Top News Headlines of 05 October 2013

Breaking news of 05 October 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • The Cabinet committee on economic affairs on Thursday approved Rs 8,632.77 crore for implementation of the National AIDS Control Programme Phase-IV by the health ministry’s department of AIDS control.
  • Former Securities and Exchange Board of India chairman CB Bhave and former Reserve Bank of India deputy governor Usha Thorat will be among members of a committee that will finalise the candidates who will be eligible to run a bank.
  • Ajinkya Rahane hit a resolute fifty and spinner Pravin Tambe scalped three crucial wickets as Rajasthan Royals notched up a 14-run victory over Chennai Super Kings to advance to the finals of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Friday.
  • The touring West Indies A snatched a 47-run first innings lead that they stretched to 75 against India A on the third and penultimate day of the match here Friday.
  • Betkuchi High School of Assam scripted history at the Ambedkar Stadium on Friday with an a stunning 1-0 win over defending champions Greenwood School, Nagaland to enter the U-14 final of the Subroto Cup football tournament for the first time.
  • Manish Pandey and Baba Aparajith slammed double-hundreds to help South Zone reach a mammoth 553 for 7 at the end of the second day against West Zone in the Duleep Trophy quarter-final in Chennai.
  • Afghanistan will play in the World Cup for the first time in 2015 after beating Kenya by seven wickets in their final qualifying match in Sharjah.
  • The country’s aviation regulator has ordered criminal action against a Jet Airways commander after he was held guilty of hiring an impersonator to pass the crucial exams that earned him his commander’s licence.
  • Rail travel will become costly from Monday with the cash-strapped railways deciding to increase passenger fares in all mail and express trains by 2% and freight tariff by 1.7% across the board.
  • The National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court here on Friday sentenced 13 people to life imprisonment after they were found guilty on charges of recruiting youths from Kerala to carry out acts of terror with the support of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Pakistans ISI.
  • VO Nguyen Giap, the brilliant and ruthless self-taught general who drove the French out of Vietnam to free it from colonial rule and later forced the Americans to abandon their gruelling effort to save the country from communism, has died.
  • Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has suspended a senior Doordarshan official on charges of sexual harassment leveled by a colleague.
  • The CBI has arrested independent MLA from Kudligi B Nagendra and a police officer Ramakanth Hullur in connection with alleged irregularities in the export of iron ore from the Belekeri port in Karnataka.
  • Assembly elections in Delhi will be held on December 4. The Election Commission (EC) on Friday announced assembly polls in five states between November 11 and December 4.
  • Congress MPs Arun Kumar, Rayapati Sambasiva Rao, Anant Venkatrama Reddy and A Sai Prathap have quit Congress following the Cabinets decision on Thursday to clear the formation of Telangana.
  • Andhra Pradesh Law Minister Erasu Pratap Reddy resigned from the post on Friday, and also from primary membership of Congress in protest against the Union Cabinet’s decision to bifurcate the state.
  • Around 2.9 million people across the globe, using popular software applications like Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat have had their private information like passwords and even credit and debit card details stolen in a sophisticated cyber-attack on Adobe, the parent company.
  • One of Pakistan’s most powerful men, General Ashfaq Kayani, is likely to stay head of the military with a new title when he steps down as army chief next month, government and security sources said, taking over some of the duties of his successor.
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