Top News Headlines of 03 November 2013

Breaking news of 03 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Indian stock, debt and currency markets are closed on Monday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Tuesday. The benchmark BSE index rose 0.2% on Friday, after earlier hitting a record high of 21, 293.88 points, which surpassed the previous record set on January 10, 2008.
  • Novak Djokovic won the battle of the former world number ones by subduing Roger Federer 4-6 6-3 6-2 in an entertaining encounter to reach the Paris Masters final on Saturday.
  • Indian players enjoyed a good day on the ATP Challenger tour as Yuki Bhambri reached the singles semifinals of the Traralgon event in Australia while Somdev Devvarman and Saketh Myneni reached the quarter-finals of the Charlottesville event in the United States.
  • India’s berth in the 2014 Hockey World Cup was sealed, signed and endorsed by New Zealand who beat Samoa 25-0 in the Oceania Cup in Taranaki, New Zealand, on Saturday.
  • Rohit Sharma smashed his way into the record books with a stunning 209 as the Indian cricket team provided the perfect Diwali gift to the nation with a 57-run victory in the series-deciding final ODI against Australia to clinch the rubber 3-2 here on Saturday.
  • India’s Gaurav Gill, driving a Race Torque-prepared Skoda Fabia S2000 for Team MRF, emerged champion in the 2013 Asia Pacific Rally Championship despite finishing second to team-mate Esapekka Lappi in the Rally China that concluded here Sunday.
  • Leg-spinner Shahid Afridi and paceman Mohammad Irfan shared six wickets as Pakistan thumped South Africa by 66 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) in Dubai on Friday.
  • Marcelo Ohio won first prize which included 300 000 baht ($9 677), a crown with real gemstones and free surgery “for anything” at a famed plastic surgery clinic in Bangkok.
  • Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and star batsman Virat Kohli were on Saturday nominated for the International Cricket Council’s People’s Choice Award, the winner of which will be declared on December 13 during the governing body’s 10th annual awards.
  • The official website of AIADMK, the ruling party in Tamil Nadu, was on Saturday hacked. A visit to the website displayed sentences like ‘HACKED BY H4$N4!N H4XOR’ and ‘Islam Zindabad, Long Live Muslims, Pakistan Zindabad.
  • The fire broke out at the two-storey building, housing a purse manufacturing factory, at around 5.50 pm, police said. “Seven fire tenders were pressed into service and it took over three hours to douse the fire.
  • Noted Kannada film director and screenplay writer D Rajendra Babu died of heart attack here on Sunday. He was 62.
  • Irked over denial of ticket from the Mandla Constituency for the Assembly elections this month, Madhya Pradesh Minister of State for Rural Development Devi Singh Sayyam on Saturday quit BJP.
  • An Aerocon turboprop with 18 people on board crashed in northern Bolivia, killing eight and leaving the other 10 people injured.
  • China has replaced the top army general in the volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang following what the government called a terrorist strike in the heart of the capital Beijing.
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Top News Headlines of 03 November 2013
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