Top News Headlines of 10 December 2013

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

  • Bharti Airtel, country’s largest telecom operator in terms of subscriber base on Monday said it would invest more than Rs 4,000 crore in Punjab over the the period of five years.
  • The Sensex and Nifty today surged to new lifetime highs on all-round buying after the BJP swept three out of 4 state polls and boosted hopes that a new government in 2014 general elections would be more business-friendly.
  • The income tax department has claimed that Nokia owes over Rs 21,000 crore to the government even as the Finnish mobile phone firm offered to pay over Rs 2,000 crore to Indian authorities in a bid to save its $7.2 billion deal with Microsoft.
  • Scientists have developed a new contact lens which releases drugs into the eye and could help treat glaucoma, the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness.
  • Blackburn striker D.J. Campbell was named Monday as one of the six people arrested in English football’s latest match-fixing investigation.
  • Australia beat England by 218 runs in the second Ashes test on the fifth day at Adelaide Oval on Monday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Australia captured England’s four remaining wickets before lunch to close out a 218-run victory in the second Ashes test on Monday.
  • STAR India have won the Indian cricket team’s title sponsorship right outbidding Sahara India. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the sponsors after opening bids in Chennai on Monday.
  • Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif’s brother and Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday. Shahbaz is visiting India this week at the invitation of his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal.
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa dropped K.V. Ramalingam, minister for sports and youth welfare from her council of ministers. According to a statement from Raj Bhavan, Governor K. Rosaiah has approved Jayalalithaa’s recommendation of dropping Ramalingam from her ministry.
  • Congress managed a face-saver of sorts on Monday, winning 33 of 39 seats in the Mizoram assembly. The party, which was routed in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi, was leading in one more seat in the northeastern state.
  • Azim H Premji, the winner of The Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award 2013, only through the prism of Wipro would be an injustice to his immense contribution in other fields.
  • Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo on Monday roped in former Nokia head for emerging markets, including India, D Shivakumar as its Chairman and CEO, India Region.
  • Pakistan has dropped plans to send Syed Ibne Abbas as the new High Commissioner to India and instead replaced him with career diplomat Abdul Basit, a top Pakistani official said today.
  • A Pakistani court on Monday summoned Asif Ali Zardari and witnesses to appear before it in three graft cases filed against the former president.
  • Twenty-seven South Asian workers including 24 Indians were held on Monday for alleged rioting in Singapore. The island nations PM ordered a probe into the country’s worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years.
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