Top News Headlines of 24 November 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 24 November 2014:

  • China’s top mobile phone maker Xiaomi is looking to make devices in India, possibly using the idle plant of Nokia at Chennai.
  • US defence secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday after a series of foreign policy glitches and setbacks.
  • The budget for the fresh elections to be held in 2015 has risen to at least Rs 2530 crore.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government will start issuing NCR permits to autorickshaws in Noida and Ghaziabad from Wednesday, allowing them to cross the border.
  • Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Monday launched a course to improve emergency medical services in trauma centres across the country and train citizens in basic life support to deal with accidents.
  • The first-ever bus service between India and Nepal will be flagged off from Ambedkar Stadium bus terminal here on Tuesday evening.
  • The ceremony of mono-rail project between Agra and Noida will be on Sunday.
  • A 1971 India-Pa kistan war hero, Air Commodore Parvez Khokhar, 70, was found murdered under mysterious circumstances on Monday morning in his villa in Huskur near Bengaluru.
  • Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s adopting Tamauli village in his Lok Sabha constituency Azamgarh has left Muslims unhappy.
  • A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy’s first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station (ISS).
  • Swiss museum accept a German recluse’s bequest of a trove of over 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era.
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday declared that women are not equal to men and launched a bitter attack against feminists in Turkey.
  • Gautam Adaniled Adani Power has agreed to acquire a 600MW coalbased power plant in Korba, Madhya Pradesh, for Rs 4,200 crore from the Delhibased Avantha Group promoted by Gautam Thapar.
  • National Cadet Corps celebrated its 66th anniversary on November 23.
  • Top India batsman Virat Kohli has maintained his second position in the latest ICC batsmen rankings while Bhuvneshwar Kumar has moved up a place to be seventh in the bowlers’ standings.
  • S Sarjubala (48kg) and Saweety (81kg) settled for silver medals, rounding off a decent campaign in the 8th World Women’s Boxing Championships, here on Monday.
  • The Rio Olympic Games have their mascot, a yellow feline animal representing Brazil’s rich fauna and wildlife.
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Top News Headlines of 24 November 2014
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