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November 13, 2013

Daily CA Updates of 13th November 2013


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International Affairs
  • An Egyptian court has declared that Egypt's 3-month-old state of emergency expired Tuesday, two days earlier than expected, throwing the government and security agencies into confusion amid worries that its lifting could add new fire to protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
  • The Palestinians threatened on Tuesday to appeal to the UN Security Council over Israel's quickening settlement drive in the West Bank and to step up efforts to join UN agencies.
  • US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal will lead the American delegation for fifth India-US-Japan trilateral consultations in Tokyo this week.
  • Obama called up British PM David Cameroon and discussed about negotiations with Iran on its nuclear weapons programme and the BSA with Afghanistan.
  • Australian Foreign Minister Bishop to visit India this month to hold discussions on expanding bilateral trade and investment links.
  • Pakistan Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to talk about bilateral relations.
  • Afghan opium cultivation has hit a record high as international forces prepare to leave the country, the United Nations said today, with concern that profits will go to warlords jockeying for power ahead of a presidential election next year.

National Affairs
  • The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing the Industrial Safety Summit 2013 on Wednesday at vadodara. Theme of this summit is 'Safety Implementation Strategies and Road Map'.
  • Today is the birth anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, founder of the sikh empirein the late 1700's.
  • 4-day Ganga mahotsava begins in Varanasi.
  • Union External Affairs Minister SalmanKhurshid left India on a 5-day visit to Colombo for representing India in CHOGM Summit today.
  • 6-day long Chandigarh Book Fair-2013 begins in Chandigarah with over 500 publishers participating in the event.
  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will on Wednesday unveil model of the world’s largest Hindu temple in Patna (height - 405 feet, seating capacity - 20,000).
  • Agriculture Minister, MCA president Sharad Pawar inaugurated media box at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai today
  • PrasarBharati & Radio-Television of Slovenia, RTV-SLO sign an MoU to strengthen mutual friendly relations through exchange of programmes.
  • A two-day international seminar of UNESCO is scheduled to be held at Gowhati from November 25th.
  • Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, has been served a notice by the Election Commission for his comment against rival Congress during a rally in Chhattisgarh last week, where he referred to a "khooni panja" or bloody hand.

  • The government has appointed Usha Ananthasubramanian as chairperson and managing director of Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB), the first all-women bank.
Business and Economy
  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today announced that the RBI is going to pump in Rs 8,000 crore in market through OMO next Monday to ease liquidity.

Awards and Honors
  • Eminent transplant surgeon, philanthropist Rahul Jindal honoured by US Citizenship and Immigration Services in Virginia.
  • Vice President of the Manipur People's Party (MPP) Mani Sana was shot dead by some unidentified gunmen at Changangei area in Imphal west district of Manipur

Science and Technology
  • U.S. experts are raising the alarm over the spread of drug-resistant malaria in several Southeast Asian countries, endangering major global gains in fighting the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 600,000 people annually.
  • The oldest big cat fossils ever found - from a previously unknown species "similar to a snow leopard" - have been unearthed in the Himalayas.

  • The tickets for the 2015 cricket World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, will go on sale from February 14 next year and more than two third of them have been priced at $50 or less.
  • Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid said that he was in favour of legalizing betting in the country if such a step can help reduce corruption in sports.
  • SachinTendulkar's 200th and farewell Test match tomorrow.

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