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August 27, 2013

August Month Daily Current Affairs Updates - 27-08-2013

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International Affairs
  • Afghanistan President Karzai met Pakistan President Nawaj Sharif for the first time since his election in May in a bid to overcome a series of public rows that have hampered efforts to end 12 years of war in Afghanistan.
  • Senior officials from Pakistan and China today discussed various aspects of multi-billion dollar economic corridor project that envisages the construction of a 200 km-long strategic tunnel through the rugged PoK region.

National Affairs
  • Keen to get the investment cycle re-started, the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) has cleared three dozen projects envisaging an investment of Rs 1.83 lakh crore.
  • In a move to create more jobs in the state West Bengal government is planning to give licenses for setting up distilleries and bottling plants.
  • Rs 1,500 crore science research project to study atmospheric neutrinos in deep underground cave, taking shape at village near Madurai (TN).
  • Over 300 gynaecologists, paediatricians and radiologistswould participate in a two-day 'Sujanan conference' on genetics and foetal medicine in Nasic.
  • Prasar Bharati, the  India's largest public broadcaster will assist the Afghan government broadcaster - Radio and Television Afghanistan (RTA) to start a news channel in the war-ravaged country. It signed an MOU with RTV, Radio & Television of Afghanistan to enhance cooperation in Broadcasting..
  • Haryana registers 85,000 beneficiaries of Priyadarshini Awaas Yojana, a scheme that gives financial aid of Rs 81,000 to construct houses Expand.
Business and Economy
  • SEBI has decided to increase the penalty for those running unauthorised Collective Investment Schemes, as the existing mechanism has not proved to be sufficient to deter such illegal mobilisation of money.
  • US-based pharmaceutical firm Mylan Inc’s Rs 5,168 crore proposal to acquire Indian generic drugs company Agila Specialties was cleared by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) today.
  • State Bank of India on Tuesday said it may merge one of the five associate banks in the current fiscal.
  • Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, an outspoken proponent of girls' education who survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year, has been awarded a top Dutch children's honor for her activism.

Science and Technology
  • Japan on Tuesday canceled the launch of a new rocket it hopes will be a cheaper and more efficient way of putting satellites into space, saying it suffered a problem 19 seconds before it was supposed to blast off.
  • International Aerospace Show MAKS’2013 is due to open in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow from today.
  • NASA's Spitzer Telescope celebrates 10 years in space (it entered into space on 25th August 2003).
  • Scientists have developed a novel patch with tiny, biodegradable needles that can penetrate the skin and accurately diagnose tuberculosis.

  • Indian shuttler PV Sindhu beats world No.3 Germany's Juliane Schenk in Indian Badminton League.

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  1. thank you very much.
    and i also want to tell you please upload the question paper of ibps po held on 17/06/2012 with solution as soon as possible.


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