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October 2013 Current Affairs

Bollywood Actress Kareena Kapoor honoured in the House of Commons

Oct 30, 2013
Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor on 29 October 2013 was honoured in the House of Commons, London

Employment and Unemployment situation in Cities and Towns in India

Oct 30, 2013
Eighth quinquennial survey on employment and unemployment was released based on the 66th round of NSS during July 2009 to June 2010.

India Ranked 134th Spot in the Ease of Doing Business List: WB

Oct 30, 2013
India ranked to the 134th spot in the ease of doing business list.

Ashok Amritraj won Soul of India Award

Oct 30, 2013
Film producer Ashok Amritraj was on 29 October 2013 presented with the 'Soul of India Award' for his outstanding achievements in the film industry.

Australia announced to end its Military Mission in Afghanistan

Oct 30, 2013
Australia on 29 October 2013 announced the winding down of its military mission in Afghanistan

Railways Minister Launched the High Speed Rail Corporation of India Ltd

Oct 30, 2013
Railways Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on 29 October 2013 launched the High Speed Rail Corporation of India Ltd (HSRC).

US Announced Grant for Women's Safety in Delhi

Oct 30, 2013
The United States of America, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on 29 October 2013 a 250000 US Dollar grant.

Prime Minister of India inaugurated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum in Ahmedabad

Oct 30, 2013
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on 29 october 2013 inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Geeta Chandran, Bharatnatyam exponent honoured with Guru Debaprasad Award

Oct 30, 2013
Bharatnatyam dancer Geeta Chandran was on 29 October 2013 honoured with the Guru Debaprasad Award for outstanding contribution in the field of dance.

World Health Organisation confirmed 10 cases of Polio in Syria after 14 years

Oct 30, 2013
After 14 years, ten cases of polio was confirmed in Syria by World Health Organisation. Maximum of the people being tested are toddlers and babies.

RBI Allowed Banks to Revise Periodicity of Interest Payments

Oct 29, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India on 29 October 2013 allowed the commercial banks to revise the periodicity of interest payments.

India and Peru Signed MoUs to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

Oct 29, 2013
India and Peru signed 4 documents/Mous on during the official visit of the Vice President of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari to Peru.

P.S. Raghavan appointed as the next Russian Ambassador

Oct 29, 2013
P.S. Raghvan, the ecretary in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Russia.

Government of India Decided to Appoint Arup Raha as Chief of the Indian Air Force

Oct 29, 2013
The Government of India on 29 October 2013 decided to appoint Air Marshal Arup as the next Chief of the Air Staff.

Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh visited Russia

Oct 29, 2013
Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh was on a 3-day Official Visit to Moscow to attend the 14th India-Russian Annual Summit.

Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood Actress Became the Global Brand Ambassador of Guess

Oct 29, 2013
Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood actress became the global brand ambassador of American fashion brand Guess in the last week of October 2013.

Reserve Bank of India Increased the Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points to 7.75 %from 7.50%

Oct 29, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 29 October 2013 released the Second Quarter Review of Monetary Policy 2013-14

Lou Reed, the Renowned Rocker and Solo Performer, Passed Away at 71

Oct 29, 2013
Lou Reed, the poet of rock ‘n’ roll, passed away on 27 October 2013 at Southampton, New York, United States. He was 71 years old.

Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice 2013 Presented to Sushmita Sen

Oct 29, 2013
Sushmita Sen on 27 October 2013 conferred with the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for her efforts towards achieving social justice.

United Nations Day Observed Across the World on 24 October

Oct 29, 2013
The United Nations Day was observed across the world on 24 October 2013. It is observed to mark the anniversary of UN Charter.
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