Current Affairs India - 13 September 2012

1. India-s Kerala based poet Jeet Thayil has been shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize in Fiction category for this novel -Narcopolis-. The novel was based on opium-hazed Mumbai of the 1970s.

2. The Supreme Court has refused to stay loading of fuel for nuclear power plant at Kudankulam today amid huge protest in the area. At the same time, it has said that safety is the most important concern and agreed to examine the risk associated with the project.