Top News Headlines of 17 December 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 17 December 2014:

  • Sara Khan, who was last seen in Junoon-Aisi Nafrat Toh Isgq Kaisa will soon enter Sasural Simar Ka as the new Roli.
  • Intelligence agencies have sounded an alert regarding Pakistan-based terror mastermind and 26/11 planner Hafiz Saeed’s designs to unleash attacks in India.
  • The Union Cabinet approved the Constitutional amendment bill on goods and services tax (GST) on Wednesday and may introduce it in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
  • Sarita Vihar underpass is finally scheduled to be opened on Friday.
    The website of a Rohini school was hacked by someone claiming to be a supporter of the ISIS.
  • Italy recalled its ambassador to New Delhi on Wednesday for “urgent consultations“ after the Indian Supreme Court rejected the request by two Italian Marines to stay at home for Christmas.
  • Ministry Celebrates ‘Minorities Right Day’ on 18th December with Commitment of Education and Economic Empowerment and Preservation of Rich Heritage of Minority Communities.
  • The Modi government is expected to conferred  Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, on former Prime Minsiter Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birthday on his on December 25.
  • One of the heaviest spells of snowfall has left 30 people dead in Uttarakhand in the last two days.
  • Microsoft founder Bill Gates, also a philanthropist and investor, will be one of the top world business leaders to attend the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit (VGGIS) 2015.
  • Nasa on Tuesday announced that the Mars Curiosity rover has detected methane on the Red Planet.
  • History was made on Wednesday with the Church of England appointing its first ever female bishop.
  • Indian American Amit Priyavadan Mehta has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in the District of Columbia, becoming the first Asian Pacific American to occupy this important position.
  • Foreign investors have bought tenanted office space worth over $2 billion in India in the current calendar.
  • Ajay Singh, the man who launched SpiceJet in 2005, along with Londonbased Bhulo Kansagra, coming back to bail out the troubled low-cost carrier (LCC) following his meeting with the aviation ministry brass on Wednesday evening.
  • Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography “Playing It My Way“, initially published in English, will be printed in eight Indian languages, starting with Marathi, over the next six months.
  • Asian Games bronze medalist L Sarita Devi heaved a sigh of relief on Wednesday as the world boxing body let her off with only a year’s suspension.
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Top News Headlines of 17 December 2014
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