Top News Headlines of 12 April 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 12th April 2015:

  • The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has allowed airlines to offer all their seats for prebooking to passengers.
  • The Uttar pradesh government handed handed to farmers a cheque for Rs 100, their estimate for 5 bighas of damaged crop. Mohammad Shahid, a farmer from Rudauli tehsil, was issued a cheque for Rs 63 against destroyed crop cultivated over 3 bighas.
  • The health ministry is preparing a Rs 150 crore digital dose to ensure maximum awareness about government initiatives through social media vehicles including Facebook, Twitter, Google Hangouts.
  • Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally declared her run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. She launched her campaign website on Sunday, telling Americans she wanted to be their “champion”.
  • UAE-based Indian business tycoon Yusuffali M A has reportedly offered £100 million to buy the iconic old Scotland Yard headquarters in London.
  • Three IndianAmericans are among 50 biggest philanthropists of 2015, that includes top business honchos like Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Anthropologist and childbirth expert Sheila Kitzinger, whose books helped people around the world begin new lives as parents, has passed away at the age of 86. She wrote more than two dozen books, including `The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth,’ `The Experience of Childbirth’ and `Ourselves as Mothers.’
  • Indo-Swiss tennis combine Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reached their second successive women’s doubles final defeated the Hungarian-French pairing of Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-2, 6-4 in exactly an hour on 12th April.
  • India beat Korea 4-1 in the penalty shoot-out after both the teams were locked at 2-2 at regulation time, to finish a creditable third in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on April 12, 2015.
  • On April 12, badminton player Kento Momota became the first Japanese man to win a Super Series singles title when he beat Hong Kong’s Hu Yun in a thrilling Singapore Open final.
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Top News Headlines of 12 April 2015
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