Top News Headlines of 13 September 2013

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

  • The industrial output for July grew by 2.6 percent over the corresponding month of the previous year, government data showed here Thursday.
  • Delhi Police tried to forcibly end the indefinite hunger strike by Delhi University students demanding hostel accommodation and transparency in hostel admissions late on Wednesday night.
  • Celkon has launched three brand new smartphones called the Celkon Monalisa ML-5, Campus A10 and Signature Swift A112. The new Celkon smartphones boast of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system, dual cameras, dual-SIM and 3G connectivity.
  • Nasa has announced plans to start growing lettuce 370 km (230 miles) above the earth. New equipment will enable the food to be farmed for human consumption in orbit from December, something that has never been done before.
  • A spirited performance from Sikkim United and Mohammedan Sporting Club help them register victories in their respective quarterfinal league round matches of the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament.
  • Three late wickets gave Pakistan renewed hope after Zimbabwe played them selves into a strong position on the third day of the second Test against Pakistan at Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
  • Indian boxers Aditya Maan (66kg) and Ashish (63kg) made their way into the quarterfinals of the AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships with contrasting wins in the last-16 stage of the event in Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Counter-attacking half-centuries by Ashok Menaria and Kedar Jadhav and sensible batting at the end by Mandeep Singh helped India A beat New Zealand A by two wickets, thus clean sweeping the three-match limited-overs series.
  • Sri Lankan ace Rangana Herath, who is ranked fourth in the test bowler rankings, has won the Sri Lankan Cricketer on the year award beating off competition from ex-captain Kumar Sangakkara.
  • R.S. Mina, Director (Personnel), NHPC Limited, and Rabindra Singh, Director (Personnel), NMDC Limited, Hyderabad, have been conferred with HR Leadership Award.
  • Delhi Transco Limited has been conferred IPPAI Power Award 2013 for its outstanding performance in the transmission sector. Independent Power Producers Association of India (IPPAI) has constituted the award.
  • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) today launched a new application for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices to facilitate the users with a new channel of booking e-tickets in addition to the existing portal.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday approved Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s pet food security bill, making it a law.
  • The urban agglomerations of Mumbai and Delhi, which barely matched up to global cities in size in 1950, are now counted among the seven most populous mega-cities in the world, reveals the 2013 World Population Data Sheet released by the US’s Population Reference Bureau on Thursday.
  • The toll from communal violence in western Uttar Pradesh mounted to 43 on Thursday as four people injured in the clashes a few days earlier died on Wednesday.
  • Foreign minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday met his Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz in Bishkek in what is the first engagement between the two countries after the recent strife over ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (Loc).
  • The Bhatratiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to have finally decided to give a birthday gift to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi by naming him the party’s prime ministerial (PM) candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha election slated for 2014.
  • Justice S R Bannurmath, former Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court has taken over as the Chairman of the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (SHRC). Justice Bannurmath also pointed out the need for the SHRC to become available to citizens all across the state.
  • This Friday there is a mix of 3 different genres horror, thriller and comedy on your plate  ‘Grand Masti’, ‘John Day’ and ‘Horror Story’ release today.
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