Top News Headlines of 30 December 2013

Breaking news of 30 December 2013. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Archaeologists have discovered traces of ancient vineyards, that date back 1,000 years, in the terraced fields of a medieval village in Spain.
  • Scientists have developed a device that can take a “biopsy” of a living cell, sampling minute volumes of its contents without killing it.
  • Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is in critical condition after he suffered a head injury in a skiing accident in the French Alps Sunday.
  • Australia cruised to an eight-wicket win over demoralised England with more than a day to spare on Sunday to claim a 4-0 series lead and stand on the cusp of an Ashes whitewash.
  • Jacques Kallis hit a century in his final Test match and steered South Africa into a strong position on the fourth day of the second and final Test against India at Kingsmead on Sunday.
  • British Indian author Hanif Kureishi has triggered a controversy with his latest book, The Last Word, reportedly based on the life of V S Naipaul. The book, due in February, chronicles an author whose secrets are exposed by a biographer.
  • The condition of legendary actress Suchitra Sen, hospitalized after a respiratory infection, deteriorated on Monday.
  • Mount Everest conqueror, a graduate in sports science, Ram was selling vegetables in a cart on the roads of Tohana town of Fatehabad district in Haryana in order to feed his family members and to repay his loan.
  • Acting on a court order, Rajasthan police have registered an FIR against six Army officers for harassing a junior officer and trying to prove him to be mentally ill after he raised his voice against the misappropriation of funds.
  • His courtroom activism has successfully put several political leaders in a tight spot on charges of corruption. Now legal eagle and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan is considering swapping the courtroom with the political arena and a lawyer’s black robes with the AAP cap.
  • Samajwadi Party leader Kamal Farooqui on Sunday met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and expressed a desire to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
  • Delhi & District Cricket Associations (DDCA) outgoing president Arun Jaitley may have decided to excuse himself from the day-to-day working of the state cricket body, but he could be back in the association as its patron-in-chief if the ruling faction has its way.
  • The country’s biggest lender State Bank of India has appointed P Pradeep Kumar as its managing director for corporate banking. Kumar will be one of the banks four managing directors.
  • China has banned a popular computer game, Battlefield 4, because it depicts a fictional coup in the country. The move has caused a lot of surprise because it comes after Chinese authorities indicated that the censorship on computer games will be relaxed.
  • A female suicide bomber killed 16 people and injured dozens more at the main entrance of a railway station in Russia yesterday.
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Top News Headlines of 30 December 2013
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