Top News Headlines of 13 October 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 13 October 2014:

  • French economist Jean win the Nobel Prize for Economics “for his analysis of market power and regulation“ on 13th October 2014.
  • Sale of Mamata’s painting for Rs 1.8cr under CBI lens.
  • “Phool Walon Ki Sair” ahead inauguration of the 2014 Edition of the festival by Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung on 13th October 2014 at New Delhi.
  • Women can now get less than 1 minute tested for cervical cancer for just Rs 2.
  • National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC) has launch a new scheme Swachhta Udyami Yojana Swachhta Se Sampannta Ki Aur.
  • Power Finance Corporation extended full support to the govt. of Andhra Pradesh by sanctioning a loan of Rs 15,000 crores over a span of two years.
  • POWERGRID has been conferred with “Organization with Innovative HR Practices Award” for outstanding achievements and excellence.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear out of turn the bail plea of former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa.
  • All India Radio has taken off air all 37 Gyanvani educational FM radio stations which were being used as a teaching tool by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou).
  • India has pledged $4 million for the reconstruction of Gaza Strip necessitated by the recent Israel-Hamas war.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration training 13-yr-old to set foot on Mars by 2034.
  • Indian-born Briton Neel Mukherjee is tipped to win the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel `The Lives of Others’, according to the odds by William Hill, one of the largest bookmakers in the UK.
  • Evo Morales coasted to victory in Bolivia’s presidential elections an unprecedented third term as voters rewarded.
  • The pacific nation of Niue has released coins with Disney characters on one side and Queen Elizabeth II on the others.
  • The US Trade Representative (USTR) has launched a fresh offensive against India’s intellectual property rights (IPR) regime.
  • Indian biggest e-commerce company Flipkart has deal at 3m sqft in 5 yrs.
  • Tatas Value Homes has announced that it will launched an ecommerce platform -to sell flats.
  • All-rounder Daniel Vettori named in squad for Scotland game.
  • MSP Higher Secondary from Kerala became the first team to enter the under-17 boys’ final of the 55th Subroto Cup football tournament.
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Top News Headlines of 13 October 2014
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