Top News Headlines of 17 April 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 17 April 2015:

  • Vankadarath Saritha became first woman to ride on Delhi roads Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) driver on April 17, 2015 after a 28 days training. She is from Telangana state and she had experience to drive BMW also.
  • Paralympic Committee of India had been banned by International Paralympic Committee on April 17, 2015 due to its management and negligence by the PCI in organizing the national championship.
  • AAP dissident leader Yogendra Yadav along with Prashant bhushan has been issued show cause notice by AAP party on April 17, 2015 for alleged anti-party activities.
  • Madhya Pradesh High Court stayed an FIR against Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on April 18, 2015 by the Special Task Force in relation with recruitment exam scam conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.
  • Gao Yu, a 71 years old journalist, has been sentenced 7 years in prison by a Chinese Court on April 18, 2015. He was accused of leaking an internal Communist party communique known as Document No. 9 to the US based Chinese languade website Mingjing News.
  • Iraqi officials claimed to kill Saddam Husein’s deputy Izzat Ibrahim Al-Dauri on April 17, 2015 by Government forces. He became an underground figure involved in Sunni insurgencies and recently allied with Islamic States militants.
  • Jim Yong Kim the President of World Bank praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’ Jan Dhan Yojna and his strong visionary leadership on April 18, 2015.
  • Pharmaceutical major Glenmark announced on April 17, 2015 to issue preferential shares worth Rs. 945 to Temasek’s wholly-owned indirect Mauritius based subsidiary Aranda Investments.
  • Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said on April 17, 2015 that Indian ranked 129th out of 166 countries in the ranking of information and technology usage on global scale.Bhutan and Sri Lanka ranked ahead of India at 123 and 116 respectively.
  • Haryana’s Ashish Jakhar set a new record on national level in boys hammer throw with 72.04 metre effort erasing the mark of 70.35 set by Haryans’s Sukhdev Singh in 2009, on the second day of National Youth Athletics Championship.
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Top News Headlines of 17 April 2015
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