Top News Headlines of 15 October 2013

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

  • Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday became the first private sector firm to report revenues exceeding Rs 1 lakh crore in a quarter.
  • Inflation accelerated to a seven-month high in September driven by sharp spikes in onion and vegetable prices, official data released on Monday showed.
  • FIFA has given worldwide lifetime bans to 14 El Salvador national team players who already had been suspended by their federation for match-fixing. The case involves four international matches, including El Salvador’s 5-0 loss to Mexico at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
  • Government Chawmfianga Middle school of Kolasib, Mizoram won the U-14 Boys title of the 54th Subroto Cup with a 2-1 victory over Betkuchi High School, Kamrup, Assam at the Ambedkar Stadium here on Monday.
  • Three American scholars won the Nobel Prize in economics for pioneering work in financial markets that has transformed portfolio management and asset pricing and launched the study of how emotions affect investment decisions.
  • The Sri Lankan Navy arrested at least 20 fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters after crossing the international maritime border line (IMBL) on Monday night.
  • India on Monday summoned the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner Mansoor Ahmad Khan to the Ministry of External Affairs here to protest the firing on high seas that killed a fisherman last Friday.
  • Three days after a court here permitted Gujarat Police to take away Asaram Bapu with them for interrogation, he was finally taken by air to Ahmedabad via Mumbai on Monday afternoon.
  • Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets the Amul brand of milk, has decided to raise the price of all Amul milk variants by Rs 2 a litre with effect from October 15.
  • Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was out on parole due to medical reasons, was granted a 14-day extension of his leave of furlough, according to jail authorities. Dutt sough an extension in the furlough on medical grounds.
  • A tourist bus crash in Rajasthan in the north of India has left 34 people injured out of the 38 on board. The victims are all French, and several have been seriously hurt.
  • Sixty is the new normal for onion prices in most cities belying government expectation that prices would moderate in the first half of October.
  • The former Union Minister, Mohan Dharia, passed away at a hospital here on Monday morning. He was 88.
  • Oscar Hijuelos, the Cuban-American author best known for his Pulitzer-prize winning novel “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love,” died in New York at the age of 62.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday banned the Vishwa Hindu Parishads Sankalp Diwas, planned for October 18 at Ayodhya to mobilize over one lakh people for construction of Ram temple.
  • Churchill Brothers have been forced to look for a technical director to head their coaching staff after Sukhwinder Singh resigned on Monday.
  • A move by the Chinese authorities to ban the use of public bathhouses for HIV patients has being widely criticized by AIDS activists and thousands of netizens as discriminatory.
  • Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari was on Monday summoned by a Pakistani court to appear before it on October 29 in relation to the five corruption cases against him which were re-opened last week.
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