Top News Headlines of 10 March 2014


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  • BJP’s blues over tickets for its top guns deepened on Sunday with sitting Lucknow MP Lalji Tandon signalling his reluctance to vacate the seat for party president Rajnath Singh,saying he would do so only for PM candidate Narendra Modi.
  • Far exceeding the Election Commission expectations, more than 1.5 lakh Delhiites turned up on Sunday to be enrolled as voters across 11,763 polling stations.
  • Faced with a CBI probe and a bar on new contracts, Rolls-Royce has offered to return to the government Rs 18 crore it paid consultants to facilitate deals with HAL.
  • The CBI is likely to submit a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheets in cases registered in 2012.
  • Three audit firms are facing criminal action for alleged lapses at National Spot Exchange Ltd and Financial Technologies (India).
  • Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray on Sunday announced his party’s first list of seven candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, a move calculated to damage the Shiv Sena.
  • Sheila Dikshit, the former Congress chief minister of Delhi, will take over as Kerala governor on Tuesday at a function in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • For the first time, non-resident Indians will be voting in the general elections. A total of 11,844 NRIs have enrolled via post for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections but they will have to travel to their constituency to cast votes on the polling day.
  • Retired IAS officer Bhagirath Prasad, who was fielded from Bhind constituency in Madhya Pradesh (MP) for the general election 2014 by the Congress party in the list announced on Saturday, jolted the party on Sunday by deciding to join BJP.
  • Accusing Rahul Gandhi and Congress of flouting the model code of conduct, BJP on Sunday complained to the Election Commission over his remarks linking RSS to Mahatma Gandhis killing and sought action against the Congress vice-president and derecognition of the party.
  • Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav removed his agriculture minister Anand Singh and MoS for stamp and registration Manoj Paras on Sunday.
  • A new machine that can turn water into wine in just three days by simply adding a few other ingredients has been developed. The machine, which costs USD 499, was developed by wine expert Kevin Boyer in New York.
  • Award-winning Indian author Pankaj Mishra is among eight writers from seven countries who have won a $1,50,000 Yale University prize each in recognition of their literary achievements.
  • The vice president of Afghanistan, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, has passed away at the age of 56. The government has announced that Fahim died of natural causes.
  • The success of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in India seems to have crossed boundaries and inspired people in Pakistan, where a party has been launched with the same name.
  • Promising Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar on Sunday clinched the gold medal in women’s air rifle event besides winning a bronze in the team event on the opening day of the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait.
  • Indian Davis Cupper Saketh Myneni won his first singles title of the season after beating his doubles partner Sanam Singh in the final of USD 10,000 ITF Futures tournament.
  • Vishnu Prasad was voted the most promising Motor Sport Man of the Year by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) which honoured its 2013 national champions on Saturday.
  • One of India’s top bridge players, Subhash Gupta and his partner JM Shah won the 33rd edition of the Rama Jain memorial National Bridge Championship that concluded in the Capital on Sunday.
  • Mizoram on Sunday blanked Railways 3-0 in a one-sided final of the 68th National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy here.
    Juhi Chawla’s brother Bobby Chawla, who was in coma, passed away at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai on March 9.
  • Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google followed by Vidya Balan and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
  • The Brand Trust Report India Study 2014 has ranked Richfeel as India’s most trusted hair care brand in a study covering 20,000 brands across 16 cities.
  • Kush Sharma, a seventh-grader at Frontier School of Innovation County, won the Spelling Bee at the Central Library in Kansas City in Missouri Saturday and secured a berth in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington scheduled for May.
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