Top News Headlines of 30 September 2013

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

  • Rajasthan Royals have entered the semi-final of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) 2013 beating Perth Scorchers by nine wickets in the Group A encounter at Japiur on Sunday.
  • Paceman Bhuvaneshwar Kumar followed up his team`s superb collective batting effort with a four-wicket haul as India Blue lifted the NKP Salve Challenger Series Trophy with a convincing 50-run victory over Delhi.
  • India’s Somdev Devvarman has qualified for the ATP 500 China Open after he beat Italy’s Paolo Lorenzi 3-6, 7-6, 6-3 in the final qualifying round of the tournament.
  • A dominant India triumphed in the 3rd Sultan of Johor Cup with a thumping 3-0 victory over hosts Malaysia in the title clash of the Under-21 hockey tournament here on Sunday.
  • Quinton de Kock became the second South African after Richard Levi to score two T20 centuries and followed it up with 12 runs off four balls in the super over but it was not enough to get the Highveld Lions over the line in their final Group A match at the Champions League T20 match at Jaipur on Sunday.
  • India’s reigning junior world boxing champion Nikhat Zareen (54kg) won the silver medal at the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships.
  • After an impressive performance at the World Rowing Championship in Chungju (South Korea) recently, where he reached the semifinals of the men’s single sculls event, Punjab lad Swaran Singh has gone a step further in the 15th Asian Rowing Championship at Luan, China.
  • A privately-operated helicopter crashed in fog in a hill in Maharashtras Thane district on Sunday killing all five people on board. The twin-engine Bell 212 chopper belonging to United Helicharters left Juhu aerodrome at 7.47am and was to fly to Nagpur via Aurangabad.
  • The toll in Friday’s four-storey building crash here mounted to 61, with eight more bodies recovered from the debris Sunday morning.
  • A Mahapanchayat in Meerut called in protest against the UP government charging the BJP MLA Sangeet Singh Som under the stringent National Security Act turned violent on Sunday when scores of his supporters clashed with the police in which one man was shot at and 20 people including cops injured.
  • A penthouse and lands worth over Rs 27 crore belonging to a former Uttar Pradesh MLA have been ordered to be seized as “proceeds of crime” by a special money laundering court here in connection with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam.
  • A CBI court in Ranchi will pronounce its judgement today in the multi-crore fodder scam, in which RJD chief Lalu Prasad, if convicted, will face immediate disqualification as a Lok Sabha member.
  • Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh on Sunday replaced party’s PM nominee Narendra Modi as the party’s election campaign committee chief for 2014 polls.
  • N Srinivasan was on 29 September 2013 re-elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India for a third term at its 84th annual general meetingheld at Chennai.
  • Dr M C Misra, chief of the AIIMS trauma centre, is tipped to be the next director of AIIMS. Sources said that the institute body of AIIMS that is headed by Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has forwarded his named to the PMO from among the five short listed candidates.
  • Former national selector Ranjib Biswal was on Sunday appointed the new chairman of the lucrative Indian Premier League at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
  • At least 40 people were killed and more than 80 injured when a car bomb exploded in a busy marketplace in Pakistan’s north-western city of Peshawar on Sunday.
  • Suspected Islamic extremists attacked an agricultural college in the dead of night, gunning down dozens of students as they slept in dormitories and torching classrooms in an ongoing Islamic uprising in northeast Nigeria.
  • Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif with both sides agreeing to an immediate modest goal of having their military commanders meet and defuse the situation and find ways to maintain ceasefire on the Line of Control.
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