Top News Headlines of 06 February 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 6th February 2015:

  • The Central Information Commission (CIC) passed the judgment on Friday while dealing with the case of an applicant, an estranged wife and an alleged victim of domestic violence.
  • A Chennai based firm, NTL, has got a radio taxi licence under the modified scheme in Delhi -the first to get the nod after the system was reworked last month.
  • US President Barack Obama’s remarks on religious “intolerance“ in India has irked the Hindu right in the country.
  • Dwarka will start getting water from Munak canal within a week with the functioning of water treatment plant (WTP) in the sub-city, said Delhi Jal Board.
  • CCTV cameras will be installed at several points along Yamuna to prevent it from being encroached and polluted.
  • Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, stoked a major controversy on Friday by appealing to Muslims to vote for AAP. The party , however, rejected the offer saying it was against any type of “caste and communal politics”.
  • The chief electoral officer, Delhi has decided to arrange for 300 more wheelchairs at polling stations to help elderly and voters with disabilities.
  • A hacker has allegedly transferred Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) funds to the accounts of fake beneficiaries online in Balangir.
  • Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached property worth Rs 100 crore belonging to Sinh in Delhi NCR.
  • Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tall claims on black money during the Lok Sabha polls had alerted depositors, who withdrew their money stashed in foreign banks.
  • The CMs and administrators have been urged to suggest the national priorities at the first meeting of the governing council of Niti Aayog scheduled to be held on Sunday.
  • India has extended a helping hand to its two key neighboring countries – Pakistan and Afghanistan in an attempt to form a united front to eradicate polio.
  • Four member countries of Saarc-India, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh -are likely to sign the agreement for seamless transit across borders of passenger, personal and cargo vehicles in the next three months.
  • The 600-odd officials, drawn from Indian Forest Service (IFoS), will express their views at three `chintan shivirs’ (brain-storming sessions) at Bengaluru, Bhopal and Guwahati to be organized by the environment ministry next month.
  • The Raman Singh government has given standing instructions to government schools across Chhattisgarh that February 14 from now on will be observed as `Matru Pitru Diwas’ or the `Parents’ Worship Day’ every year.
  • Eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalachandra Nemade has been conferred the 50th Jnanpith Award.
  • The Karnataka high court on Friday refused to stay Bengaluru police commissioner’s order banning VHP functionary Praveen Togadia’s entry to Bengaluru till February 11.
  • At least nine Assam Rifles personnel were on Friday injured in an IED blast at Monmao village in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The income tax department has cancelled exemption for two NGOs registered under Greenpeace India for 2011-12 after finding that they violated provisions of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act and Income Tax Act.
  • Chennai-based B-school, Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), is setting up a university to offer integrated programme in engineering and management.
  • Home minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) to start an FM channel for the border areas through which PM Narendra Modi’s “Man ki Baat” can reach people and he too can speak to forces and the locals.
  • The Madras high court has blocked the release of censorcertified Hindi film `Main Hoon Rajinikanth’ on the ground that it would hurt the `personality right’ of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.
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Top News Headlines of 06 February 2015
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