Top News Headlines of 30 October 2013

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

  • NTPC Ltd on Tuesday announced a net profit of Rs. 2,492.90 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. This is down 20.6 per cent against Rs 3,142.35 crore for the same quarter previous year.
  • Ranbaxy Laboratories on Tuesday posted a consolidated net loss of Rs 454 crore for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 due to foreign exchange charges and one-time provision made for the Mohali plant which has come under the USFDA scanner.
  • Indian software giant and outsourcing firm Infosys is expected to pay a $35 million fine to settle visa fraud charges the largest fine of its kind in United States history.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised its policy interest rate for the second time in as many months on Tuesday, warning that inflation is likely to remain elevated for the rest of the fiscal year, and rolled back an emergency measure put in place in July to support the slumping rupee.
  • India has developed a new tactical surface-to-surface missile ‘Pragati’ with a range between 60-170 km and will offer it to friendly countries.
  • Rubel Hossain claimed six wickets including a hat-trick as Bangladesh crushed New Zealand by 43 runs Tuesday in the first One-day international, leading 1-0 in the three-match series.
  • The legal tussle rocking the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) took another dramatic twist on Tuesday (October 29) as Najam Sethi, the interim chairman of the PCB, was first suspended by a court order and then, two hours later, reinstated.
  • Latest census data on scheduled castes and tribes show that the trend of STs having the best sex ratios and SC’s too doing better than the non-SC /ST population continues to hold good.
  • Five more live bombs were recovered from Patna’s Gandhi maidan on Tuesday, two days after serial explosions rocked the venue during Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s rally, raising serious concerns about the capability of the security machinery in Bihar.
  • The Maharashtra wildlife department has passed an order prohibiting the entry of elephants into Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane regions.
  • Famed Hindi author Rajendra Yadav, whose novel Saara Akash was turned into a Bollywood movie, is dead. He was 84.
  • The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a plea to direct the CBI to investigate the role of all coal ministers, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who held charge of the ministry during 2006-09, in the alleged irregular allocation of coal blocks.
  • The CBI on Tuesday lodged a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) against a senior Income Tax department official to verify allegations that he attempted to fix his posting to Delhi by bribing an official in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
  • Air marshal Arup Raha will take over as the next chief of the Indian Air Force, replacing Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who retires on December 31.
  • Four people were killed in strikes across Bangladesh Tuesday, October 29, bringing to 20 the death toll in demonstrations aimed at forcing the premier to make way for a caretaker government ahead of elections.
  • A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Tuesday issued a fresh notice to former president Asif Ali Zardari over six graft cases and directed him to appear at the next hearing on November 26.
  • A shooting spree at four homes and a gas station left five people dead and a suspect in custody, local media reported Tuesday. A woman who answered the phone at the police station in Terrell, Texas was unable to provide information on the shooting.
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