Top News Headlines of 10 August 2013

Breaking news of 10 August 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • U.S. scientists have announced a significant breakthrough in the fight against malaria after a human trial of a new vaccine was 100 per cent effective against the disease for the first time in history.
  • Indian physicist C V Raman’s discovery that won him the Nobel prize in 1930 will now help solve serious crime. A study by forensic scientists at the University of Kent has established a way of identifying which brand of lipstick someone was wearing at a crime scene without removing the evidence from its bag, thereby avoiding possible contamination.
  • A security bug has been discovered in Google Chrome browser that allows the software to automatically display users saved passwords while importing bookmarks from other browser.
  • Gunmen in Pakistan fired on the vehicle of a politician which was driving past worshippers leaving a mosque on a Muslim holiday on Friday, killing nine people and wounding 27 in the city of Quetta.
  • Karen Black, the actress best known for her roles in film classics such as “Easy Rider,” “Five Easy Pieces” and “Nashville,” died Thursday after losing her fight with cancer.
  • Top seed PV Sindhu entered the semifinals of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold at Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. She defeated Indonesia’s seventh seed Hera Desi 21-17 21-17 in the quarterfinals.
  • Serena Williams eased into the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday night, overpowering Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1. Serena, coming off a tournament victory in the Swedish Open on July 21, will face third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, a 7-6 (1), 7-5 winner over fifth-seeded Sara Errani of Italy.
  • Former Test and one-day international Stuart Law was Friday appointed to replace Darren Lehmann as coach of Queensland and Brisbane Heat for the next three seasons.
  • Australia’s Nathan Lyon took four wickets as England collapsed to 238 for nine at stumps on the first day of the fourth Ashes Test at Chester-le-Street on Friday.
  • Entertainment Network (India),or ENIL, India’s leading Private FM Radio operator popularly known as Radio Mirchi, has reported a net profit growth of 53.6 percent.
  • The Himalaya Mall, among the five biggest malls in Ahmedabad, on Friday announced a fee of Rs 20 from visitors from the minority community, to be returned to them only if they bought anything from the mall.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government has posted a new mining officer in Gautam Budh Nagar district. The post had been lying vacant since July 25 after the former official, Ashish Kumar, was transferred to Bulandshahr.
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