Top News Headlines of 22 September 2014


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  • Abhinav Bindra who won a gold at the Beijing Olympics, indicated on Monday that he would end his shooting career after today’s 10m air rifle competition at the Asian Games, However, a little later, he tweeted that he would try to make it for the Rio Olympics in 2016.
  • The Union Minister on Monday ordered an inquiry into allegations that employees of northeast origin at an Ahmadabad hotel were asked to stay away during Chinese president Xi Jinping’s recently visit to the city.
  • CBI arrested Ashok Mohanty, former advocate general of Odisha, for allegedly abusing his official position and misappropriating funds of some firms in a case which is an offshoot of the Saradha scam.
  • Infosys has brought several executive vice president within the $1milion (Rs6crore) compensation club, making their salaries internationally competitive and raising the bar in the Indian IT industry.
  • A Doordarshan anchor was removed for mispronouncing Chinese President Xi Jinping’s name, another of its anchor put the TV channel in a spot by referring to place in J&K names used by separatists calling Anantang “Islamabad” and Shankaracharya Hill “Koh-e-Suleman” – while reading a bulletin on the state floods.
  • A retired deputy manager of a private bank and two others have been arrested for duping businessmen by forging cheques and withdrawing money from their accounts.
  • Lieutenant government Najeeb Jung on Monday inspectedthe interceptor sewer project at Dwarka and the water ATMs being installed in the area.
  • The Delhi transport department has asked the owners of 3,057 auto rickshaws and taxis, whose addresses could not be verified by Delhi police, to furnish their correct residential proof. The department has also issued the list of registration certificates of these vehicles.
  • Finance minister Arun Jaitley has been readmitted to hospital for a post-surgery check-up Jaitely, had undergone a surgery to control diabetes earlier this month, was admitted on Sunday to Max hospital in Saket.
  • Congress on Monday accused Gujarat government of signing pacts with China that have maps showing Arunachal Pradesh as disputed territory and Aksai Chin as Part of China.
  • The NDA government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it proposed to spend Rs51,000 crore in the next five years to completely stop discharge of untreated sewage and waste water from 188 towns sewage Ganga.
  • Government on Monday said the wastage of fruits, vegetables and grains worth Rs44, 000 crore annually was the primary cause of food inflation in the country. It is hence focused on investing more on setting up food processing units and 17 additional food parks.
  • The Telangana government on Monday announced waiver of Rs 17,000 crore agriculture loans to farmers in the state. The decision would benefit about 36 lakh farmers.
  • MIT engineers have developed a new gene-editing system that can selectively kill bacteria carrying harmful genes that confer antibiotic resistance or cause disease.
  • US channel KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quite her job on live TV on Sunday, outing herself as the owner of an Alaskan cannabis club and declaring “f*ck it”.
  • Bangladesh’s main opposition leader KhaledaZia went on trial on Monday charged with embezzling $50,000 in two corruption cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.
  • Three Indian-origin Politicians, including a woman, have been elected to New Zealand’s parliament in the just concluded general election.
  • WTO chief Roberto Azevedo on Monday expressed serious concerns over the fate of Bali package, saying the deal is “at least” and the future seems “uncertain”. WTO members agreed to implement the decision taken in Bali last year and they also agreed to adopt a work programme, by the end of this year, to deal with the remaining issues of the Doha Round.
  •  Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has not only created history with the largest IPO ever at $25billion but also made its founder and CEO, Jack Ma, the second richest man in Asia. The record for the largest IPO was held by Agriculture Bank of China, which raised $22.1 billion in 2010.
  • Google will collaborate with the union government launch a nation wide contest to develop a mobile app for the Prime Minister’s office. On Monday Google released a statement supporting and endorsing the PM’s “digital India” programme.
  • Saurav Ghosal opened a new frontier for Indian squash on Monday as he entered the final of the Asian Games with a clinical 3-0 victory against his long-time nemesis Ong Beng Hee of Malaysia in the men’s singles semifinal here.
  • Two national sports academies for athletics and golf were inaugurated here Monday by Sport Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The athletics academy will provide training for sub-junior, junior and seniors who get selected.
  • This December, Christmas will come early for Indian tennis enthusiasts. Roger Federer, for many the greatest player to have played the game, will add undoubted class and star power to the International Primer Tennis League when he turns out for Indian Aces, the Indian franchise of the league.
  • Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will be signing up with a new management company called Spoment, a global sports, media and entertainment company, which is based out of UK, Singapore and India.
  • The Spanish tennis federation announced on Sunday that former WTA player Gala Leon Garcia will replace Carlos Moya as the country’s Davis Cup captain, becoming the first female coach to hold the position.
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