Top News Headlines of 23 October 2013

Breaking news of 23 October 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Cairn India today reported a 46% jump in its September quarter profit on the back of record oil and gas production and high oil prices. Net profit in July-September at Rs 3,385.08 crore, or Rs 17.72 per share, was 46% higher than Rs 2,322.18 crore.
  • Wipros revenue in the September quarter grew the fastest in seven quarters at 2.7% to $1,631 million compared to the preceding June quarter.
  • India’s prestigious mission to Mars will be launched on November 5 at 2:36pm from Sriharikota. Called Mars Orbiter Mission, an advance version of the highly-proven, four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, called the PSLV-XL, will be the rocket used for the Rs 450-crore mission.
  • India made history in the World Boxing Championship in Almaty (Kazakhstan ) on Tuesday with five boxers reaching the quarterfinals for the first time. Another win will ensure them a bronze medal.
  • Jamaica’s athletes, including sprint star Usain Bolt, could be banned from major events like the Olympics due to the island’s handling of recent drug scandals.
  • After years of delay due to technical glitches and protests, the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in southern Tamil Nadu went on-stream on Tuesday.
  • Ramdev’s brother has been booked by Uttarakhand police for allegedly abducting a former employee of the yoga guru and thrashing him in captivity.
  • Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s son-in-law, Kunal Bhadu and Gurgaon police commissioner Alok Mittal, are admitted to hospital with dengue.
  • Mother Dairy, the largest milk supplier in the Delhi-NCR region, has increased milk prices by Rs. 2 per litre. The new prices will come in effect from Wednesday.
  • The Mumbai Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Tuesday made its fourth arrest in connection with the Rs.5,574.35 crore settlement crisis at National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) by detaining the head of a company named by the exchange as its biggest defaulter.
  • Former Director General of Archives S M R Baqar has been summoned by a Delhi court to appear before it on January 22 for allegedly molesting and intimidating one of his junior woman colleague.
  • British singer and actor Noel Harrison, known for the Oscar-winning 1960s song “The Windmills of Your Mind”, has died aged 79, his friends and family said on Tuesday.
  • Congress veteran Motilal Vora was on Tuesday made the Chairman of the Chattisgarh Pradesh Congress Campaign Committee, a post which a former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi was eyeing. Jogi has been made the convener of the committee by PCC chief Charan Das Mahant.
  • Main parties in Maldives on Tuesday pledged to cooperate with authorities to hold the controversy-ridden presidential re-vote on November 9, as political uncertainty loomed large with the constitutional deadline to elect a new President fast-approaching.
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