Top News Headlines of 04 March 2014

Breaking news of 04 March 2014. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Russell Henley won the US PGA Tour Honda Classic on Sunday with a birdie at the first hole of a fourway playoff,denying Rory McIlroy in a tournament he’d led for three rounds.
  • An unbroken eighth-wicket partnership of 58 between Ravi Bopara and captain Stuart Broad averted another embarrassing England collapse and saw their team to a series-levelling three-wicket win over the West Indies on Sunday.
  • Former England coach Andy Flower has been appointed as technical director of elite coaching by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
  • North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Monday in the second such launch in less than a week, amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
  • At least 11 people, including a judge, were killed and 25 injured after unidentified terrorists fired randomly before blowing themselves up inside a court in Islamabad on Monday.
  • Two policemen were killed in a militant attack outside a court complex in south Kashmirs Pulwama district on Monday.
  • Now, you will no longer have to visit the railways website to check the status of your waitlisted ticket as the railways will send SMSs to passengers if their tickets are confirmed.
  • Five newborns died at the Medical College and Hospital,Kolkata,in 12 hours,sparking protests from parents who said it was a case of negligence.
  • Jayant Munda,son of hockey player Jaipal Singh Munda, and former IAS officer Binod Kispotta joined Congress in Jharkhand on Monday.
  • Australia took a firm grip on the third Test as seamers Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Harris snared seven wickets between them on Monday to bowl South Africa out for 287 on Day Three at Newlands.
  • Four-time champions Sri Lanka thumped newcomers Afghanistan by 129 runs to reach the final of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Monday.
  • Come March 6 and the Executive Council (EC) of Delhi University might reappoint professor Dinesh Singh as vice-chancellor for a second time.
  • Ending a six-year-old paternity suit, veteran Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari on Monday finally admitted to having fathered 34-year-old Rohit Shekhar.
  • The HSBC India Purchasing Managers Index rose to 52.5 in February, up from 51.4 in the previous month, signalling robust improvement in business conditions across the sector.
  • India on Monday put all deals with Rolls-Royce on hold till the CBI completes its probe into allegations against the global engine manufacturer for employing middlemen and paying them hefty commissions in contracts worth Rs 10,000 crore with the state owned HAL.
  • Justice K T Thomas has refused to be part of the process to select the names for various posts of Lokpal. He said that he arrived at the decision after closely studying the rules.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday extended the deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes to January 1, 2015, from the existing March 31, 2014.
  • UP Police on Monday escorted Sahara chief Subrata Roy out of a forest guest house and left for Delhi by road. He will be produced in SC on Tuesday.
  • Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh was on Monday appointed the vice president of Bharatiya Janata Party. BJP president Rajnath Singh made the appointment.
  • Ukraine’s Interim President, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Oleksandr Turchynov has appointed rear admiral Denys Berezovsky commander-in-chief of the Naval Forces of Ukraine.
  • At least 32 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in the country’s waters off the coast of the Delft islet in Jaffna.
  • Matthew McConaughey has been named the Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 86th annual Academy Awards for his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club.”
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