Top News Headlines of 07 November 2013

Breaking news of 07 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • State-run capital goods company BHEL ‘s second quarter (July-September) net profit fell 64.2 percent year-on-year to Rs 456 crore on lower revenues, supported largely by higher other income.
  • Falling sales and competition has forced Mahindra & Mahindra to cut the price of its XUV500 SUV by over Rs 1 lakh as the company drove in a lower-spec’d version of the vehicle, looking to gain back lost market share.
  • Home and auto loans are set to get costlier, with State Bank of India and HDFC Bank raising their benchmark rates by 20 basis points. Both banks have raised their base rate to 10% from 9.8%.
  • Pacer Mohammed Shami announced his arrival on the Test arena by scalping four wickets in a dream spell against the West Indies as a dominant India started Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell series by taking early control of the first Test on Wednesday.
  • Colin Munro smashed 73 and Anton Devcich 59 in leading New Zealand to a 15-run win over Bangladesh in the tour-closing Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 205, Bangladesh faltered on 189-9 in 20 overs.
  • The Jodhpur police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, over two months after he was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl.
  • Indian billionaires, the sixth largest group in the rich world, have thrown up an interesting trend found nowhere else in the world holding on to ones roots.
  • Noted celebrity chef and the lady who revolutionised Indian cooking, Tarla Dalal passed away on Wednesday morning. Dalal, in her late 70s, died of heart attack at 7 am today morning at her residence in South Mumbai.
  • Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would not be extended Special Protection Group (SPG) cover.
  • The battle for the Sheila Dikshit’s seat has turned even more interesting as BJP decided to field a strong contender, former state unit president Vijendra Gupta, against her.
  • Actor and DMDK president Vijayakanth on Wednesday announced the first list of his party’s candidates for the Delhi assembly polls. This is the first time that a regional party from Tamil Nadu is fielding candidates in an assembly election in Delhi.
  • Three years after the board of governors took over the running of Medical Council of India (MCI), the health ministry has appointed 68 new members to restore the council’s autonomy.
  • A rising Indian-American political figure has won local body elections in the US state of New Jersey, becoming one of the youngest people to do so. Kolkata-born Raj Mukherji, a former Jersey City Deputy Mayor, won the State Assembly elections to New Jersey’s 33rd Legislative District.
  • One person was killed and eight injured as series of seven blasts triggered by homemade bombs packed with ball bearings rocked the provincial office of the Communist Party in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan on Wednesday.
  • Britain on Wednesday announced a passport pass back pilot scheme in southern India which would allow applicants to keep passports while their visa is being processed.
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Top News Headlines of 07 November 2013
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