Top News Headlines of 11 August 2014

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  • China wants India in Silk Road plan: Giving final touches to its most ambitious plan to build a wide network of new silk roads on land and seas to enhance global connectivity , China has invited India to join President Xi Jinping’s pet project that would revive the ancient trade route and benefit the region.
  • Un Project: The City Police Will Get Rs 40 Crore To Implement The United Nations Women Safe City project to put in place enhanced security apparatus for women.
  • No Ebola vaccine before 2015: WHO: An effective vaccine against the Ebola virus will not be available before 2015, the World Health Organization has said.
  • Experts welcome e-rick guidelines: Environmentalists and public transport experts are relieved that the Centre has proposed draft guidelines to regulate e-rickshaws under the Motor Vehicles Act. E-rickshaws may have been in the news for all the wrong reasons, but many believe these had the potential to solve the city’s last-mile connectivity problem.
  • It’s Chennai on top with three of its schools scoring the highest average aggregate in CBSE Class XII exams in 2014. Following Chennai’s three DAVs is the Heritage School of Gurgaon in fourth position.
  • CWG stadia still off limits for DU students: Four years after Delhi staged the Commonwealth Games, two swanky stadiums of Delhi University , which were upgraded amid fanfare for the purpose, remain out of bounds for varsity students.
  • Recently, Justice Markandey Katju, a former Supreme Court judge who is now chairman of the Press Council of India, made the revelation that a `tainted’ judge was confirmed in his post owing to political pressure. Now, Justice Katju has written a blog post making fresh allegations of corruption in the judiciary.
  • The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has launched a special audit of all 21 coal blocks in Madhya Pradesh allocated by the former Manmohan Singh-led UPA government.
  • The alleged bribery case involving Syndicate Bank chief S K Jain may come up for discussion in the meeting of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money, as it is a ‘classic’ case of how proceeds of corruption were transferred through hawala channels, sources said.
  • Taking up the issue of delay in signing a civil nuclear agreement with Japan, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday told her Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida that it was time the deal was concluded.
  • Scientists have found that how you manage the photos on your Facebook profile may tell whether you are an extrovert, a neurotic or a conscientious person.
  • International Coal Ventures (ICVL) will pump in $300 million for ex panding coal production at the Benga mine of the Mozambique assets it has ac quired from Rio Tinto as it initiates a formal dialogue with Tata Steel that holds 35% in the venture.
  • Deepika Kumari-led women archers clinched the recurve team gold after routing Mexico 6-0 in the final as India returned with five medals in the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland on Sunday.
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Top News Headlines of 11 August 2014
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