Top News Headlines of 09 November 2013

Breaking news of 09 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Punjab National Bank on Friday reported a 52.6% drop in net profit to Rs 505.5 crore for the three months ended September, 2013 due to higher provisioning.
  • Driven largely by sales from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), Tata Motors posted an expectations-beating 70.7 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September.
  • Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Friday said it is opposed to the governments move to sell 10% stake when its share price is unduly depressed,even as the company reported an 82% drop in net profit for the second quarter.
  • India on Friday successfully test-fired nuclear weapons-capable, surface-to-surface Agni-1 missile for its full range of 700 km from Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast.
  • Malak Singh scored a brace as India edged past Malaysia 4-3 in a hard-fought encounter to register their second win in the men’s competition of the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Kakamigahara, Japan.
  • Fast bowler Dale Steyn grabbed a career-best 5-25 and Quinton de Kock smashed a maiden century as South Africa took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series against Pakistan with a 28-run victory in the fourth one-day international on Friday.
  • India has been awarded the 2018 men’s hockey World Cup, the second time in a span of eight years the country will be hosting the mega event having successfully organised the previous edition three years ago.
  • Heroics of India debutants Mohammad Shami and Rohit Sharma decimated the West Indies inside three days to lift India to an innings and 51-run win in Sachin Tendulkar’s 199th and last Test at Eden Gardens, which also gave India a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series.
  • A dedicated woman health worker from rural Bihar has bagged a global UN award for her commitment and dedication in eradicating polio in India.
  • Delhi Election Commission on Friday directed all mobile service providers to stop “political” bulk SMS services 48 hours before the Assembly election to ensure that parties do not influence voters during this period.
  • The Centre will move the Supreme Court on Saturday to challenge the Gawhati high courts judgment that the CBI was not set up legally and hence had no power to probe an offence, arrest accused and file chargesheets.
  • Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday replied to the notice of Election Commission over model code of conduct violation. In his reply to the election commission, Rahul said that he did not violate model code of conduct.
  • Pakistan on Friday announced the appointment of Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani as the country’s new envoy to the US, saying he would assume charge in December.
  • The Bachelorette India Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika comes to an end with Vijay Singh from a Dharamsala-based model won over Mallika’s heart and emerged as a winner.
  • Europe is facing its biggest threat in decades of importing the crippling polio virus.
  • The World Health Organization fears that the new outbreak of polio in Syria with the WPV1 strain, the most dangerous type of polio virus that cripples most of the children it infects, might endanger neighbouring regions, including Europe.
  • A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Friday killed eight civilians, including three women and three children.
  • One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines, killing more than 100 people whose bodies lay in the streets of one of the hardest-hit cities, an official said Saturday.
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