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Top 10 Daily Current Affairs : 13 April 2017

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13 April 2017

People using the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) services in the city for commuting short distances will pay a lower fare with the corporation on Thursday announcing its new tariff.Citing requests by thousands of passengers who often have a problem with finding change, the BMTC announced that fares for the second stage of... Read More

category: International

13 April 2017

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has asked officials to consider every national and State highway as standalone projects for maintenance. A knowledge partner needs to be appointed in this regard.Andhra Pradesh has a network of 41,296 km of State roads and 6,000 km length of national highways.These roads have to be connected. He directed... Read More


13 April 2017

India aims to auction coal blocks for commercial mining by December-end, coal secretary Susheel Kumar told television channel ET NOW on Thursday, a move that would end monopoly of State-run firms in coal mining.This could help the country to meet its target and produce 1 billion tonnes by 2020.Coal accounts for about 70% of India's... Read More

category: Banking & Finance

13 April 2017

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned that he will take “unprecedented steps” to end the political division between his West Bank-based autonomy government and the Hamas-run Gaza ( (Palestinian split).Mr. Abbas did not explain, but could try to use financial pressure to extract concessions from the Islamic militant Hamas which... Read More

category: Persons

13 April 2017

Malala Yousafzai is using her honorary Canadian citizenship to call on the country’s leaders to take real action to improve educational opportunities for girls.The teenage Nobel prize winner spoke to the Canadian Parliament after becoming an honorary citizen on Wednesday. She asked lawmakers to make education for girls a top priority when it... Read More

category: International

13 April 2017

The German government says it would support a ban on the export of boats from the European Union to Libya as part of measures to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean.Smugglers use often rickety vessels to ferry thousands of migrants from the north African country to Europe each month.Mass drownings are common when the overloaded... Read More

category: Persons

13 April 2017

Saudi Arabia raised $9 billion in its first global Islamic bond issue, the government announced today, a move analysts say could ease pressure on foreign reserves.The sale of Islamic bonds, known as sukuks, comes after the kingdom in October turned to the conventional global debt market for the first time, raising $17.5 billion in a bond issue.... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

13 April 2017

The US sees India as a pivotal nation for its security in the Asia Pacific region, the Pentagon has said as the Trump administration quietly started the process of implementing the recent designation of India as a “major defence partner”.“The relationship between India and the United States is on track. Secretary [James] Mattis... Read More

category: Persons

13 April 2017

For his contribution in the culinary section, celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor has today been honoured with the Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee.Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine who runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood and has hosted ‘Khana Khazana’ cookery show on television for more than... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

13 April 2017

Hundreds of people in New Zealand were evacuated from some coastal areas on Thursday as the second major storm in just over a week made landfall near the North Island town of Whakatane.But residents of the nation’s largest city, Auckland, breathed a sigh of relief as the remnants of Cyclone Cook moved past them to the east. Authorities had... Read More

category: Sports

13 April 2017

In a wake-up call to Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday took stern exception to the State's lack of "humanitarian concern" and initiative to save its farmers, reeling under severe drought and harsh living conditions, from taking their own lives.A Bench led by Justice Dipak Misra said it was the duty of the State... Read More

category: Awards and Honours

13 April 2017

People holding bank accounts opened between July 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015 need to submit self-certification by April 30 to comply with FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) provisions, without which the accounts would be blocked, the Income Tax Department said. "The account holders may be informed that, in case self-certifications are... Read More

category: Persons

13 April 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval to four supporting legislations related to Goods and Services Tax (GST), paving the way for the roll out of ‘one nation, one tax’ regime from July 1.The legislations were The Central GST Act, 2017, The Integrated GST Act, 2017, The GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, and The Union... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

13 April 2017

Drawn to India by an explosion in metro-rail projects, Alstom SA and Bombardier Inc are now poised to use the nation known for being the world's back-office as a manufacturing export hub. The French and Canadian multinationals set up manufacturing and engineering operations between 2008 and 2010 to tap into India's rapidly-growing urban... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

13 April 2017

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a show cause notice to over 2,000 schools affiliated to it across the country for not making certain information public. As per the norms, all CBSE schools are mandated to make details public right from the number of water taps, wi-fi facilities with speed details to a complete breakup of... Read More

category: Awards and Honours

13 April 2017

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to respond by May 8 to a plea by the Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) to comply with a 2013 Supreme Court directive to introduce paper trail in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).A Bench led by Justice J. Chelameswar issued notice to the Centre after senior advocate P. Chidambaram submitted that EVMs... Read More

category: Sports

13 April 2017

In an unprecedented move, the Madras High Court on Thursday restrained Magistrates from directing authorities to issue birth and death certificates to applicants, until further orders.A Bench of Justice S. Nagamuthu and P.N. Prakash gave the orders after a glaring incident of a criminal misusing the judicial route to obtain a birth certificate to... Read More

category: Sports

13 April 2017

The US sees India as a pivotal nation for its security in the Asia Pacific region, the Pentagon has said as the Trump administration quietly started the process of implementing the recent designation of India as a “major defence partner”.“The relationship between India and the United States is on track. Secretary [James] Mattis... Read More

category: Persons

13 April 2017

Nearly at the end of the counting in Kanthi-Dakshin [South] by-election in Purba [East] Medinipur district in south Bengal, ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is comfortably ahead of its nearest rival by a margin of about 40,000 votes.But significantly Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has replaced the Communists and the Congress in Kanthi Dakshin, once... Read More

category: Business & Economy

13 April 2017

Protest by a few pro-Tamil activists at the Kathipara Grade Separator near Guindy, which connects several parts of city during the morning peak hour, threw traffic out of gear from Meenambakkam to Saidapet in Chennai on Thursday.The activists led by film director Gowthaman numbering around 15, attempted a road blockade at the fly over at around... Read More

category: International

13 April 2017

The first black woman appointed to the state’s highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson River.Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s body was discovered along the riverside near Harlem on Wednesday, a day after she was reported missing, police said.Police told that her body showed no obvious signs of trauma, and they declined to... Read More

category: Business & Economy

13 April 2017

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 73 points and the NSE Nifty dipped below the 9,200-mark in early trade today as investors indulged in cutting down their bets on disappointing macroeconomic data and weak trend in Asian markets.Moreover, lower-than-expected January-March earnings posted by the country’s second—largest software... Read More

category: International

13 April 2017

In a major U-Turn, President Donald Trump has said that NATO is “no longer obsolete,” asserting that he is committed to the military alliance.The complain about that a long time ago and they made a change, and now they do fight terrorism. It was obsolete.But now It’s no longer obsolete,”Trump told reporters at a... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

13 April 2017

Re-polling at 38 polling stations in Budgam district in Srinagar parliamentary constituency began on Thursday, The Re-poll was ordered in 38 polling stations of Chadoora, Chrare-Sharief, Khansahib and Beerwah tehsils of Budgam district where violence had disrupted the process on Sunday.Voting process started at 7 a.m. and will end at 4... Read More

category: Business & Economy

13 April 2017

Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest software services exporter, reported a slightly higher-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as the company added more clients in the $100 million-plus category. Consolidated net profit for the Bengaluru-based company rose 0.2 percent to 36.03 billion rupees ($557.01 million) in the quarter, while... Read More

category: Business & Economy

13 April 2017

Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution on Wednesday that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation, triggering clashes between Moscow and the measure’s Western backers.The vote on the Security Council resolution drafted by Britain, France and the United States was 10 in... Read More

category: Awards and Honours

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