Top News Headlines of 14 April 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 14 April 2015:

  • More than 800 Valmikis, fighting civic authorities to save their houses from demolition in Rampur, and “converted” their faith to Islam on 14th April 2015. The residence said that Civic authorities had allegedly marked their houses with red paint a few days ago.
  • E-commerce major Flipkart decided on April 14, 2015 not to join Airtel Zero, which offers subscribers free browsing of websites of companies that join the platform for a fee and flipkart joined Net neutrality.
  • PM Narendra Modi met Subhas Chandra Bose’s grandnephew Surya Bose in Berlin and promised to examine the request for declassification of all files related to events since Netaji’s death or disappearance in Taiwan on August 18, 1945.
  • Asian country Iran has been appointed the first woman Marzieh Afkham as a ambassador abroad since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
  • BSES companies Rajdhani and Yamuna, which supply power to 70% of the capital, have sought help from the AAP government to secure a loan to settle dues.The discoms have already sought a loan of Rs 11,006 crore from Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to stabilize their financial situation.
  • Defence minister Manohar Parrikar is now headed for South Korea on a four-day visit from starting 15th April with a top-level delegation to discuss ways to bolster bilateral defence cooperation, ranging from military exchanges to joint R&D projects.
  • Information and broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched FM transmission of the popular `Vividh Bharati’ service of All India Radio, which will be available to listeners in and around Delhi on mobile handsets, car stereos and internet.
  • The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission on Thursday ordered the defunct Kingfisher Airlines to deposit Rs 25 lakh in the Consumer Welfare Fund of the government of India as fine for making flyers take the low-cost airline, Deccan, after taking payments in its name.
  • The health planning is survey to check the quality of medicines being sold in the market as it prepares to crack down on spurious drugs. The part of the survey are central drug inspectors will collect over 47,000 samples of medicines from at least 15 different categories, including antibiotics, cardiovascular drugs, antihistamines and steroids.
  • The home ministry has decided to rename the tourist visa-on-arrival scheme as `e-tourist visa’ scheme with effect from 14th April 2015.
  • Asia’s largest and oldest metropolis with gateways, built-up areas, street system and wells was built at the site of Haryana’s two villages, including one on the Ghaggar river, according to a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
  • American soul singer Percy Sledge who was best known for the 1966 hit `When a Man Loves a Woman’, passed away at the age of 73 on April 14, 2015 from liver cancer.
  • North Korea’s first lady has appeared in public for the first time this year as part of celebrations marking the birthday of the country’s founding leader Kim Il-Sung.
  • World Bank and IMF have predicted robust expansion for India on the back of reforms initiatives and lower crude price.
  • Rajasthan Royals win by seven wicket over Mumbai Indians in their IPL cricket match, here on April 14, 2015.
  • India will host Oman on June 11 in their first match in the second round of regional qualifying for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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Top News Headlines of 14 April 2015
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