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October 2013 Current Affairs

Arundhati Bhattacharya Took Charge as the First Woman Chairperson of SBI

Oct 8, 2013
Arundhati Bhattacharya on 7 October 2013 took over as the Chairperson of SBI. She is the first woman to take charge as the Chairperson of SBI.

The Indian Air Force Day Celebrated Across India on 8 October

Oct 8, 2013
The Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October 2013. It is the 81st anniversary of the Indian Air Force.

Indian Cyclist Deborah Won Two Gold Medals at ACC Track Asia Cup

Oct 8, 2013
Teen cyclist Deborah on 7 October 2013 won a gold medal in the women’s junior individual sprint at ACC Track Asia Cup in Thailand.

James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Suedhof Won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine

Oct 9, 2013
James Rothman and Randy Schekman of US as well as German-born Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology on 7 October 2013.

Scientists Discovered Huge Floating Ice Shelf in Antarctica

Oct 7, 2013
Researchers discovered Giant 250-metre high channels, beneath a floating ice shelf in Antarctica.

Lalu Prasad Yadav Convicted in the Fodder Scam

Oct 7, 2013
The Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court pronounced a verdict on 30 September 2013 related to 17-year-old multi crore fodder scam case.

CV Wigneswaran Sworn in as the Chief Minister of Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Oct 28, 2013
Former Supreme Court judge of Sri Lanka CV Wigneswaran was on 7 October 2013 sworn in the first Tamil chief minister of Northern Province.

Del Potro Defeated Raonic to Win Japan Open Tennis Championship 2013

Oct 7, 2013
Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentine defeated Milos Raonic of Canada to win the ATP Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo on 6 October 2013.

FDA of Ghana Blacklisted Bliss GVS Pharma Limited

Oct 7, 2013
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana on 4 October 2013 banned Bliss GVS Pharma Limited

BAI Panel Recommended Life Ban for Badminton Player Jwala Gutta

Oct 7, 2013
The Disciplinary Committee of the Badminton Association of India on 5 October 2013 recommended a life-ban on Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta.

Supreme Court Proposed 3- Member Panel to Inquire into IPL Spot-Fixing Scandal

Oct 7, 2013
The Supreme Court of India proposed panel headed by former Punjab and Haryana Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal to examine the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

India Successfully Test-Fired Nuclear Capable Prithvi-II Missile from Odisha

Oct 7, 2013
India on 7 October 2013 successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from Chandipur in Odisha.

World Habitat Day Observed Across the World on 7 October 2013

Oct 7, 2013
World Habitat day is observed across the world on 7 October 2013. The purpose of this day is creating awareness regarding the State of the towns and cities.

Novak Djokovic Clinched his 4th China Open Title; Defeated Rafael Nadal

Oct 7, 2013
Novak Djokovic clinched his fourth China Open title in five years on 6 October 2013 against Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-4 in the final.

Mumbai Indians Defeated Rajasthan Royals to Clinch Champions League Twenty-20

Oct 7, 2013
Mumbai Indians clinched the Champions League Twenty-20 title by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in New Delhi on 6 October 2013.
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