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Delhi’s Sulabh International Museum of Toilets Listed on Top 10 Weird Museums of the World

Apr 23, 2013
The Sulabh International Museum of Toilets in the Palam area of Delhi entered the list of top 10 Weird and Unusual museums of the world.

Nokia Launched the Cheapest Handset, Nokia 105 in Indian Markets

Apr 23, 2013
Nokia on 9 April 2013 launched the most affordable mobile Nokia 105 at the price of 1249 Rupees.

Russia Launched Bio-Satellite (BION-M) Called Orbital Noah's Ark into Space

Apr 23, 2013
Russia on 19 April 2013 launched the bio-satellite (BION-M) called orbital Noah's Ark into space with various living organisms.

Reliance Jio Infocom signed Pact with Bharti Airtel for International Bandwidth

Apr 23, 2013
Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio Infocom on 23 April 2013 had signed an agreement for International Bandwidth.

BPCL and Videocon Industries Discovered Fourth Huge Natural Gas Reserve in Mozambique Block

Apr 23, 2013
BPCL and Videocon Industries on 22 April 2013 declared that they discovered the fourth huge natural gas reserve in the offshore Mozambique block in Africa.

Competition Commission of India slapped fine of 8000 Crore rupees in 19 Cases

Apr 23, 2013
Competition Commission of India (CCI) penalised 19 business entities for anti-competitive practices collectively for around 8000 crore Rupees.

Renowned Violinist and Composer Lalgudi Jayaraman Died at 82

Apr 23, 2013
Renowned violinist and composer Lalgudi Jayaraman died in Chennai on 22 April 2013 at 82 because of illness.

20th Women’s Political Empowerment Day Celebrated; Three Women Panchayat Leaders Awarded

Apr 23, 2013
20th Women’s Political Empowerment Day was celebrated in New Delhi on 22 April 2013. On the occasion, three women panchayat leaders were awarded.

Prayag Chauhan Won Gold Medal at ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championships 2013

Apr 23, 2013
At the final round of ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan, Prayag Chauhan won gold on 22 April 2013.

Union Government of India approved 13 Power Projects and 25 Oil & Gas Blocks

Apr 23, 2013
CCI approved 13 power projects that include hydro, thermal & transmission projects. Investment of 33000 crore rupees will be made on these projects.

Narendra Kumar Took Over as the Managing Director of Indraprastha Gas Ltd

Apr 23, 2013
Narendra Kumar took over as the Managing Director of Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) on 22 April 2013. IGL is the supplier of PNG and CNG in Delhi and NCR.

Former Chief Justice of India and Head of JS Verma Committee, JS Verma Died

Apr 23, 2013
27th CJI, JS Verma died due to multiple organ failure at New Delhi. He was Chairman of JS Verma Committee that recommended anti-rape law to the government.

World Book and Copyright Day was Celebrated on 23 April 2013

Apr 23, 2013
World Book and Copyright Day was Celebrated on 23 April 2013. World Book Capital for the year 2013 is Bangkok, with its theme, Read for Life.  

National Urban Health Mission Formulated as a Sub-Mission under National Health Mission (NHM)

Apr 22, 2013
The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in April 2013 formulated National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a Sub-Mission under National Health Mission (NHM).

New Wild Banana Species discovered by Researchers in Arunachal Pradesh

Apr 22, 2013
New Sub-species of Banana were discovered by the researchers of University of Calicut in the forests of Arunachal Pradesh.

Ahmedabad became the first City in South Asia to launch Heat Action Plan

Apr 22, 2013
The Indian city of Ahmedabad launched a first-of-its-kind Heat Action Plan on 16 April 2013.

Sivanthi Adithan, the Former Sports Administrator and Media Magnate Died at 76

Apr 22, 2013
Sivanthi Adithan, the former sports administrator as well as media magnate died in Chennai on 19 April 2013 because of illness.

French-Egyptian Archaeologists Discovered the Oldest Harbour of the World in Egypt

Apr 22, 2013
The French-Egyptian archaeological mission from French Institute for Archaeological Studies (IFAO) discovered the oldest harbour of the world in Egypt.

ICC Test Rankings released, Pujara and Ashwin are the only Two Indians among Top-10

Apr 22, 2013
ICC Test Rankings released by ICC on 21 April 2013. Hashim Amla was placed at top among batsman and Dale Steyn was ranked best bowler.

Shane Watson Stepped Down as Vice-Captain of Australian Test Cricket Team

Apr 22, 2013
Shane Watson, the Australian Cricketer stepped down as the Vice-Captain of the International Team of Australia.

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