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  9. July 2013 Current Affairs

Odisha, Bihar showed biggest decline in Percentage of Poor

Jul 30, 2013
As per the latest data released by Government on 23 July 2013, Odisha and Bihar registered the sharpest decline in poverty levels between 2004-05 and 2011-12.

IMF approved 1.7 Billion Euros for Greece's Bailout Programme

Jul 30, 2013
The International Monetary Fund on 29 July 2013 approved a further 1.7 billion euros for Greece's Bailout Programme.

Complementary Feeding for the Infants Should Begin at the Age of Six Months

Jul 30, 2013
Medical experts opined that complementary feeding for the infants should begin at the age of 6 months, apart from the mother’s milk.

NASA released Rare Saturn-Earth Photobomb Picture

Jul 30, 2013
NASA on 19 July 2013 has released a rare photo of the Earth and moon taken from the vantage point of the outer solar system with Saturn’s rings.

Jagdish Raj, the Most Type-Cast Actor of Bollywood Died at 85

Jul 30, 2013
Jagdish Raj, the Bollywood actor who held the Guinness World Record for being the most type-cast actor, died on 28 July 2013. He was 85 years of age.

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Launched Emergency Care Initiatives on NH-8

Jul 30, 2013
Oscar Farnandes, the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways launched emergency care initiatives on 29 July 2013 on Gurgaon- Jaipur stretch of NH-8.

Executive Programme for Cultural Cooperation Signed Between India and Senegal

Jul 30, 2013
An Executive Programme for Cultural Cooperation was signed between India and Senegal for the period 2013-2015 on 29 July 2013 at New Delhi.

Bastian Schweinsteiger Won Journalists' Player of the Year Award by Kicker Magazine

Jul 29, 2013
Bastian Schweinsteiger grabbed the Journalists' Player of the Year Award announced by the Kicker magazine on 28 July 2013.

Omnicom and Publicis Decided to Merge; Will Form the Biggest Ad Firm of the World

Jul 29, 2013
Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe declared on 28 July 2013 that they would merge in all-stock deal for creating largest advertising company of the world.

Migraine is Caused Because of Variations in Structure of Brain Arteries

Jul 29, 2013
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania discovered that variations in arterial anatomy of brain lead to migraine.

India’s First Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Bus Developed by ISRO and Tata Motors

Jul 29, 2013
The first hydrogen fuel-fitted bus of India was demonstrated at the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre in Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu on 28 July 2013.

Cambodian Election 2013: Hun Sen's ruling Party claimed Victory

Jul 29, 2013
Cambodia's ruling party has claimed victory in elections held on 28 July 2013.

Ilya Segalovich, the Co-Founder of Yandex Died at the Age of 48 Years

Jul 29, 2013
Ilya Segalovich, the co-founder of Yandex, the largest search engine of Russia, died on 27 July 2013 at a London hospital due to brain cancer.

Cyber Crime Offenders of Younger Age Group Rising: National Crime Records Bureau

Jul 29, 2013
NCRB Data between 2008 and 2011 depicted that around 60 percent of the people arrested for cyber crimes belonged to the age group of 18 to 30 years.

Rail and Road Projects Worth 1500 Crore Rupees Launched in Haryana

Jul 29, 2013
Two rail as well as road projects which are worth 1500 crore Rupees were launched on 28 July 2013 in Haryana.

MERS, a New Respiratory Virus found in Saudi Arabia

Jul 28, 2013
MERS, the new respiratory virus similar to SARS that spread in 2002-03 has killed 45 people by now. It causes relatively low risk.

World Hepatitis Day 2013 observed with theme This is Hepatitis, Know it, confront it

Jul 28, 2013
World Hepatitis Day observed on 28 July 2013 across the World. In May 2010 the World Health Assembly passed resolution to mark Hepatitis day.

Urdu Ghazals written by Veer Savarkar during his Jail Term in Andaman found

Jul 28, 2013
The notebook that contains two Urdu Ghazals written by Veer Sawarkar during his term in Andaman Jail were discovered.

Government decided to set-up a new Marine Training Academy at Tuticorin

Jul 28, 2013
Government announced to set-up a Marine Training Academy at Tuticorin through the Shipping Corporation of India in collobaration with VO Chidambaram Port Trust

Four Indian Americans won Simons Investigators Awards 2013

Jul 28, 2013
Simons Investigators Award 2013 awarded to 13 mathematicians, theoretical physicists and theoretical computer scientists. It includes 4 Indian Americans.

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