Top News Headlines of 21 February 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 21st February 2015:

  • HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh got the Modi government’s hackles up when he said on Thursday that nothing had changed on the ground in the last nine months.
  • The Delhi government on Tuesday cracked down on private labs which had overcharged patients for swine flue tests. Show-cause notices were issued to two labs for allegedly charging more than the specified limit of Rs 4,500 fixed by the government for these tests.
  • Women’s safety is one of the core issues that may be deliberated upon during the two-day assembly session which begins on Monday.
  • Badarpur thermal station in Delhi is one of the country’s most polluting and inefficient power plants, reveals a study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
  • The Noida-Greater Noida Expressway is all set to become Wi-Fi enabled by March 15.
  • The New Delhi Municipal Council has launched a mobile application to register complaints regarding basic services.
  • The state has proposed an elaborate security arrangement for the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai, including a system that will keep it invisible on radars, permanent bunkers and an independent security unit.
  • The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) here was shutdown on Saturday for the weekend over fears of swine flu spreading on campus.
  • Greek PM Alexis Tsipras declared victory on Saturday after agreeing to a last-minute conditional financial rescue deal with Europe, despite making big concessions to avert financial collapse within days.
  • An Indian-American Purnendu Dasgupta, who developed an environment friendly field analyser for checking toxic arsenic levels in water, has been awarded a prestigious award for his special contribution in the field of chemistry.
  • A Sherlock Holmes story , which languished in obscurity for more than a century, has been rediscovered.
  • Kristen Stewart on Friday became the first American actress to win a Cesar, France’s equivalent of the Oscars. The `Twilight’ star received the best supporting actress award for her role alongside Juliette Binoche in `Clouds of Sils Maria’.
  • The judgment in the case against Salman Khan under Arms Act, an offshoot of the blackbuck poaching incident 16 years ago, will be pronounced on Wed nesday by a Jodhpur court. Khan will have to be present in court during the pronouncement of the judgment.
  • Anil Kumble says it is a great honour to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. He is the fourth Indian to be honoured after legends Bishan Bedi, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev.
  • India’s top tennis players Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri set up the Delhi Open title clash against each other after scoring contrasting victories in their respective semifinals of the $100,000 ATP Challenger, here on Saturday.
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Top News Headlines of 21 February 2015
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