Top News Headlines of 02 November 2013

Breaking news of 02 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Friday reported its highest sales mark for a month in October at 625,420 units, a growth of 18.17 percent from 529,215 units despatched during the corresponding month of last year.
  • Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Hyderabad-based Defence Public Sector Undertaking, has paid a dividend of Rs 57.684 crore to the central government.
  • AT&T Inc. (T) executives are laying the groundwork internally for a potential takeover of Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) next year, mapping out a strategy for a complex deal with Europe’s largest mobile carrier, people familiar with the situation said.
  • Former world number one Roger Federer looked like his old self when he beat Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 4-6 6-3 at the Paris Masters on Friday to set up a semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic.
  • India’s compound archers clinched one gold, one silver and one bronze to ascend into the second spot in the medals tally. According to PTI, India’s mixed team of Abhishek Verma and Lily Chanu Paonam beat Iran by one point to win their second gold of the meet.
  • A jail meant to hold 975 prisoners, arguably the biggest in India’s northeast, was inaugurated in Tripura Friday by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar. The jail is located at Bishalgarh in western Tripura’s Sipahijala district.
  • The Supreme Court on Friday yet again brushed aside jailed spiritual leader Asaram Bapu’s request to restrain the electronic media from vilifying him as a villain in the alleged sexual assault cases.
  • Supreme Court on Friday permitted Sahara group chief Subrata Roy and his two directors to travel abroad till November 11 by which time they have to submit original title deeds of their assets worth Rs 20,000 crore to cover the investors’ money they had collected through OFCD.
  • A day after its landmark judgment insulating bureaucrats from political pressure, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL seeking formulation of guidelines on extension of service, re-appointment and giving other post-retirement assignments to top civil servants and cops.
  • Nine persons were killed and three injured after crackers exploded in a private fireworks manufacturing unit near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu on Friday. The workers were making firewors in the unit when the crackers exploded.
  • More than two months after TOI reported irregularities in the leave travel concession (LTC) claims made by central government and public sector employees, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered its first FIR, naming JDU Rajya Sabha member Anil Sahani.
  • India on Friday won a crucial election to the UN Board of Auditors with its nominee Shashi Kant Sharma, the Comptroller and Auditor General, garnering the largest number of votes.
  • R. Venkateswarlu Friday took charge as the new director general of All India Radio (AIR), one of the world’s largest broadcasting stations.
  • A Transportation Security Administration agent was killed in a shooting incident at the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday and authorities said the suspected gunman was in custody.
  • A US drone strike killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban Friday, US and Pakistani officials said, in a major blow to the group just a day after the government said it had started peace talks with the militants.
  • Germany on Friday became the first European country to allow babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female, but advocates called for broader reforms.
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