Top News Headlines of 04 November 2013

Breaking news of 04 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Samvat 2070, the New Year for the trading community on Dalal Street, started on an auspicious note with the sensex scaling a new all-time peak at 21,322 during the 75-minute special trading session on Sunday evening and closing at a new high at 21, 239.
  • Pune University has grown larger than its much older counterpart in Mumbai. This year, Pune went on to add many more colleges under its ambit, thus emerging as the second largest university of the country.
  • India’s first Mars orbiter mission is in the last stages of readiness, with propellant being filled into the fourth and last phase of the rocket at 1.30pm. The countdown started at 6.08am on Sunday.
  • Xolo has launched a new A-series smartphone in India, the A600 at Rs. 8,199. The smartphone was listed on Xolo’s official site without any pricing in October. The Xolo A600 features a 4.5-inch qHD (540×960) IPS display and a pixel density of 245ppi.
  • Novak Djokovic beat defending champion David Ferrer of Spain 7-5 7-5 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday and keep alive his hopes of reclaiming the world number one spot by the end of the year.
  • Dustin Johnson became the first golfer since Tiger Woods to win U.S. PGA Tour titles in each of his first seven seasons with a three-stroke victory at golf’s HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
  • Shamsur Rahman scored 96 and Naeem Islam made 63 to help Bangladesh win the third and final one-day international by four wickets and the series 3-0 against New Zealand on Sunday.
  • Virat Kohli became the number one batsman in One-day cricket after a superb batting show against Australia in the just-concluded series, in which he scored 344 runs.
  • Rajamoulis Eega is in news again. After winning national awards and getting appreciation at various international film festivals, Eega bagged 9 awards in various categories at the 8th Toronto after Dark Film Festival.
  • Malayalam film actor Shweta Menon on Sunday withdrew her complaint of molestation against Congress MP N Peethambara Kurup after the 71-year-old leader tendered “personal apology”.
  • Ten people were killed on Saturday evening after a train ran over them near Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Bengal’s sex ratio 949.9682 is at its highest since 1901, when it was 945. Now, the bad one. The state’s women are still getting married very early at 20.3 years which is the least mean age for effective marriage of women in the country.
  • Pakistani folk singer Reshma of ‘Lambi Judai’ fame dies. Pakistani folk singer Reshma died Sunday in Lahore after battling throat cancer, Dawn News reported. Her exact age was not known.
  • It’s a double celebrations for Hrithik Roshan and the “Krrish 3” team as the Diwali release is going strong at the box office and has collected Rs.23 crore on the second day of its release.
  • Two French radio journalists were found dead after being kidnapped by armed men in north Mali in what President Francois Hollande called a despicable act as he ordered an emergency ministers meeting on Sunday.
  • An overcrowded tourist ferry capsized and sank near a popular Thai seaside town, killing six tourists, including two Russians and a Chinese. The rest of the roughly 200 people aboard were rescued.
  • Suspected Islamic militants attacked a wedding convoy in northeast Nigeria and killed more than 30 people including the bridegroom.
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