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Italy got a New Coalition Government with Enrico Letta as its Prime Minister

Apr 28, 2013
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.

President Conferred Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards

Apr 28, 2013
Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards conferred by the President of India to Armed Forces of India at Rastrapati Bhawan on 27 April 2013.

Vice President Released a Book titled A Leaf Turns Yellow: the Sufis of Awadh

Apr 27, 2013
Book entitled Leaf Turns Yellow: the Sufis of Awadh was released by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari at New Delhi.

Thomas Cup and Uber Cup Finals to be Hosted in Delhi in May 2014

Apr 27, 2013
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.

Tikamgarh of Madhya Pradesh connected with Rail Services

Apr 27, 2013
Madhya Pradesh’s Tikamgarh district was connected with rail on 26 April 2013 under Lalitpur-Singrauli Rail Project announced in 2012-13 Rail Budget.

Jai Chandiram Felicitated with Lifetime Achievement Award

Apr 27, 2013
IAWRT conferred lifetime achievement award on Jai Chandiram, the first Asian President of Association and former deputy director of Doordarshan.

52-year-long Indebter Turkey to End its Debt to IMF on 14 May

Apr 27, 2013
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 under Coma: He was attacked in Lahore Jail

Apr 27, 2013
Sarabjit Singh assaulted and brutally beaten up in Kot Lakhpat Jail of Pakistan. He went under Coma and is put on Ventilator support.

Turkey signed MoU with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation SCO as its Dialogue Partner

Apr 27, 2013
Turkey joined Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as its dialogue partner 0n 26 April 2013. The partnership will strengthen the ties member nations.

Anil Goswami, J&K Cadre IAS Officer appointed as New Union Home Secretary

Apr 27, 2013
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.

Foreign Investment in services sector dips 3.5% in Apr-Jan 2012-13

Apr 26, 2013
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 Cut down Oil Import from Iran by 26.5% in Financial Year 2012-13

Apr 26, 2013
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.

Aurobindo Pharma Received an Approval from USFDA for Generic Cefadroxil Oral Suspension

Apr 26, 2013
Aurobindo Pharma on 26 April 2013 announced that it received an approval from USFDA for generic Cefadroxil oral suspension.

Indian Railways Reduced the Advanced Booking Period of the Tickets to 60 Days

Apr 26, 2013
The Indian Railways reduced the advanced booking period of the tickets from four months duration to two months, with effect from 1 May 2013.

Trinamool Congress MP Ambica Banerjee Passed Away at 86

Apr 26, 2013
Trinamool Congress MP Ambica Banerjee passed away in Kolkata on 25 April 2013. He was 86 years of age.

Facebook Bought Parse to Build Apps for the Mobile Platforms

Apr 26, 2013
Facebook on 26 April 2013 announced that it bought the San Francisco-based Parse, a startup which specialises in powering the mobile applications.

HC Sought Answer from Government on Accounts of Children below 18 on Social Media

Apr 26, 2013
High Court of Delhi sought Union Government’s response on how Children below age of 18 years had their accounts on Social Networking Sites.

Lucknow Zardozi Became a Brand after Being Accorded GI Registration

Apr 26, 2013
The world famous textile embroidery handicraft Lucknow Zardozi became a brand after being accorded with the Geographical Indication (GI) registration.

Debris in Earth’s Orbit can be Hazardous; Urgent Need to Clear it: ESA

Apr 26, 2013
6th European Conference on Space Debris concluded in Germany with an announcement that the Space Junk should be removed from the orbit of the Earth.

Federal Investigation Agency in Pakistan Arrested Pervez Musharraf in Bhutto-Murder Case

Apr 26, 2013
The Federal Investigation Agency in Pakistan arrested former President, Pervez Musharraf in relation to the Benazir Bhutto murder case.

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