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  September 2013 Current Affairs Bit Bank   INTERNATIONAL  1) Which party came to power in  Norway after defeating Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg‘s Labour Party in the recently held national elections? Ans:- Conservative Party 2) The Sri Lankan Govt. on 14 September, 2013 resumed railway services between the capital Colombo and Kilinochchi, a town devastated by the civil war.This link was broken how many years ago? Ans:- Six years ago 3) An industrial park which was jointly operated by North and South Korea was reopened on 16 September, 2013. This industrial park was closed when tension between the two Koreas reached its pinnacle earlier this year. Which industrial park is this? Ans:- Kaesong Industrial Park 4) Which country companies signed 13 agreements on 16 September 2013 with the U.S. agricultural exporters for buying 4.83 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans ? Ans:- China 5) Which party scored a landslide victory in the historic provincial council polls held after a gap of 25 years in Sri Lanka‘s Northern Province?  Ans:- Tamil National Alliance  –   TNA 6) Which country President Adly Mansour on 1 September 2013 approved a 50 member panel to amend the suspended 2012 Constitution ? Ans:- Egypt INDIA & WORLD  1) Which country has agreed to look forward for the development of Japanese Electronics Manufacturing Township in New Delhi ? Ans:- Japan 2) Which country on 10 September lifted the ban on import of non-Basmati Rice from India ? Ans:- Russia 3) According to UN Food and Agriculture Organization report,How much food was wasted every year? Ans:- one  –   third 4) How much amount of credit line was extended to Liberia by India? Ans:- US $ 144mn  5) According to the World Ultra Wealth Report 2013 by Wealth-X, among the five BRICS countries, which country recorded the largest increase in its Ultra-High Networth Individual (HNIW) club during the last one year? Ans:- India 6) Bilateral security matters between India and which country were reviewed at the Minister‘s level meeting held in New Delhi on 12 September 2013 ? Ans:- Mozambique 7) According to the recently released 2013 World Population Data Sheet release d by the US‘s Population Reference Bureau, which Indian city has been ranked as the second most populous city in the world after Tokyo? Ans:- Delhi 8) India during the second weekend of September, 2013 received 20 containers of Afghan dry fruit which were sent directly to India by Afghanistan without taking the old traditional route of sending them through Pakistan. These dry fruit were sent through which port of Iran? Ans:- Chabahar Port NATIONAL  1) Prime Minister of India Dr. Mamohan Singh on 2 September 2013 launched the Gandhi Heritage Portal in New Delhi. Gandhi Heritage Portal is an initiative of which union ministry? Ans:- Union Ministry of Culture 2) Where was the 11th Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) Congress held recently? Ans. New Delhi 3) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal for restructuring of the centrally sponsored Scheme SJSRY. Expand it? Ans:- Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana 4) When the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill Passed In Rajya Sabha? Ans:- 2013 September 5 5) When the key Pension Bill passed in the Parliament? Ans:- 2013 September 6 6) When the ―Street Vendors Bill‖ passed in the Parliament?  Ans:- 2013 September 6 7) When the Lok Sabha Passed Bill To Set Up First National Aviation University at Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh? Ans:- 2013 September 6  8) When the Food Security Bill got approval from President Pranab Mukherjee ? Ans:- 12 September 2013 STATES  1) Minister of State V Narayanasamy of Puducherry on 1 September 2013 inaugurated the Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign at  ———–   ? Ans:- Karaikkal, Puducherry 2) Sis Ram Ola, Union Minister of Labour and Employment, Government of India, inaugurated the state-of-the-art ESIC Model Hospital at  ——   ? Ans:- Jaipur 3) The Union Government of India approved a special package 1000 crore Rupees to strengthen sports infrastructure in  ———  - on 16 September 2013 ? Ans:- Jammu and Kashmir 4) The trial run of Jaipur Metro train was flagged off by Rajasthan‘s Chief Minister ———  - on 18 September 2013 ? Ans:- Ashok Gehlot 5) Which State Government on 18 September 2013 approved the proposal of Disaster Management department for declaring the 33 districts as drought-hit ? Ans:- Bihar 6) Indian Govt. on 20 September, 2013 gave its approval to set up a 4,000 MW solar power  project in the country, which would become the largest solar power project in the world when commissioned fully. Where this project would be established? Ans:- Near Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan CONFERENCES  1) The 13th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit is held in  ————–   on 13 September 2013 ? Ans:- Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan 2) Which country will host the 2014 NATO summit ? Ans:- Britain AWARDS & HONOURS    1) Who is the Indian Freedom Fighter on 11 September 2013 got a ―Lifetime Achievemen t Award‖ at UK.s House of Commons?  Ans:-Vijay Jawaharlal Darda 2) Which movie on human trafficking, was named the best film at the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) on 15 September 2013 ? Ans:- Abhinav Shiv Tiwari‘s ―OASS‖  3) Who received the First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 on 10 September 2013 ? Ans:- Dr. Shashi Tharoor 4) Who won the best director award for Paan Singh Tomar movie at the 11th Norway Bollywood Film Festival at Oslo on 17 September 2013 ? Ans:- Tigmanshu Dhulia 5) Which film was on 21 September, 2013 announced as India‘s official entry at 2014 Oscar Awards in the Best Foreign Film category? Ans:- ‗The Good Road‘   SPORTS & GAMES  1)  Name the team which won Men‘s Doubles Title 2013 at US Open 2013 on 8 September   2013? Ans:- Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek 2) Who won the men‘s singles title of US Open 2013?  Ans:- Rafael Nadal 3) Which two Indian wrestlers won medals at the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary? Ans:- Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar 4) Which team won the Durand Cup Football tournament 2013 after defeated ONGC in the finals  played on 19 September, 2013? Ans:- Mohammedan Sporting 5) Who won the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix held on 22 September, 2013 at Singapore‘s Marina Bay street circuit? Ans:- Sebastian Vettel 6) Which team defeated India in the final of the SAFF Football Championship on 11 September, 2013 to win their maiden SAFF title? Ans:- Afghanistan
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