Top News Headlines of 06 May 2014


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  • The ED on Monday registered a money laundering case against former junior coal minister Dasari Narayana Rao and Congress MP Naveen Jindal in connection with the allocation of coal blocks to Jindal Steel in Jharkhand in 2008.
  • A Raja on Monday told a special CBI court that all decisions taken by him as a telecom minister regarding 2G spectrum allocation were taken in concurrence with the PM and not unilaterally.
  • The Gandhis could face a serious challenge to their leadership of Congress as its likely to get less than 100 Lok Sabha seats, BJPs PM candidate Narendra Modi told TOI in an exclusive interview, his most exhaustive to date.
  • Congress on Monday appeared to have dropped the controversial idea of finding a judge to probe the Snoopgate charge against Narendra Modi after Union urban development minister Kamal Nath joined NCP and National Conference in protesting against the last-gasp attempt to operationalize a judicial inquiry against BJPs prime ministerial nominee.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday spared Super techs twin 40-storey residential towers in Noida from demolition but ordered that the controversial buildings remain sealed till further orders. It added that the flats cannot be further sold, allotted or transferred.
  • The Allahabad high court on Monday began hearing the bail application of the Talwar couple convicted in the Aarushi and Hemraj murder case. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have challenged their conviction. The case will come up on Tuesday.
  • National Green Tribunal (NGT) did not grant a stay on the demolition drive in Asola Bhatti sanctuary but said applicants who own properties there can pay the revenue department to get their land demarcated.The demarcation process will start on Tuesday at 11am.
  • BJP MLAs will meet LG Najeeb Jung on Tuesday to discuss electricity and water tariff,and other issues concerning Delhi.
  • The Gurgaon civil court on Monday directed the police to lodge FIRs against 55 people in a fake voter card case, among them state sports and youth minister Sukhbir Kataria and former South Delhi mayor Sarita Chowdhary.
  • British Safety Council, UK, has awarded BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) with the. The award was conferred on BYPL on April 25 at the Grosvenor House in London.
  • NTPC Dadri has been awarded the prestigious Srishti G-Cube Award for Good Green Governance in winner category jointly with JSW Energy for thermal power plants.
  • Congress president Sonia Gandhi said in Bihar on Monday that the government will provide free medical care and houses to all in the country if the UPA is voted back to power. Addressing a rally in Muzaffarpur, she promised pension to all senior citizens.
  • Cinematic icon Rajinikanth, who made his debut on Twitter on Monday, attracted 1.5 lakh followers on his first day of joining the social networking site.
  • Scientists have found a two-dimensional, self-assembling material whose properties are very similar to grapheme ,but with some distinct advantages, and it may be used to produce solar cells or transistors.
  • The World Health Organization on Monday issued an international alert over the resurgence of polio a disease over which India has just won a hard-fought battle. The WHO alert was accompanied by travel restrictions on Pakistan, including the requirement for Pakistanis to show evidence of polio vaccination before applying for a visa.
  • Scientists have discovered a new formula that can help you win at Rock-Paper-Scissors by predicting your opponent’s moves. Researchers in China found that people do not play the game randomly they follow hidden patterns that can be predicted to win games.
  • Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas held positive talks with Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Doha on Monday in the first meeting since their rival movements signed a surprise unity deal last month.
  • Gary Becker, whose work applying the principles of economics to a wide range of human behavior won the Nobel Prize in 1992, has died at age 83.
  • A 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Monday hit northern Thailand and Myanmar, cracking walls and roads besides damaging Buddhist temples.
  • Ukraines military suffered heavy casualties in a stepped-up offensive against pro-Russian separatists on Monday as four paramilitary police were killed and an army helicopter was shot down in fighting near the rebel-controlled eastern town of Slaviansk.
  • Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) is recalling over 30,000 units of select variants of the Amaze entry sedan and Brio hatchback to inspect them for a possible defect in the brake system.
  • Telecom operators Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel have resumed offering pan-India 3G services days after receiving a green signal from the telecom tribunal TDSAT (Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal) in this regard.
  • The former British No1 Elena Baltacha died of liver cancer early on Sunday morning. She was 30. Born in Ukraine and raised in Scotland, Baltacha revealed she had the illness in March.
  • A final appearance at the Texas Open last month has pushed India’s top squash player Dipika Pallikal back to the top-10 of the world rankings. Pallikal gained two places to be No.10 in the Women’s Squash Association (WSA) rankings.
  • India’s chief football coach Wim Koevarmans has shortlisted five seniors, including captain Sunil Chettri, for the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea, September 19-October 4. The other four players are Francis Fernandes, Robin Singh, Balwant Singh and Victorino Fernandes.
  • Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in their newly adopted home at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera here on Monday.  Chasing a target of 171, Knight Riders could manage only 160 for six in 20 overs.
  • Former cricketer Vinod Kambli got married to his wife Andrea Hewitt in a small and traditional ceremony at Bandra’s St Peter’s Church on Saturday. The couple had already had a court marriage few years ago and have a son.
  • The Kolhapur zilla parishad’s chief executive officer Vijay Suryavanshi on Saturday suspended six primary school teachers for using political influence to intimidate the block education officer of the Shahuwadi taluka, G B Kamalkar, and registering false complaints against him.
  • South Goa advocates association (SGAA) announced their newly elected executive committee on Sunday. The SGAA elections are held every two years. The elected executive committee consists of Rajeev Gomes as president, Joe Cronny Da Silva as vice-president, Vivek Francis Vaz as secretary and Kapil Verenkar as treasurer.
  • Chennai Super Kings comfortably beat Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets in an IPL encounter here today. Batting first Daredevils scored 178 for five which CSK surpassed with two balls to spare.
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