23 April 2013 Current Affairs

The Indian Express Most Powerful Indians List 2013

On 23 April The Indian Express released a list of India’s most power full 100 Indians in year 2013.Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been placed at no.2 position ahead of Sonia Gandhi who is on no.3 position. Rahul Gandhi has been placed at no.1 position as he is the center point of the ruling party in India presently. Last year, in same list, Modi was placed at no.14.Interestingly Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has been placed at no.4 position followed by Chidambaram at no.5.Gujarati business tycoon Mukesh Ambani is on no.12 position. The most powerful Congress man from Gujarat – Ahmed Patel is on no.14 position. Anil Ambani is on 29th rank.

French Parliament Approved Gay Marriage Law

On 23 April France parliament approved a new law to allow gay marriage. Parliament passed the bill by 331 votes for and 225 against.France has become the 14th country to allow gay marriage..

Chris Gayle Hits Cricket’s Fastest-ever Century in IPL Match

On 23 April Chris Gayle, the West Indies opener, hit the fastest ever century in the history of cricket by reaching 100 in merely 30 balls during Royal Challengers Bangalore-Pune Warriors IPL match.Gayle scored a total run of 175 runs in merely 66 balls, which included 17 sixes and 13 boundaries. It is important to note that this is the most number of runs scored in any T20 innings. This was also his fourth century in the IPL career.

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