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February 2013 Current affairs- Most Important Current events

Looking for current affairs of February 2013? As usual we have decided to publish the most important current affairs of February month. This current affairs consist of top most important current events on national, international news, sports, prize & award and science & technology news. These are the expected current affairs questions expected to be asked in upcoming IBPS & SBI bank and other Govt. job recruitment exams like SSC, UPSC, Rail, LIC ADO/AAO, IB etc. So, lets have a check first!


Most Important & Expected Current Affairs of February 2013

National News :

  • The 2001 Indian Parliament attack case victim, Afzal Guru was hanged inside the Tihar Jail, New Delhi.
  • Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was conferred Bangladesh’s Liberation War Honour for his contribution in 1971 independent war.
  • Mohan Parasaran has been appointed as the Solicitor General of India succeeding Rohinton Nariman.
  • India’s new stock exchange, MCX-SX has started trading shares into Indian stock market.
  • The President of France, Francios Hollande visited to India.
  • India has been allowed by the Court of Arbitration at Hagueto go ahead with the construction of the Rs.3600 crore Kishenganga hydroelectric project in North Kashmir. This project was postponed due to Pakistan’s plea demanding that it was a violation of the 1960 Indus Water treaty.
  • Tata Group and Malaysia’s AirAsia have joined hands to enter the aviation sector as a joint entity.
  • Wipro chairman Mr. Azim Premji has donated Rs.12300 crore to charity.
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched six artificial satellites and one Indo-French ‘SARAL’ from Sriharikota spaceport using PSLV-C20 rockets. The six satellites were- SAPPHIRE, NEOSSAT, AAUSAT, BRITE, Uni-BRITE and STRand.
  • Neiphiu Rio, Manik Sarkar, Dr. Mukul Sangma have been re-elected as the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya respectively.

International News :

  • Pope Benedict XVI has announced to resign as the religious head of the Catholic world. He became the first pope to do so in 600 years.
  • Park Geun-hye has become the first woman President of South Korea.
  • Iran and six countries-USA, UK, China, France, Russia and Germany have met two days of nuclear dialogue in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Xi Jinping has been selected as the new President of China.
  • Ms. Chhurim Sherpa of Nepal has become the first-ever woman to scale Mount Everest twice in a single season.
  • Rafael Correa has been re-elected as the President of Ecuador.
  • A meteor has been dropped in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
  • Parliament of Bangladesh has amended the war crimes law to allow the government to appeal against 1971 war crimes tribunals verdicts.
  • The Gwadar Deep Sea Port has been handed over to Chaina by Pakistan.
  • The first meeting of Russia-Aram League Forum was held in Moscow, Russia.

Sports News :

  • The Rest of India has won the Irani Cup cricket tournament.
  • Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations football championship.
  • The Ranchi Rhinos has won the Hockey India League.
  • Horacio Zeballos of Argentina secured the ATP Chile Open tennis tournament.
  • The International Olympic Committee has decided to remove the wrestling from 2020 Olympic events.
  • ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 has been clichéd by Australia.
  • Victoria Azarenka has won the Qatar Total Open tennis championship title 2013.
  • Rafael Nadal clichéd the ATP Brazil Open tennis tournament 2013 title.
  • Viswanathan Anand won the Grenke Chess Classic title 2013.
  • Delhi retained the National Handball title.


News on Prize & Award winners :

  • L.N. Tellur won the Skoda Art Prize 2012 for Indian contemporary art.
  • Former Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has been chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award by Ernst & Young.
  • French highest recognition Legion of Honour was conferred to Amartya Sen by French President Francios Hollande.

66th BAFTA Award Winners in 2013 :
  • Best Film – Argo
  • Best Director – Ben Affleck for Argo.
  • Best Actor in leading role – Daniel Day Lewis for Lincoln

85th Oscar Award /Academy Award 2013 :
  • Best Film – Argo
  • Best Director – Ang Lee for Life of Pie
  • Best Actor - Daniel Day Lewis for Lincoln
  • Best Actress – Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playback
  • Best Foreign Language film -  Amour

55th Annual Grammy Awards 2013 :
  • Best world music album – ‘The Living Room Session Part 1’
  • Song of the year – ‘We Are Young’
  • Sitar Legend Pt. Ravi Shankar was posthumously awarded Lifetime Achievement award.

News on Science & Technology

  • World’s first bionic man, Rex was unveiled in London.
  • Scientist of France's Insern CNRS and University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 have unveiled the iCub robot which wan understand what is being said and even anticipate the end of a sentence.

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  1. plz update march current affairs for sbi p.o

    1. here february current affairs are not available in pdf format plz once check it and plz provie the pdf format of feb 2013 current affairs

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    3. Hello kandi,

      Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you and also thanks for your concern. We have now updated the February 2013 current affairs. Download from the above link.


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