Top News Headlines of 18 November 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 18 November 2014:

  • The government on Tuesday relaunched Kisan Vikas Patras, offering to double your investment in just 100 months.
  • Delhi-based Shardul and Mumbai-based Cyril are managing partners in India’s largest corporate law firm.
  • On the occasion of World Toilet Day, Hundreds of schoolchildren and representatives from six countries pledged toilets for all at Connaught Place’s Central Park on Tuesday.
  • India and Australia on Tuesday agreed on a landmark framework for security cooperation across the spectrum in defence, cyber and maritime security and combating terrorism.
  • Jharkhand has an estimated 40% of the country’s mineral resources, including coal, iron, uranium, copper and other metallic ores and stones.
  • The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), has increased fees for its postgraduate programme (PGP) and agri-business management programme (ABM) from the current Rs16.6 lakh to Rs18.5 lakh.
  • The government has lined up 19 bills for passage during the upcoming winter session of Parliament.
  • United State “mothership” plant to build to smaller aircraft.
  • India was the sixth worst-affected country by terrorism in 2013 -the other five being war zones at present according to the Global Terrorism Index 2014 report.
  • Vape, a verb meaning to inhale or exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette has been named as the word of the year 2014 by Oxford Dictionaries.
  • Company CEO Gautam Thakkar has also submitted his resignation, taking re sponsibility on moral grounds, Infosys said in a release.
  • The drug maker ranbaxy has sued US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) for revoking approvals granted to the firm for launching low-cost versions of two bestselling medicines -Nexium and Valcyte -used in treatment of heartburn and for infection caused by HIV.
  • Sutirtha Bhattacharya has been named for the post of Coal India (CIL) chairman on Tuesday.
  • Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has been dropped as the brand ambassador of the Godrej Group as it kick-starts the second phase of its brandbuilding exercise.
  • Micromax will launch an all-new premium mobile and connected devices range under `YU’ brand as it looks to target the youth and tech-savvy users.
  • Captain Cheema clinched the second Yes Bank Golf Foundation Invitational Golf Championship at the ITC Classic Golf Resort.
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Top News Headlines of 18 November 2014
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