Top News Headlines of 17 November 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 17 November 2014:

  • Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday directed officials to construct world’s tallest tower in Hyderabad, salaries of MLAs and MLCs from the current Rs 95,000 per current Rs 95,000 per month to Rs 2 lakh per month.
  • India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed surface-to-air `Akash’ missile from a test range in Odisha as part of user trial by the Air Force.
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education is planning to extend the re-evaluation system introduced last year by including more subjects and also allowing checking of more than 10 answers per paper.
  • Manoj Jhalani, a joint secretary in the health and family welfare minisrty , has been appointed the chief vigilance officer (CVO) of AIIMS till February 13.
  • The Centre has sanctioned Z-category security for yoga guru Baba Ramdev while placing Udhampur MP and minister of state for personnel Jitendra Singh under Z-plus security .
  • The Mumbai crime branch has arrested members of two factions of a fugitive gangster’s gang who were planning to eliminate film producer Mahesh Bhatt and his family.
  • Government employees can now attend to their autistic children without worrying about being displaced on account of routine transfers or rotational transfer exercise.
  • Infosys co-founder and former UIDAI chairperson Nandan Nilekani is working on a high-impact, massscale education project.
  • The Global Slavery Index 2014 announced on Monday that India and Pakistan alone account for over 45% of total global enslaved population and have highest prevalence of modern slavery in Asia.
  • Prime Minister of India took 28 years to come,“ Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. “I’ve come to assure that you will never have to wait for 28 years again,”.
  • Scientists have found that a 10 -second kiss leads to the transfer of as many as 80 million bacteria between partners and Bacteria in the human mouth play a vital role by helping us digest food to synthesizing nutrients and preventing disease.
  • The Church of England on Monday broke with a centuries-old tradition by paving the way for the appointment of female bishops.
  • Britain has put 55 unnamed charities under the scanner over fears of links to “radicalization and extremism“.
  • Gautam Adani’s ambitious $16.5-billion coal and mine development project in Australia, which has got a new lease of life during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tour of Australia.
  • India remains most attractive among emerging equity markets globally in a five-year view, Christoper Wood, managing director at CLSA.
  • The government is looking at a solar power generation target of 100,000 mw by 2022, up from the 20,000 mw goal planned by the UPA government.
  • Suresh Raina has become the second cricketer to be associated with the Hero Hockey India League after he was named as the co-owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards franchise.
  • India Women scored a massive 400 for six declared and then reduced South Africa to 85 for three, at the end of the second day of the one-off Test match.
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Top News Headlines of 17 November 2014
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