Top News Headlines of 10 September 2013

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

  • Telecom regulator TRAI on Monday recommended a sharp 60 per cent cut in the floor price of mobile phone spectrum for an upcoming auction after two previous sales drew lukewarm response because of high reserve price.
  • Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a new ‘crash-proof’ driver-less car that can safely navigate its way through busy roads.
  • World number one Serena Williams captured her fifth US Open title, and second in a row, by outlasting second-ranked Victoria Azarenka7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 to claim her 17th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday.
  • Incessant rainfall was the norm of the day as two meet records were set by the women on the third day of the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships at the Birsa Munda Sports Complex on Monday.
  • Suspended cricketer Ajit Chandila and two others, arrested for their alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, were today granted bail by a Delhi court.
  • Maharatna ONGC secured the 12th Greentech Safety Award in Gold category under the Petroleum Exploration Sector. The award was given for the outstanding performance of the oil major’s Fire services in protecting ONGC operations all over the country from fire hazards.
  • In recognition to the initiatives taken in Development in the field HR, Gyanesh Pandey, CMD, HSCC, has been conferred with ‘CEO with HR Orientation’ Award by Prof. R. K. Mishra, Director IPE.
  • All India Radio on Monday launched a free SMS service to provide important news to subscribers and keep them updated with the latest happenings around.
  • Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) was supposed to be a game-changer ahead of the 2014 general elections, with the government planning to plug leakages by transferring cash directly into the accounts of beneficiaries and hoping to cash in on their goodwill.
  • Hindu-Muslim violence 80 miles from Delhi in Muzaffarnagar in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, has left 31 dead and 40 more in the hospital raising fears of a return to widespread communal violence.
  • Companies hoping to fulfill their corporate social responsibility (CSR) obligations through the easy route of donations or activities to benefit their employees and families were in for a shock on Monday when the ministry of corporate affairs released draft rules for the Companies Act, 2013.
  • The company operating the now trouble-mired Delhi-Gurgaon expressway may be far from recovering its investment, but it has collected nearly Rs 900cr from motorists who have paid despite long queues and shoddy toll-booth management.
  • The verdict against the four accused in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case is all set to be pronounced today, almost nine months after the incident rocked the capital.
  • Senior BJP leader and former Parliamentarian Rudra Pratap Sarangi died after prolonged illness in his residence in Chakradharpur in West Singhbhum district today. He was 87.
  • Agra-born Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as Pakistans new president on Monday at a ceremony marking the country’s first democratic transition of power from one elected president to another.
  • The government on Monday ordered legal action against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, who revolutionised Bangladesh’s microcredit sector, for allegedly claiming tax exemption for income from foreign sources, misuse of power and violating foreign travel regulations.
  • A huge explosion in front of a primary school in southern China on Monday killed at least 2 persons and injured 34 others, including 26 students.
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