February 2013 Current Affairs
The first India-Japan Maritime Affairs Dialogue was held in New Delhi on 29 January 2013.
Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda was appointed as the brand ambassador of nutrition company Herbalifeon 15 February 2013.
Y Bhaskar Rao, the former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court, sworn in as the Lokayukta on 14 February2013.
Proposal to create tele-booking services of the auto-rickshaws cleared by Standing Committee of East DelhiMunicipal Corporation (EDMC) on 14 Feb. 2013.
India and France on 14 February 2013 agreed to strengthen counter terrorism and intelligence cooperation
AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines as well as US Airways on 14 February 2013confirmed about their merger plans.
NASA scientists discovered the youngest black hole in Milky Way in Feb 2013. This youngest black hole is1000 years old and 26000 light years away from Earth.
Seventeenth Convocation of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) washeld on 14 February 2013 in Bangalore.
Angelo Mathews was appointed as the captain of Sri Lankan one-day and test cricket team on 14 Feb 2013.
Reckitt Benckiser (RB) signed a global partnership deal of 8-million US dollars with Save the Children for2013 to support vulnerable children
Seizure of Bank Accounts of two companies of Sahara and attachment of its properties ordered by SEBI, themarket regulator on 13 February 2013.
Mohan Parasaran, the Additional Solicitor General was on 13 February 2013 appointed as the SolicitorGeneral of India after Rohinton Nariman resigned.
The State Government of Haryana exempted VAT from wheat that is distributed under the PDS to theBeneficiaries of Antyodaya Anna Yojana.
9th International Exhibition, Aero India 2013 organised by Defence Exhibition Organization of the Ministry of Defence ended on 10 February 2013.
The exports of India increased by 0.8 percent in the month of January 2013 to 25.58 billion US dollars.
The Government of India and the World Bank on 11 Feb 2013 signed a 60 million US dollars creditagreement for the Karnataka Watershed Development Project II
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) acquired stake of Navistar International Corporation in two joint ventures on12 February 2013.
ICAI appointed Subodh Kumar Agrawal and K. Raghu as its new President and Vice-President on 12 Feb.2013.
North Korea on 12 Feb 2013 conducted its third Nuclear Test North Hamgyeong Province nearby thePunggye-ri nuclear complex.
Pay-By-Tweet service was launched by Twitter in partnership with American Express on 11 February 2013.
Parle-G in February 2013 became the first Indian FMCG brand that crossed 5000 crore Rupees mark interms of retail sales in one year.
World Radio Day was observed on 12 February 2013 to raise awareness about the importance of radio
Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of the Himalayan Kingdom Bhutan was on an official visit toIndia from 7 Feb. to 9 Feb. 2013
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee appointed Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty as the chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi on 12 February 2013.
India and Japan held talks to strengthen cooperation in tourism sector on 12 February 2013.