9 June 2013 Current Affairs

Indonesia gifts U.S. a Saraswati statue

On 9 June 2013,Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, has gifted an imposing 16-foot-high statue of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of education and wisdom, to the American capital city of Washington DC.The goddess’ statue, on top of a lotus, stands tall a block away from the Indian Embassy in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi.

Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix

On 9 June 2013 , Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix after  defeating Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso in Montreal meanwhile, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso took the third and second position simultaneously.

Srikanth clinched the Thailand Open Badminton 2013

On 9 June 2013,India’s talented youngster Srikanth .K clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton trophy in Thailand. In the Men’s Singles title clash played on 9 June 2013, 13th seed Srikanth defeated top seed and local favourite Boonsak Ponsana in straight games, 21-16, 21-12, to bag his career’s maiden title.

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