service officer was appointed as a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 8 August 2013.
Idea Cellular became Aditya Birla group’s most valuable company overtaking its flagship commodity business
The oldest penguin of the world named King Penguin Missy turned 36 years old on 12 August 2013. King Penguins can only live up to 26 years.
The winners of the UK Songwriting Contest were announced on 8 August 2013. It is the longest running international songwriting events.
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali's Presidential elections on 12 August 2013
A team of three Indian-American students defeated teams from 17 other regions to win 11th National Geographic World Championship
Zafar Futehally, (93 years) India’s best known naturalist and ornithologist passed away on 11 August 2013 at Kihim in Maharashtra.
The Melia brand of hotels of Spain unveiled the new Social Wave House in vacation resort island of Majorca as the first Twitter Hotel of the world.
Elysium Space offered to send the cremated remains of loved ones into the space through the Elysium Space memorial spaceflights services.
ADB and Union government signed an agreement for 300 million US dollars in additional loan to upgrade highways in Bihar
Scientists in Germany developed a new technology which facilitates tracing the lost items. The new app is called FindMyStuff.
The first Cyber Forensic Laboratory (CFL) of India was established in Tripura on 11 August 2013. The lab was established at the Tripura High Court.
Shalini Singh, a Deputy Editor of The Hindu on 11 August 2013 presented with the Prem Bhatia Award...
As per the data released by Ministry of Railways on 13 August 2013, Indian Railways carried 343 million tonnes of freight
Indian player Sowjanya Bavisetti has won 10000 dollar the Internalional Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's Tennis Tournament...
A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank was inaugurated on 7 August 2013...
India's shuttler P V Sindhu has settled for a bronze medal in women’s singles category at the BWF World Championships 2013
International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations to be observed on 12th August every year.
13 August was designated as the International Lefthanders Day by The Left-Handers Club. First annual event was observed on 13 August 1992.
India's exports in July 2013 were valued at 25834.46 million US dollars
Noted Rajasthani folk musician Sakar Khan, an exponent of the melodious bow and string instrument Kamaicha, passed away in Jaisalmer on 10 August 2013.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 100 metre sprint title at the 14th IAAF World Championships 2013, Moscow on 11 August 2013.
The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during 1 April to 31 July 2013 were 44260.16 crore rupees
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