Top News Headlines of 07 September 2013

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

  • The Bombay high court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Vodafone India which questioned the jurisdiction of the Income Tax Department to slap an additional Rs 8,500 crore to its taxable income in a transfer pricing case.
  • India and Japan have decided to expand their currency swap agreement, a financial tool to help cushion volatility in foreign exchange markets, to $50 billion from $15 billion.
  • Younis Khan hit a double century as Pakistan wrested control on the fourth day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Friday. Younis hit 200 not out to enable Pakistan to declare on 419 for nine.
  • Attempting to defend a Grand Slam title for the first time, and not quite two months after his historic Wimbledon championship, Andy Murray bowed out quickly, if not quietly, in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, losing 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 to Stanislas Wawrinka.
  • India’s Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek entered their second successive men’s doubles final at the US tennis Open, while Sania Mirza and China’s Jie Zheng were beaten in the semis of the women’s doubles.
  • Business icons N R Narayana Murthy and Anand Mahindra could turn sports administrators.
  • V.P. Agrawal Chairman, Airport Authority of India (AAI) received Today’s Traveller Award 2013 for Excellence in Development of Airport Infrastructure in India.
  • Engineers India Limited (EIL) has been awarded 1st prize by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) for Excellence in Cost Management Practices for the Year-2012 in the category of Public-Service Sector-Large.
  • At least 13 persons were killed and 25 injured when a mini bus fell into a small ravine after hitting a tree at Perithalmannain Malappuram district on Friday evening.
  • Former Indian Bank Chairman and Managing Director M Gopalakrishnan and six other former top bank officials were today sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment by a CBI court here for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 31.75 crore by granting loans without proper security between 1992-96.
  • It promises to be a battle between the sound of music and the sound of silence on Saturday. The ageless compositions of Beethoven and Haydn will reverberate across Shalimar Bagh and bounce off the surrounding Zabarwan hills.
  • A court on Friday jailed six men for life for raping a foreign student of Bangalore’s National Law School last year. Another accused is absconding while the eighth is facing trial in a juvenile justice court.
  • The comptroller and auditor general has taken the Union health ministry to task for having invested Rs 21 crore on installing nearly 22,000 condom vending machines (CVMs), out of which 10,000 were found missing and another 1,100 weren’t working.
  • The last remaining witness to Adolf Hitler’s final hours, his own bodyguard, has died at the age of 96. Rochus Misch, who served as Hitler’s devoted bodyguard for most of World War II, died Thursday, according to the Associated Press.
  • The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the pension bill, a crucial reform legislation that has been in the works for almost a decade.
  • Decks have been cleared for Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modis projection as BJPs prime ministerial candidate, with party president Rajnath Singh putting an end to the speculation by telling RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat that he was ready to make the announcement shortly.
  • Ajay Kumar Gaur has taken over as the Director (Finance) of RITES Ltd. with effect from September 2. Shri Ajay Kumar Gaur is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Eighteen months after its first democratically elected President Mohamed Nasheed stepped down, Maldives will go to polls on Saturday.
  • Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed led thousands of his supporters to an anti-India rally from the garrison city of Rawalpindi into the federal capital Islamabad on Friday.
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