Page-4 of Current Affairs - May, 2013

Fact Box: Nitaqat – Over 1 lakh Indians fear arrest in Saudi Arabia

Over 1 lakh Indians fear arrest in Saudi Arabia The Indian workers in Saudi Arabia who have not been able regularise their work status are likely to be arrested as the country implements its controversial naturalisation law or Nitaqat, which seeks to replace foreigners in companies with its own people. India will express its concern in ..

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Fact Box: Green Energy Corridor Project; Government plans to invest Rs 43,000 Crore in the project

Rs 43,000-cr ‘green energy corridor’ plan for renewable energy The Government plans to launch a Rs 43,000-crore ‘Green Energy Corridor’ project to facilitate the flow of renewable energy into the national grid. The project will be implemented with the assistance of Germany who has promised provide developmental and technical assistance of €1 billion for the project. The government has taken lessons ..

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Gold and Silver coins with Sachin Tendulkar's face, signature launched

On the occasion of ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ Valuemart Gold and Jewels launched a limited edition of Sachin Tendulkar Gold and Silver coins, with the senior cricketer’s face and signature embossed on them. The 24 karat gold coin is priced at Rs 34,000 and will be available on website of Valuemart Gold and leading jewellery stores across the country. Tendulkar has been signed as the brand ..

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'God of Cricket' Tendulkar retires from IPL

Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League soon after Mumbai Indians won their maiden title. He won’t be playing in IPL next season. This is the second format from which Tendulkar has announced his retirement after having called quits from the ODIs in December 2012. In 78 IPL matches, Tendulkar scored 2334 runs ..

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Mumbai Indians lift their first IPL trophy by defeating CSK

Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to win their first IPL title.  In the final match played at Eden Garden stadium of Kolkata, MI  vanquished CSK with a 23-run victory. CSK could score only 125 runs at the loss of nine wickets while chasing the moderate target of 149 runs against Mumbai Indians. ..

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