Top News Headlines of 20 April 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 20 April 2015:

  • Virat Kohli is join the list of cricketer who have entered the world of business. He is investing around Rs 90 crore to launch a chain of gyms and fitness centres across the country.
  • Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri passed away on 20th April at the age of 20. He is died from brain swelling and haemorrhage.
  • The 47 file chargesheet revealed that Essar was found the highest payer to the petroleum ministry’s staffers and associates for leaking confidential documents.
  • A PIL challenging National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) November 26 order banning plying of all 15-year-old vehicles in Delhi dismissed by the Supreme Court on 20th April 2015.
  • Indian Navy’s the first of P15-B stealth destroyers, Visakhapatnam was launched in Mumbai by Minu Dhowan, wife of chief of Naval Staff Admiral R K Dhowan on April 20 for boosting the maritime force’s firepower capability.
  • Cambridge University historian Sir Christopher Alan Bayly passed away at the age of 70 on April 20, from a huge heart attack in Chicago. The world has lost a top historian who unearthed the roots of Indian nationalism.
  • Charu Khurana is an make-up artists who worked her magic on the faces of top film stars and politicians. She is emerging as the first woman to be registered by the Cine Costume Make-Up Artist & Hair Dressers’ Association (CCMAA) after a long legal battle.
  • The director of tata Institute of Social Sciences, S Parasuraman recently resigned from his post on 20th April 2015.
  • The three Indian Navy Ships -INS Mumbai, Tarkash and Sumitra have returned after evacuating over 3,000 people from Yemen with the completion of Operation Rahat.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday announced investments worth $46 billion in Pakistan in projects that would give his country direct access to the Arabian Sea and beyond. China signed over 50 agreements related to infrastructure and energy Xi Jinping’s two day visit.
  • Two Indian female students–one has developed a vaccine and the other is working on an effective new antibiotic -have been shortlisted for the first all-female entrepreneurial award launched by Britain’s Imperial College.
  • Tax authorities have issued a fresh notice to UK-based telecom giant Vodafone seeking reassessment of tax returns for two years. The notice has been served under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act, which seeks to deal with income that has escaped assessment.
  • Valentino Rossi defending world cham pion Marc Marquez and win a dramatic Grand Prix of Argentina on 19th April 2015.
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Top News Headlines of 20 April 2015
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