13th August 2015 Current Affairs – Latest News Today

13th August 2015 Current Affairs – Latest News Today

13th August Current Affairs

National News

Cong remains firm on Sushma Swaraj’s resignation

Congress President Sonia Gandhi responded to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s obsessive speech in the Lok Sabha attacking her, saying that Swaraj had no defence left and spoke for the sake of it.

NABARD accredited by UN’s Green Climate Fund as National Implementing Entity

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) got recognized by the Green Climate Fund as a national implementing entity for task climate change related projects in India.

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Rahul Gandhi is an expert without knowledge: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley refused all the claim made by Congress leaders in the Lok Sabha and teased at Rahul Gandhi for his lack of knowledge. He called Congress vice president as an “expert without knowledge”.

Indian rupee falls to lowest since 2013 crisis on yuan devaluation

Indian rupee fall piercingly to touch its weakest stage against the dollar since 2013, as China’s move to bring down the yuan flashed fears of a global currency war.

13th August Current Affairs

International news

China suspends firefighting efforts at warehouse explosion – govt statement

Firefighting efforts at China’s storehouse blast site have been suspended due to lack of precision about the contents and amount of the “dangerous goods” in the warehouse, according to a local government statement.

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BMW Group reports best July vehicle sales

German automaker BMW Group reported that its sales continued to grow in July, at the same time as delivery of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand vehicles rose by 5.6 percent year on year, beating the corporation best July sales.

Japan PM’s 70th anniversary war speech more than just words

Full of meaning remorse and deepest confession, they may be just words, but whether Japan’s leader uses them in a war anniversary speech could utter future relations with the country’s Asian neighbours.

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Sports News

Athletics: Coe says independent agency can help combat doping

British middle-distance enormous Sebastian Coe has assumed the making of a self-governing anti-doping organization in athletics can help the sport in its conflict against drug cheats.

Wozniacki blasts Tour for being forced to play Rogers Cup

Fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki crash her first match at the Rogers Cup but did not go calmly exploding  the WTA Tour for forcing her to play in the competition without appropriate preparation.

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Business news

Facebook awarded $21 million to Indian app developers under FbStart initiative

The social network enormous Facebook doled out 21 million US dollar to Indian app developers under its FbStart plan. With an objective to create a center of attention next billion Internet users towards social networking, last year Facebook launched FbStart a plan to encourage and help new mobile app developers around the world. The two Indian entrants Hyderabad-based Samosa and Delhi’s Cardback expected the 21 billion US dollars under this initiative.

India signs Financing contract with World Bank for NCRMP Projects

Government of India and the World Bank signed the Financing contract for the support of National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project- I & II (NCRMP- I & II) for $ 104.00 Million and $ 308.40 Million respectively.

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Sanjay Jalona appointed as MD and CEO for L&T Infotech

Larsen and Toubro has been chosen previous Infosys executive Sanjay Jalona as the Managing Director and CEO of its secondary L&T Infotech, IT arm of L&T.

Lower gold prices may bolster Indian demand in H2 – WGC

India’s gold demand in the second half of 2015 could increased by more than a quarter from a year earlier than as lesser prices support buying during the peak festival season towards the year-end, the World Gold Council (WGC) assumed.

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