04 February 2013 Current Affairs

Solicitor-General Rohinton Nariman resigns

Solicitor-General of India Rohinton Nariman resigned 04 February 2013.Mr. Nariman was appointed as the second most senior law official of the country on July 23, 2011 following the resignation of Gopal Subramanium on July 14, 2011.

 Michael Clarke won Fourth Allan Border Medal

On 4 February Australia captain Michael Clarke has won a record-equalling fourth Allan Border Medal in Melbourne. Clarke also claimed the Test Player of the Year award.He had won the Allan Border Medal in 2005, 2009 and 2012.The Allan Border Medal is named after the former captain of Australia, Allan Border.

South Africa top in ICC Rankings for Test Cricket

International Cricket Council(ICC) rankings for test cricket was released on 4 February 2013 in Dubai. South Africa emerged as the world number one team in the category and is followed by England, Australia, Pakistan and India.

OIC summit held in Cairo

Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference have met in Cairo. The ministers will meet for two days to set the agenda for the 12th OIC summit, which will take place on February 6th and 7th.The main issues on the agenda include human rights in Islamic countries, economy and trade as well as conflicts in the Islamic world. During the meeting, Egypt was elected to chair the 12th session. The OIC is the second largest international organization after the United Nations, boasting 57 member states.

UK, Afghan, Pakistan Leaders Hold Talks in Britain

On 4 February The leaders of Britain, Afghanistan and Pakistan pushed for the Taliban to come to the table for peace talks to end Afghanistan’s protracted conflict and gave themselves a six-month deadline to get a deal.British Prime Minister David Cameron hosted Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai and Pakistan’s President Asif Zardari for trilateral talks on Afghanistan’s floundering peace and reconciliation process.

All Juvenile Crimes 64% by 16-18 yr Old Age Group

On 4 February According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data shows that most juvenile crimes are committed by those in the age group of 16-18 years.In 2011 the growth in rape by juveniles (34%) over 2010 was again among the highest.In 2011, 64% of all juvenile criminals fall in the age group of 16-18. In 2011, 33,887 juveniles were arrested for 25,178 instances of crime.All together make for over 50% of all rape cases by juveniles.

Graeme Smith Captains his 100th Test

On 4 February South African test cricket team captain Graeme Smith has created a unique record by leading the side in 100th test.As the South African captain Graeme Smith stepped on the field against Pakistan, he became the only captain in the world to have led the team in 100 test matches.Earlier, the record for captaining in most number of test matches was held by former Australian skipper Allan Border. Allan Border led the Australian test cricket team in 93 test matches. Sourav Ganguly holds the record of captaining Indian test team in most number of test matches. Sourav played as skipper in 49 test matches. Now, Graeme Smith is the only cricketer to play as captain in 100 test matches.

One Response to “04 February 2013 Current Affairs”

  • vivek says:

    as usual gr8

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