Top News Headlines of 27 November 2013

Breaking news of 27 November 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • ITC Maurya, which is a luxury collection hotel located in the heart of Delhi, has been declared as the worlds first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum-rated hotel by the US Green Building Council.
  • Royal Enfield has a new motorcycle in its stable. The Chennai-based maker of the iconic Bullet on Tuesday launched the Continental GT, modelled on its legendary namesake that was popular in Britain in the 1950s before the samurai overran the biking world.
  • Smartphone maker HTC on Friday launched its highest price handset for Indian market, HTC One Max, for maximum retail price of Rs 61,490. “HTC One max has largest display from HTC’s stable.
  • Judoka Nirupama Devi has been handed a two-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland after two panels of National Anti-Doping Agency here only reprimanded her in a case of Methylhexaneamine (MHA) doping.
  • A Mumbai court on Tuesday restrained union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar from discharging his functions as the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president.
  • In a major catch, Ram Sumiran Pal, an alleged mastermind of the over Rs 2,200-crore ‘Speak Asia’ online marketing firm scam in which around 24 lakh gullible Indians were duped has been arrested by Delhi police.
  • Crude bombs exploded in a village just 5km from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant on Tuesday, killing six people, including three children. The bombs were allegedly stocked by some villagers following a local clash.
  • Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Ghaziabad court on Tuesday for killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.
  • Three persons were killed at the Old Delhi Railway station when a wagon of an empty goods train derailed and rammed into a boundary wall, prompting the railways to order an enquiry.
  • A 60-year-old building collapsed at Jayakrishnappa compound Adugodi in Bangalore on Tuesday, killing five people, including a baby girl and injuring two others.
  • Five candidates of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) including its chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal have criminal cases against them. Kejriwal has five cases against him and charges have been framed in the defamation case, filed by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s political secretary Pawan Khera.
  • Beverages giant Coca Cola Tuesday elevated India-born Atul Singh as the president of its Asian operations with effect from effective January 1 next year following an organisational restructuring with Pacific Group region being renamed to Asia Pacific.
  • After some days of speculation in the political circles, State Cabinet Minister Yashpal Arya has acknowledged that he has tendered his resignation from the post of the Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee president in observance of the Congress party’s ‘one man-one post’ tenet.
  • A top Indian-American executive at Citigroup has been appointed president of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, the world’s largest ratings firm.
  • Thousands of Thai protesters on Tuesday laid siege to more government buildings, escalating political tensions for beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, even as she warned against the mob rule.
  • Bangladesh’s opposition blocked roads, railways and waterways on Tuesday to protest government plans to hold a general election on Jan. 5, the latest turn in a violent political crisis that has paralyzed the country.
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Top News Headlines of 27 November 2013
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