Top News Headlines of 06 December 2013

Breaking news of 06 December 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Amid slowing economy, the gross direct tax collection has risen only by 13.18 percent to Rs 3.68 lakh crore during the April-November period of 2013-14 fiscal.
  • After galloping over 450 points on exit polls predicting gains for the BJP in key state elections, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday closed below 21,000-mark as profit booking curbed the rise to about 250 points.
  • Scientists have extracted and decoded the oldest human DNA from a fossilized leg bone of an early human who died about 400,000 years ago in what is now Spain.
  • West Indies battled to avoid a third consecutive innings defeat on Thursday, ending the third day of the first Test against New Zealand on Thursday at 168-2,still 228 runs short of making the home side bat again.
  • Stuart Broad claimed two wickets as England took the honors on Thursday’s opening day of the second Ashes Test, restricting Australia to 273 for 5 on a docile pitch made for scoring runs.
  • A swashbuckling century at better than a run-a-ball from Quinton de Kock helped South Africa to a massive 141-run victory over India in the first one-day international played at The Wanderers on Thursday.
  • India has won the right to host the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup. This will be the biggest football tournament ever on Indian soil.
  • A sessions court in Mumbai on Thursday ordered a fresh trial against actor Salman Khan in the 11-year-old hit-and-run case. The new trial will require that witnesses and evidence be examined again.
  • The three-judge committee of the Supreme Court has indicted Justice AK Ganguly of committing an “act of unwelcome behaviour” and “conduct of sexual nature” towards a woman law intern but dropped any further action since he was a retired judge on the day of the incident.
  • The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recovered the crucial missing files pertaining to coal block allocations done between 2006 and 2009 said sources.
  • Diesel demand in India has declined in this fiscal for the first time in more than a decade on the back of increased power generation and monthly price hikes, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) chairman R.S. Butola said Thursday.
  • Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has been chargesheeted by the Haryana government for cancelling the mutation of the Rs.58 crore land deal between Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty giant DLF.
  • Sushma Singh will be the next Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India and will succeed Deepak Sandhu, who is due to finish her term at the end of December this year.
  • Senior IPS officer and current NSG chief Arvind Ranjan is tipped to be the new Director General of Central Industrial Security Force which guards the country’s civil airports and other key installations.
  • Aligarh Muslim University professor of Law Department was suspended on Thursday after he was accused of sexual harassment by a first year student of LLM. The suspension was confirmed by AMU registrar Group Captain Shahrukh Shamshad.
  • At least 105 people have been killed during fighting in Central African Republic’s capital on Thursday, according to a Reuters witness and an aid worker. A Reuters correspondent counted 53 bodies at a mosque in Bangui’s PK5 neighbourhood.
  • A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed car into Yemen s defence ministry Thursday, allowing gunmen to launch an assault on the complex which left 25 people including three foreign doctors dead.
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Top News Headlines of 06 December 2013
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