Top News Headlines of 24 March 2014

Breaking news of 24 March 2014 Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

  • Rookie drag-flicker Gaganpreet Singh scored a brilliant hat-trick as Air India outsmarted Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) 4-1 to win the title in the National ‘A’ division hockey championship at the Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Sunday.
  • The Super League player Keith Mason has quit rugby in his quest to become the next James Bond and is currently concentrating on making it in the Hollywood.
  • Researchers at University of Gothenburg have developed a new method that identifies pancreatic cancers visible precursors with 97% accuracy.
  • Scientists are using a promising new theory to track down hidden water both on Earth where fresh water is becoming dangerously scarce in some regions and in the quest for life on Mars.
  • The Defence Ministry has taken the Election Commissions approval for appointment of a new navy chief after Admiral DK Joshi resigned on moral grounds after frequent mishaps in the force.
  • World No. 2 Laura Massaro was crowned the world champion yesterday after edging out Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini in a tense final.  Massaro beat Sherbini 11-7, 6-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9 in front of a full house in the Malaysian island of Penang.
  • Mahesh Bhupathi made a first round exit from the ATP Sony Open with partner Kevin Anderson but not before a scare to second seeded team of Alexandr Peya and Bruno Soares. The unseeded Indo-South African pair lost 4-6 6-4 6-10 in their opening round against the Austrian-Brazilian combo.
  • A new smartphone app may allow people to donate their voice to be customized into synthetic speech for those who are unable to speak .The app is being developed under a programme called VocaliD.
  • A day after Chinas satellites traced possible debris of the missing flight MH370, France on Sunday gave Malaysia new satellite data showing potential objects in a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean.
  • Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) today shocked defending Champions Haryana 4-0 to clinch the 4th Hockey India Sr Women National Championship.
  • BJP on Sunday shoved aside Jaswant Singhs revolt over denial of a party ticket by bluntly saying that leaders should learn to take no as a response to their demands.
  • Indian Mujahideen’s (IM) expert bomb-maker, Waqas alias Javed, a resident of Punjab in Pakistan was arrested along with three others suspected members of IM from Jaipur and Jodhpur in Rajasthan by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.
  • India’s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament.
  • Veteran Telugu actor and former minister P Babu Mohan resigned from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday.
  • India beat West Indies by seven wickets in their super 10 Group Two match of the World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday.
  • World’s first academic pornography journal launched at London. The journal will focus on developing knowledge of pornographies past and present, in all their variations and around the world.
  • Umar Akmal smashed 94 off 54 balls as Pakistan bounced back after a morale-sapping loss against India to defeat Australia by 16 runs in the World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Sunday.
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