Current Affairs September 2013

Pakistan’s Indus Water Commission visited India

Pakistani delegation of Indus Water Commission headed by Mirza Asif Baig visited India to participate in the 109th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission held under Article VIII (5) of the Indus Water Treaty, 1960 in New Delhi.  The team visited India to discuss India’s proposed project on Chenab River basin. India has planned to Read More…


India wins its first Sultan of Johor Cup title

India vanquished Malaysia to clinch Under-21 Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament. It was a maiden title victory for India. Below is the roll of honour for the tournament: Champions: India Runner Up: Malaysia Third: Argentina  Most Outstanding Player: Mohd Fitri Saari (Malaysia) Top Scorer: Mohd Shahril Saabah (Malaysia) – 8 goals Most Promising Player: Read More…


Indian Newspaper Society elects Ravindra Kumar as its President

Ravinder Kumar, Editor of ‘The Statesman’ newspaper has been elected as the president of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS) for the year 2013-14. About Indian Newspaper Society: Founded in 1939 as Indian and Eastern Newspaper Society which was later renamed as the Indian Newspaper Society (INS), formerly Indian and Eastern Newspaper Society, plays the role of Read More…


Ranjib Biswal is the new IPL chairman

Chief of the Odisha Cricket Association, Ranjib Biswal was appointment as the new Chairman of the IPL who succeeds Rajiv Shukla, who resigned at the end of his tenure. Biswal has been with the Indian cricket team as a ‘permanent manager’ through some of its most memorable triumphs, including the 2011 50-over World Cup win Read More…


N Srinivasan re-elected BCCI president

Narayanaswamy Srinivasan has been re-elected as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a third term. However he will not take charge immediately because of a Supreme Court directive who had restrained Srinivasan from taking charge if elected in response to a petition by the Secretary of the Cricket Read More…