Current Events - May 2013 - India

Current Events - May 2013 - National Current Events

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01. lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar rejects opposition demand to remove JPC chairman P. C. Chacko - Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh dies in Lahore hospital, body brought to Amritsar.

03. Sarabjit's body cremated with full state honours in Bukhiwind - Pakistan terror convict Sanaullah Haq attacked at a Jammu jail, flown to Chandigarh for treatment.

04. Rising Indian badminton star P. V. Sindhu wins Malaysian Grand Prix, her maiden Grand Prix victory.

05. China ends borderstand-off with India by pulling out troops.

06. Supreme Court clears the decks for the commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plants.

07. Passing of Food security and land Acquisition Bills stalled as BJP demands resignation of Railway Minister Pawan Bansal and law Minister Ashwani Kumar.

08. Congress back to power in Karnataka winning 121 out of 223 seats contested in the polls.

09. In the wake of Pakistani prisoner's death in a Jammu prison India calls for humane treatment of prisoners in each other's jail.

10. Errant ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal (Railways) and Ashwani Kumar (Law) tender resignation - Siddharamaiah, elected leader of the Congress legislative party, will be the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka - Information and Broadcasting Minister Manoj Tiwari presents the Phalke Award to veteran actor Pran Krishan at his home.

13. China drops aggressive stance on Arunachal Pradesh and other contentious issues.

14. Fullbright Education Foundation announces that Fullbright fellowships tripled after India started funding it

15. International Olympic Committee decides to lift the ban on Indian Olympic Association - India gets observer status in Arctic Council.

16. Former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth arrested for spot fixing in IPL

17. Crime Branch CID of Chennai Police arrests 6 bookies involved in IPL betting, hunt is on for Delhi-based Kingpin.

18. India tells Sri Lanka not to dilute promise on better deal for Tamils in Sri Lanka.

19. India wants more transparency in China's plan to construct 7 dams on trans-boundary rivers.

20. Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang expresses strong desire to resolve pending issues with India and seeks India's cooperation in spheres like nuclear energy.

21. Supreme Court raps BCCI for laxity in controlling erring cricketers.

22. Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy wins the UN social service award for the Asia-Pacific region for his programme of interaction with people.

23. Union cabinet decides to grant classical status to Malayalam.
24. BCCI President N. Srinivasan and son-in-law Meiyappan, CEO of Chennai Superkings, embroiled in IPL betting scam - Indian-American Sathwik Karnik, 12, wins the prestigious National Geographic Bee contest.

25. Naxal attack on a Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh kills a number of top Congress leaders.

26. Chinese troops intercept Indian army patrol in Ladakh.

28. The newly unveiled ISRO Navigation Centre near Bangalore will be the hub for its navigation fleet.

29. India, Japan decide to speed up talks on civil nuclear deal as Manmohan Singh continues his Japanese visit.

30. Manmohan Singh elected to the Rajya Sabha for the fifth consecutive from Assam. New Delhi, Bangkok sign extradition treaty.

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