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Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange launched political party in Australia

Jul 26, 2013
42 Year old Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on 25 July 2013 officially launched his political party to contest Australian elections this year.

INSAT-3D, the Advanced Meteorological Satellite of India Launched Successfully

Jul 26, 2013
INSAT-3D, the advanced meteorological satellite of India was launched successfully from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana on 26 July 2013.

Supreme Court slapped Contempt Notices on Two Sahara Firms

Jul 25, 2013
The Supreme Court of India on 24 July 2013 slapped contempt notices on two Sahara firms.

Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome won 100th Edition of the Race

Jul 25, 2013
Chris Froome from Britain on 21 July 2013 has won the 100th edition of the Tour de France.

India and China focussed on Additional Confidence Building Measures

Jul 25, 2013
India and China focussed on additional confidence building measures in the two-day talks which ended in New Delhi.

USA decided to stop the Delivery of Four F-16 Fighters to Egypt

Jul 25, 2013
The United States decided to stop the delivery of four F-16 fighters to Egypt which was scheduled this week.

Jhumpa Lahiri featured for Man Booker Prize 2013

Jul 25, 2013
Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland has been listed among 13 novels longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013.

Edward Snowden awarded with German Whistleblower Prize

Jul 25, 2013
Edward Snowden,the former NSA contractor who exposed the widest US global surveillance operations, was on 25 July 2013 awarded German Whistleblower Prize.

Union Government approved a Free Trade LPG Scheme

Jul 25, 2013
The Union government of India on 24 July 2013 approved a Free Trade LPG (FTL) Scheme.

India, Belarus signed protocol to Enhance Trade Ties

Jul 25, 2013
India and Belarus signed a protocol on 24 July 2013 to enhance trade ties during the sixth session of the Inter-Governmental Commission held in New Delhi.

SC directed Railways to approach UP and Haryana for Recovery of Losses

Jul 25, 2013
SC on 24 July 2013 directed the Railways to approach competent authorities in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana for recovery of losses.

India's K Jennitha Anto won IPCA World Chess Championship

Jul 25, 2013
India's K Jennitha Anto on 24 July 2013 won the 13th IPCA World Women's Individual Chess Championship title.

TRAI released Consultation Paper on Spectrum Sale

Jul 25, 2013
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on 23 July 2013 released consultation paper on valuation and reserve price of spectrum for the third auction.

First Textile Park inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur by Dr. KS Rao

Jul 25, 2013
First Textile Park dedicated to hand block printing and craft inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur. Dr. KS Rao inaugrated the park.

Salman framed for Culpable Homicide in Hit and Run Case

Jul 24, 2013
High Court of Mumbai charged Salman Khan with Culpable Homicide, not amounting to Murder in the September 2002, hit-and-run case.

Supreme Court of Pakistan directed Election Commission to hold Presidential Election

Jul 24, 2013
SC of Pakistan directed Election Commission to conduct election on 30 July 2013. The decision came following a petition filed by, Raja Zafarul Haq.

Sunetra Gupta’s Portrait to be exhibited in Britain

Jul 24, 2013
Portrait of Sunetra Gupta became part of the Science Portrait Exhibition of the greatest women Fellows of the Royal Society.

Diskagma Buttonii, 2.2 Billion Year Old Fossils, discovered

Jul 24, 2013
Researchers discovered Diskagma Buttonii, a 2.2 billion year old fossil in South Africa. The team of researchers was led by Gregory Retallack.

Poverty Ratio of India declined to 21.9 percent in 2011-12: PCI Poverty Estimates Report

Jul 24, 2013
Poverty Ratio in India declined to 21.9 percent in 2011-12 from 37.2 percent measured in 2004-05 on the basis of the increase in per capita consumption.

Kumar Mangalam Birla Resigned from the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board

Jul 24, 2013
The Chairman of Aditya Birla Nuvo, Kumar Mangalam Birla resigned from the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board on 23 July 2013.

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