Top News Headlines of 06 April 2014


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  • Senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav has asked the Election Commission to ban BJPs Uttar Pradesh in charge Amit Shah from entering the state, accusing him of trying to spread communal hatred for electoral benefits.
  • The Election Commission on Saturday appointed Anoop Jaiswal, a 1980 batch IPS officer, as DGP to oversee election work in Tamil Nadu. He will continue in the post till May 16, the day of counting.
  • Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party will decide if the JMM-Congress alliance will continue to rule Jharkhand after the Lok Sabha elections.
  • The road to Sasaram constituency passes through Durgawati reservoir project, one of Bihars oldest irrigation projects. All star campaigners of Congress, BJP and JD(U) are holding their rivals responsible for the delay in its completion.
  • The EC has registered a complaint against Congress president Sonia Gandhi for holding an election meeting in support of Meira Kumar on railway land in Bihar’s Sasaram on April 3.
  • Studying at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta will pinch more from the coming academic session. The premier institute on Saturday announced a hike in tuition fee for its two-year diploma programme from Rs 13.5 lakh to Rs 16.2 lakha jump of about 20%.
  • A GMR-Megawide consortium has been awarded a $700 million project to develop and operate the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in Philippines. The contract was awarded by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of Philippines.
  • All three Union ministers from Telangana, including S Jaipal Reddy, were renominated for the Lok Sabha polls as Congress on Saturday night announced 16 candidates out of a total of 17 from the region which is set to become a separate state.
  • JD(U) on Saturday sought mass support for its Operation 40 in the Lok Sabha polls and promised reservation in private sector jobs besides special category status to Bihar and other poor states if it gets an impressive mandate to influence the next government at the Centre.
  • A gold smuggling racket in which staff of Sri Lankan Airlines was involved was busted at Bangalore airport by DRI sleuths from Chennai on Saturday. The manager of Sri Lankan Airlines, a guard of airlines and a passenger were taken into custody after being found smuggling gold.
  • A Chinese patrol ship hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 detected a pulse signal in the southern Indian Ocean waters on Saturday.
  • Ukraine on Saturday rejected Russia’s latest gas price hike and threatened to take its energy-rich neighbour to arbitration court over a dispute that could imperil deliveries to Western Europe.
  • Britain’s Tower of London would honour soldiers from the Commonwealth, mainly Indians, who gave up their lives fighting in the First World War. It would be unveiled on August 5,100 years since the first full day of Britains involvement in the war.
  • Pakistan’s national flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines has sacked 350 employees for having faked their educational qualifications.
  • Domenico Rancadore, the convicted Italian mafia boss who last week was told he was free to remain in Britain, has been arrested on a fresh international warrant.
  • Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium range missile over the sea.
  • English woman cricketer Danielle Wyatt has no clue about who Anushka Sharma is but he definitely had the micro-blogging site Twitter abuzz as she proposed marriage to India’s top batsman Virat Kohli.
  • Indian captain MS Dhoni has won the 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports in London. Dhoni, currently in Bangladesh leading India in the ICC World T20, was honoured on Friday night.
  • Sri Lanka’s K. Prabagaran claimed his maiden professional title with a playoff win against Om Prakash Chouhan of Mhow in the PGTI Players Championship at the Coimbatore Golf Club.
  • Koyal Rana won the coveted Miss India 2014 crown at the 51st edition of the pageant, on Saturday, April 5. The first and second runners-up were Jhataleka Malhotra from Mumbai and Gail Nicole Da Silva from Goa respectively.
  • A day after Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, declared his support for Congress in Lok Sabha elections, his younger brother said he would rather vote for AAP in Delhi.
  • Narendra Modi’s last public rally in Delhi before the Lok Sabha elections has been cancelled. The rally was to take place on April 7 at Ramlila Maidan in Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency, for which Delhi BJP unit had made elaborate arrangements.
  • Olympian Rahi Sarnobat won the gold in 25-metre sports pistol, beating a strong field that included the London Games gold medallist and the “2012 shooter of the year”, Kim Jangmi of Korea, in the shooting World Cup in Changwon on Friday.
  • Eleven people have been killed in a house-to-house raid by gunmen in Nigeria’s northern state of Adamawa, police said.
  • The Indian shooters continued to assert their class and calibre, as Prakash Nanjappa won the men’s air pistol bronze in the shooting World Cup in Changwon, Korea, on Saturday.
  • World record-holder Heena Sidhu has become the first Indian pistol shooter to be ranked No.1 in the world as she climbed to the top of the chart in women’s air pistol ratings in the latest rankings released by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) this week.
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