Top News Headlines of 11 March 2014


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  • The Supreme Court on Monday took a second big step toward that trial proceeding in cases of corruption and serious crimes against MPs and MLAs to be completed within a years of charges being framed
  • Arvind Kejriwal may deny that he accepted ‘Z’ category security from Delhi Police, but cops doing duty outside his Tilak Lane flat tell a different story. Police source said, in keeping with Kejriwal’s security category, 22 personnel have been deputed to protect him.
  • Former Infosys board member V Balakrishnan was on Monday named Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates. He is among the 13 candidates in Karnataka announced by AAP.
  • Bala chose the seat over Banglore South, his home, because he didn’t want to contest against his old colleague Nandan Nilekani, the Congress candidates.
  • The state government might find it tricky to justify its decision to bring e-rickshaws under the ambit of the motor Vehicle Act, in court. A PIL in the high court has sought a ban on the plying of these battery-operated vehicles on main roads, arguing that they are a cycle rickshaw substitute meant to ferry people for short distance inside colonies.
  • Telecom player Vodafone has been accused by the Union Home Ministry (MHA) of secretary sharing subscriber data with a British intelligence and security organization, a charge denied by the company.
  • AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal’s obituary references to four RTI activist at a large public gathering n Ahmedabad on Saturday left his supporter red-faced as three of them are alive.
  • The Congress leadership may deny a ticket to controversial MP Suresh Kalmadi or his wife Meera, while former chief Minister Ashok Chavan has backed out from contesting in the election. However, Chavan’s wife Amita is still in the zone of consideration from Nanded.
  • The 29th edition of Aahar-International Food and Hospitality Fair (March 10-14) was inaugurated by Rita Menon, Chairperson and MD of ITPO at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Aahar a UFI approved event, is the largest food and hospitality specialized event in South Asia. This year around 768 leading companies are taking part from India and abroad.
  • Punjab National Bank: At the Golden jubilee celebration of the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) it gave away the ‘Vigilance Excellence Award 2013-2014 to Punjab National Bank. The award was received by Shiv Kumar Gupta, CVO, PNB, for spearheading a robust vigilance set-up.
  • The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said it may not put up candidate against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli and Amethi.
  • In huge embarrassment for Aam Aadmi Party, its candidates from Moradabad, Khalid Parvez, has been declared a defaulter by Bank of Baroda’s Badaun branch for failing to repay Rs 12 crore.
  • The Supreme Court announced that if elected, criminals may lose LS seats by May 2015 and on Monday set a year’s deadline for lower courts to dispose of criminal cases against MPs and MLAs. As many as 162 sitting MPs or 30% have criminals against them.
  • Scientist have developed a blood test that can predict with more than 90% accuracy if a healthy person will develop mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s diseases within three years The blood test can identify 10 lipids, or fats, in the blood that predict Alzheimer’s onset, it could be ready for use in clinical studies within two years.
  • India and Britain have successfully completed the first ever digitalization of Ramayana. Experts from the British Library and the Chhatrpati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya in Mumbai have reunited the 17th century Mewar Ramayana manuscript one of the most lavishly produced copies of the epic, which was split between the UK and India for over 150 years.
  • Malaysia Airlines aircraft with 239 people on board still unclear, China on Monday said it would deploy satellites for its search. China is adjusting the orbit of up to 10 of its satellites to assist the nine-nation hunt for MH370, which was on its way to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.
  • Nokia has been steadfast in maintaining its distance from Android, but the struggling Finnish company has finally launched a Phone that lets you access apps of Google’s ubiquitous operating system.
  • The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organising Committee (IAGOC) on Monday announced that new Delhi will be the last destination for the promotional roadshow planned to take place in six countries ahead of the Games.
  • The IPL chairman and senior BCCI official Ranjib Biswal on Monday said that the BCCI will take some more time before zeroing in on the off-shore venue for the seventh edition of the cash-rich league as discussion are still on with union home ministry.
  • Olympic bronze medalist Sushil Kumar and archer Deepika Kumari will be named goodwill ambassadors of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games at a promotional event to be held here on March 18.
  • India’s ace shooter Heena Sidhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the air pistol women’s gold medal while Chain Singh bagged the yellow metal in men’s air rifle event at the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait on Monday. After her standout performance in qualification round, Heena was ranked No. 1 with a score of 386/400.
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