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October 2013 Current Affairs

India bagged 37 Medals at the Tehran Air Gun Shooting Championship

Oct 27, 2013
Indian shooters bagged 37 medals at 6th Air Gun Shooting Championship which concluded in Tehran, Iran on 26 October 2013

India and Peru Jointly celebrated the 50th Year of Establishment of Diplomatic Ties

Oct 27, 2013
India and Peru jointly celebrated the 50th year of establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries

India's Foreign Exchange Reserves jumped to 281.12 Billion US Dollars

Oct 26, 2013
India's foreign exchange reserves touched 281.12 billion dollars in the week ended on 25 October 2013

Nobel Memorial Wall inaugurated at Kolkata by the Swedish Ambassador

Oct 26, 2013
The Esplanade Metro Station in Kolkata got its Nobel Memorial Wall inaugurated by the Swedish Ambassador, Harald Sandberg.

French Award Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur for Anjali Gopalan

Oct 26, 2013
French Award Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur was given to Anjali Gopalan.

R N Mahadevan, the former AIR director died at 84

Oct 26, 2013
The former director of AIR and Registrar of Newspaper, R N Mahadevan of 84 years died.

Madagascar held its first Presidential Election after the 2009 Coup

Oct 26, 2013
Residents of Madagascar voted in the post-coup Presidential election in 2009.

Himachal Pradesh became Second State after Haryana to introduce NVQF

Oct 26, 2013
Himachal Pradesh on 26 October 2013 became the second state after Haryana to introduce Union National Vocational Qualitative Framework (NVQF)

Ethiopia banned its Citizens from Travelling Abroad for Work

Oct 26, 2013
Ethiopia's government on 24 October 2013 temporarily banned its citizens from travelling abroad to look for work

The Parliament of Russia passed Anti-Terror Bill

Oct 26, 2013
The lower house of Russian Parliament, Duma on 25 October 2013 approved a new legislation which makes punishment for terrorism more severe

EC issued Guidelines on use of Social Media in Election Campaigning

Oct 26, 2013
ECI on 25 October 2013 issued a series of instructions to political parties and candidates on utilising the Internet and social media websites.

Global Gender Gap Report 2013: India Ranked at 101 Place

Oct 26, 2013
Global Gender Gap Report 2013, which was published on 25 October 2013 by WEF revealed that world’s gender gaps narrowed slightly in 2013.

Government of Venezuela created Vice Ministry of Supreme Social Happiness

Oct 26, 2013
The government of Venezuela on 25 October 2013 created Vice Ministry of Supreme Social Happiness to deal with sadness

Tarun Chatarjee appointed Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh State Human Rights Commission

Oct 26, 2013
Uttar Pradesh government on 25 October 2013 appointed retired Justice Tarun Chaterjee as the new chairman of the state Human Rights Commission.

Government sanctioned a new Plastic Park for Odisha

Oct 26, 2013
Government sanctioned setting up of a Plastic Park in Odisha. SPV called Paradeep Plastic Park Limited will be set up the Plastic Park.

India Signed Pact with World Bank for Uttar Pradesh Water Sector Restructuring Project

Oct 26, 2013
India on 25 October 2013 signed an agreement with World Bank for credit of 360 million US dollar for 2nd phase of UP Water Sector Restructuring Project.

Axis Bank rolled out Paperless Banking facility to Aadhaar card holders

Oct 25, 2013
Axis Bank on 24 October 2013 rolled out e-KYC initiative to facilitate paperless banking to Aadhaar card holders at Mumbai

Mining within 1 km of National Parks and Sanctuaries in Goa banned

Oct 25, 2013
Union Ministry of Environment and Forests banned mining within 1 km area of the national parks and sanctuaries of Goa.

Simona Halep won Kremlin Tennis Cup 2013

Oct 25, 2013
Simona Halep of Romania defeated Samantha Stosur of Australia 7-6 (1), 6-2 to win the Kremlin Cup on 20 October 2013 at Moscow.

Ancient Mummies Discovered from the Excavation Site in Lima Suburb

Oct 25, 2013
The archeologists in Peru discovered two mummies more than 1000 years old in the capital of Peru- Lima.
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