September, 2013

India claims FIDE title

Koneru Humpty of India claims the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Chess title at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The RBI reveals that India’s CAD

The Reserve Bank of India reveals that India’s current account deficit (CAD) for the first quarter of 2013-14 ended June 2013, has widened to 4.9% of gross domestic product (GDP) compared to 4% in the same period of the previous fiscal.

15th Asian Senior Rowing Championship

At the 15th Asian Senior Rowing Championship at Luan, China, Olympian Swam Singh Virk bags a Gold medal. India also win two Silver medals.

India blue win NKP Salve Trophy Cricket cup

India Blue outplay Delhi to win the N.K.P. Salve Trophy for the Challenger Series in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

First free trade zone in its financial capital Shanghai

In a move to liberalise its economy and bring in wider reforms, China launches its first Free Trade Zone in its financial capital Shanghai.

Iran rejects India’s plea

Iran rejects India’s plea for full rupee payment for oil import.

India and Pak talks on military conversation

PM Dr. Manmohan Singh meets and holds talks with his Pakistani counterpart Mr. Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly’s 68th Session. They agree to direct their respective Directors-General of Military Operations to restore peace along  the LoC. This will be the first military-to-military conversation between both the countries.

Miss world 2013

Ms. Megan Young of Philippines is crowned Miss World 2013 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre in Indonesia. She is the first Miss Philippines to win this title.

Pacific Open tennis championship

Sania Mirza of India and Cara Black of Zimbabwe win the Toray Pan Pacific Open tennis championship women’s doubles title in Tokyo, Japan, defeating Hao-Ching Chan of Taiwan and Liezel Huber of USA.

US and Iranian talks on estrangement

US President Mr. Barack Obama and Iranian President Mr. Hassan Rouhani hold talks for the first time since 1979, ending three decades of estrangement between the two countries.