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Important Current Affairs of September 2013 for IBPS, SSC, UPSC exam

Are you searching for important current affairs pdf of September 2013? As usual, we have updates here on the most important current affairs of September 2013 which will be very useful for IBPS, SBI, UPSC, SSC, PSC, LIC, NICL etc. exams. Here you will find important current events of the month September 2013 on national and international affairs, sports news, prize and award winners, science and technology. Read and get the pdf of September 2013 current affairs.

Most Important Current Affairs of September 2013

National News

  • Data released that India’s Trade Deficit decreased to 10 billion dollar in August 2013.
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited USA. During his visit, India and US has sealed their first commercial nuclear power pact.
  • The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill, 2013 has been passed by the Parliament.
  • Reports revealed that the industrial production of India has been increased of 2.6 percent in July, 2013.
  • The Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V has been successfully test-fired from Wheeler Island, Odisha.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) increased the Repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent.
  • India will build a 4000 MW solar project which is the world’s largest in Rajasthan.
  • The Supreme Court said that Andhar card is voluntary but not mandatory.
  • RBI has instructed all the banks and merchant establishments to stop offering zero percent interest EMI schemes for the purchase of consumer goods.
  • The Union Government has announced the constitution of Seventh (7th) Pay Commission.
  • The Supreme Court gave voters the right to negative voting and instructed the Election Commission to provide ‘None of the Above’ button in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).
  • 68th Sessions of United Nations General Assembly was held in New Delhi.
  • RBI has released that current account deficit (CAD) of India has been increased to 4.9 percent from 4 percent for the first quarter of 2013-14.
  • Iran has rejected the plea of India for full rupee payment for oil import.
  • Congress MP Rashid Masood has been given a four-year jail term by a Delhi Court in a corruption case. He became the first lawmaker to lose his seat after the Supreme Court judgment of removing immunity for convicted MPs and MLAs.
  • Union Cabinet has cleared Telangana by giving approval to divide Andhra Pradesh. Telangana will cover 10 of 23 districts of undivided Andhra Pradesh.
  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has cleared the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).
  • Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has reported that malnutrition is rampant in Gujarat. Around 6.13 lakh children in 14 districts including Ahmedabad have been malnourished.
  • Prithvi-II, the nuclear weapons-capable surface-to-surface missile has been successfully test-fired from Chandipur, Odisha.
  • RBI has announced a 0.50 percentage point rate cut in its Marginal Standing Facility (MSF).
  • Ms. Arundhati Bhattacharya has been appointed as the first woman chairperson of the Satte Bank of India (SBI).
  • 12-year old Rohan Kokane of Belgaum, Karnataka has entered the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records for being the lowest limbo skater.
  • Justice Vangala Eswaraiah, the former acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court, has become the new Chairperson of the National Commission for Backward Classes by succeeding Justice M.N. Rao.

International News

  • Tony Abbott has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Australia.
  • Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has stepped down after completing full 5-year term.
  • Australian pilot Ryan Campbell at the age of 19, has become the youngest person to fly a single-engine aircraft solo around the globe.
  • Mamnoon Hussain has been sworn in as the 12th President of Pakistan.
  • Russia has announced their decision to sell Iran an improved version of the S-300 air defence missile and to build a second nuclear reactor at Bushehr.
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has revealed that one-third of all food produced in the world gets wasted that results in a loss of 750 billion dollar a year.
  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has announced that his country will never develop nuclear weapons.
  • Angela Merkel has been re-elected as Chancellor of Germany for the third term. She belongs to Christian Democratic Union Party (CDUP).
  • Islamist terrorists captured a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya and killed a large number of people.
  • The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) got a massive victory in Sri Lanka’s Northern Provincial Council election.
  • Bangladesh began importing electricity from India on an experimental basis of 50 MW.
  • China has launched its first Free Trade Zone in its financial capital Shanghai.
  • The report of the new ’State of Food Security in the World 2013 ’ has been revealed by UN food agencies that around 842 million people suffer from chronic hunger during 2011-13.
  • The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has strongly opposed the military intervention in Syria and has welcomed the Russia’s proposal for putting the chemical arsenals under international control.

Sports Updates

  • German racer Sebastian Vettel has won the Korean Grand Prix Formula One championship 2013.
  • Japan’s capital Tokyo has been chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games for the second time.
  • Thomas Bach of Germany has been elected as the 9th President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by replacing Jacques Rogge.
  • Afghanistan won the SAFF Football Championship 2013 by defeating India in the final.
  • Tamil Nadu won the all-India Coromandel King Moin-ud-Dowla Gold Cup cricket tournament in 2013.
  • Mohammedan Sporting club won the Durand Cup football championship 2013.
  • Indian archer Deepika Kumari won a Silver medal at the Archery World Cup 2013 in Paris, France.
  • Grappler Sandeep Tulsi Yadav has created history by winning India’s first-ever medal in the Greco-Roman category of the senior World Wrestling Championship 2013 in Budapest, Hungary. He won a Bronze medal in 66 kg event.
  • Afghanistan has qualified for their maiden ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • Mumbai Indians won the Champion League T20 tournament 2013 by defeating Rajasthan Royals in the final.
  • Novak Djokovic won the China Open tennis championship 2013 title.

Prize and Award Winners

  • Ms. Malal Yousafzai has been conferred the Anna Politkovskaya Award.
  • Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace Disarmament and Development for 2012. She is Afrika’s first female President.
  • Ms. Megan Young of Philippines has been crowned Miss World 2013.
  • Bollywood Actor Aamir Khan has been chosen for a prestigious US Award by the America Abroad Media (AAM) for his TV show Satyamev Jayate.
  • Malala Yousufzai and social justice activist Harry Belafonte were named as joint recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013.

Science and Technology

  • Scientists of Illinois Institute of Technology, USA have developed a new software which enables touchscreen smartphone to identify its owner simply by the unique way he/she taps and swipes on the device.
  • Scientists of Australia have developed the world’s first attention-powered car.
  • Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA have announced that they have developed a robot named ‘M-Block’ which can assemble together to form arbitrary shapes. 

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