Top News Headlines of 07 April 2014


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  • This March recorded the lowest particulate matter (PM2.5) levels fine, respirable pollutants in the past four years. The average monthly PM2.5 level dropped to 72 microgram per cubic metre this year from 112 (approximately) in March 2012.
  • Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse sent a warm thank you letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, days after India bucked domestic political pressures and signalled it would not slam the island nation publicly and abstained on a crucial vote at the UN Human Rights Council.
  • Robert Vadra’s firm or DLF who owns the controversial piece of land in Gurgaons Shikohpur which led to Arvind Kejriwal and others accusing Vadra of murky deals The controversy had brought the graft issue at Sonia Gandhis doorstep after IAS officer Ashok Khemka had cancelled the land mutation deal between Vadra and DLF.
  • The Election Commission has banned use of mobile phones inside polling stations in the ensuing LS elections but has allowed use of SMSes by polling staff to send reports to the authorities.
  • TDP Medak MLA Mynampalli Hanumantha Rao quit the party,calling the tie-up unholy even as some TDP supporters from Telangana staged protests near Chandrababus residence. TDPs politburo member and Muslim face Zahed Ali Khan too quit the party.
  • BSF on Sunday seized 36kg of heroin from Ferozepur in Punjab after a shootout with smugglers from Pakistan, the BSF authorities said. The value of the seized contraband consignment has been estimated at around Rs 180 crore in the international market.
  • Scientists have developed a computer algorithm that predicts whether a photo will go viral on Facebook by observing how fast it is shared. Stanford University researchers said the clues to predicting which of the millions of photos on Facebook will spring from obscurity and go viral lie in cascades.
  • Doctors in the US have implanted a newly approved aortic heart valve device in a patient that does not require open heart surgery. The device, approved by the USs Food and Drug Administration, is called the Medtronic CoreValve System.
  • The scientists of Fraunhofer Institutes Development Center for X-ray Technology in Furth, Germany have developed a new x-ray technique that can help locate diamonds hidden deep in rocks.
  • Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings on Sunday in two major cities in eastern Ukraine, where secessionist sentiment has sparked frequent protests since Ukraine’s Russia friendly president was ousted in February.
  • A landmark case that will decide the fate of Indian doctors in UK a challenge to the fairness of the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA), the most crucial element of the exam process for trainee general physicians is all set to begin on Tuesday.
  • The piling number of pending cases in the Indian judiciary is legendary,estimates saying it would take 320 years to clear the backlog of 31.28 million cases pending in various courts across the country.
  • A bigger-than-expected turnout in Afghanistan’s presidential election and the Talibans failure to significantly disrupt the vote has raised questions about the capacity of the insurgents to tip the country back into chaos as foreign troops head home.
  • Peter Matthiessen, a roving author and naturalist whose impassioned nonfiction explored the remote endangered wilds of the world and whose prizewinning fiction often placed his mysterious protagonists in the heart of them, died on Saturday at his home in Sagaponack, N.Y. He was 86.
  • Peter Matthiessen, a rich mans son who rejected a life of ease in favour of physical and spiritual challenges and produced acclaimed works like, The Snow Leopard and At Play in the Fields of the Lord, died on Saturday. He was 86.
  • Foreign investors poured in almost Rs 4,900 crore in the Indian stock market last week, primarily on hopes of a strong reformist government after elections. The total investment by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in equities so far in 2014 has risen to Rs 27,088 crore ($4.46 billion).
  • Australia once again proved their supremacy in women’s cricket as they completed a hat-trick of ICC World T20 titles with a comprehensive six-wicket win over England in the final on Sunday.
  • Bayern Munich have lifted ban on reporters from British tabloid Sun attending Wednesdays Champions League home clash against Manchester United after the newspaper apologized for their You Schwein! headline.
  • Star-studded Punjab claimed the Junior National Hockey title with an overwhelming margin of 6-2 against a fighting Odisha in the final of the championship here on Sunday.
  • Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a duel with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in a floodlit night race full of overtaking and wheel-to-wheel battles.
  • India Sunday clinched a spot in the Davis Cup World Group playoffs after downing South Korea 3-1 in their second-round tie in the southeastern SouthKorean city of Busan.
  • Italy won both singles matches against Britain in straight sets on Sunday to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals for the first time in 16 years.
  • The Delhi crowd saw an All England repeat on Super Sunday at the $250,000 Yonex-Sunrise India Open. First the stage was set for No.2 Wang Shixian to frustrate world No.1 Li Xuerui 22-20 21-19 in what could be called her comeback year.
  • A gang of thieves pulled out an ATM machine from its kiosk in Bhajanpura area of northeast Delhi, loaded it onto a minivan and drove away with Rs 7.8 lakh in cash early Sunday morning.
  • In the works for weeks, negotiations between BJP and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) finally fructified on Sunday with Chandrababu Naidu announcing a pre-election agreement with the saffron party and rejoining the National Democratic Alliance after a gap of 10 years.
  • Raninder Singh was unanimously re-elected as President of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Saturday. He had taken up the post in December 2010.
  • Kumar Sangakkara guided Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over India to win the World Twenty20 in Mirpur and end a run of four defeats in global finals. Sangakkara, playing his final Twenty20 international, scored 52 not out as Sri Lanka chased down 131 in 17.5 overs.
  • SSC has postponed this year’s Combined Graduate Level Examination- 2014, which was scheduled to be held on April 27 and May 4, citing Lok Sabha elections. The new date for the examination will be intimated in due course of time.
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