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Current Affairs for Bank Exams, Bank PO, Bank Clerk, IBPS Exams and Competitive Exams : Series 66

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Krishnakumar Natarajan: NASSCOM appointed Krishnakumar Natarajan as its chairman and R Chandrasekaran as the Vice Chairman of the Executive Council for 2013-14.
Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012: Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012 was given to the veteran Bollywood actor and villain of the millennium, Pran on 12 April 2013.
World Heritage Day: World Heritage Day celebrated to create awareness among people to conserve and protect the valuable assets and cultural heritage across the world.
Abel prize 2013: Belgian Mathematician Pierre Deligne won the Abel prize 2013.The Abel Prize is considered equivalent to the Nobel Prize.
Shakuntala Devi: The Great Indian Mathematician also known as Human Computer, Shakuntala Devi died due to heart failure and renal problem on 21 April 2013 at Bangalore.
India - UAE Agreements: India and UAE on 24 April 2013 signed an agreement to increase the number of weekly airlines seat by four times during a bilateral meet at Abu Dhabi.
New Premier of Italy: Enrico Letta reached a coalition agreement with the opposition party to form a new Government in Italy. He will be the new Prime Minister of Italy.
ADB President: Asian Development Bank on 27 April 2013 appointed Takehiko Nakao, former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs of Japan as its President.
Book Released: Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of India on 30 April 2013 released a book titled An Ardent Patriot – Dinesh Goswami, compiled by Kumar Deepak Das.
ISRO Young Scientist Award 2013: Jenita Mary Nongkynrih, A young woman scientist from Meghalaya was selected for ISRO Young Scientist Award 2013.

RBI annual monetary policy statement 2013-14:-

- Policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) has been reduced by by 25 basis points, from 7.5 per cent to 7.25 per cent with immediate effect.
- The reverse repo rate under the LAF also stands adjusted to 6.25 per cent. The RBI took this step to boost flagging economic growth.
- The Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate, both stand adjusted to 8.25 per cent with immediate effect.
- The cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks has however been retained at 4 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities.

Sarabjit Singh: Sarabjit Singh, the Indian national and a death row prisoner in the Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail, is in news as he died on 2 May 2013 at the Lahore's Jinnah hospital.
Polar Music Prize 2013: Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho were named as the recipients of Polar Music Prize 2013.
Roberto Azeved: Roberto Azeved was appointed as the Head of the World Trade Organisation. He will take the charge of his office from outgoing Pascal Lamy in September 2013.
Water Conservation Year 2013: Government of India declared 2013 as Water Conservation Year 2013. It will launch programs and schemes to spread awareness to conserve water.
Indo - China Protocol: Salman Khurshid visited China from 9 to 10 May 2013. Both sides signed a protocol to enhance cooperation between foreign ministries of the two countries.
Commonwealth TT Championship: India secured 2 Silver and 7 Bronze and ended its journey in the 19th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships held at New Delhi.
Dadasaheb Phalke award: The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award for life time achievement was presented to Pran on 10 May 2013.
National Technology Day: National Technology Day was celebrated on 11 May 2013 as a symbol of quest for scientific inquiry and technological creativity.
Madrid Open 2013: World Number Five Nadal defeated Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4 to win Madrid Open 2013.
New Karnataka CM: Siddaramaiah, the leader of the Indian National Congress on 11 May 2013 was sworn in as the 22nd chief minister of the state of Karnataka.
RBI steps: The RBI on 12 May 2013 imposed restrictions on gold import by banks in order to moderate the demand of gold for domestic use.
Asom Ratna Award: The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the Asom Ratna Award for the year 2012 to Indira Goswami (posthumously).
Pakistan Elections: The Election Commission of Pakistan on 14 May 2013 announced results of 272 National Assembly seats, with PML-Nawaz heading the count with 126 seats.
Matt Prior: Matt Prior was named on 14 May 2013 the England cricketer-of-the-year for 2012-13.
India - Netherland MoU: India and Netherlands on 14 May 2013 signed an MoU on Technical Cooperation in the field of Urban Planning.

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