Current Events - April 2013 - India

Current Events – April 2013 - National Current Events

02. The India Supreme Court vacates order restricting Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving India.

03. President passes tough anti-rape bill, which provides for upto life-term or death to rape convicts.

06. Indian Naval Lieutenant Commander Abhilash Tomy becomes the first Indian to circumnavigate the globe in a sailboat, solo, non-stop and unassisted.

07. Nine placed in police custody over the Thane building crash, Maharashtra's worst ever building crash.

09. Five Indian peacekeepers including a lieutenant colonel killed by rebels in South Sudan while escorting a UN convoy - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, given a red-carpet welcome in Germany.

11. Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth Srinivasan is picked to become the first South Asian judge in a U.S. appeals court - Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid AI Maktoum, UAE's Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, accords warm welcome to Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy - The Board of Directors of the Kochi Smart City Project meeting in Dubai decides to start construction work of the first stage.

14. India and Germany to jointly intensify efforts to gain permanent membership in the UN Security Council and seek broader reforms of the world body.

16. New revelations about Narendra Modi's role in the 2002 Gujarat communal clashes are likely to be a setback to his Prime Ministerial ambitions.

17. Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt granted 4 weeks by the Supreme Court to complete his films before serving the jail term for a 1993 weapons conviction.

21. SNC lavlin, the Canadian engineering company that caused a controversy in Kerala, has been blacklisted by the World Bank - India's mathematics prodigy and astrologer Shankuntala Devi, dubbed 'human computer' passes away at 83.

22. Parliament proceedings disrupted on the issue of the leakage of draft JPC report on 2G spectrum.

24. Sudipta Sen, the man behind the biggest financial frauds (chit fund fraud) of West Bengal, arrested.

26. lndian death row convict Sarbjit Singh attacked in Lahore jail.

27. U.P. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav skips a Harward university event in protest against the detention of his Law Minister Aga Khan at Boston airport.

29. Convenerof National Security Advisory Board Shyam Saran says India's response to a smaller technical nuclear attack by Pakistan will be massive - Intruding Chinese soldiers set up their 5th tent 19 km into Indian territory - India tells Pakistan to free Sarabjit Singh and probe the attack on him.

30. Supreme Court says CBI should be insulated from executive interference - Congress leader Sajjan Kumar acquitted in 1984 riot case as 5 are convicted and 3 held guilty of murder.

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