Top News Headlines of 13 November 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 13 November 2014:

  • Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma hit 264 in the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka. Included Rohit Sharma’s record 33 fours and 9 sixes. He became first cricketer hit double century in ODI and Entire Lankan team dismissed for 251 on 13th November 2014.
  • India has beaten China as the biggest consumer of gold even as global gold demand has fallen to its lowest in five years.
  • Somnath Bharti has found a place in the first list of candidates declared by AAP on Thursday for the upcoming assembly elections.
  • Toyota company agreed to pay Rs 25lakh compensation for SUV accident in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Commuters can now recharge their Delhi Metro smart cards by sending an SMS to a designated number on 9222208888. However, to avail the service, one has to be an ICICI bank account holder.
  • Naya Daur Party (NDP), which claims it will contest all the 70 seats, is led by cancer surgeon Dr Sanjeev Chhiber and is inviting “good people“ to stand for the elections.
  • On the Children’s Day , street kids poured their hearts out talking about their dreams, sacrifices and poverty to the journalists of Balaknama–the world’s first and one of its kind newspaper for and by street children.
  • Delhi Metro, Yamuna Expressway, Interceptor Sewage System in Delhi, Gujarat International Finance Tech-City (GIFT), Mundhra Ultra Mega Power Plant and Narmada Canal Solar project—have featured on the list of 100 of the world’s most innovative, impactful infrastructure projects.
  • Pt Jasraj, among the few remaining classical leg ends of his era, has been awarded this year’s Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement.
  • The Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) board has decided to discontinue teaching German as a third language option in the middle of the academic year.
  • Scientists have named a new species of frog Pendropsophus ozzy in honour of rocker Ozzy Osbourne.
  • The world’s shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal 54.6cm greets the tallest living man of Torkey’s Sultan Kosen 261cm, to mark the 60th Guinness World Record day in London on Thursday.
  • Two iconic Andy Warhol paintings of Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando sold for more than $151 million at auction in New York on Thursday.
  • Pakistan has successfully test-fired an intermediaterange missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The Shaheen-II missile, also known as Hatf-VI, with a range of 1,500km was launched on Thursday.
  • Kunal Shah is one of the five persons of Indian-origin to have made the cut in Goldman Sachs in 2014 class of partners.
  • India and the US have resolved differences on the issue of public stockholding for food security.
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