Top News Headlines of 29 September 2013

Breaking news of 29 September 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Refusing to extend the deadline for upgrading security on credit card swipe machines, the RBI on Saturday ordered banks to compensate cardholders in a week if any fraud occurs on non-compliant terminals.
  • Five years after India and the US signed a landmark civil nuclear deal, the two countries clinched the first commercial agreement on civilian nuclear power cooperation that was stalled over India’s nuclear liability law.
  • Snapping two-day losing trend, gold prices climbed to nearly three-week high by surging Rs 1,000 per ten grams in the national capital on Saturday on brisk buying by stockists, driven by strong global cues.
  • A superb century by opening batsman Unmukt Chand powered Delhi into the final of the N.K.P. Salve Challenger Trophy by drubbing India Red by 112 runs at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here Saturday.
  • Titans skipper Henry Davids (64) and Jacques Rudolph (49* ) put on a century stand to lead their side to a crushing eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Champions League Twenty20 Group B match in Ranchi.
  • Chennai Super Kings became the first team to make into the semi-finals after their thumping eight-wicket win over Brisbane Heat on Saturday.
  • Reigning junior world champion Nikhat Zareen (54kg) continued her winning run to enter the final of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships in Albena, Bulgaria.
  • Sania Mirza continued her impressive run as she captured her fourth title of the season and 18th overall with Cara Black of Zimbabwe, recording a come-from-behind win over Liezel Huber and Hao Ching Chan to lift the Pan Pacific Open trophy in Tokyo.
  • Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister G.S. Bali Saturday announced a hike in fares of state-run buses by 30 percent in view of the rise in petrol and diesel prices.
  • Top LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda was on Saturday remanded in three-day police custody by a Delhi court in connection with a 1997 blast case, in which one woman was killed and several others were injured.
  • The death toll in the BMC building collapse here climbed to 54 on Saturday, marking the highest fatalities in such an accident within municipal limits in living memory.
  • The divisions in the Indian cricket board (BCCI) have become all too apparent. N Srinivasan, who is all set to take over as BCCI president on Sunday for the third year of his term, has chosen a team for himself which excludes his ‘rivals’.
  • Fake Indian currency notes with face value of Rs 13.74 lakh were seized at Ankapalle in the district and ten persons arrested today, police said.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government late on Saturday night posted superintendent of police, Kannauj, Harinarayan Singh, as the new SSP of the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar district, replacing Pravin Kumar, who has fallen ill and is admitted to AIIMS.
  • Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday suspended its Saradha scam-tainted MP Kunal Ghosh. The move,which comes two days before CM Mamata Banerjee hands out compensation cheques to the Saradha scam victims.
  • Miss Philippines Megan Young was crowned Miss World on Saturday amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups.
  • At least 15 people were killed when a powerful 7.2-magnitude aftershock struck areas of southwest Pakistan, on Saturday, devastated by a massive earthquake that claimed over 500 lives earlier this week.
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Top News Headlines of 29 September 2013
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