Top News Headlines of 13 October 2013

Breaking news of 13 October 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Defending champion Novak Djokovic lost his first set of the tournament but won his way safely through to the semi-finals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters with a 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-4 defeat of Gael Monfils on Friday.
  • Out-of-favour Zaheer Khan sparked a sensational West Indies A collapse with a three-wicket burst as India A notched up an innings and 54 runs victory over the visitors in the third and final Test to level the three-match series here on Saturday.
  • Colombia qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on Friday after sensationally coming back from 3-0 down to draw.
  • Sohag Gazi struck a maiden century as the Bangladesh lower order fought back on the fourth day of the first test against New Zealand to leave the match in Chittagong heading for a draw.
  • Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who had filed his nomination to contest for the president ship of the Mumbai Cricket Association at its biennial election on October 18, on Saturday suffered a huge setback as his application was rejected on the basis of the residential criteria.
  • Authorities are far more prepared to face a cyclone today than they were in 1999. Today, there is a Doppler radar in place at Bhubaneswar, giving out precise coordinates in terms of geographical spread, intensity and timing of cyclones.
  • Three trekkers, including a British national, were reportedly killed in a landslide beyond Beas Kund, 35km from here, when a group of climber was coming back towards Manali after successfully climbing the 17,100-ft-high Shetidhar peak on Friday at around 3.30 pm.
  • The Biju Patnaik Airport shut down for civilian flight operations on Saturday with the weather worsening. Early in the day a Kolkata-Bhubaneswar Jet Airways flight had to return as it failed to land.
  • Direct bus services have been launched between Pokhara, a tourist hub in western Nepal, and New Delhi and Bhopal, a development expected to benefit Nepalese workers and Indian tourists.
  • Around 150 Indian expatriates registered themselves during a special drive launched today by the Indian Embassy to assist individuals who have overstayed in Saudi Arabia.
  • Surat police have arrested an aide of Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram, in connection with the sexual assault case registered against him. One Mohit Gadvani, aide of Narayan Sai, was arrested from Surat on Friday night, police officials said here on Saturday.
  • The CBI on Saturday questioned Amit Shah, a close aide of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, in the Ishrat Jehan fake encounter case.
  • At least 21 people have died and scores more have been injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in a military complex in northern Vietnam.
  • Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed has withdrawn his candidature for fresh elections which were ordered by the Supreme Court after a previous round of voting was annulled.
  • Four Tibetans were killed and 50 wounded after Chinese security forces fired on a crowd of protesters at Driru in the Tibet Autonomous Region on Tuesday, according to Washington-based Radio Free Asia (RFA).
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