2013 latest current affairs questions with answers and 2013 important new appointments and persons in news

2013 latest current affairs questions with answers and 2013 important new appointments and persons in news for learn and practice for different competative exams like Inteligence bureau,ibps etc.,


1. Dr. Manmohan Singh elected as Rajya Sabha Member from Assam for the Which of the consecutive term?
Ans : 5th term

2. Who is recently appointed as Union Railway Minister
Ans : Mallikarjun Kharge

3. Who is appointed as Chairman of AirAsia India
Ans : S Ramadorai

4. First Indian origin to be appointed as editor of UK national paper, The Independent
Ans : Amol Ranjan

5. Which player win Men’s Singles in French Open, 2013
Ans : Rafael Nadal

6. Which player win Women’s Singles in French Open, 2013
Ans : Serena Williams

7. Who is recently appointed as the chairman of Life Insurance Corporation
Ans : SK Roy

8. In which district of Chhattisgarh, naxal attack the ‘Parivartan Yatra’ of Congress
Ans : Bastar

9. Who is the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Ans : Shashi Kant Sharma

10. With which country India signed extradition treaty in May, 2013
Ans : Thailand

11.Which Indian player declare as ‘Man of the Series’ in Champions Trophy, 2013
Ans : Sikhar Dhawan

12.Which state become first in India to implement electronic GPF in March, 2013
Ans : Arunachal Pradesh

13. Which team wins the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament 2013held in Malaysia
Ans : Australia

14. Who is elected as new President of China in March,2013
Ans : Xi Jinping

15. What is the name of the new 266th Pope of Vatican City
Ans : Jorge Bergoglio

16. Who is elected as 68th Secretary of State of the United States in March, 2013
Ans : John Kerry

17. Who was the Chief Guest of India as Republic Day function, 2013
Ans : Jigme Khesar N Wangchuck

18. Who is appointed as the director of CBI in December, 2013
Ans : Ranjit Sinha

19. Who is appointed as the chairman of NASSCOM recently
Ans : Krishna Kumar Natrajan

20. The 39th G8 summit, 2013 was held in
Ans : Northern Ireland


June 2013 
Avinash Chander – New DRDO chief

Anil Goswami appointed as Union home secretary

P Sathasivam to be new Chief Justice of India

Rentala Chandrasekhar has appointed as Chairman NTRO

Persons in news
May 2013 
Mrs. Kushal Sigh Appointed as NCPCR Chairperson

Shri R K Mathur takes over as the New Defence Secretary

Shashi Kant Sharma sworn in as CAG-Comptroller & Auditor General of India

Justice Cyriac Joseph joins NHRC as a Member

Qaiser Shamim elected new Chairman of Central Haj Committee of India

Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta is new Chief Justice of the AP high court

Indian-origin Ivan Menezes to take charge as Diageo CEO from Paul Walsh

LS Rathore Elected as Member of Executive Council of WMO

April 2013 

Takehiko Nakao elected as the President Asian Development Bank Board

Anil Goswami, J&K Cadre IAS Officer appointed as New Union Home Secretary

Narasimhan Ravi Elected As the President of Editors Guild of India

Sunil Bharti Mittal appointed Vice Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce

Giorgio Napolitano Re-elected as the President of Italy to serve a Second Term

Nicolas Maduro Sworn-In as the New President of Venezuela

Aruna Bahuguna became First Women Special DG of CRPF

H.R. Mohan elected as the New Vice President of Computer Society

Sunil Kumar Took Over as the Managing Director of CRIS

PJ Kurien elected Chairman of Asian forum of Parliamentarians

Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn-In as the President of Kenya

Krishna Kumar Natrajan appointed as the New Chief of NASSCOM

SvGopalakrishnan elected as new President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Narendra Kumar Verma appointed Director for Exploration of ONGC

M F Farooqui took over charge as Secretary of Department of Telecom

March 2013 

Rajan Bharti Mittal appointed President of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India

Lok Sabha Member Prahlad Joshi appointed Karnataka BJP President

Babasaheb Neelkanth Kalyani Nominated as the Chairman of IJBLF

Bhaichung Bhutia Appointed as the Chairman of the AIFF’s Technical Committee

B Ashok Reddy Elected As the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry

Soumitra Bhattacharya elected as the Chairman of CII Karnataka

C J George elected as the Chairman of CII Kerala State Council

Former CBI Director Ashwani Kumar appointed Nagaland Governor

Nicolas Maduro sworn in as the Interim President of Venezuela

MRP Rao took charge as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in NTPC

Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland

Mukul Manda Sangma Sworn-In As the Chief Minister of Meghalaya

Rajeev Shahare Appointed As the New High Commissioner of India to Maldives

Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal is the New Director General of Indian Coast Guard

February 2013 

T. S. Vijayan, the Former LIC Chief Took Over as the Chairman of IRDA

Tzipi Livni entered into a Coalition Deal with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel

Retd. Justice Bhatt to Conduct Judicial Probe in Allahabad Railway Station Stampede

Mritunjay Singh appointed as the Joint COO of Persistent Systems

Asoke Kumar Mukerji Appointed As the Next Permanent Representative of India to the UN

Justice (Retd.) Y Bhaskar Rao, Sworn-In as the Lokayukta of Karnataka

Y Bhaskar Rao, the former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court, sworn in as the Lokayukta on 14 February 2013.

Mohan Parasaran Appointed As the Solicitor General of India Published on

New President and Vice-President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Appointed

Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty Appointed As the Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi

Barack Obama Nominated Sally Jewell as the U.S. Interior Secretary

US President Barack Obama nominated Sally Jewell, a retail executive and outdoor enthusiast on 6 February 2013 as the U.S. interior secretary.

P.R. Vasudeva Rao Appointed As the Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research

January 2013 

Urjit Patel takes charge as RBI deputy governor

New Sri Lanka chief justice Mohan Peiris sworn in amid opposition

Y V Reddy named chairman of 14th Finance Commission

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