Page-36 of Current Affairs - August, 2013

SAFF U-16 football title: India defeats Nepal

India beat Nepal 1-0 to in the final match lift the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-16 Championships title played at the Dasharath Stadium in Nepal. India returned unbeaten in the biennial tournament. SAFF U-16 Championship Annual international football competition First edition: Nepal (August 2011) Contestants: National teams of the members of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Member ..

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India’s first DNA Forensic Laboratory established in Gurgaon

Global biotechnology company ‘Life Technologies’ has launched India’s first private DNA forensics laboratory which is expected to accelerate sampling process thereby reducing the burden on existing forensic laboratories. The technology based on DNA testing has widely been accepted as the most effective crime fighting tool among law enforcement agencies for a variety of applications, including assaults, missing persons ..

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Indian Grand Prix 2014 dropped

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has dropped India from the 2014 as the racing calendar for the coming year has been modified. The race organizers Jaypee Sports International Ltd. stated that the India will hold the Grand Prix in March 2015.

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Telangana will be India’s 29th State

The UPA Coordination Committee agreed for the division of the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Congress Working Committee pronounced in a common resolution that Telangana will be the new state. Process to be followed for the formation of Telangana: ·        The Centre will send the CWC resolution to the State Assembly to seek its views after which it will ..

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Abortion Law passed in Ireland

Ireland adopted the law to allow abortion under limited circumstances after President Michael D. Higgins signed the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed by Parliament. How will the Abortion law of Ireland help women? The law will allow women in the country to have an abortion in case of fatal foetal abnormality. The new law would permit ..

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