Top News Headlines of 17 October 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 17 October 2014:

  • India’s first indigenously designed and developed long range cruise missile Nirbhay by DRDO success test fire on Friday.
  • The Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change launched the national Air Quality Index on Friday.
  • This year, India Desi crackers eclipse dragon after ban.
  • Next time you notice a traffic violation or illegal parking on city roads, click a photograph or make a video and send it as a WhatsApp message to 8750871493.
  • Greater Noida Metro pact will sign on 18th October 2014. The two routes is Noida City Centre to Sector 62 and Noida City Centre to greater Noida.
  • The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) launched the national air quality index (AQI) on Friday.
  • Two dozen bombs found in Malda mango orchard.
  • India will set up a Council on Nuclear Safety to be headed by the Prime Minister.
  • Karnataka government announced that it’s rename a dozen cities and towns in consonance with their pronunciation in Kannada language.
  • The foreign ministry announced that a nationwide Passport Seva Camp starting on Saturday, intended to provide services to far-flung areas.
  • Bharti suggested a mega conference Jal Manthan for brainstorming on various issues of water resources.
  • Reports that Robert Downey Jr is signing up for a significant role in the next Captain America movie has Marvel-watchers buzzing.
  • President Barack Obama appointed an Ebola czar for the US on Friday.
  • India will pay Iran $900 million in two tranches beginning next week to clear part of the past dues for crude oil it buys from the Persian Gulf nation.
  • The West Indies players decided to call off their ongoing tour of India over a payment dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Friday.
  • Virat Kohli hit a sparkling century to lead India to a 59-run win over the West Indies at the HPCA stadium here on Friday.
  • Rajasthan High Court appointed state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the day-to-day affairs of Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks on Friday.
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Top News Headlines of 17 October 2014
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