Top News Headlines of 23 September 2013

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

  • Indian wrestler Sandeep Tulsi Yadav scripted history by winning the first ever medal in the Greco Roman category as he beat Serbian Makismovic Aleksandar to bag the bronze medal on the last day of the World Championships here Sunday.
  • Indian Oil Corporation survived a brilliant second-half comeback by Indian Overseas Bank to post a 6-4 win in the final of the 88th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament here Sunday.
  • A gold medal in the prestigious World Cup Final eluded Deepika Kumari once again as she settled for her third successive silver after being pipped by Korean Olympic champion Ok-Hee Yun, in Paris on Sunday.
  • Second seeded Gilles Simon beat two-time defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4,6-3 Sunday to win the Open de Moselle final.
  • Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska came from behind to beat Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7 (6),6-3,6-4 in the final of the Korea Open on Sunday.
  • Trinidad and Tobago defeated Brisbane Heat by 25 runs in the first Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 to bag four points at the JSCA International Stadium here Sunday.
  • Impressive batting by Suresh Raina and Michael Hussey helped Chennai Super Kings register 4-wicket win over Titans in their Champions League Twenty20 match in Ranchi yesterday.
  • Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was under observation in the intensive care unit of Lilavati hospital following a heart attack, was Sunday shifted out after an improvement in his health.
  • Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf and the son-in-law of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) president were charged by Mumbai Police on Saturday in a betting scandal surrounding the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament.
  • Two months after she was suspended for ordering the demolition of a wall surrounding a mosque in Gautam Budh Nagar, the Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday reinstated IAS officer Durga Sakthi Nagpal with “full honours”.
  • Fourteen persons were killed and 12 injured, six of them grievously, in two road accidents in Belgaum and Tumkur districts on Sunday.
  • Samajwadi Party general secretary and Rajya Sabha member Mohan Singh, who was recently removed from the post of party national spokesman over differences with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, passed away at the AIIMS here on Sunday after a prolonged battle with cancer.
  • Over 500 Congress workers and 22 local leaders joined the newly formed Tripura unit of the Trinamool Congress. Ratan Chakraborty, said Sunday. “Over 500 Congress workers led by 22 local leaders joined TMC today (Sunday).
  • The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) swept to victory in the historic Northern Provincial Council elections in Sri Lanka securing a two-thirds majority on Sunday.
  • A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sunday, burying the career of one of China’s most up-and-coming politicians and lowering the curtain on a scandal that exposed a murder and illicit enrichment among the country’s elite.
  • A twin suicide bombing killed at least 78 people at a church service in northwest Pakistan on Sunday in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Christians in the country.
  • A powerful typhoon hit Hong Kong and the southern China coast on Monday, killing at least 20 people on the mainland, crippling power lines and causing flooding and gale force winds.
  • Customs agents in France seized a record 1.3 tonnes of cocaine aboard an Air France plane that arrived in Paris from Venezuela. The cocaine was found in several suitcases on an Air France cargo flight Sep 11 at Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • At least 23 people were killed and 93 others wounded in multiple attacks across Iraq Sunday.
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