Top News Headlines of 2 May 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 2 May 2015:

  • In some Indian states ­ Bihar, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Jharkhand 1.3% of all girls aged 19 in India having married, according to just-released data from the 2011 census.
  • The `fight of the century’ begins between Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao and colourful American Floyd Mayweather Jr held in Las Vagas on 2nd May 2015. This fight has been won by Floyd Mayweather against Manny Pacquio and get 11,00 crore.
  • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge also known as Kate Middleton had given birth to a girl child on May 2, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
  • 44 suspected militants were killed on May 2, 2015 during air strikes by Pakistan Military aircraft in North Waziristan and Khyber agencies.
  • India had raised the transaction value of consignment on May 2, 2015 for border trade between her and China. The CIF (cost, insurance and freight) value per consignment was hiked to Rs. 2,00,000 in case of Nathula while its has been increased to Rs. 1,00,000 for Gunji and Namgaya Shipkila.
  • Uttarakhand government released Rs 200 crore towards relief of cultivators who endured damage due to unseasonal rainfall this year. Chief Minister announced on May 2, 2015 that each cultivator will be given Rs. 1500 for immediate relief.
  • The government of Telangana had constituted an expert committee of nine members on May 2, 2015 to study feasibility of increasing the spillway capacity of Sirsailam Dam also known as Neelam Snajeev Reddy Sagar Dam. This committee will also research on flood management techniques.
  • Bangladesh earned a draw in the first test match played against Pakistan on May 2, 2015 at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium. Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes broke a world record that stood for over 50 years, the highest second inning opening partnership in Tests.
  • India started a five-yearly count of Asiatic lions on May 2, 2015 in the western state of Gujrat’s Gir Sanctuary. The last census in 2010 recorded an increase in the number of lion from 395 in 2005 to 411.
  • United State Secretary of State John Kerry visited Sri Lanka on May 2, 2015 to revive US ties with this South Asian Island. The last US diplomat who visited Sri Lanka, was Colin Powell, in 2005 after the Indian Ocean tsunami.
  • Assistant sub inspector Dilip Shirker shot dead senior inspector before hurting himself inside Vakola Police Station in Mumbai. He died on the spot while senior inspector Vilas Joshi died in the hospital on May 2, 2015.
  • Jashodaben, wife of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, filed an application under RTI in Mehsana district for second time on May 2, 2015. She wants the details of security provided to her after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister but she has been denied information twice on security protocol and entitlements.
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Top News Headlines of 2 May 2015
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