1.  Bhartiya Mahila Bank, the first nationalised bank for women expected to be operational from November 2013,In its first advertisement on 18 September 2013 announced that the Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will recruit 115 vacancies from female  candidates only.
  2. Reserve Bank of India on 25 September 2013 banned zero per cent interest rate schemes for purchase of consumer goods.
  3.  Former South African President Nelson Mandela on 22 September 2013 presented with a humanitarian achievement award for  his contribution to South-South cooperation and sustainable development.
  4.  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 20 September 2013 increased the repo rate or the short term lending rate by 25 basis points  to 7.5 per cent from 7.25 per cent with immediate effect. This means that the Repo rate has been increased by 0.25 percent.
  5. Bangladesh Government on 22 September 2013 decided to bring Nobel Prize winning Grameen Bank under the central bank’s  jurisdiction to give the authorities more powers over the micro credit organisation
  6.  Tony Abbott was sworn in as Australia’s new Prime Minister on 18 September 2013. Tony Abbott is the 28th Prime Minister of  Australia.
  7.  Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and American singer, human rights and social justice  activist Harry Belafonte were jointly awarded with Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013 on 17    September 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.
  8. Gujarati movie The Good Road was on 21 September 2013 nominated as India’s official entry to 2014 Oscars in the Best Foreign  Film category.
  9.  Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on 21 Septmber 2013 selected for a US award for his television show Satyamev Jayate.
  10.  Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan was awarded on 27 September 2013 with the Fifth Deutsche Bank Prize for  Financial Economics 2013.
  11.  Miss Nigeria, Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola, 21, won the Miss Muslimah World contest which was organised by the World  Muslimah Foundation in Jakartha, Indonesia on 18 September 2013.
  12.  World Rabies Day observed on 28 September 2013 across the world to raise awareness about the impact of rabies disease and to  deliver the message that rabies is preventable.
  13. International Day of Peace observed on 21 September 2013 across the world to recognize the efforts of those who have worked    hard to end conflict and promote peace. The theme for the year 2013 is Education for Peace.
  14. The Union Government of India on 20 September 2013 finalised setting up of the Ultra- Mega Green Solar Power Project in  Rajasthan .
  15.  India’s most deterrent nuclear capable ballistic missile, Agni-5 was successfully test fired from Chandipur Test Range in  Balasore district off Odisha coast on 15 September 2013.
  16.  The Bank of Beijing on 18 September 2013 launched China’s first direct bank in Beijing.
  17.  Sri Srinivasan was on 26 September 2013 sworn in as judge of the US Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  18.  World Tourism Day observed on 27 September 2013 across the world to bring awareness about the importance of tourism.
  19.  Tokyo will host the 2020 summer Olympics after beating Istanbul in a head to head voting by the International Olympic  Committee.
  20.  Every year on 29 September celebrated as the World Heart Day since 1999,The theme of the 2013 World Heart Day is :a life- course approach to the prevention and control of CVD with a focus on women and children
  21. Indian author sushmita Banerjee shot dead outside her house in Afghanistan.
  22.  In Andhra Pradesh, a state-of-the-art advanced integration centre for the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory  under DRDO was inaugurated in Visakhapatnam on 29 September 2013.
  23. On the date of 25th September the great Indian Athletics Coach A.K.Kutty were Died.
  24.  Narayanaswamy Srinivasan was on 29 September 2013 re-elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India  (BCCI) for a third term at its 84th annual general meeting (AGM) held at Chennai.
  25.  NCA Chairman Ranjib Biswal was on 29 September 2013 appointed as chairman of the IPL during the Annual General Meeting of  the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at Chennai.
  26.  India won bronze medal in the 8th Women’s Asia Cup 2013 as they defeated China 3-2 via penalty shootout in the 3rd/4th  place play-off played at the National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 27 September 2013.
  27. Serena Willians wins 17th grand slam tiltle with US Open victory over Victoria Azarenka by 7-5,6-7,6-1.
  28.  The G20 Leaders’ Summit took place in St.Petersburg on 5-6 September 2013 presided by Russia. The G20 nations discussed    ways to ensure economic growth and financial stability, create jobs and combat unemployment, stimulate investment and promote      multilateral trade.
  29.  Leaders of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) group of nations on 5 September 2013 announced to set up a  100 billion US dollar(India and Russia committed 18 billion dollars each while China announced 41 billion US dollars. South Africa  announced 5 billion US dollars) fund to steady currency markets established by an expected pullback of US monetary stimulus.

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