Top News Headlines of 28 October 2013

Breaking news of 28 October 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Scientists have designed a nearly indestructible data storage disc that can store date for a million years even if you barbecue it.
  • Chinese researchers have developed the first influenza vaccine for the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus which has killed over 45 people in China.
  • The commercial and marketing partners of the Indian FA announce that the newly-proposed league will be held in September next year.
  • Sebastian Vettel clinched a record equaling fourth successive world title Sunday with another superbly judged drive to win the Indian Grand Prix.
  • Juan Martin del Potro picked up his fourth title at an ATP World Tour 500 tournament this year after he retained the Swiss Indoors Basel crown on Sunday.
  • India and Pakistan are among eight sides which have been given direct entry into the Super 10 stage of the competition, based on the ICC’s T20 team rankings.
  • Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands have been named as the new “hope spots” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and oceanographer Sylvia Earle of Mission Blue, an organization involved in the study of oceans.
  • The political campaign for the 2014 election took a frightening turn on Sunday when six persons were killed and around 100 injured at the crowded venue of Narendra Modi’s rally here in a suspected terror attack designed to inflict mass casualties.
  • The department of mineral and mines has found a treasure trove of metals and minerals in Bundelkhand that could be worth Rs 4,000 crore according to a conservative estimate.
  • Seven persons, including five minors, were killed and 11 others injured today when a mound of earth caved in at Konhara Ghat in Bihar’s Vaishali district.
  • KADIR Nurman, the Turkish immigrant credited with creating the doner kebab, has died in Germany at the age of 80.
  • Iconic American singer-songwriter Lou Reed passes away. Reed was a pioneer for countless bands who didn’t worry about their next hit single.
  • A roadside bomb has killed at least 18 people who were on their way to a wedding in eastern Afghanistan. The blast struck a mini-bus as it was travelling to a wedding in Ghazni Province, south of the capital Kabul.
  • Ten bombings mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad province killed at least 41 people on Sunday, while 24 died in other attacks in Iraq.
  • Investing in chasing healthcare frauds is proving to be a goldmine for the US government. In 2012, the US department of justice recovered a record $3 billion plus in settlement and judgments in civil cases involving healthcare fraud against the government.
  • A former Nepalese lawmaker and his two Indian accomplices have been arrested for the alleged murder of a candidate slated to contest the country’s general election next month.
  • At least five persons were killed, over 100 injured; trains and a Hindu temple were attacked as opposition parties today enforced a 60-hour strike across Bangladesh demanding a neutral caretaker government to oversee the next general election.
  • Biking through the Himalayas for five days may be a mind boggling task. But not for the passionate Bhopal-based couple Rajeev Katoch and Shabnam Katoch. The adventurous couple has not stopped at that.
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Top News Headlines of 28 October 2013
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