Top News Headlines of 10 October 2013

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

  • A new set of investors, including Morgan Stanley, boarded Flipkart helping the domestic e-commerce leader to clinch the largest-ever funding for internet business in India.
  • State Bank of India (SBI) today reduced interest rates on loans for car and consumer durables and also decided to lower processing charges to cash in on the festival season demand.
  • Scientists have found the first-ever comet material on Earth a black pebble filled with diamonds left behind when an apocalyptic comet exploded over modern-day Egypt,28 million years ago.
  • Sri Lanka’s former skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan has retired from Test cricket which means the opening batsman will not face Pakistan in the UAE-based series later this year.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi left-arm paceman Pradeep Sangwan faces an 18-month ban from cricket after he was found guilty of consuming banned substances.
  • Ace Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta has moved Delhi High Court against Badminton Association of India for threatening to ban her for life over a row during the Indian Badminton League.
  • Three U.S. based scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that any researcher can use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.
  • The Delhi High Court Wednesday struck down the Court Fees (Delhi Amendment) Act, 2012, under which court fees were hiked 10-fold last year, saying the act “disproportionately impacts the fundamental right of access to justice”.
  • In the first arrest in National Spot Exchange Ltd’s Rs 5,600 crore payout scam, a top official of the beleaguered bourse, which defaulted on its payment for the eighth time in a row on Tuesday, was held by the economic offence wing (EOW) of Mumbai police on Wednesday.
  • The Patna high court on Wednesday acquitted allacquitted 26 people convicted by a trial court of massacring 58 dalits in Bihar’s Laxmanpur-Bathe village in 1997 due to lack of evidence.
  • At least 30 workers at a private agri-marine processing plant at Indukurpet mandal of the Nellore district were today hospitalised after inhaling leaked ammonia gas from the plant.
  • Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandywas questioned by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the solar panel scam, the high court was on Wednesday told by the advocate general.
  • YSR Congress President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who was on indefinite fast for five days to protest the central government’s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh, was forcibly shifted by police to a hospital here Wednesday night.
  • Pavel Smirnov, who played a role in ace marksman Vijay Kumar winning a silver medal in the London Olympics, has been appointed chief coach of the Indian pistol team on a three-year contract.
  • Veteran Pakistani diplomats Syed Ibne Abbas and Jalil Abbas Jilani would be the new Pakistani envoys to India and the US respectively as part of a wide-ranging reshuffle of envoys in key capitals around the world.
  • President Barack Obama nominated Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday to run the world’s most influential central bank and urged the Senate to confirm her without delay.
  • The Delhi high court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking a ban on the release of Bollywood movie “Ram-Leela”, starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.
  • Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was granted bail Wednesday in a case involving the slaying of a separatist leader, paving the way for an end to his house arrest and possible departure from the country.
  • The Maldives will hold a new presidential election on October 19, the election commission announced on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court annulled a September 7 poll citing voter fraud.
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