Top News Headlines of 13 December 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 13 December 2014:

  • Pakistan Hockey team enter champion Trophy Final beat India after 16 years.
  • Kumar Sangakkara slammed a run-a-ball 112 on Saturday to set up Sri Lanka’s series clinching 90-run victory over England in the sixth One-day International in Kandy.
  • Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old executive in a multinational company , was arrested on Saturday on charges of being the key voice of global jihadi group ISIS on Twitter.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee underwent an angioplasty procedure on Saturday evening.
  • Three gold loan companies in Kerala have more precious metal in their vaults than the gold reserves of some of the richest nations.
  • The Hinduja Group, in partnership with a Spanish company , has bought Britain’s iconic Old War Office building, once occupied by PM Winston Churchill and the strategic nerve centre of two World Wars.
  • The Delhi high court is set to get four new judges on Monday , increasing its total strength to 40.
  • Dineshwar Sharma, was on Saturday appointed as the new chief of the agency. He will take charge from current IB chief SA Ibrahim on January 1, 2014.
  • Dr Subodh Kumar, secretary of the hospital management board of AIIMS, receive the best multi-speciality hospital award during the healthcare awards initiated by the Times of India in New Delhi. Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi bagged the award for best single speciality hospital.
  • China has developed a long range and non-lethal `pain beam’ weapon that can be used to break up riots or protests from a distance.
  • India will launch the advanced Geo-Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MIII) on December 10 from Sriharikota.
  • President Abdul Hamid of Bangladesh will be on a two-day visit of India starting December 18.
  • The govt plan to pass the insurance Bill next week. It is eager to pass the key reform bill which aims to increase foreign equity in the insurance sector from 26 to 49% and had brought the legislation in the previous budget session of parliament.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday led the first state commemoration of the Nanjing massacre.
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Top News Headlines of 13 December 2014
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