Top News Headlines of 15 September 2014

Breaking news of 15 September 2014 Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

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  • Kira Kazantsev became Miss America 2015 on Sunday in New York and Miss America 2014 crowned by her predecessor Nina Davuluri on Sunday.
  • SEBI has given listed companies time till March 31, 2015 to appoint at least one woman director on their board besides simplifying norms on related party transactions which are now aligned with the Companies Act, 2013.
  • RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday cautioned banks against chasing numbers and working in undue haste to implement the PM’s Jan Dhan a scheme aimed at providing every household with a bank account in the process creating 7.5 crore  new ones by next January.
  • The Road Transport Minister on Monday notified norms for registration of such vehicles based on “sample testing” of each e-rickshaw model that was playing before the Supreme Court ban.
  • CBI Director Ranjit Sinha remained thigh lipped on Monday, hours after the apex court asked the Centre for public Interest Litigation, an NGO, to reveal the name of the ‘whistleblower’ who had leaked the visitors’ register at his residence.
  • Government on Monday approved launching of National Ayush Mission (NAM) to address gaps in health service in vulnerable and far-flung areas of the country.
  • The seat of The Tamil Nadu government, on Monday had a date with Hollywood superstar and former California governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar. The ‘Terminator’ star, who was in Chennai for the audio launch of Tamil Film.
  • There was a broad agreement among vice-chancellors of state/central/deemed and private universities that Bed/Med courses should have the duration of two years each. The VCs also were of the view that teacher education from primary to higher secondary should be part of the university system.
  • The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smart phone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they’re going.
  • Biwal Bhutto Zardari on Monday announced that will contest the 2018 general election from his family stronghold of Larkana, signalling his arrival on Pakista’s active political stage.
  • Google on Monday announced a range of relatively affordable smartphones under a new platform and partnership called Android one that it expects will significantly help the mass adoption of smartphones and the internet.
  • The Indian men’s football team suffered a humiliating 0-5 thrashing at the hands of UAE in its Asian Games campaign opener on Monday and placed itself in a difficult position to advance to the next round.
  • NHPC has been awarded second prize by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, for the year 2012-2013, under Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award programme, for commendable work in public sector.
  • Sanjeev Singh has joined Delhi Transco Limited as Managing Director. Before joining Delhi Transco Limited, Singh was with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited as executive Director and was in-charge of operation services.
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Two kilograms of heroin with a street value of Rs 10crore, which was smuggled from Pakistan were seized by the BSF on the border in Amritsar on Monday.

Top News Headlines of 15 September 2014
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