Top News Headlines of 22 September 2013

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

  • Indian girls started the eighth Asia Cup hockey tournament campaign on a rollicking note, spanking minnows Hong Kong 13-0 in their opening Pool A match here on Saturday.
  • Second-seeded Gilles Simon was invincible on serve as he beat French countryman Nicolas Mahut 6-3,7-6 (2) Saturday to reach the Open de Moselle final and stay on course for his first title of the year 2013.
  • Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the final of the Korea Open on Saturday with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Lara Arruabarrena. Radwanska hit eight aces in a match that lasted 1 hour, 4 minutes at Olympic Park tennis stadium.
  • India A cruised to a massive 93-run win over a wayward West Indies A in the one-off T20 game at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Saturday.
  • Rajasthan Royals began their Champions League Twenty20 campaign in superb fashion as they thrashed IPL 2013 champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in their Group A match in Jaipur on Saturday.
  • The Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld a civil court’s order to stay the five-year ban imposed by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on BCCI’s game development officer Ratnakar Shetty saying the action was “pre-determined and drastic”.
  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said on Saturday that the yatra to Kedarnath will resume on October 1. He, however, clarified that the final decision will be taken in a meeting of top functionaries on September 30.
  • The Crime Branch of India on Saturday questioned Gujarat CM Narendra Modi’s principal secretary and a JCP regarding tapes handed over to the probe agency by jailed IPS officer G L Singhal in the Ishrat Jahan case.
  • The UP Police on Saturday arrested BJP legislator Sangeet Som and BSP MLA Noor Salim for their alleged involvement in Muzaffarnagar communal riots, taking the total number of the arrested MLAs to three.
  • Hundreds of thousands of voters in the Tamil-dominated north of Sri Lanka will go to the polls on Saturday in the first local elections to be held in the area for 25 years.
  • Three expert members of the National River Ganga Basin Authority (NRGBA) resigned from it to show solidarity with environmentalist GD Agarwal.
  •  The National Film Development Corporation of India’s (NFDC) Gujarati production The Good Road has been selected as India’s entry to the Oscars this year despite a lot of buzz about debutant director Ritesh Batra’s film Lunchbox being the contender.
  • El Salvador’s football federation has imposed a life-time ban on 14 members of the country’s national team for match-fixing. One of them is the goalkeeper Dagoberto Portillo. Another three players were banned for between six and 18 months.
  • Four suicide bombers stormed the police headquarters in a town north of Baghdad at dawn on Saturday, killing six SWAT officers after a one-hour shootout.
  • Two Indians were among at least 59 people killed and nearly 200 injured as Somali Islamist militants, holding unspecified number of hostages at an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi.
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Top News Headlines of 22 September 2013
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