Top News Headlines of 27 September 2013

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

  • Scientists have discovered that a common drug used to treat nail fungus in feet may permanently eradicate the deadly HIV from the body. The topical anti-fungal drug Ciclopirox causes HIV-infected cells to commit suicide by jamming up the cells’ powerhouse the mitochondria.
  • Indian women’s hopes of earning a berth in next year’s World Cup came down crashing after they lost 1-2 to defending champions Korea in the semifinal of the eighth women’s Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Thursday.
  • India thrashed Korea 6-1 in their penultimate round-robin match to seal their place in the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup under-21 hockey tournament here on Thursday.
  • Former world number one Venus Williams turned back the clock with some brutal hitting to overcome Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 Thursday and reach the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.
  • Skipper MS Dhoni smashed 63 and Suresh Raina shined with his willow to score 84 as they helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs in a Champions League T20 match at JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Thursday.
  • Virender Sehwag came back to form with a fine half-century to attract the attention of the national selectors but not enough to prevent a 18-run loss for Delhi against India Blue in the first limited overs match of the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy here Thursday.
  • Virat Kohli has also signed a Rs 6.5 crore a year deal with a Team India Vice-captain Virat Kohli has signed a Rs 10-crore a year deal with German sportswear giant Adidas.
  • Former Under-14 world champion and Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi won the bronze medal in the World Junior Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with winner Yu Yangyi of China in the 13th and final round that concluded in Kocaeli, Turkey.
  • Two mountaineers from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), who participated in the rescue work during Uttarakhand deluge and were part of the search team to fish out bodies from the MI17 crash site in Kedarnath, were on Saturday awarded Tenzing Norgay Adventure Award by President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of national sports awards ceremony.
  • A new development index has identified Gujarat as a less developed state, while ranking Odisha and Bihar along with eight others as “least developed” and Goa and Kerala among the seven “relatively developed” states.
  • A day after PM Manmohan Singh announced a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, terrorists in combat fatigues stormed a police station and an Army camp on Thursday and killed 10 people, including a 38-year-old Lt Colonel and four policemen.
  • Mumbai Police’s crime branch on Thursday stumbled upon a Chartered Accountancy (CA) student, who hacked into I-T returns of industrialist Anil Ambani, Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan and cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
  • A 47-year-old BJP leader Pramod Gupta among with two people was convicted of gang-raping an 18-year-old girl after luring her to a Dehradun resort on the pretext of arranging a job for her in April 2008.
  • Three months after registering an FIR against Congress MP Naveen Jindal in the coal block allocation scam, the CBI questioned him in connection with a case of alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy on Thursday.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday replaced additional DG (law and order) Arun Kumar with 1987 batch IPS officer Mukul Goel, who was posted as ADG (railways).
  • IH Saiyed, the lawyer of Ishrat Jahans mother, IGP Satish Verma and suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, has been appointed by the Centre as its chief counsel in Gujarat high court.
  • A massive attack by swarms of hornets in the southern Chinese province of Shaanxi left 28 people dead and hundreds injured.
  • A Chinese court has sent the teenage son of a Chinese military general to ten years in jail for participating in a gang rape.
  • An international war crimes court upheld the conviction and 50-year sentence of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for aiding rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone, ruling on Thursday that his financial, material and tactical support fuelled horrendous crimes against civilians.
  • Miracle Milly is the world’s smallest dog at only 3.8’’ tall who recently made the Guinness World Records book as the tiniest Chihuahua out there.
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