Top News Headlines of 15 September 2013

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

  • England overcame a hat-trick by Clint McKay to squeeze to a three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth ODI on Saturday, leveling the five-match series at 1-1.
  • Piyush Chawla continued his decent showing in the upper division of English County Championship as his side Somerset beat Surrey by seven wickets in Taunton to log home five points.
  • Zimbabwe completed only their 11th test victory with a dramatic 24-run win over Pakistan at Harare Sports club on Saturday to draw the series 1-1. It was Zimbabwe’s first test win over any team except Bangladesh since 2001.
  • A new-look Mohammedan Sporting have begun their season in style as they beat another Kolkata outfit Kalighat Milaan Sangha 3-1 to reach the semi-final of the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament here on Saturday.
  • The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) bagged three of the four seats in the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections, the results of which were announced here Saturday.
  • A special court here on Saturday issued summons to I. Periyasamy, former Housing Minister, and M.S. Jaffar Sait, the suspended Additional Director General of Police for appearance in connection with a case relating to certain irregularities in acquiring residential plots from the Tamil Nadu Housing Board.
  • Dehradun based Nungshi Malik and twin sister Tashi Malik, though, spent the Sunday morning of May 19, creating history. At 7.30 am that day, they became the first set of twins to scale Mount Everest.
  • Security forces on Saturday gunned down 13 Maoists in dense Silakuta forests in Padia area of Odisha, close to the border with Chhattisgarh.
  • Seven members of a family from Noida, including three children, died in an accident late Friday night when they were on their way to Haridwar for a holy dip and their car fell into the Gang Nahar.
  • Love is what makes the world go round, but if the latest crime statistics are anything to go by, it is also among the biggest killers in India. While love affairs and sexual tension were the third most common murder motive in 2012.
  • Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit is in an overdrive to launch new projects before the model code of conduct comes into force for the assembly elections scheduled to be held in November.
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will visit the riot-affected areas of Muzaffarnagar district in the western part of the state on Sunday.
  • Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been named captain of the IPL side Sunrisers Hyderabad for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20.
  • A tax advisor to the British government was forced to resign after he was secretly filmed giving advice on how to avoid paying tax.
  • Japan’s new solid-fuel rocket successfully blasted off on Saturday carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated by just two laptops in a pared-down command centre.
  • For the first time in 2,500 years, the two sects of Jainism Shvetambar and Digambar have come together for the pious festival of Paryushan. They are jointly observing an 18-day Paryushan in Jaipur.
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