Top News Headlines of 19 October 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 19 October 2014:

  • Bhartiya Janta Party won 122 seas in Maharashra on 19th October 2014.
  • Amit Shah has emerged as the most influential man in BJP after Narendra Modi in Maharashtra and Haryana election 2014.
  • Pritam Munde, the second daughter of late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, scripted Lok Sabha history by winning the Beed seat in Maharashtra in a bypoll by a record margin of nearly seven lakh votes.
  • Bagalore girl Noyonita Lodh was crowned of the Yamaha Miss Diva Universe 2014 on Sunday.
  • The Delhi Metro will have over 200 stations by 2016. Delhi will have the highest number of metro stations after Shanghai, Tokyo, and Seoul.
  • The Delhi Transport Corporation will felicitate over 200 of them who have a good track record with a ‘Road Safety Award.
  • The tax-exempted income of 13 major political parties of the country, in last two years, amounts to Rs 1,381 crore, according to an RTI reply.
  • Senior Cogress leaders Narayan Rane and Harshwardhan Patil were two of fourteen former Maharashtra ministers who lost the state election.
  • The 13th Haryana assembly will have a corresponding 13 women MLAs, the highest in the history of the state since the first election in 1967 after its formation.
  • The Student will attempt to reach a blistering pace of 37 kmph with the vehicle called Leviathan, breaking the current speed record of 34 kmph set by MIT in Cambridge in 1991.
  • Roman Catholic bishops on Saturday reversed a historic acceptance of gays, dropping parts of a controversial document.
  • The world’s sixth largest consumer health and pharma company Johnson & Johnson is close to selling two of brands-savlon antiseptic soap and liquids in India for 3crore.
  • The country biggest gas producer ONGC will gain an additional profit of Rs 1,950crore this fiscal from the government’s decision to raise price of gas from domestic fields.
  • Gautam Gambhir has been retained as Delhi skipper for the upcoming domestic season as the Delhi and District Cricket Association.
  • Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has been selected for the Sree Chithira Thirunal Trust national award for his contribution in the field of sports.
  • Saketh Myneni clinched his maiden ATP Challenger level singles titles after getting the better of Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan in a hard-fought three setter in the Indore Open on Sunday.
  • Indian successfully defend its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJO) Under 21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final here on Sunday.
  • Ace woman squash player Dipika Pallikal and Asian Games gold medalist Harinder Pal Singh on Sunday won titles in their respective categories at the JSW squash Challenger Circuit here.
  • US Open champion and World No.9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royal, the Dubai based franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League.
  • India’s Raj Bharath finally hits his straps to finish on top of the podium in Race 3 in the MRF Challenge 2014 at the Loshail Internatinal Circuit on Saturday night.
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Top News Headlines of 19 October 2014
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