Knowledge Diary – 25th July 2013, Thursday

  • The 100th edition of the Tour de France was won by Chris Froome from Britain on 21 July 2013

    Chris Froome
    Chris Froome
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  • The ex- NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who exposed the widest US global surveillance operations, was awarded German Whistleblower Prize 2013
  • K Jennitha Anto of India won the 13th IPCA World Women’s Individual Chess Championship title 2013
  • The Union Minister of Textile, Dr. Kavuru Sambasiva Rao inaugurated the First Textile Park devoted to hand block printing and craft at Bagru near Jaipur
  • Pioglitazone is an oral anti-diabetic drug
  • The full form of NCIIPC is National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre
  • President Barack Obama nominated an Indian-American woman named Nisha Desai Biswal, for the Post of Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia
  • Neurotrauma refers to injury to a nerve, particularly to the part of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord)
  • Nuvo, Kumar Mangalam Birla the Chairman of Aditya Birla resigned from the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board on 23 July 2013
  • Suresh Chandra Mohanty was elected as the new president of Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI).




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