A doctor of Indian Origin, Rahul Jindal was selected for the Outstanding American by Choice award for his contribution to US health sector.
NASA on 31 January 2013 launched a new communication satellite TDRS to stay in touch with its space station astronauts
India and the United States inaugurated the first triangular India-US-Africa partnership in agricultural training at Hyderabad
World anti Leprosy Day was observed on 30 January 2013 to focus attention and create awareness about the air-borne disease.
India announced an assistance of 2.5 million US dollars to Syria on 30 January 2013 at the High-level International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria
Research In Motion on 30 January 2013 announced that it will formally be called Blackberry now. It launched its own new operating system called Blackberry 10.
Milos Zeman became Czech Republic’s first directly elected President as per the Czech Republic Presidential election results declared on 25 January 2013.
Vishwaroopam which was originally slated to be released on 25 January 2013 was once again banned by the Madras High Court on 30 January 2013.
Madras High Court on 30 January 2013, in the evening upheld the ban on Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam in Tamil Nadu till 6 February 2013.
Scientists from the US in the last week of January 2013 successfully drilled into Lake Whillans, which was buried 1 kilometre beneath the Antarctic Ice.
SpiceJet decided to launch its flights to Guangzhou in the first week of February 2013. SpiceJet became the only Indian private airline to fly China.
India and Australia on 28 January 2013 agreed to concentrate on priority areas like energy and food security for mutual benefit of the two countries.
Tiger Woods on 29 January 2013 won his 75th PGA Tour title in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry on 29 January 2013 constituted a seven-member expert committee to review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti.
England defeated India by seven wickets in the fifth and the last ODI played at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala on 27 January 2013
Aircel on 28 January 2013 launched Free Roaming Service for Voice, SMS and Data
Mumbai won its 40th Ranji trophy at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 28 Jan 2013 defeating Saurashtra
Philips Electronics sold the audio and video business to Funai Electric of Japan in the deal which would lead to its exit from consumer electronics completely.
The Madras High Court on 29 January 2013 lifted ban on actor-director-co-producer Kamal Haasan’s film Vishwaroopam.
SRK attempted to end controversy over his article on Being a Khan to the Outlook Turning Points 2013 . A controversy sparked over article where he talked about being Muslim in India.
The UK government announced a ban on the sale of five species of invasive non-native aquatic plants.
The Centre on 29 January 2013 resolved the issue of CST compensation with the states
India and Bangladesh on 28 January 2013 signed two landmark agreements on extradition of criminals and terrorists and liberalising the visa regime.
Tata Motors launched diesel engine Vista in India on 28 January 2013. The new vista is called Vista D90. Price of the car starts from 5.99 lakh rupees.
Deutsche Bank was appointed as the depository bank for Global Depository Receipt (GDR) of Indiabulls Infrastructure and Power Limited (IIPL).
The Union Minister for Commerce on 28 January 2013 launched an eBiz portal at the CII Partnership Summit in Agra
Iran on 28 January 2013 announced that it had successfully sent into space a monkey. The first country to launch the primate into space was US in 1948.
The Rajasthan High Court on 29 January 2013 stayed the state government's decision for giving 4 per cent additional reservation to Gurjar
Toyota Motor acclaimed the title of top selling automaker of the world in 2012, recording the highest sales and beating its rivals Volkswagen and GM.
According to the new modeling research, the excess amount of heat produced by the cities could heat up rural areas as far as 1000 miles or 1600 km away.