Current affairs capsules are small events/stories described in one or two lines, that gives you clear the whole idea about the event and helps you understand the event clearly, instead of mugging lots of question/answers directly without understanding the thing:


• The Day declared by United Nations General Assembly as the World Autism Awareness Day- 2 April

• The Place where Olive Crown Awards 2013 took place on 1 April 2013- Mumbai

• The Minister of Culture, who on 2 April 2013 inaugurated the Tagore Centre for Global Thought at India Institute of King’s College, London- Chandresh Kumari Katoch

• The Person who on 1 April 2013 took over charge as the secretary of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)- M F Farooqui

• The bank which had won the prestigious FE India’s Best Banks Award-2012-13 in recognition of its strong fundamentals and dynamic growth model- J&K Bank

• Oscar Winning Screenplay Writer, who died in New York on 3 April 2013- Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

• The person who on 4 April 2013 was appointed as the new director of the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) Exploration- Narendra Kumar Verma

• The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Critic for Chicago Sun-Times who died  at the age of 70 years on 4 April 2013 at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago- Roger Ebert

• Padma Shree Awardee and  a renowned epigraphist and numismatist who died at his residence in Kolkata on 4 April 2013- Bratindra Nath Mukherjee

• The co-founder and Executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, who on 5 April 2013 was elected as the President of the industry body (CII) for the year 2013-14- S Gopalakrishnan

• The Country where SAARC Ministerial Level Meet on Poverty concluded on 5 April 2013- Nepal

• The city where 2 day International Workshop on Green National Accounting for India Concluded on 6 April 2013- New Delhi

• The Hospitality Group which was conferred with the National Award for Excellence in Hospitality Education 2011-12 on 5 April 2013- Lalit Suri Hospitality Group

• The person who became the first Indian to Circumnavigate Globe Solo and Non-Stop on a sail boat- Lt Cdr Abhilash Tomy

• The Former British Prime Minister and Iron Lady of Britain who died at the age of 87 following a stroke on 8 April 2013- Margaret Thatcher

• The Person who was appointed as the new chairman of the  NASSCOM for its the Executive Council for 2013-14- Krishnakumar Natarajan

• The place where the 2013 Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) ceremony took place on 6 April 2013- BC Place, Vancouver

• The Person who was sworn-in as the Fourth President of Kenya on 9 April 2013- Uhuru Kenyatta

• The Electric utilities company which was conferred with the Business Leader in the Power Sector at the NDTV Business Leadership Awards in New Delhi on 9  April 2013- NTPC Ltd

• The nuclear-capable Missile which was successfully test-fired by Pakistan on 10 April 2013. – Hatf-IV ballistic missile

• The day which was observed as National Safe Motherhood day across India –11 April 2013

• The Person who was appointed as the Chairman of the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on population and Development on 11 April 2013 at Bangkok- PJ Kurien

• The Legendary Actor who was awarded  with Bollywood’s Highest Honour Dada Saheb Phalke Award on 12 April 2013- Pran

• The anti-British revolutionary, considered to be the last remaining link to sub-continent decessive past died at Kolkata at the age of 104 years – Binod Bihari Chowdhary

• The Palestinian Prime Minister who resigned on 13 April 2013 after falling out with president Mahmud Abbas- Salam Fayyad

• The Indian Politician who was unanimously re-elected as the national President of Janata Dal (United) for third time in a row, on 14 April 2013- Sharad Yadav

• The Person who was declared the winner of Venezuela’s presidential election on 14 April 2013- Nicolas Maduro

• The  Indian-Origin Economist who Won John Bates Clark Medal For 2013- Raj Chetty

• The Person who as per the 16th Annual Global CEO survey, was figured among the top three most admired leaders of the world- Mahatma Gandhi

• The International Newspaper which had won four Pulitzer Prizes on 15 April 2013, including the award for investigative reporting for stories- New York Times

• The Person who took over as the Managing Director of Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) on 16 April 2013- Sunil Kumar


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