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  9. April 2013 Current Affairs

European Space Telescope Herschel completed its Journey in Space

Apr 30, 2013
The Herschel observatory, a European space telescope stopped making observations after running out of liquid coolant

Dutch Queen Beatrix abdicated in Favour of Son Willem Alexander

Apr 30, 2013
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander.

Bharti Airtel Introduced Flat Roaming Rates for African Customers

Apr 30, 2013
Bharti Airtel on 29 April 2013 Introduced Flat Roaming Rates for its African Customers in order to strengthen its One Airtel, service.

Sarabjit Singh attacked by other Inmates in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail

Apr 30, 2013
Indian death-row prisoner Sarabjit Singh sustained serious head injuries when he was attacked by other inmates in Pakistan

Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka emerged Volleyball Champions

Apr 30, 2013
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka emerged volleyball champions at the 18th National Games for the Deaf on 28 April 2013.

The 3rd Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process was held in Almaty

Apr 29, 2013
The 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the Istanbul Process was held in Almaty on 26 April 2013.

Haryana Government Raised cooking cost of Mid Day Meal Scheme

Apr 29, 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.

Government of Goa launched Digital Krishi Card for Farmers

Apr 29, 2013
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, Indian Guinness World Record Holder Died

Apr 29, 2013
Sailendra Nath Roy, an Indian Guinness World Record holder on 28 April 2013 died during the stunt.

Mary Thom, the prominent Journalist and Feminist died in Motorcycle Accident

Apr 29, 2013
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 to release Water into the Jayakwadi Dam

Apr 29, 2013
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 Nitaqat Law

Apr 29, 2013
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.

Sabine Lisicki and Mona Barthel won Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2013

Apr 29, 2013
German duo Sabine Lisicki and Mona Barthel won the women’s doubles title at the WTA Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart

Kerala Government approved proposal to start International School of Music in State

Apr 29, 2013
Kerala Government on 27 April 2013 gave an approval to a proposal  to start an International School of Music in the State.

Union Government set up Committee to Enhance MSME Exports

Apr 29, 2013
The Union government had set up a six-member inter-ministerial committee to suggest measures for enhancing MSME exports.

Yash Chopra to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award 2013

Apr 28, 2013
Yash Chopra and Rajesh Khanna selected for 13th Dada Saheb Phalke Academy Awards to be conferred on 30 April 2013.

Desertification affects over one-fourth Geographical Area of India: Report

Apr 28, 2013
The Environment Ministry report submitted to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification states desertification of one fourth of Indian Land.

Government approved Proposal to Start International School of Music in Kerala

Apr 28, 2013
A proposal of opening an International School of Music in the Kerela was approved by the state Government on 27 April 2013.

Takehiko Nakao elected as the President Asian Development Bank Board

Apr 28, 2013
Asian Development Bank on 27 April 2013 appointed Takehiko Nakao, former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs of Japan as its President.

NABARD started Farmer’s Club Scheme in Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir

Apr 28, 2013
Farmer’s Club Scheme was inaugurated in Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir on 27 April 2013 by NABARD.

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