Top News Headlines of 22 April 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 22 April 2015:

  • The Aam Aadmi Party’s rally against the Land Acquisition Bill took a tragic turn on 22nd April when a farmer from Dausa, Rajasthan distressed by damage to his crops and burdened by debt ­ ended his life by hanging himself from a tree.
  • The Union Cabinet on 22nd April cleared changed to trial of juveniles that Juvenile Justice Boards will decide whether a juvenile accused of a heinous crime ought to be treated as a child or an adult.
  • Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav on April 22, laid the foundation stone of Bennett University’s campus along with Times of India Group MD Vineet Jain.
  • The Delhi polic have been banned on people from carrying mobile phones, pens and diaries to police stations fearing they may be used to record the actions of cops.
  • The Delhi high court’s Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw rejected a plea opposing the renewal of licence of Hyatt Regency Hotel in the city on 22nd April.
  • The Union Home Ministry has launched an online system for submission of long-term visa applications by members of the minority communities in Pakistan.
  • The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on April 22, banned on diesel cabs in Rohtang.
  • In India, the famous Gorkha Rifles complete 200 years of soldiering on Friday.
  • Railway minister Suresh Prabhu introduced the facility in Egmore and Tambram suburban sections in Chennai. Rail commuters will now be able to get unreserved tickets using a mobile phone app with the launch of the paperless facility April 22.
  • Nearly 100 of the 450 CCTV cameras installed in Parliament are non-functional, a panel of MPs chaired by former home secretary and Arrah MP R K Singh has found.
  • Two senior IPS officers were on Wednesday inducted as joint directors in CBI while the government extended the tenure of six others working at the same level in the agency.
  • Michele Leonhart, 59, head of the anti-drug trafficking law enforcement agency , is retiring in midMay , attorney general Eric Holder.
  • Nasscom backed Net neutrality and called for a level-playing field for the growth of a robust Internet and mobile start-up ecosystem in the country on 22nd April.
  • Karnataka left-arm pacer Sreenath Arvind has replaced injured Adam Milne in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the ongoing Indian Premier League.
  • The Indian Olympic Committee plans to launch its digital Olympic TV channel in April 2016. Olympic Broadcasting Services’s CEO Yiannis Exarchos said the channel is hiring a staff of almost 100 people based in Madrid to produce programs and features on Olympic athletes and sports to accompany footage of past Olympics.
  • Former badminton world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has been nominated for Malaysia’s 2014 sportsman of the year award despite being provisionally suspended for a doping offence.
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Top News Headlines of 22 April 2015
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