Top News Headlines of 10 September 2014

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  • Bangalore student Manas Kohli is a world topper in computer studies in the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination.It’s the world’s most-popular international qualification for students between 14 and 16 years old.

 

  • The British subsidiary of French train and turbine maker Alstom paid around $8.5 million (nearly Rs 52 crore) in bribes over a six-year period to win transport contracts in India, Poland and Tunisia, Britain’s leading fraud prosecutor alleged on Tuesday.
  • Traffic police began their crackdown on women riding two-wheelers without helmets in the city, prosecuting as many as 5,000 violators on Wednesday.
  • The 25,000 flats in DDA’s 2014 housing scheme, over 10,000 are in Rohini’s sectors 34 and 35. A majority of them are unlikely to be handed over by March next year, DDA’s official deadline.
  • Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has come under attack from a member of his own party, BJP MP Udit Raj, on the removal of AIIMS’ chief vigilance officer (CVO) Sanjiv Chaturvedi.
  • More than 1.8 lakh families have failed the eligibility test for monthly supplies of subsidized ration under the food security programme. The Aadhaar registration of all members of these families was found to be invalid. These families make up over six lakh individuals.
  • Marooned on rooftops for the past week and infuriated by the delay in help reaching them, people in Srinagar vented their anger by hitting out at the administration and pelting stones at Army trucks carrying relief supplies at Tangpora near Batamaloo on Wednesday.
  • The North Corporation on Wednesday passed the proposal to give new, stiched uniforms to children going to its schools. The old blue shirts have been replaced by smart red checks and skirts have been replaced by tunics.
  • The fine print of the Punjab and Haryana high court’s September 3 order cancelling the auction that saw real estate major DLF being allotted 350 acres of land in Gurgaon has revealed a startling fact.
  • A Sri Lankan national was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday in Chennai for spying in India on behalf of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).
  • At least 15 engineering students, including a girl, from Hyderabad, attracted to the idea of fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq and Syria, were tracked down by the Telangana police in West Bengal this week after their parents complained they were missing.
  • After Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured full support to the Aadhaar project on Saturday, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 1,200 crore to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to meet the target of enrolling 100 crore residents by the end of 2015.
  • This November, thousands of English medium students of Class VVIII can expect error-free second semester textbooks. The Gujarat government has, for the first time, instituted a three-tier proofreading system to eliminate as many mistakes as possible from the textbooks.
  • China expects to establish its first space station by around 2022, building upon the experience of an experimental module already in orbit, the country’s state media said on Wednesday.
  • Nasa is developing a laser-based probe for the International Space Station that will study the Earth’s forests in 3D, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle.
  • Ratan Tata buys into e-jewellery co. His Second Investment Within Weeks Boosts Indian E-Commerce Story.
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