Current Affairs – October, 2013

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Manna Dey, the Legendary singer passed away

Screenshot_1Prabodh Chandra Dey ( a.k.a. “Manna Dey“) (94) passed away.

Manna Dey was a versatile Indian playback singer. Manna Dey sang mainly in Hindi and Bengali. He also recorded songs in several other Indian languages like Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Assameese, Oriya, Gujarathi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam.

Debut as a playback singer in the film Tamanna (1942)

Career (years active) : 1942-2013
Recorded more than 4000 songs

Some key Awards:

  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2007)
  • Padma Bhushan (2005)
  • Padma Shri (1971)

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Dipika Pallikal clinches Macau Open Squash title 2013

Screenshot_3India’s star Squash player Dipika Pallikal clinched the Macau Open title held at Macau, China. Dipika vanquished former World No.1 Rachel Grinham of Australia. 

About Dipika Pallikal:

Dipika Pallikal is an Indian squash player known to become the first Indian woman to make to the top 10 WSA rankings. She is also first squash player to receive prestigious Arjuna Award.

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