Friday, 21 June 2013

CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL -2013 - LATEST EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL:

> Pakistani court imposed a lifetime ban on former President Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections in Pakistan.

> Saturn positioned itself directly opposite the Sun and visible with the naked eye on 28th April

> Enrico Letta sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy.

> Nicolas Maduro was elected as the new President of Venezuela

> The Former British Prime Minister and Iron Lady of Britain Margaret Thatcher died at the age of 87 following a stroke on 8 April 2013.

> A new keyboard layout named as KALQ Keyboard developed at University of St Andrews, USA for touch screen devices.


INDIA:

> President Pranab Mukherjee has been given his assent to the anti-rape bill. This law has the provision of life term and death sentence for rape convicts.

> Executive Co-Chairman of Infosys S Gopalakrishnan has been elected as the President of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

> President Pranab Mukherjee presented Padma Awards to 108 personalities. Cricketer Rahul Dravid, woman boxer MC Mary Kom and late Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna was conferred the Padma Bhushan Award in a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

> President Pranab Mukherjee reappointed Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra for second term in the state.

> Veteran Bollywood actor Pran, 92 has been honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

> World Malaria Day is observed on 25th April.

SPORTS:

> Sachin Tendulkar's wax statue unveiled at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

> Manchester United won its record 20th English Premier League title.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL -2013 - LATEST EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL:

> Pakistani court imposed a lifetime ban on former President Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections in Pakistan.

> Saturn positioned itself directly opposite the Sun and visible with the naked eye on 28th April

> Enrico Letta sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy.

> Nicolas Maduro was elected as the new President of Venezuela

> The Former British Prime Minister and Iron Lady of Britain Margaret Thatcher died at the age of 87 following a stroke on 8 April 2013.

> A new keyboard layout named as KALQ Keyboard developed at University of St Andrews, USA for touch screen devices.


INDIA:

> President Pranab Mukherjee has been given his assent to the anti-rape bill. This law has the provision of life term and death sentence for rape convicts.

> Executive Co-Chairman of Infosys S Gopalakrishnan has been elected as the President of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

> President Pranab Mukherjee presented Padma Awards to 108 personalities. Cricketer Rahul Dravid, woman boxer MC Mary Kom and late Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna was conferred the Padma Bhushan Award in a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

> President Pranab Mukherjee reappointed Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra for second term in the state.

> Veteran Bollywood actor Pran, 92 has been honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

> World Malaria Day is observed on 25th April.

SPORTS:

> Sachin Tendulkar's wax statue unveiled at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

> Manchester United won its record 20th English Premier League title.

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