The Herschel observatory, a European space telescope stopped making observations after running out of liquid coolant
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander.
Bharti Airtel on 29 April 2013 Introduced Flat Roaming Rates for its African Customers in order to strengthen its One Airtel, service.
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka emerged volleyball champions at the 18th National Games for the Deaf on 28 April 2013.
The 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the Istanbul Process was held in Almaty on 26 April 2013.
Haryana government raised the cooking cost given under Mid Day Meal Scheme to all primary and upper primary schools in Haryana by 7.5 per cent.
Goa Government launched a digital Krishi Card to help farmers in making use of benefits such as subsidies and loans given by the State Government.
Sailendra Nath Roy, an Indian Guinness World Record holder on 28 April 2013 died during the stunt.
68 Years old American Journalist and feminist Mary Thom, was died on 29 April 2013 in a motorcycle accident in Yonkers.
Maharashtra government was directed by the Bombay High Court on 24 April 2013 to release water into the Jayakwadi dam
India and Saudi Arabia decided to set up a joint working group to address the concerns of expatriate Indian workers in Saudi Arabia on the Nitaqat law.
German duo Sabine Lisicki and Mona Barthel won the women’s doubles title at the WTA Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart
The Union government had set up a six-member inter-ministerial committee to suggest measures for enhancing MSME exports.
Yash Chopra and Rajesh Khanna selected for 13th Dada Saheb Phalke Academy Awards to be conferred on 30 April 2013.
The Environment Ministry report submitted to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification states desertification of one fourth of Indian Land.
A proposal of opening an International School of Music in the Kerela was approved by the state Government on 27 April 2013.
Asian Development Bank on 27 April 2013 appointed Takehiko Nakao, former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs of Japan as its President.
Farmer’s Club Scheme was inaugurated in Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir on 27 April 2013 by NABARD.
Enrico Letta reached a coalition agreement with the opposition party to form a new Government in Italy. He will be the new Prime Minister of Italy.
Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards conferred by the President of India to Armed Forces of India at Rastrapati Bhawan on 27 April 2013.
Book entitled Leaf Turns Yellow: the Sufis of Awadh was released by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari at New Delhi.
Delhi will host the final of Thomas and Uber Cup 2014. The BAI and BWF signed the dates and venue of the finals at Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi.
Madhya Pradesh’s Tikamgarh district was connected with rail on 26 April 2013 under Lalitpur-Singrauli Rail Project announced in 2012-13 Rail Budget.
IAWRT conferred lifetime achievement award on Jai Chandiram, the first Asian President of Association and former deputy director of Doordarshan.
Turkey Treasury Undersecretariat would close debt to IMF with refund of 422.1 million USD of capital as part of the 19th stand-by after 52 years.
Sarabjit Singh assaulted and brutally beaten up in Kot Lakhpat Jail of Pakistan. He went under Coma and is put on Ventilator support.
Turkey joined Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as its dialogue partner 0n 26 April 2013. The partnership will strengthen the ties member nations.
Anil Goswami appointed as Union Home Secretary of India. He is the first IS officer from J&K cadre to be appointed as Home Secretary of India.
FDI inflows into the services sector declined by 3.5 per cent to 4.66 billion US Dollars during the April-January period of fiscal year 2012-13.
India has cut down the import of crude oil from Iran by over 26.5 per cent in the financial year ended March 31 2013.