Top News Headlines of 01 December 2013

Breaking news of 01 December 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • A straight-game victory in the quarter-finals over Tsz Ka Chan of Hong Kong on Friday saw PV Sindhu securing herself a place in the final four of the Macau Open. The top seed faced little trouble in dismissing Chan’s challenge with a 21-17, 21-12 win in just 29 minutes.
  • Karan Thakur Young and unheralded Railways pacer Karan Thakur on Saturday created history by becoming the first bowler in CK Nayudu Trophy (BCCI U-25 Meet) to take all 10 wickets in an innings against Baroda at the Reliance Stadium in Vadodara.
  • Indian leg-spinner Piyush Chawla tied the knot with long-time friend Anubhuti Chauhan at a grand ceremony Moradabad on Friday. Piyush and Anubhuti, who happen to be neighbours, got married in the presence of close family members and friends, including the cricketer’s Uttar Pradesh teammates.
  • Vernon Philander led a strong performance by South Africa’s bowlers to set up a four-wicket consolation win for the hosts in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan at Centurion Park on Sunday (AEDT).
  • East Timor film ‘Beatriz’s War’ bagged Golden Peacock award for Best Film at the 44th International Film Festival of India at Panaji, Goa on 30 November 2013.
  • A new report puts India among 12 high-burden countries that are home to the 2.1 million adolescents living with HIV in 2012.
  • Three escort policemen were shot dead and two injured by armed Maoists in a running train near Jamalpur Railway station in Bihar’s Munger district on Saturday evening.
  • State-run fuel retailers on Saturday raised diesel price by 50 paise a litre, excluding state taxes, but left petrol rate unchanged for the ensuing fortnight.
  • Polling began in 199 Assembly seats in Rajasthan to decide the fate of 2,087 candidates including Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and BJP’s chief ministerial nominee Vasundhara Raje. Over 4.08 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in 47,223 polling booths.
  • Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal was Saturday night arrested by Goa police after a court here rejected his anticipatory bail plea holding that prima facie he was involved in acts which constitute custodial rape and outraging of the modesty of his woman colleague.
  • To avoid duplication and forgery, the Election Commission has decided to provide plastic Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) instead of the current laminated paper card to all voters in India.
  • Justice Debabrata Das and Justice Satrughna Pujahari were sworn in as permanent judge and additional judge of High Court respectively here on Friday.
  • A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 33 people crashed in a remote border area in Namibia, killing all on board. The plane crashed in a Namibian national park near the border with Angola and there were no survivors.
  • Eight people were killed and 14 others seriously injured when a police helicopter crashed into the roof of a packed Glasgow pub, trapping many inside in choking dust and debris, Scottish police said on Saturday.
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Top News Headlines of 01 December 2013
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