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September 11, 2013

Current Affairs Updates of 9th September

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International Affairs
  • Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as Pakistan’s 12th President by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry at a ceremony. Among those who attended were Asif Ali Zardari who stepped down.
  • Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday signed agreements worth USD 15 billion in key sectors, including the exploitation of oil, gas, and uranium fields in the Central Asian state.
  • The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said that groundwater from an observation well near the site of a leaky storage tank showed high levels of radiation, according to reports.
  • France insists that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "commit himself without delay" to destruction of chemical weapons.

National Affairs
  • Tamil Nadu government announced allocating around Rs. five crore towards developing tourism activities in Tiruchirappalli and Tiruvarur districts.
  • A slight intensity earthquake jolted the West Kameng area of Arunachal Pradesh quake measuring 3.6 hit the area at 18:22 hours.
  • West Bengal cabinet approves to set up mega markets in all 18 districts of state at a cost of Rs 150 crore for benefit of farmers.
  • Haryana Human Rights Commission launches website, aimed at providing direct access to people to check status of their cases and queries.
  • Prime Minister releases postage stamp in memory of Shaheed Lala Jagat narayan.
  • The North-East Frontier Railway will bring Agartala in the country's broad gauge rail network by 2016.

  • Italian documentary Sacro GRA wins Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. It is the first documentary ever to win the Golden Lion.

  • Russia has lifted an eight-month-old ban on the import of Indian rice and peanuts, effective from this month, a move that would help traders regain their lost market.
  • India's growth prospects in the near term are still weak and is facing financial turmoil triggered by possible tapering of quantitative easing policy in the US, according to Paris-based think-tank OECD.
  • India's tea production increased by 16 per cent to 155.06 million kg in July on account of higher output in West Bengal and Assam, says government data.
  • Sony said that it would sell its new PlayStation 4 games console in Japan next year after its US launch, the first time its declining home market has taken second place.
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1 comment:

  1. Its Shaheed Lala Jagan Narayan not "Shahid" Lala Jagat Narayan. Please correct.


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