Top News Headlines of 07 October 2013

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

  • Sri Lanka’s state-run electricity board and India’s biggest power producer, NTPC , on Tuesday signed an agreement to set up a coal-fired power plant joint venture worth up to $700 million in the island nation.
  • ICICI Bank has raised alarm over loan default by the Dabhol power plant after being rendered idle due to dwindling fuel supplies, indicating the severity of a situation that threatens to turn thousands of crores of rupees given to gas-fired generation projects into bad debt.
  • Researchers have developed a new technique for breast cancer treatment injection of drugs via the nipple.
  • Mumbai Indians on Sunday gave a fitting farewell to Sachin Tendulkar’s T20 career by notching up a 33-run victory over Rajasthan Royals to clinch the Champions League Twenty20 title in New Delhi.
  • Top seed Juan Martin del Potro beat Canada’s Milos Raonic in the battle of big-servers on Sunday to bag the Japan Open title and boost his chances of qualifying for the end-of-season ATP World Tour finals in London.
  • Former champions South Zone progressed to the semi-final of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament by pipping West Zone by virtue of a 313-run first innings lead after their four-day quarter-final ended in a draw in Chennai on Sunday.
  • Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman has lost to Japan’s Tatsuma Ito 7-6, 6-0 in the final qualifying round of the 2013 Shanghai Rolex Masters tournament.
  • Sebastian Vettel’s relentless push toward a fourth straight Formula One championship continued with a victory at the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday.
  • A Japanese author who writes about alienation and a fractured modern world is tipped as Nobel prize winner for literature ahead of the annual awards that start on Monday with the announcement of the winner for medicine.
  • More than 25 persons have been killed and scores of others injured as lightning struck various parts of Bihar yesterday Six persons died after being struck by lighting in two incidents in the villages under Town and Obra blocks of Bihar’s Aurangabad district last evening.
  • Two sisters have lodged separate complaints alleging sexual exploitation by Asaram and his son Narayan Sai between 1997 and 2007.
  • Two constables allegedly lured three underprivileged, minor girls to their accommodation at Kingsway Camp on Saturday and tried to sexually assault one of them.
  • Pushed on a backfoot on the Telangana issue by an aggressive YSR Congress chief, Jaganmohan Reddy, TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will fast in the capital on Monday.
  • Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s wife Rabri Devi, who like her husband is a former Chief Minister of Bihar, will lead the party in his absence, it was announced Sunday.
  • Stephen Harmison, the former England paceman who has failed to make a single fist-class appearance in Durham’s title-winning year, announced his retirement on Sunday.
  • Sri Lanka’s first elected Tamil Chief Minister will be sworn in by President Mahinda Rajapakse on Monday after a bitter election campaign, despite pressure from supporters to boycott the ceremony, his party said.
  • At least 28 people were killed and over 90 injured as supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi clashed with the police in cities across Egypt as the country marked the 40th anniversary of its last war with Israel.
  • President Cristina Fernandez’s government was in uncharted territory Sunday after doctors ordered the Argentine leader to take a month’s rest because they found blood on her brain from a head injury.
  • American commandos aided by the FBI and CIA carried out raids in Libya and Somalia to capture long-sought terrorist suspects using a template perfected in Pakistan, the motherlode of terrorists still humming with fugitives.
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Top News Headlines of 07 October 2013
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