Top News Headlines of 15 February 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 15th February 2015:

  • India Hit Pakistan For Six time in World Cup by 76 runs -the biggest margin in a World Cup match between the two teams –to get their campaign off to a morale-boosting start.
  • India and Sri Lanka are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation agreement as the two countries seek to open a new chapter in ties with a meeting between PM Narendra Modi and President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday.
  • Congress’ Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said Kejriwal was part of the “overall plan of RSS for a Congress-mukt Bharat“.
  • A Metro bridge coming up on Yamuna, which will connect Delhi with Noida, is one of a kind.
  • Delhi’s transport department has started the process of issuing permits to autorickshaw drivers found eligible for them.
  • Visually-challenged students of Delhi University will soon get `mobility and accessibility’ kits, including DAISY players and smart canes to help them move around with ease on campus.
  • Patients spend about Rs 2,500 crore on cardiac stents alone every year in India even by conservative estimates.
  • Next year on Independence Day , India will have the world’s largest solar power plant, with a capacity of 750MW, in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh.
  • A centrally-sponsored nationwide `soil health card’ scheme will be finally rolled out from Suratgarh in Ganganagar district of Rajasthan on February 19.
  • Retirement fund body EPFO’s trustees in a meeting on Thursday will consider a proposal to raise the age limit from 58 to 60 years for vesting of pension under the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS-95).
  • Pakistan on Sunday released 172 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture, two days after the prime ministers of the two countries decided to resume high-level contacts.
  • Dozens of public limited firms have launched a hunt for female board-members as they race against the April 1, 2015 deadline to have at least one woman on the board.
  • Michele Ferrero, the world’s richest candy maker whose Nutella chocolate and hazlenut spread helped raise generations of Europeans and defined Italian sweets, died on Valentine’s Day.
  • China has reaffirmed its “all weather“ friendship with Pakistan by establishing its largest diplomatic mission in Islamabad and launching a joint missile boat production programme.
  • Virat Kohli’s 107 is the first World Cup century by an Indian against Pakistan.
  • Film legend Amitabh Bachchan made his much awaited debut with commentary at the India-Pak game.
  • Stanislas Wawrinka win the ABN-AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday.
  • NICOLE KIDMAN was named worst actress for her performance in Grace Of Monaco at Sunday’s BARFTA Awards,which honour ‘the most egregious works’ to hit cinemas over the past year.
  • The recently held inaugural ceremony of the 8th Inter national Festival of Cell Phone Cinema at Film City , Noida, saw huge participation from across the world.
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