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Government of Madhya Pradesh identified and declared 17 Eco-Sensitive Zones in the State

Jan 7, 2013
Government of Madhya Pradesh declared 17 Eco-Sensitive Zones around the wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks of the state

China launched its Postage Stamp on Year of Snake

Jan 7, 2013
International/World Current Affairs January 2013. China launched a Stamp for Year of Snake. The Stamp carries a face value of 1.20 Yuan.

India Lost the Series against Pakistan by 2-1 after it won the last match by 10 runs

Jan 7, 2013
India lost the Pakistan in India Series by 1-2 after winning the last match at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on 6 January 2012.

Haradhan Bandopadhyay, Renowned Bengali Actor Passed Away at 86

Jan 7, 2013
Haradhan Bandopadhyay, the veteran Bengali actor passed away on 5 January 2013 in Kolkata following an illness. He was 86 years of age.

Mars Curiosity Rover captured a Flower like formation on Martian Rocks

Jan 7, 2013
Mars Curiosity Rover identified a flower like object embedded  on the rocks of Mars.

National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco) Commissioned its First Wind Power Project

Jan 6, 2013
National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco) in the Month of January 2013 commissioned its first wind power project at Gandikota in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh....

Virat Kohli named CEAT International Cricketer of the Year

Jan 6, 2013
Vice-captain of Indian Cricket team Virat Kohli on 4 January 2013 was named the International Cricketer of the Year while Pakistan cricket team bagged the top honours for the best team at the CEAT Cricket Awards 2011-12 in New Delhi...

18th National Level Meeting between Myanmar and India held in New Delhi

Jan 6, 2013
The 18th National Level Meeting between Myanmar and India was held on 28 -29 December, 2012 in New Delhi.

Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands claimed Ladies Doubles final at the Brisbane International

Jan 6, 2013
Indian Tennis player Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands on 5 January 2013 lifted the WTA Brisbane International trophy with a win against Kveta Peschke and Anna-Lena Groenefeld...

Mahindra forayed into the Motorcycle Segment with the Unveiling of two 110cc bikes

Jan 5, 2013
Automobile manufacturing corporation Mahindra in the month of December forayed into the motorcycle segment with two 110 cc models

RBI set up Working Group to review Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Jan 5, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India in the month of January 2013 had set up a working group to evaluate and make improvements in the grievance redressal mechanism for bank customers...

2 Billion Year Old Martian Rock Is a Meteorite with 10 Times More Water than Normal: Scientists

Jan 5, 2013
The scientists claimed that the 2-billion year old Martian rock, called Black Beauty which fell in Sahara is a Martian meteorite containing 10 times more water.

US President Barack Obama re nominated Indian American Srikanth Srinivasan as Federal Judge

Jan 5, 2013
Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan on 4th January 2013 re-nominated by US President Barack Obama as Federal Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit...

The Oldest Bank of Switzerland to Pay 58 Million Dollar to US in Tax Evasion Case

Jan 5, 2013
The oldest bank of Switzerland became first foreign bank that pleaded guilty in US for tax-evasion. The bank helped US clients in hiding income from IRS.

India’s First Successful Intestinal Transplant Performed on a Software Engineer

Jan 5, 2013
The first successful and healthy intestinal transplant surgery in India was given to a software engineer on 24 November 2012 at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon.

Nasscom signed Pact with NIIT to Train One Lakh Students in next Three years

Jan 5, 2013
The Nasscom Sector Skills Council (SSC) on 4 January 2013 signed a memorandum of understanding with NIIT to train one lakh students over the next three years for business/ knowledge process outsourcing and legal process outsourcing jobs...

Gerda Lerner, The Women’s History Pioneer Died at 92

Jan 5, 2013
Gerda Lerner, the leader in women’s history and the founding member of National Organization for Woman died on 2 January 2013 at Wisconsin at the age of 92 yrs.

Union Government Doubled 12th Plan Outlay for Science and Technology Ministry

Jan 5, 2013
Union Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on 4 January 2013 declared that the Centre’s allocation for the science and technology and earth sciences ministry had been doubled for the 12th Plan period...

Researchers: Siachen Glacier Shrinking Due to Increasing Temperatures

Jan 5, 2013
The researchers claimed that the Siachen Glacier reduced to 5.9 km in its longitudinal extent from 1989 to 2009 due to increasing temperatures.

Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde launched Pilot Project of Crime and Criminal Tracking System

Jan 5, 2013
Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on 4 January 2013 launched Pilot Project of Crime and Criminal Tracking Systems...
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