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  For Latest Current Affairs Always Visit-   http://currentaffairs4examz.blogspot.in/    󰁨󰁴󰁴󰁰󰀺󰀯󰀯󰁣󰁵󰁲󰁲󰁥󰁮󰁴󰁡󰁦󰁦󰁡󰁩󰁲󰁳󰀴󰁥󰁸󰁡󰁭󰁺󰀮󰁢󰁬󰁯󰁧󰁳󰁰󰁯󰁴󰀮󰁩󰁮󰀯  DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS - - - -   AUGUST 2013 AUGUST 2013 AUGUST 2013 AUGUST 2013   Latest Current Affairs| GK | Latest Exams| Job  Alerts| Exam Results & many more www.currentaffairs4examz  .blogs    p ot.in     Join Our Facebook Page FFFFoooor r r r CCCCururururrerererent nt nt nt AAAAf ff ff ff faiaiaiairrrrs, GK & s, GK & s, GK & s, GK & JoJoJoJobsbsbsbs Alerts::Alerts::Alerts::Alerts:: https://www.facebook.com/Currentaffairs4examz   For Latest Current Affairs Always Visit-   http://currentaffairs4examz.blogspot.in/    󰁨󰁴󰁴󰁰󰀺󰀯󰀯󰁣󰁵󰁲󰁲󰁥󰁮󰁴󰁡󰁦󰁦󰁡󰁩󰁲󰁳󰀴󰁥󰁸󰁡󰁭󰁺󰀮󰁢󰁬󰁯󰁧󰁳󰁰󰁯󰁴󰀮󰁩󰁮󰀯    31 August:   1) Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.35 per litre, diesel by 50 paise.   2) Delhi gang-rape case: Juvenile held guilty for rape and murder, awarded 3-year sentence by Juvenile Justice Board (JJB). This is the first judgement in the gang-rape case that created a nationwide outrage.   3) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discussed issues of mutual interest withBhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay who is on avisit to India.   4) New Companies Bill has received President's assent, that will make it into a law replacing the nearly six-decade old regulations that govern corporates in the country.   5) Somdev Devvarman, Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of US Open.   4) National Sports Awards were presented to the country's top athletes and coaches with shooter Ronjan Sodhi getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- while cricketer Virat Kohli was among the Arjuna awardees.   5) Edward Snowden awarded with German 'whistleblower prize'.   30 August:   1) India's first defense satellite GSAT-7 launched successfully from Kourou in South America on a European Ariane 5 launcher.   2) India reached finals of 9th Asia Cup Hockey tournament after defeating Malaysia 2-0 in the semifinal. India will play South Korea in the summit clash on 01 September 2013. With this win India assured of a berth in next year's World Hockey Cup in Netherland. With the loss to Korea in semi, it will also be the first time Pakistan will not feature in the World Cup since it started in Barcelona back in 1971.    For Latest Current Affairs Always Visit-   http://currentaffairs4examz.blogspot.in/    󰁨󰁴󰁴󰁰󰀺󰀯󰀯󰁣󰁵󰁲󰁲󰁥󰁮󰁴󰁡󰁦󰁦󰁡󰁩󰁲󰁳󰀴󰁥󰁸󰁡󰁭󰁺󰀮󰁢󰁬󰁯󰁧󰁳󰁰󰁯󰁴󰀮󰁩󰁮󰀯    3) Dinesh K Sarraf appointed as new Chairman and Managing Director of ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation).   4) Federal Bank becomes the first bank to launch Electronic Passbook. This helps the customers to view their transactions in smart phones.   5) India's economy grew at 4.4 per cent in the April-June 2013 quarter, the slowest quarterly rate in last 4 years.   6) N R Narayana Murthy has stepped down as chairman of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) after taking charge as executive chairman of Infosys.   7) India became the first nation to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Australia as Air India's first commercial flight landed in Australia.   8) Bayern Munich clinches UEFA Super Cup beating Chelsea 5-4 on penalties.   29 August:   1) National Sports Day celebrated across India. It was celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand.   2) The Land Acquisition Bill passed in Lok Sabha. Most important feature of the bill is that it requires developers to get the consent of up to 80 per cent of people whose land is acquired for private projects. For public-private partnerships, the approval of 70 per cent of landowners is mandatory.   2) Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal arrested near India-Nepal Border.   3) Government has set up a 7-member Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC) which will be headed by Parthasarathi Shome.   4) Human Resources Development Minister M M Pallam Raju launched the Right to Education, RTE, anthem to make education for children interesting and friendly.    For Latest Current Affairs Always Visit-   http://currentaffairs4examz.blogspot.in/    󰁨󰁴󰁴󰁰󰀺󰀯󰀯󰁣󰁵󰁲󰁲󰁥󰁮󰁴󰁡󰁦󰁦󰁡󰁩󰁲󰁳󰀴󰁥󰁸󰁡󰁭󰁺󰀮󰁢󰁬󰁯󰁧󰁳󰁰󰁯󰁴󰀮󰁩󰁮󰀯    5) Using data collected by India’s Chandrayaan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon.   6) Hyderabad Hotshots enters IBL final.   7) 55th Birthday of Pop Star Michael Jackson.   28 August:   1) The inaugural Mahathir Award for Global Peace prize has been awarded to former South African President Nelson Mandela.   2) Prime Minister Approved Deepak Sandhu as Chief Information Commissioner. Now the file will be sent to the President for final approval. Earlier she acted as Media Adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Currently Satyanand Mishra is the CIC.   3) Nation celebrated Janmashtami (birthday of Lord Krishna) with religious fervour.   4) Retired All India Services (IAS, IPS and IFoS) officials will get 20 per cent of additional pension after completing 80 years of age, according to new rules notified by the central government.   5) India’s first defence satellite GSAT-7 all set for launch. GSAT-7 is India’s first dedicated spacecraft for Defence applications.   6) Indian rupee nosedived to new all-time low of 68.85 against US dollar.   27 August:   1) Rupee hit record low of 66.30 against dollar and this was its biggest single-day fall in nearly 18 years.   2) Malala Yousafzai awarded 2013 International Children's Peace Prize.   26 August:  
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