Top News Headlines of 02 May 2014


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  • One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning.
  • Healthcare products will now be available to Delhi Metro commuters through vending machines being set up at various stations. HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of contraceptives, has joined hands with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to make available male and female condoms at stations across the capital. Not just condoms but also oral contraceptives, sanitary napgckins and deodorants will be available in the machines.
  • Peaces Geldof, renowned TV host and model, died from an overdose of heroin, British police said on Friday nearly a month after her death. The results of a toxicology report showed Geldof, 25, who died suddenly on April 7, had the drug in her system.
  • History will be scripted when Himachal votes on On May 7 217 Tibetan youngsters in Kangra will exercise their franchise in the Lok Sabha elections for the first time.
  • BJP leader Kaushal Kishore Mishra was on Thursday arrested and later released on bail for his alleged involvement in the attack on AAP leader and ex-Delhi law minister, Somnath Bharti, during a TV show in Varanasi on April 23.
  • The CBI on Thursday questioned former coal secretary PC Parakh in connection with the FIR against him,Kumar Mangalam Birla and Hindalco for alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira II coal block in Odisha.
  • India has asked China to open an alternative route for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims as the existing one is damaged at different places.
  • Actor and director Assi Dayan, an Israeli cultural icon who was known for both his trailblazing films and troubled personal life, died on Thursday in his Tel Aviv home. He was 68.
  • Manoj Vaish has resigned as the managing director and chief executive officer of the country’s leading commodity exchange MCX exactly three months after joining the bourse, citing health reasons.
  • Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that its chief operating officer, Mark Fields, will succeed Alan Mulally as chief executive officer,effective on July 1.
  • India’s flag carrier Air India is all set to join the largest global airlines’ network Star Alliance in July after it meets all minimum conditions, including steps to enhance customer satisfaction. The airline has been waiting for seven years to get on-board the alliance.
  • Former Australian wicket-keeper Rod Marsh has, as expected, been announced as the man to take over as national chairman of selectors, with former chairman Trevor Hohns and champion batsman Mark Waugh to join him on the four-man selection panel.
  • India on Thursday climbed up a position and regained its number one ranking in Twenty20 Internationals after the annual update of the ICC Rankings. The Indian side has swapped places with ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 champions, Sri Lanka.
  • Northern Ireland police have arrested Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and are questioning him over the 1972 abduction and murder of Jean McConville one of the most sensational and controversial crimes in the country.
  • The Delhi Police crime branch has registered an FIR on the complaint of television journalist Amrita Rai,who alleged that her email was hacked into and her private pictures with Congress leader Digvijaya Singh leaked.
  • NTPC, the bulk power provider to Delhi, on Thursday sought the Supreme Courts permission to begin regulated load shedding in the national capital,accusing two major power suppliers Reliance ADAGs BSES Yamuna and Rajdhani of not paying for the power they purchase for distribution.
  • Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League after a humbling 3-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, with Diego Simeone’s side setting up a mouth-watering final against city rivals Real Madrid in Lisbon on May 24.
  • At least 13 people died on Wednesday in a series of attacks across Iraq, according to security officials, amid ongoing tension between the Shiite-led Government and the country’s Sunni minority.
  • Laxman Rawat of Petroleum Sports Board got the better of Faizal Khan of Railways 14-51, 65-24, 45-82, 55-42, 60-11, 1-54, 26-99, 66-43, 84-14 to emerge the champion of the eighth Chinthamani memorial open snooker tournament at the S.S. Sports Academy.
  • Two persons were killed, 69 others were injured and scores of buildings damaged in Jammu and Kashmir when an earthquake of moderate intensity shook parts of North India on Wednesday.
  • Air Marshal S B P Sinha took over as the new deputy chief of the force on Wednesday. An ace fighter pilot commissioned in June 1980, Sinha will have to steer all IAF modernization projects in his new assignment.
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Top News Headlines of 02 May 2014
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