Latest Current Affairs 13th January 2018

Five wrestlers among six killed in Maharashtra road accident:Five wrestlers, who were returning from a local competition, are among six persons killed when a tractor rammed into their SUV at Sangli district in western Maharashtra early today.

Mumbai: Leopard enters residential area, injures six:At least six persons were injured today in an attack by a leopard, which entered a residential area in Nanipada in suburban Mulund in Mumbai.

Soldier martyred in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan:Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector of J&K today.

Maharashtra: Boat capsizes, 32 rescued:Another tragic news is coming in from Palghar in Maharashtra, a boat with 40 school children on board capsized 2 nautical miles from the sea shore in Dahanu.

In a first, women in Saudi Arabia attend a soccer match:Women attended a soccer match in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Friday.

Govt planning to change guidelines to monetise railways’ assets:India International Exchange listed the first bond on its Global Securities Market with Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal ringing the gong.

Next round of Make in India programme to focus on technologically advanced methods:The next round of Make in India programme 2.0 to be launched soon,will focus on technologically advanced methods such as robotics, genomics, chemical feedstock, and electrical storage.

India beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets in Blind Cricket World Cup:India skipper Ajay Reddy’s all-round performance helped the in-form team beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the 5th Blind Cricket World Cup in Dubai.

2nd Test: SA 269/6 at stumps on Day 1:India showed their resilience with the ball after they took three wickets in quick succession in the last session to peg back the hosts on the first day of the second Test in Centurion on Saturday.

Goshan A lifts Ice Hockey Tournament 2018:The five days Ice Hockey Tournament 2018 concluded today at Goshan International Ice Hockey Rink, Drass in Jammu & Kashmir.

India beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Blind Cricket World Cup:Batting first, Pakistan scored a competitive target of 282 for eight in the stipulated 40 overs.

Stingray soft robot could lead to bio-inspired robotics:The simple body design of stingrays, specifically, a flattened body shape and side fins that start at the head and end at the base of their tail, makes them ideal to model bio- electromechanical systems on.

New warning system discovered in the immune defense:White blood cells are major components of the body’s immune defence, and the research group has shown that several types of these cells react against small DNA fragments thatare similar to the DNA from bacteria and viruses

Women BSF bikers to make history with debut on Republic Day:Each year, members of Border Security Force showcase adventurous motorcycle activities during Republic Day event at Rajpath, which become the center of attraction for people attending the Republic Day event. This year too, a team of women bikers of BSF are all geared up to showcase their stunts and acrobatics which you will find hard to miss.

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