Current Events - June 2013 - India

Current Events – June 2013 - National Current Events

02. India tells US to hand over Headly for one year - Under fire BCCI President Srinivasan gives way to former President Jagmohan Dalmiya until the scam probe is completed.

04. Invocation of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime (MCOCA) against Sreesanth shocks his family, friends - Most political parties reject Central Information Commission's order that would bring them under the ambit of Right to Information.

05. BJP sweeps Gujarat by-elections, RJD wins in Bihar, Congress in Maharashtra – Indian Defence Minister A. K. Antoney and his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith decide to take the two countries' defence cooperation to a higher level.

06. The U.S. exempts India and 8 other countries from having to adhere to its sanctions on importing oil from Iran.

07. Central government launches Rosini, an initiative to provide job specific skill development in areas worst-hit by Maoists.

10. BJP senior leader L. K. Advani quits all party posts in protest against elevation of Narendra Modi as its election campaign chief - Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra suspended from IPL as Dalmiya presents 12 point action plan to clean up cricket.

11. Former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth and 18 others accused in the IPL spot-fixing are released from Tihar central jail.

13. The Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, develops India's first thornless rose.

16, JDU walks out of NDA severing ties with BJP.

17. Eight ministers inducted as Manohan Singh reshuffles cabinet· Smile Pinki star Pinki Sankar is selected to flip the coin for the men's singles final at Wimbledon.

19, Bihar chief Minister wins trust vote in the assembly - Unprecedented floods wreak havoc, over 62,000 people stranded in Uttarakhand.

20. Two of the four supercomputers of India that figure among the top 100 super computers of the world are from Pune.

21. China upstages India and gets a 20 per cent stake in Russia's biggest private LNG project.

22. Iraq assures India it would compensate for the country's oil shortfall due to decline in oil supplies from Iran.

23. Over 10,000 people stranded by the devastating floods in Uttarakhand rescued - BJP leader Advani says Article 370 of the constitution, which article gives special status to Jammu & Kashmir, ought to repealed.

25. Political leaders cut across party lines in a joint campaign against genetically modified crops and Biotechnology Bill.

26. Three Indian projects that fight poverty and sustainable development - the Mass Contact Programme of state of Kerala, Swavalamban of District Administration in Jharkhand and Grameen Hat Programme of Madhya Pradesh to receive UN Public Service Awards this year - UGC warns against unauthorised courses and fake universities.

27. Indian rupee recoups after its slump to the record low of 60.76 against the U.S dollar.

28. China's new Special Representative on the boundary dispute Xang Jieehi says China is ready to break new ground in border settlement.

29. Justice P. Sathiasivam, appointed the 40th chief Justice of India, the first judge from Tamil Nadu elevated to the post.

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