Top News Headlines of 03 February 2014


Breaking news of 03 February 2014. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Australian T20 captain George Bailey has hailed his team’s 84-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 international against England as the most complete of all the matches in the series.
  • Aam Aadmi Party’s expelled MLA Vinod Kumar Binny teamed up with two legislators and said they would withdraw support if the regime did not fulfill its promises in the next 48 hours on slashing power and water bills, women’s security.
  • Saketh Myneni and Yuki Bhambri recorded dominating straight-set victories as India completed a 5-0 rout of Chinese Taipei in the first round of their Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie on Sunday.
  • Centre is likely to announce next month a hike in dearness allowance by 10 per cent to 100 per cent, benefiting about 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
  • Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had to face an embarrassing moment when a youth slapped him during a Congress road show on Sunday.
  • Maulana Masood Azhar, who was released by the Indian government 14 years ago in exchange of passengers of Indian Airlines flight IC-814 that was hijacked by terrorists, seems to be back in action after several years.
  • The setback to the Centre’s plans to start production in coal blocks allotted to private firms not being probed for alleged criminality and where all green clearances are in order follows the SC making it clear that no mining can begin until its verdict on Coalgate.
  • Salman Khan’s latest film ‘Jai Ho’ is likely to be exempted from taxes in Gujarat soon. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has already exempted the film from taxes.
  • Pakistan’s Taliban have named politician and ex-cricketer Imran Khan as a member of a five-man team to enter into peace talks with the government.
  • India’s Shiv Kapur had mixed feeling after playing a modest one-under 71 in the final round to finish tied 48th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.
  • The US, Canada and Pakistan have questioned India’s export of wheat and rice, suggesting that subsidized grains have been shipped out providing gains to local traders.
  • The capital is looking at a possible shortage of fruits and vegetables in the first week of February with Azadpur Mandi, largest wholesale market in Asia, threatening to go on strike from February 3.
  • Stephen Gallacher birdied two of the last three holes on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic.
  • The Delhi Metro has become the first rail system in the world to be awarded the Gold Standard foundation a globally accepted certification standard for carbon mitigation projects, a statement said Sunday.
  • Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday. He was 46.
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and CPI leader AB Bardhan on Sunday announced the AIADMK-CPI alliance for the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
  • Seven people died and 18 others were injured on Sunday near Rupangarh, nearly 70km from here when a tourist bus collided head on with a speeding truck on a mega highway around 7am.
  • Ekaterina Makarova won her second career title on Sunday, claiming a 6-3 7-6 (7) victory over Czech Karolina Pliskova at the Pattaya Open.
  • A US company has developed new software that can analyse a human face to tell if a person is feeling joy, sadness, anger and disgust among other emotions – and it can even catch a fake smile.
  • In 1952, he was among the youngest MPs elected to India’s first Lok Sabha. Rishang Keishing, India’s oldest parliamentarian at 94, has now decided to hang up his boots and return to his first love, gardening.
  • Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to win the 2013-14 season’s Ranji Trophy here on Sunday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
  • Hiroyuki Yoshida from Japan and his wife Sandra Smith from US set a new Guinness world record for deepest underwater wedding, tying the knot at 130 metres below the surface in a cave at Song Hong Lake, Thailand.
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