Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented the Union Railway Budget for 2013-14 in Lok Sabha on 26 February 2013. Some of the New Plans and Schemes proposed in Railway Budget 2013-14 are as under..
Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented the Union Railway Budget for 2013-14 in Lok Sabha on 26 February 2013.Some of the major Initiative proposed in Railway Budget 2013-14 are as under..
Prime Minister approved the changes in the exam patterns of UPSC examination. As per new changes, more weightage will be given to the General Studies paper.
Celkon Mobiles launched a tablet PC called Celkon CT910 with 3G SIM as well as a smartphone called A225 in the last week of February 2013.
National Science Day was observed on 28 February 2013. The theme of 2013 was Genetically Modified Crops and Food Security.
Somdev Devvarman of India was defeated out of the ATP Dubai Tennis Championship 2013. In the Men’s Singles, Somdev Devvarman lost to Juan Martin Del Potro.
The National Capital of India, Delhi emerged as worst place in terms of key parameters of environment in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI).
Sugata Mitra was awarded the million-dollar TED Prize on 26 February 2013 for pursuing his idea for building the schools in the Internet.
Capital of India, Delhi was ranked at number 32 or the worst position in the crucial environmental parameters of Environmental Performance Index (EPI).
Anupam Kher, the veteran Bollywood actor was awarded with the City Proclamation Award in Los Angeles in the last week of February 2013.
Constitution of a Joint Parliamentary Committee was announced by the Government of India on 27 February 2013 to probe into VVIP Helicopter Deal.
The Government of Japan nominated Haruhiko Kuroda for the designation of next governor of the Central Bank of the country.
Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on 27 February 2013 proposed the introduction of 67 new express trains and 26 new passenger trains. He also asserted the introduction of 22 new lines in 2013-14.
Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on 27 February 2013 presented the Economic Survey 2012-13 in the Lok Sabha of the Parliament.
Hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt on 26 February 2013 because of mid-air gas explosion, which killed 19 tourists.
Vishwaroop, the CEO, NTPC SAIL Power Company (NSPCL) was conferred with the Exemplary Leader Award in Mumbai on 25 February 2013.
The Surrey Space Centre (SSC) of the University of Surrey on 26 February 2013 announced that STRaND-1 was launched successfully into space from India.
Delhi became the first state in India to ban the manual scavenging. Delhi on 26 February 2013 banned deployment of cleaning staff for manual sewer cleaning.
Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on 25 February 2013.
Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented the Union Railway Budget for 2013-14 in Parliament on 26 February 2013.
Park Geun-hye sworn-in as the first woman President of South Korea on 25 February 2013.
Mozilla, the software community which is known for producing the Firefox web browser, launched Web-based Smartphone operating system on 24 February 2013....
Researchers from Norway, South Africa, Britain and Germany discovered a small continent called Mauritia beneath the Indian Ocean.
Jelena Jankovic, the former world no. 1 won the WTA Copa Claro Colsanitas Cup 2013 in Bogota, Colombia on 24 February 2013.
The Oscars 2013 or the 85th Academy Awards ceremony took place on 24 February 2013. Best picture award goes to Argo.
Arun Tadanki, the managing director for Yahoo India and South East Asia quit Yahoo on 25 February 2013. He became the Managing Director of Yahoo in May 2009.
Six foreign micro and mini spacecrafts and SARAL were launched successfully by PSLV-C20 rocket on 25 February 2013 from Sriharikota.
Marina Erakovic won her first WTA title, US National Indoor Tennis Championship 2013 after beating Germany's Sabine Lisicki in Memphis on 23 February 2013.
Hari Shankar Singhania, the leading industrialist died on 23 February 2013 at the age of 79 years. Hari Shankar Singhania was a Padma Bhushan awardee (in 2003).
CBI registered a case on 22 February 2013 against Bharti Airtel Ltd and Tata Communications Ltd for violating norms of Department of Telecom (DoT).