Top News Headlines of 11 September 2014

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  • A 24 Year old man Nick Stoeberl in the US has entered the Guinness Book of world record for possessing the world’s longest tongue measuring an astonishing 10.1cm.
  • The Bombay high court on Thursday granted bail to Gujarat’s ex-DIG DG Vanzara, in Jail for over seven year in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
  • CCTV footage of a group of Nigerians attacking a fellow national in Khirki Extension surfaced, Delhi Police and the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) launched a drive to verify the antecedents of the African nationals living in the area.
  • AAP on Thursday met Delhi Police Chief BS Basso and demanded that arrest of Delhi BJP vice-president Sher Singh Dagar for allegedly offering bribe to an AAP MLA to jump ship.
  • A UP Court refused on technical grounds to take cognized of the charge sheet against BJP President Amit Shah in connection with an alleged hate speech made by him on Thursday.
  • Omar Abdullah’s administration conspicuous by its absence in rescue and relief operations in J&K the centre has virtually taken charge in the state and is rallying resources to fill gap.
  • Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday announced an additional grant of Rs 5 crore to Tibbia College and Hospital in the current financial year to help improves its infrastructure and facilities and facilities.
  • Congress on Thursday appeared to be in throes of a leadership crisis with a bunch of biggies breaking from the party line on host of issues ranging from government formation in Delhi and Kashmir floods to the 2G scam.
  • More than 96,000 people have been rescued in massive rescue-cum relief operations launched jointly by the armed forces and the NDRF along with police from different parts of flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. At least 84 IAF and Army Aviation Corps aircraft and helicopters are in action ferrying marooned people to safar places.
  • Bengal law minister Chandrima Bhattacharya led 100-odd Trinamool Mahila Congress supporters in a dharna against CBI Thursday.
  • Tourism Minister Shripad Naik on Thursday pledged Rs100 crore to J&K help restore tourism infrastructure in the state. The fund can be used to rebuild the damaged government tourist infrastructure.
  • The landmark judgement of the Supreme Court recognizing transgender person as a “third gender” has come under a cloud, following an application filled by the government seeking clarification on it.
  • Sri Lankan National Arun Selvarajan, arrested by the NIA on Wednesday for spying in India on behalf of Pakistan’s ISI, has turned out to be an LTTE members. A Lankan Tamil, Selvarajan is wanted in Sri Lanka for providing logistical support to LTTE cadres.
  • The Agriculture Ministry on Thursday launched a call-in facility to help in smoother transportation of perishable goods across the country. The move may help control prices of perishable goods by ensuring smooth supply of these items to markets.
  • American Actor Richard Kiel, most famous for his role as towering Bond villain Jaws, has died aged 74 in California on Wednesday.
  • Rejecting the Dalai Lama’s views on ending the system of reincarnated Tibetan spiritual head, the Chinese government on Thursday said it will preserve the centuries old tradition among Tibetan Buddhist, saying it has the powers to appoint the next Dalai Lama.
  • Relatives remember the 9/11 at the site of the World Trade Centre in New York on Thursday as the US marked the 13th anniversary of the terror attack. Addressing the nation, President Obama vowed that the US would never ‘give in to fear’ and added: ‘You have kept alive a love that no act of terror can ever extinguish.
  • The government has lined up big bang stake sale in blue chip public sector, stocks –Coal India, ONGC and NHPC – to raise over Rs 45,000 crore but has so far done little to offload its shares in ITC and Larsen & Toubro, which can help it mobilize another Rs43,500 crore.
  • World’s second largest telecom firm Vodafone’s head Marten Pieters, which is facing taxation issues in India, on Thursday said it is difficult for foreign companies to do business in the country because of slower government clearances.
  • Indian cricketers Yusuf and Irfan Pathan today launched their dream venture Cricket Academy of Pathans, which will start functioning from next month-end in their home town Baroda.
  • The Telangana government today felicitated tennis ace Sania Mirza for her recent victory in the US Open mixed doubles and presented her a cheque of Rs 1 crore.
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