Top News Headlines of 1 September 2014


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  • SpiceJet tickets now at Rs499: SpiceJet offered customers tickets prices as low as Rs499 on its domestic network in yet another limited-period special fate scheme called ‘Early Bitd’. The booking for this three-day offer start from September 1 with a travel validity period between January 16 and October 24 Next year on Monday.
  • PM Narendra Modi’s pet bullet train project got a leg-up on Monday with Japan committing funds and technical support. The first high-speed train is expected to run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai at an estimated cost of Rs 70,000 crore.
  • Manchester signed: Manchester United is set to sign Falcao in a loan deal, adding to a frontline including van Persie and Rooney.
  • Nalanda University reopened: Nalanda University in Bihar’s Rajgir district started its first academic session on Monday, nearly 800 year after the ancient institution was destroyed. Students attend four session on the first day, from 9am to 1.30pm.
  • VK Singh arrested on Monday: Retried Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh, accused of offering a Rs 14crore bribe to then Army chief VK Singh at his South Block office on Sept 22, 2010 for clearing files on acquisition of 1,676 Tatra vehicles and arrested on Monday.
  • 88% cleared IIT entrance in 1st shot: In a first, 88% candidates cracked the IIT entrance exam in the first attempt this year, against 69.6% last year.
  • SC keeps Sri Ni out of BCCI to spot: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to reinstate N Srinivasan as BCCI chief while giving the Mudgal committee another two month to conclude it probe into the IPL betting and spot fixing scandal.
  • Andhra capital near Vijayawada: The Chandrababu Naidu government of Monday decided that Andhra Pradesh’s new capital would be built in and around Vijayawada, likely in the temple town of Mangalagiri,
  • UBI: United Bank of India on Monday declared Kingfisher Airlines and promoter Vijay Mallya ‘Wilfull defaulter’ in a move that will choke fresh fund flow to public companies promoted by the flamboyant businessmen of those where he is a director.
  • HC stayed toll hike on Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Monday stayed the hike in toll on the Jaipur-Delhi national highway- made of effective from midnight of September 1 till the National Highways Authority of India.
  • Wife of Rajnath Singh at CISF: The CISF Wives welfare Association, ‘Sanrakshika’, organised its first Sanrakshika Day on Sunday.
  • High Court admitted cops: The Delhi High Court on Monday admitted a plea of 14 suspended Uttarakhand cops, who have challenged their conviction and life imprisonment for killing a 22 year-old MBA student in a fake encounter in Dehradun in 2009.
  • Women scientists enter IIT council: HRD ministry has nominated two women scientists Tessy Thomas and Vijayalakshami Ravindranath to the IIT council the apex body of 16IITs.
  • Uttar Pradesh banned for girl to fight ‘love jihad’: Committees of Vaishyas in Uttar Pradesh has decided that school girl from the community to stop using cell phones to save themselves from falling prey to “love jihad”.
  • Duty Free shop open in China: China opened the world’s largest duty-free shop, with a shopping are of 72,000 sqm attracting over 300 brand including Prada and Rolex, in coastal Sanya city in Southern Hainam Province on Monday.
  • Indian open will be a Euro affair from 2015: Indian golf a big push, the national open will be a European Tour event beginning 2015. The Indian open, which was till now an Asian Tour sanctioned tournament, will be part of the European season with an enhanced prize purse of $1.5 million, a 20 percent increase from previous editions.
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