CURRENT AFFAIRS FEBRUARY 2013

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Appointments: (source: www.bankcracker.com)
1) New Solicitor General of India : Mohan Parasaran. 2) New President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) : Subodh Kumar Agrawal. 3) Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) : P.R. Vasudeva Rao. 4) New U.S. Interior Secretary : Sally Jewell 5) Next Permanent Representative of India to the UN : Asoke Kumar Mukerji. 6) Ecuador's President : Rafael Correa. 7) New President of Cyprus : Nicos Anastasiades. 8) Chairman of IRDA (Insurance Regulatory Authority of India) : T. S. Vijayan. 9) New President of South Korea : Park Geun-Hye, the First Woman President of South Korea.

Awards: (source: www.bankcracker.com)
1) Allan Border Medal 2013: Michael Clarke, Australian Cricket Team Captain. 2) Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award : Pandit Ravi Shankar. 3) Life Time Achievement Award 2012 by Ernst & Young : Ratan Tata. 4) City Proclamation Award : Anupam Kher, Bollywood actor was awarded with the City Proclamation Award.

5) Grenke Chess Classic trophy 2013 : Viswanathan Anand. Important Days in February: (source: www.bankcracker. d) Best Director : Ang Lee for Life of Pi. a) Best Picture: Argo b) Best Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis. 6) Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace.com) February 02 : World Wetlands Day February 24 : Central Excise Day. Sports: (source: www. 3) Women's European golf Tour : Lydia Ko. c) Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence.5) Oscar Awards 2013:The Oscars 2013 ceremony was held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.com) 1) Brazil Open 2013 : Rafael Nadal wins Brazil open defeated David Nalbandian. California. . 2) Inaugural Hockey India League : Ranchi Rhinos Beat Delhi Waveriders to Win first Hockey India League. The final was held at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. from India won the after defeating Arkadij Naiditsch from Germany. 4) ICC Women’s World Cup Trophy : Australia won the ICC Women’s World Cup Trophy after defeating West-Indies. Disarmament and Development Award 2011 : Ela Ramesh Bhatt. 6) Dubai Tennis Championship : Sania Mirza and Bethanie-Mattek Sands won after defeating Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik.bankcracker. February 28 : National Science Day.

launched their mobile banking service called Mobile Money. 2) The India-U.S.Chidambaram in Mumbai.bankcracker.Joint Working Group Meeting 2013: India-U. The previous largest prime nu mber contains about 13 million digits. Visit Us at: www. 10) India and Bangladesh second Joint Consultative Commission meeting held in Dhaka in February 2013. Like Us on Facebook: https://www. Rudoulf Hundstorfer signed the pact. 3) World Press Freedom Index 2013: India dropped to 140th rank from 131st rank in the list of 179 countries. 8) The first India-Japan Maritime Affairs Dialogue was held in New Delhi. 4) India and Austria inked a social security pact at Vienna. we provide free study material for competitive exams especially bank exams.bankcracker.com.com) 1) Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme launched by Finance Minister P.S. Indian Overseas Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi and Austrian Minister for Labour and Social Security. 6) World’s First bionic man called Rex was unveiled at London's Science Museum.com/BankCracker .facebook. 5) ICICI Bank. 7) World’s Largest Prime Number Discovered which contains 17 Million Digits.Miscellaneous: (source: www.Joint Working Group Meeting on UN Peacekeeping held its 10th meeting in Washington in February 2013.

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