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  9. July 2013 Current Affairs

President of Ireland signed the Abortion Bill into Law

Jul 31, 2013
President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins on 31 July 2013 signed the abortion bill into law.

Angelina Jolie Declared as the Highest Paid Actress of Hollywood by Forbes

Jul 31, 2013
The Forbes, which released its list on 30 July 2013, declared that Angelina Jolie was the Hollywood’s highest paid actress. She had earnings of $33 m.

Yes Bank became the First Lender in India to hike Deposit Rates

Jul 31, 2013
Yes Bank on 30 July 2013 became the first lender to hike lending and deposit rates.

Scientists decoded Human Brain's ability to Pay Attention

Jul 31, 2013
Scientists on 30 July 2013 decoded human brain's ability to pay attention.

Prasar Bharti and Australian Network signed an Agreement

Jul 31, 2013
Prasar Bharati and the Australian Network signed an agreement to strengthen the partnership between the two public broadcasters.

The US Senate Approved James Comey to be the Next Director of FBI

Jul 31, 2013
The Senate of US on 29 July 2013 approved the decision of Barack Obama to choose James Comey as the next director of FBI.

Union Government to launch Bharat Mobile Scheme

Jul 31, 2013
Government planned to launch Bharat Mobile Scheme under which one member of every rural household can get free mobile device

Mamnoon Hussain defeated Wajihuddin Ahmed to be the President of Pakistan

Jul 31, 2013
Mamnoon Hussain was elected as the 12th President of Pakistan on 30 July 2013. 73-year old Mamnoon Hussain belonged to the PML-N Party.

India defeated Nepal to lift Under-16 SAFF Football Title 2013

Jul 31, 2013
India defeated Nepal 1-0 in final to lift the South Asian Football Federation Under-16 Championship title.

Mamnoon Hussain, the India-Born Pakistani Businessman, Elected as the President of Pakistan

Jul 31, 2013
India-born Mamnoon Hussain, was on 30 July 2013 elected as the 12th President of Pakistan. 73-year old belonged to the PML-N Party.

India and Afghanistan signed MoUs under SDP Scheme

Jul 31, 2013
India and Afghanistan on 30 July 2013 signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in Kabul for implementing SDP.

SN Hanumantha Rao, the Former Indian Test Umpire Passed Away at 83

Jul 31, 2013
SN Hanumantha Rao, the former Indian Test umpire passed away on 29 July 2013 at a private hospital in Karnataka. He was 83 years of age.

Batla House Encounter convict Shahzad Ahmed got Life Sentence

Jul 30, 2013
A trial court on 30 July 2013 awarded life term to Batla House encounter convict Shahzad Ahmed.

Amjad Ali Khan to get 21st Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhbhavna Award

Jul 30, 2013
Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan was chosen for the 21st Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhbhavna Award.

Eldest Daughter of Maharaja of Faridkot Won Legal Battle for Assets Worth 20000 Crore

Jul 30, 2013
The Court passed the verdict in favour of Amrit Kaur, the eldest daughter of erstwhile Maharaja of Faridkot. She won assets worth 20000 crore Rs.

British Airways to launch Flights from Hyderabad to London

Jul 30, 2013
British Airways is planning to launch daily flights from Hyderabad to London.

Saudi Arabia Awarded 22 Billion US Dollar Contracts for Development of Metro Line in Riyadh

Jul 30, 2013
Saudi Arabia, on 28 July 2013, announced that it awarded over 22 billion US dollar in contract for the development of metro line in the capital, Riyadh.

Scientists created World’s Fastest Electrical Switch

Jul 30, 2013
Scientists invented the fastest electrical switching in magnetite which is a naturally magnetic mineral.

FIPB Cleared Jet-Etihad Deal; But With Certain Conditions

Jul 30, 2013
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) on 29 July 2013 cleared the proposal of Jet Airways to sell 24 percent stake to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad.

RBI released the First Quarter Review of Monetary Policy for 2013-14

Jul 30, 2013
RBI released the First Quarter Review of Monetary Policy for 2013-14 on 30 July 2013.

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