Top News Headlines of 15 December 2013

Breaking news of 15 December 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar of Army shot gold in men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event at the 57th National Shooting Championship here on Saturday.
  • Fourth seed Sourabh Varma pulled off a huge upset when he defeated top seed defending champion RMV Gurusaidutt in three tough games to enter the men`s singles final of the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament, here on Saturday.
  • Top-ranked Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia beat Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark and Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto defeated Japan’s Kenichi Tago on Saturday to set up a final of Southeast Asians in the BWF World Super series Finals.
  • India won the women’s Kabaddi World Cup championship for the third time in a row, defeating New Zealand 49-21 in the summit clash in Jalandhar, Punjab.
  • India beat Pakistan in the final of men’s 4th Kabaddi World Cup in Ludhiana on Saturday evening. Pakistan, who had stormed into the final after decimating the American team, were beaten by India 48-39 at the Guru Nanak stadium in Ludhiana, India.
  • Australia wrested control of the third Test back from England for the second day in a row on Saturday, reducing the tourists to 180 for four at the close of play and taking another step towards reclaiming the Ashes.
  • Sri Lanka retained their status as the world’s top Twenty20 team by beating Pakistan by 24 runs in a thrilling finish to the second game in Dubai on Friday. The win also levelled the two-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first match by three wickets on Wednesday.
  • A tense situation prevailed at Alangulam in the district on Saturday after three persons were hacked to death in a clash between two communities.
  • After two Neb Sarai cops were accused of extortion and setting a man on fire, seven more policemen, including two sub-inspectors, from this station have been suspended, for extorting money and facilitating supply of illegal liquor in their area.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday admitted that at least 11 children have died at various relief camps housing victims of communal riots that broke out in Muzaffarnagar on September 7.
  • A Congress government led by Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla assumed office on Saturday in Mizoram for a second consecutive term, after the party swept 34 of the state’s 40 Assembly seats two more than in 2008.
  • According to state-run media outlet Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Iran successfully launched its second monkey to space and back, the country’s latest step toward sending humans into orbit.
  • The death toll in violence across Bangladesh triggered by the execution of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader on Saturday rose to 10, even as Islamists set afire the house of a federal minister in the country’s northwest.
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Top News Headlines of 15 December 2013
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