Top News Headlines of 01 November 2013

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

  • The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Thursday confirmed that its weapons inspectors have sanitized 21 out of 23 chemical weapons sites in Syria.
  • The corpses of 92 migrants,most of them women and children, have been found in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down attempting to cross the vast Sahara desert, authorities said on Thursday.
  • The Jharkhand High Court Thursday rejected the bail petition of former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad. The court said it did not find merit in the bail plea.
  • Noted Hindi humourist writer and Padam Shri awardee K P Saxena passed away in Lucknow on today morning.
  • The Election Commission of India approved the design of none of the above (NOTA) button,which is being introduced for the first time in the Delhi assembly elections, said a statement on Thursday.
  • The Election Commission has issued a notice to the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for violating the model code of conduct.
  • Sudhir Vasudeva, CMD, ONGC and the Chairperson of Indian Council of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been invited by 2013 SPE President Egbert Imomoh to take over the responsibility of first Regional Director of South Asia Region for 2014.
  • The founder of Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX), Jignesh Shah, on Thursday, resigned from its board as non-Executive Vice-Chairman.
  • Australian authorities have confirmed that a man from western region has contracted dengue fever, the country’s first case in more than 70 years.
  • SpiceJet has appointed Sanjiv Kapoor, aviation consultant and ex-CEO of a Bangladesh airline as its chief operating officer three months after its chief executive Neil Mills quit the airline.
  • No mining will be allowed around the Eco Sensitive Zone  of six wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Goa with the Environment Ministry today imposing a ban on such activities.
  • Petrol prices were on Thursday cut by Rs. 1.15 a litre, the second reduction in rates in a month, while diesel prices were raised by 50 paise per litre.
  • Tamim Iqbal became Bangladesh’s top run scorer in one-day cricket on Thursday as his team beat New Zealand by 40 runs in the second ODI to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
  • Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. has won the SAP Ace Award 2013 for the Best Run Award in Implementation of SAP-Business Communications Management (BCM).
  • Eminent agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan was on Thursday conferred the Indira Gandhi National Integration Award. The 88-year-old is widely acclaimed as the scientific leader of the Green Revolution.
  • South Africa staged a remrakable comeback to beat Pakistan by one run in the first day-night international in Sharjah on Wednesday, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
  • Scientists have discovered an Earth-like-planet around 400 light years away. Too bad it’s too hot to handle. The planet known as Kepler 78b was named after its sun-like star, Kepler-78 which is about 20 per cent bigger than the sun.
  • The eight key infrastructure industries grew 8 per cent during September, the highest in the last 11 months, as sectors including coal, cement, and electricity posted robust production after several months of slow growth or contraction.
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