Top News Headlines of 28 September 2013

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

  • Indians emerged triumphant over Highveld Lions by seven wickets, with nine balls to spare, to keep their Champions League Twenty 20 2013 hopes alive on Friday.
  • Kidambi Srikanth and P.C.Thulasi won the men’s and women’s singles titles, respectively, on the final day of the 35th PSPB Inter Unit Badminton Tournament at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Friday.
  • Abhinav Mukund scored 83 while Kedar Jadhav and Smit Patel contributed significantly but their efforts went in vain as India Blue trumped the Red side by 11 runs in their NKP Salve Challenger Trophy 2013 match at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Friday.
  • Indian women had something to cheer about after missing out on a berth in next year’s World Cup as they defeated China via penalty shootout to clinch the bronze medal in the women’s Asia Cup hockey tournament on Friday.
  • Tiger Woods has won the 2013 PGA Tour Player of the Year Award over Henrik Stenson, Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar and Adam Scott. Woods won five of the 16 tournaments he played this season and finished in the top 10 in three others.
  • Actor Ranveer Singh was admitted to a suburban hospital here in the wee hours of Friday morning following high fever. Doctors have diagnosed a severe case of dengue.
  • An IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, Sashi Karnavat has been sentenced to five years simple imprisonment and penalized Rs 50 lakh by a special court (corruption cases) in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh on Friday.
  • The Delhi High Court Friday granted bail to four accused, including former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla and suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, in the Rs.10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.
  • All 21 passengers were killed when a bus rolled down a deep gorge early on Friday morning in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. While 19 people were killed on the spot, two died in hospital.
  • Thirteen persons, including three of a family, were killed and 29 injured when a five-storey residential building belonging to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mazgaon area here collapsed on Friday.
  • The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the right of voters to reject all candidates contesting the elections, saying it would go a long way in cleansing the political system of the country.
  • Rahul Gandhi has spoken his mind. First in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he said he did not favour the ordinance to help convicted lawmakers.
  • The Haryana government has approved a charge sheet against senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had blown the lid off the land deals done by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra in Haryana.
  • The CBI on Friday questioned BJP Rajya Sabha MPs Prakash Javadekar and Bhupendra Yadav in connection with a video tape in which they were allegedly seen discussing ways to weaken an encounter case against Narendra Modi’s aide Amit Shah.
  • Police today filed a charge sheet against Union Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in the murder case of a Trinamool Congress activist.
  • The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) elected The Statesmans Ravindra Kumar as president at its 74th annual general meeting held in Bengaluru on Friday.
  • Uttar Pradesh government on Friday posted IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal as the joint magistrate of Kanpur Dehat (rural). Nagpal’s name figured on the list of 25 IAS officers reshuffled.
  • The Church of South India (CSI) appointed its first woman bishop, who is from a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district. With this, Rev E Pushpalalitha 57, becomes the first woman bishop of the Anglican family churches in South Asia.
  • A remote-controlled bomb exploded on Friday in a bus carrying government officials in the restive northwestern city of Peshawar, killing 17 people including two women and injuring nearly 50 others.
  • Sri Srinivasan on Thursday scripted history by becoming the first Indian-American to be sworn in as a judge of the second most powerful court in the US.
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