Top News Headlines of 22 October 2013

Breaking news of 22 October 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Mortgage company Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (HDFC) saw its net profit rise by 10% to Rs 1,266 crore in the three months ended September 30, 2013 compared to Rs 1,151 crore in the same period a year ago.
  • Ghost image, security thread, barcode, watermark, and rainbow colour and photocopier protector-we are not talking of any hi-tech gizmo, credit card or high-security number plate, but Delhi University’s new-age digital degree certificates.
  • Tamim Iqbal missed out on a century as New Zealand restricted Bangladesh to 228-5 on the first day of the second Test in Dhaka on Monday, before rain ended play early.
  • Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov battled back from a set down to stun top seeded David Ferrer and claim his first ATP title in Stockholm on Sunday.
  • Gagan Verma won the Noida Club Qualifier in the 0-6 handicap category in the inaugural edition of Toyota IGU NHS National Club Challenge at the Noida Golf Club here today.
  • Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has broken back into the top 10 of the world women’s doubles by gaining two spots to ninth place in the latest WTA Team Rankings issued Monday.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a writ petition filed by self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for a direction to restrain the print and electronic media from publishing any news report/article in any manner whatsoever, adversely prejudicing his right to fair trial in the sexual assault case against him.
  • North Delhi Metro plans to change the names of several stations in Phase-III of the network after a deluge of requests from resident welfare associations and others.
  • Noida police and Gautam Budh Nagar authorities on Monday announced a ban on heavy vehicles and have directed that the Yamuna Expressway and DND Flyway will be toll free on Sunday.
  • Gwalior police on Monday registered cases against 81 MBBS students of GR Medical College, who allegedly secured admissions between year 2006 and 2010 through fraudulent means.
  • Joginder Singh, the first Kenyan Indian driver ever to win an international rally, and also the first to win the Safari Rally thrice, has died of heart failure in London, aged 81.
  • Four MPs from Seemandhra region including L Rajagopal today submitted again their resignation letters in protest against division of Andhra Pradesh, after Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar rejected them on Friday.
  • The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) named Harsh Vardhan as the chief ministerial candidate of the party for the assembly elections in Delhi on 4 December, nixing a factional feud that was threatening to undermine its electoral prospects.
  • Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday evening issued notices to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U)’s Jagdish Sharma, disqualifying the two MPs from their membership of the lower House.
  • Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka will now have to face another probe. The state vigilance bureau has initiated an inquiry into a complaint alleging that during Khemkas tenure as managing director, Haryana Seed Development Corporation (HSDC) had purchased weedicides for wheat crops at higher rates.
  • Kasturi & Sons Limited (KSL), the publishers of The Hindu daily, carried out drastic changes on Monday in the leadership structure by bringing in family members at the helm of affairs and easing out the editor and the company’s CEO.
  • An online Islamic sex shop selling condoms, massage oils and perfumes has been launched in Turkey, becoming the first of its kind in the predominantly Muslim country.
  • At least seven people have been killed after a bomb hit a passenger train in the Pakistani province of Balochistan, officials say.
  • A female suicide bomber blew herself up on a city bus in southern Russia on Monday, killing six people and injuring about 30.
  • Britain agreed on Monday the construction of its first nuclear plant in 20 years to a consortium of state-backed French and Chinese firms, underlining its controversial commitment to atomic power.
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Top News Headlines of 22 October 2013
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