Top News Headlines of 11 May 2014


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  • Gujarat governor Kamla Beniwals office has forwarded an application by an AAP worker seeking action against BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his non-disclosure of the marital status in the past to the state home department.
  • West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra has found himself in the thick of controversy on the eve of polling in Kolkata as his name appears in the voter rolls of two assembly constituencies Kamarhati in 24-P arganas district and Bhowanipore in Kolkata.
  • After India suspended construction on an internal container port on Indo-Myanmar border,the two countries this week signed an agreement on border cooperation,promising to exchange information on insurgents and drugs and human trafficking.
  • Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by four wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here Stadium. Set a target of 158, Super Kings made 160 for six with three balls to spare.
  • The defence ministry (MoD) may have finally agreed to the longstanding demand of the home ministry (MHA) to hand over the India-Myanmar border to the BSF but has made it clear that the Army will retain operational control over the Assam Rifles.
  • The stage II of National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scheduled for Sunday, May 11, has been postponed till further notice after the Punjab and Haryana high court imposed a stay on the process.
  • BJP today appealed to LG Najeeb Jung to frame a fees policy for private schools in Delhi to stop them from exploiting parents in the name of development charges,donations and other items.
  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council on Saturday revamped the schedule by taking away all the matches from Chennai while the June 1 final was allotted to Bangalore.
  • One person died when a dispute over a well near a mosque led to communal clashes and stone-pelting in Meerut on Saturday.
  • Whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka could be dismissed from service if the Haryana government accepts the adverse remarks made against him by his superiors in his performance appraisal report.
  • The Supreme Court has ruled that separate toilets for boys and girls as well as drinking water facility were integral to right to education and ordered that all schools,including those run by minority community, must make provisions for them.
  • Darren Sammy has retired from Test cricket after being replaced as West Indies captain by Denesh Ramdin.  The all-rounder has led the Test side since 2010 and led the side to series victories over Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and New Zealand during his spell in charge.
  • A special CBI court on Saturday came down heavily on 2G scam accused and Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa for his objectionable conduct, saying the accused, who is currently out on bail, deserves to be taken into custody for misconduct.
  • A Modh Ghanchi member has lodged a police complaint against ex-leader of opposition in Gujarat assembly, Shaktisinh Gohil, for allegedly trying to defame his community for political gains.
  • Seven people, including five children, of a family were killed when their house was destroyed in a massive landslide early on Saturday in Assams Karimganj district.
  • Thousands of pro-government Red Shirts massed in Thailands capital on Saturday to challenge attempts by opposition protesters to hand power to an unelected regime,warning that the kingdom was lurching towards civil war.
  • North Korea issued its latest nuclear threat on Saturday, two days after South Koreas defence minister said Pyongyang was making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test.
  • China has banned the biblical epic film Noah starring Russell Crowe. Chinese censors have offered no explanations but sources see this as an expression of solidarity with the Muslim countries, many of whom have banned the movie.
  • China has started the process of stopping animal testing for cosmetic products. Animal testing which was mandatory so far is not required anymore for cosmetic products manufactured in the country. China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has issued the new rules.
  • Rafael Nadal gave further evidence he is finding his best form with a straight-sets win over Roberto Bautista Agut in the Madrid Masters semi-finals. The world number one beat his fellow Spaniard 6-4 6-3 to close in on a fourth Madrid, and 27th Masters, title.
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by 8 wickets under the D/L method in a rain-marred Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Saturday.
  • Saudi Arabia, the fifth-largest importer of fresh vegetables from India, has banned the import of Indian chili due to the presence of high pesticide residues in it.
  • After the wicket of Kevin Pietersen, Amit Mishra reached 100 Indian Premier League wickets. Amit Mishra has now become the second bowler to clinch 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League after Lasith Malinga who currently has 114 wickets to his name.
  • Marking an important milestone, for the first time an Indian missile, Astra, was successfully test-fired from a fighter aircraft the Sukhoi-30 MKI — from a naval range in the Western Sector on Sunday.
  • Lt. Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung has appointed Right to Information (RTI) activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal as consultant to the Delhi government.
  • Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan defeated top-seeded Fabio Fognini 2—6, 6—1, 6—2 in the BMW Open final on Sunday for his second ATP World Tour title.
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