Top News Headlines of 16 November 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 16 November 2014:

  • India 31st rank among 50 countries and Germany is No.1 in list of 2014 according to  an annual nation branding survey by research firm Anholt-GfK.
  • Visitors to Connaught Place can now enjoy free Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • The telecom company Tata Docomo joined hands with the New Delhi Municipal Coucil to provide the service in the commercial hub of the capital.
  • Veteran politician and former Lok Sabha MP Mehboob Beg quit the party on Sunday and offered unconditional support to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s PDP.
  • Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar adopt Andhra Pradesh’s Puttamrajuvari Kandriga on 16th November 2014.
  • The government is likely to introduce a key legislation proposing a complete ban on child labour in all sectors in the coming winter session of Parliament.
  • Uttar Pradesh set to get world’s tallest temple “Krishna Temple” in Vrindavan on Sunday.
  • Two active chemical components found in cannabis plants called Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) were tested as part of research into the treatment of brain cancer tumours by British scientists.
  • The remains of a bank revetment and walls were found in China’s eastern Fujian province, which experts believe could help them get a glimpse of a city built some 1,100 years ago.
  • China opened the first stretch of a new high-speed railway in Xinjiang on Sunday.
  • China and South Korea signed on the outlines of a free trade agreement (FTA) with India on Sunday.
  • Cambridge University has retained its reputation as Britain’s best university while its rival Oxford slipped to number 2 from the joint first spot in the `University Guide 2015′ released on Sunday.
  • The some 40-odd SpiceJet pilots, including commanders, have quit the airline during the past six months.
  • Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu win gold in the men’s squash event at the Asian Beach Games on Sunday.
  • Former All England champion and chief coach of the Indian team Pullela Gopichand got a perfect gift on his 41st birthday.
  • Saina Nehwal won commanding title-winning performance at the China Open in Fuzhou on Sunday.
  • World champions India have consolidated their top rank on the ICC ODI team rankings after sweeping the series against Sri Lanka on Sunday.
  • Rashid Khan won the $750,000 and Second Title of the Year, on sunday at Bangkok.
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