Top News Headlines of 10 February 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 10th February 2015:

  • Aam Admi Party won 96% of the seat in Delhi, the most ever by any party in any state other than sikkim. In Delhi the previous record for seats won 52 by Congress in 1998, and for vote share, congress 48.1% in ,03.
  • Celebrations at the Aam Aadmi Party’s east Patel Nagar office started early and continued till late into the afternoon on Tuesday.
  • Drawing such comfort, JD(U)’s beleaguered boss Nitish Kumar invited Arvind Kejriwal to join the grand alliance of the Janata Parivar on Tuesday.
  • The 67-seat landslide victory of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will entitle it to all three Rajya Sabha seats from Delhi, but the party must wait for three long years before it can stake claim to these.
  • Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as chief minister along with his cabinet at Ramlila Maidan on Valentine’s Day.
  • Two confirmed and two suspected cases of swine flu were detected among students of GD Goenka Public School in Rajnagar Extension on Tuesday.
  • The Delhi high court on Monday sought responses of the Centre, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and civic agencies on rising levels of air pollution in the city.
  • Six women candidates have managed to secure a place in the 70-member Delhi Assembly , a meagre eight percent even as fairer sex accounts for almost 45 per cent of the population in the national capital.
  • Though Mamata Banerjee supported AAP in the Delhi election, the party in Bengal on Tuesday ruled out any possibility of tying up with Trinamool in next year’s state polls, saying they would contest all 294 seats.
  • HSBC Holdings faces investigation by US authorities and an inquiry by British lawmakers after admitting failings by its Swiss private bank that may have allowed some customers to dodge taxes.
  • The government is planning to augment cashless insurance coverage under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) from the existing Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 for a beneficiary.
  • Cyber security sleuths have alerted e-banking users in the country against the infectious and destructive activity of a “worm“ virus that steals login secrets and passwords of an individual.
  • After a major racket involving recruitment to the Indian Army was exposed recently , about 16 coaching institutes that impart training and coaching for those wishing to join the Army have come under the scanner.
  • From today , Indian tourists will be able to visit Britain and Ireland on a single visa.
  • A 70-year-old former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) official was stabbed to death in his flat by four men including the security guard of his apartment in East Bengaluru on Monday night.
  • Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon, had kept a secret stash of personal mementos -hardware items from the 1969 Apollo 11 mission -which were supposed to be left behind on the Moon.
  • US President Barack Obama on Tuesday confirmed the death of Kayla Jean Mueller, who was taken hostage in Syria by the ISIS, and vowed to track down her captors.
  • Tata Motorsowned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced on Tuesday that three of its models will feature in the new James Bond film `Spectre’.
  • ICICI Bank has responded with `Pockets’ -an app-based digital wallet which, on installation, generates a virtual Visa card that can be used for payments with any online merchant.
  • India required a team like Afghanistan to finally make their presence felt on this tour of Australia.
  • Viswanathan Anand’s campaign ended on a sour note as he lost to English Grandmaster Michael Adams in the seventh and final round to finish seventh in the Grenke Chess Classic, here on Tuesday.
  • Madhya Pradesh’s Ankit Sharma on Tuesday became only the fifth Indian to cross the 8-metre barrier as he came up with a record leap of 8.04m in his fourth attempt to leave behind National record.
  • Pole vault world-record holder Yelena Isinbayeva is planning to make a comeback ahead of next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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