Top News Headlines of 06 October 2013

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

  • Mumbai Indians booked their spot in the Champions League Twenty20 final against Rajasthan Royals as they beat Trinidad and Tobago by six wickets at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Saturday.
  • Rajasthan Royals batsman Brad Hodge has been ruled out of Sundays Champions League T20 final to be held in New Delhi. The Australian was injured during the semifinal against Chennai Super Kings here on Friday.
  • Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman has beaten China’s Siyu Liu 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 to reach the final qualifying round of the 2013 Shanghai Rolex Masters tournament.
  • India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Daniel Nestor have lost to Andreas Seppi and Fabio Fognini of Italy 3-6, 7-5, 10-8 in their semi-final of the ATP China Open tournament in Beijing.
  • The Indian Under-19 cricket team produced a fantastic all-round performance to decimate South Africa U-19 by 201 runs in the final and lift the Quadrangular Series trophy in Visakhapatnam on Saturday.
  • The Badminton Association of India’s disciplinary committee has recommended a life ban on top Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta for trying to stop some players of her franchise Krrish Delhi Smashers from playing a match against Banga Beats in the IBL.
  • Third seed Saurav Ghosal continued his fine run of form when the Indian reached the semi-final of the Financiere Banque Nationale Montreal Open squash tournament with an emphatic 3-1 win over Egypt’s Omar Abdel Azaiz on Saturday.
  • Indian junior cyclists made a fine start to the Track Asia Cycling Championship in Thailand, bringing home one gold and three silver medals on the opening day on Saturday.
  • Malala Yousafzai has been declared the winner of an award for female defenders of human rights in war and conflict. The 16-year-old from Pakistan was due to accept the 2013 RAW in WAR Anna Politkovskaya Award at a London-based ceremony on October 4.
  • A family court last week directed actor Om Puri to pay a monthly interim maintenance of Rs 1.25 lakh to his estranged wife Nandita and Rs 50,000 towards their son.
  • Refusal of leave to a call centre executive led to the death of two people in Gurgaon on Saturday while two others including the employee who had asked for leave were battling for life.
  • Indian army said Saturday that it foiled an infiltration bid and killed four militants during a gunfight on the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir into Indian and Pakistani controlled parts.
  • At least 15 persons, including 10 security personnel, were injured in a clash between the villagers and policemen here today.
  • Senior Hindustani classical vocalist Panchakshari Swami Mattigatti (86) died at his residence after a prolonged illness here on Friday. His death came barely a day after he was felicitated at a function held on the occasion of his 86th birthday.
  • HRD minister Pallam Raju has decided not to press his resignation saying that he has been advised by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to participate in the group of ministers formed to study all issues arising from bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Former Prime Minister Chandrashekhara’s son Pankaj Singh on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of party President Rajnath Singh at the party headquarters here.
  • US President Barack Obama has named yet another Indian-American, Kerala University physics graduate Arun M. Kumar, to lead the trade promotion arm of the US Commerce Department charged with helping US companies succeed in markets around the world.
  • POP Queen since the 1980s, Madonna has revealed in an essay for Harper’s Bazaar that she was raped at knife point during her early days in New York.
  • After a 10-hour standoff punctuated by exchange of gunfire and negotiations, a joint team of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh police nabbed two Al Umma members wanted for the murders of BJP and Hindu Munnani leaders near the interstate border on Saturday.
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