Top News Headlines of 10 April 2014


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  • Indo-Japanese joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Wednesday said it is recalling 44,989 units of the multi-utility vehicle Innova manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008.
  • In view of Lok Sabha elections in the capital, Delhi Transport Corporation has made arrangements for providing bus service to the staff deployed on election duty as also for the general public from 3am.
  • The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted temporary bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh to file nomination from Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat in UP. Dhananjay and his wife Jagriti are accused of killing their maid.
  • The Election Commission has issued a notice to AAP leader and former CM Arvind Kejriwal for holding a meeting without permission at Rajghat on Tuesday, and asked him to submit a reply by Thursday.
  • India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant which saw action in the 1971 India-Pakistan war, has been auctioned and sold to a ship-breaker for Rs 60 crore, an official said in Mumbai on Wednesday.
  • The Supreme Court monitoring committee formed by the ministry of environment and forests to study 24 proposed hydro projects on the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers in Uttarakhand has published minutes of meetings on the MoEF website and unanimously decided not to recommend 23 of the new projects worth 2683.6 megawatts.
  • The Madras high court has ordered the Tamil Nadu government to instruct its officials to issue backward class community certificates to persons who embrace Islam saying that a BC member would get all the benefits meant for backward class even after conversion to Islam.
  • Customs sleuth nabbed two women, including an international airline crew member, separately for trying to smuggle in 15.7 kg of gold worth Rs 4.53 crore through the Hyderabad airport on Wednesday.
  • There is a 645% jump in the number of people injecting steroids in Britain to pump up muscles a move that comes with potential serious side effects like acne, hair loss, shrunken testicles, failed fertility, liver and heart problems.
  • Twitter began the rollout on Tuesday of a new look for its profile pages that is meant to highlight each users best tweets. The redesign, which Twitter described in a blog post, is immediately available to new users and will be slowly rolled out to rest of the users.
  • At least 23 people were killed and nearly 120 injured when a powerful bomb went off at a crowded marketplace in Islamabad early on Wednesday. The bombing occurred at a wholesale fruit and vegetable market of Pakistans capital on the edge of its twin city Rawalpindi.
  • Kim Jong-un was on Wednesday re-elected as North Koreas leader,state media said,as parliament met in a session closely watched for power shifts in the secretive regime following the shock execution of his once-powerful uncle.
  • Fair trade regulator CCI has approved Torrent Pharmas proposed Rs 2,000 crore acquisition of Elder Pharmas formulations business in India and Nepal,saying that the deal does not raise any competition concerns.
  • Procter & Gamble is selling some of its pet food brands to Mars for $2.9 billion as part of turnaround plan that includes concentrating on profitable core businesses.
  • Mumbai Indians named Sachin Tendulkar as their icon.Sachin has been an integral part of Mumbai Indians and a source of inspiration for the team ever since its inception.
  • Renewed foreign fund buying lifted the sensex to a new all-time high on Wednesday, with Dalal Street now eyeing the 23K level for the market benchmark. With a 359-point rally, the sensex closed at 22,702 as FIIs net bought stocks worth Rs 1,044 crore,taking the months net inflow to over $1 billion.
  • Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy will continue to remain in Tihar jail as the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected his plea that he be put under house arrest to enable him to negotiate deals for arranging money to repay investors.
  • A 16-year-old introvert student armed with two knives went on a stabbing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving 21 people injured,10 of them seriously.
  • Theres pressure on Sundar Raman, chief executive of Indian Premier League, to resign after the Supreme Court left it to the interim president BCCIIPL Sunil Gavaskar to decide on his future.
  • Australias triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice on Wednesday retired from competitive swimming at the age of 25.
  • On the eve of polling day in Delhi, PM Manmohan Singh, his entire Cabinet and others in the top rung of the capitals political class were absent from the Presidential ceremony of the change over of the Army Guard battalion at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Wednesday evening. The ceremony was taking place for the first time since Independence.
  • The Election Commission on Wednesday issued notice to Azam Khan for his controversial comments on the Army among others, hours after the Samajwadi Party leader issued a statement saying Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs had struggled collectively to free India from the time of Independence to now, when the country is facing political enslavement.
  • Toyota on Wednesday announced a global recall of nearly 64 lakh vehicles,including 45,000 Innovas in India,to fix a defect that may deactivate airbags in vehicles manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008.
  • India’s swashbuckling opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, an honour dating back to 1889, by Wisden for his performance in 2013.
  • England captain Charlotte Edwards has become only the second woman to be named as one of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year. Edwards, 34, has won five Ashes series, the World Cup and the World Twenty20 in an 18-year international career.
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