Top News Headlines of 07 March 2014

Breaking news of 07 March 2014. Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Namrata Joshipura will be the grand finale designer for the autumn-winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, starting March 26 at Pragati Maidan.
  • Malala Yousafzai, along with US whistleblower Edward Snowden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, is among the nominees for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, as the Nobel Institute announced Tuesday a record 278 candidates.
  • Police arrested 14 Aam Aadmi Party workers on Thursday, and are likely to arrest MLA Akhilesh Tripathi, for offences committed during the party’s protest outside BJP headquarters that turned violent on Wednesday.
  • The 67 Kashmiri students from Swami Vivekanand Subharti University in Meerut, who were suspended for three days for cheering Pakistan cricket teams win over India on Sunday.
  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has said the Indian GP, taken off this year’s calendar, won’t be making a comeback in 2015 as well. The Indian GP has only completed three out of its five-race contract.
  • The Indian Medical Association on Thursday called off the doctors strike in UP after the Allahabad High Court promised a judicial probe into the arrest of some medicos following a scuffle with an SP MLA last week.
  • Arunachal Pradesh governor Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma on Wednesday dissolved the assembly on the recommendation of the state cabinet, which demanded assembly polls along with the LS elections on April 9.
  • The Delhi high court on Thursday cleared the release of Gulaab Gang after its makers assured it that they would run a disclaimer saying the film was not based on the life of activist Sampat Pal.
  • Crimea voted to join Russia on Thursday even as the US slapped visa sanctions on the separatists and began lining up financial curbs against Russia.
  • Massachusetts highest court ruled on Wednesday that a law prohibiting the secret photographing of nude or partly nude people does not apply to up skirting taking photos of areas beneath people’s clothes in public.
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education will allow Class XII students currently appearing for the Board exams to not only get a copy of their evaluated answer sheets but also seek re-evaluation instead of just a recount of the marks.
  • Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, 56, made a 20-minute visit to Gurgaon on Wednesday for a very special reason to meet his wife, Zeenat, and their newborn daughter.
  • The rupee recorded its biggest single day gain since mid-November, gaining 64 paise to close at 61.12 against the dollar in the foreign exchange market.
  • Former India Test player and Karnataka State Cricket Association Secretary Brijesh Patel has been named manager of Indian cricket team for the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.
  • PV Sindhu joined the list of Indian first round casualties as she suffered a straight game loss 16-21, 15-21 against Sun Yu of China in the All England Open badminton in Birmingham on Wednesday.
  • The district election officer has issued a notice to the Aam Aadmi Party for its unauthorized protest outside the BJP headquarters on Wednesday evening. AAP is to submit its response by 3pm on Friday.
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday announced new dates for Class-XII board exams which were clashing with the Lok Sabha polls. Exams scheduled for April 9 will be held on April 25, those on April 10 will be on April 21,the ones scheduled for April 12 will be held on April 19 and those on April 17 have now been moved up to April 22.
  • The benchmark Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex on Thursday surged to an all-time intra-day high of 21,492.49 by rising 215.63 points on heavy buying by foreign investors across sectors.
  • Photographer Madan Mehta, better known by the name Mahatta, passed away on Wednesday morning after fighting cancer for three-and-a-half years.
  • Looks like more trouble for RJD boss Lalu Prasad with party veterans Ram Kripal Yadav and Ghulam Ghaus set to quit on Thursday after being denied LS tickets.
  • Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) government in Bihar seems to be on a slide with the states GDP growth tumbling down from a high of 15.05% in 2012-13 to an estimated 8.82% in 2013-14.
  • Naresh Kumar, Chief Manager (Corporate Communications),POWERGRID was conferred with Rashtriya Media Ratan Award -2013 by Media Press Club for his sincere co-operation with journalists and media personnel at a function held in New Delhi on February 25.
  • Gujarat police on Thursday registered a case against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and party members for violating the model code of conduct by using loudspeakers at a political gathering without permission.
  • Indian-American scientist Anil Jain from Michigan State University has built the first 3D model of a human fingerprint which takes a two-dimensional image of a fingerprint and maps it to a 3D finger surface.
  • Jamie Edwards a 13-year-old British student has astounded the science world by becoming the youngest person in the world to build a nuclear reactor.
  • Mayukh Bhaduri, Chairman-Managing Director,(CMD),Hindustan Steelworks Construction Limited (HSCL), received the Rajbhasha Award from Beniprasad Verma, Minister of Steel in Lucknow on February 24.
  • Harvard University in the US has topped the annual Times Higher Education (THE) magazines 2014 World Reputation Rankings released here on Thursday.
  • China is extending the worlds highest Qinghai-Tibet railway line to Panchen Lamas hometown of Xigaz, as well as taking it closer to the Indian border.
  • Indian-American legal luminary Vince Girdhari Chhabria has been confirmed by the United States’ Senate as a federal judge of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.
  • A maiden ton by Denesh Ramdin just wasn’t enough as England held on to defeat the West Indies by 25 runs in the deciding third and final ODI at North Sound on Wednesday.
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