Top News Headlines of 09 March 2014

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  • The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Saturday announced its first list of 194 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls with party president Sonia Gandhi, Vice-president Rahul Gandhi and IT expert Nandan Nilekani among the prominent names.
  • Three members of a Mumbai family were among 239 people feared dead when a Malaysian Airlines flight to Beijing went missing over the South China Sea off Vietnam early on Saturday soon after taking off from Kuala Lumpur.
  • A private university in Greater Noida on Saturday expelled six students four of them Kashmiri’s from one of its boys hostels after a stand-off between two groups over last Sundays India-Pakistan cricket match.
  • Odisha opposition leader Bhupinder Singh and Congress legislature party secretary Anup Sai on Saturday joined the ruling BJD.
  • Former president of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Chandra Mohan Patowary resigned from the party on Saturday. He will join BJP on March 10.
  • One worker was killed and three others seriously injured in an accident at the Ship Building Center on the premises of the Eastern Naval Command on Saturday.
  • AAP candidate from Amethi Kumar Vishwas and 20 others have been booked in Sultanpur district for allegedly violating prohibitory orders and the code of conduct. Vishwas came to the district in a cavalcade on Friday without permission.
  • Ranbaxy Laboratories, facing a host of regulatory issues, has recalled over 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug, Lipitor, in the US after a dosage mix-up was detected.
  • India is placed at 111th position out of 189 countries in a list prepared by an international organization that ranks nations on the number of women representatives in parliament.
  • People across England and Wales will now be able to find out from the police if their partners have a history of domestic violence before getting into a relationship with them.
  • A new law rolled on Saturday called Clares Law-will provides information that could protect someone from being a victim of attack.
  • Former Baywatch babe Carmen Electra has officially become the oldest FHM cover girl at 41.
  • Former India cricketer Mohammed Kaif has been named as the Congress candidate from the prestigious Phulpur constituency in Allahabad. It is the constituency from where first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru entered the Lok Sabha.
  • Saina Nehwal has dominated Shixian Wang in recent times but the fourth seeded Chinese turned the tables on the Indian on Friday to prolong the formers anxious wait for the All England crown. The Olympic bronze medal list lost to Shixian 17-21,10-21 in the quarterfinals late on Friday night.
  • Bengaluru FCs marauders Sunil Chhetri and Robin Singh infused life into a dreary encounter after their riveting goals shut out defending champions Churchill Brothers 3-0 at the Bangalore Football Stadium on Saturday and extended their stay at the top of the I-League.
  • Rajasthan beat Gujarat 3-2 in a Group A clash to record their first win in the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 being played at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here Saturday.
  • Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday.
  • India’s Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number one position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, which were released on Sunday after the conclusion of the Asia Cup.
  • A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint Sunday in southern Iraq, the deadliest of a series of attacks that killed 42 people.
    Miroslav Klose has become Germany’s all-time leading goalscorer on Wednesday when they face Chile in Stuttgart.
  • Sri Lanka regained the Asia Cup trophy with a comfortable five-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.
  • Samsung is unveiling a new free music service for its phones. The South Korean gadget maker says its Milk Music service includes over 200 stations and 13 million songs.
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