Page-5 of Current Affairs - September, 2013

Freedom Fighter Ranjit Singh passed away

Veteran freedom fighter Captain Ranjit Singh (97) passed away. He was a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. About Ranjit Singh He served the Indian National Army under the leadership of Subhash Chandra Bose. Became working president of All India Freedom Fighter Organisation. After retirement, he worked for the welfare of freedom fighter’s families.

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World Tourism Day observed across the globe

World Tourism Day was observed on September 27, 2013 across the globe to raise awareness about the importance of tourism. Theme for 2013: “Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future” The theme has been chosen highlight the role of tourism in water access and brings into focus the actions currently being taken by the tourism ..

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Aadhaar card optional, not mandatory: Government

Informing the Supreme Court, the Centre stated that securing Aadhaar cards is optional and not mandatory. What is voluntary/mandatory issue with the Aadhaar cards? A number of pleas have been made in the apex court against decisions of some States to make Aadhaar cards mandatory for a range of activities including salary, Provident Fund disbursals ..

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Life imprisonment to China Communist Party Leader Bo Xilai

A Chinese court in east China’s Shandong province sentenced top China Communist Party leader Bo Xilai to life imprisonment uphelding the charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him. The court also stripped Bo of all political rights and ordered the confiscation of his property. Who is Bo Xilai and what is his case? Bo Xilai ..

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Investment through P-Notes hits 3-month high of $26 billion

As per share market regulator SEBI, investments into Indian shares through participatory notes (P-Notes), hit a three-month high of Rs 1.65 lakh crore (about $26 billion) in August 2013. What are Participatory Notes? Participatory Notes or P-notes are derivative instruments, used by Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) who are NOT registered with SEBI. The major characteristics of P-notes ..

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