Top News Headlines of 25 March 2014


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  • A Mumbai court on Monday framed additional charges of repeat offence against three men convicted in the twin Shakti Mills gang rape cases. If the court finds the trio guilty under Section 376E of the IPC on Tuesday, special public prosecutor could seek death penalty against them.
  • Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to give Barcelona a 4-3 win against Real Madrid in a match that blew open the La Liga title race. Messi is now the top scorer in Clasico matches.
  • Malaysia on Monday said its missing airliner had crashed in the Indian Ocean, extinguishing the hopes of relatives of those on board but shedding no light on why it veered so far off course.
  • An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death on Monday after just two hearings, in the largest mass sentencing in the country’s modern history.
  • The BRICS countries on Monday came out strongly in support of Russian President Vladimir Putin as it expressed concern over a statement by Australia that Putin could be prevented from participating in the G20 summit Down Under this year in the wake of Russia annexing Crimea from Ukraine.
  • The revision in natural gas prices will have to wait, with the Election Commission on Monday asking the oil ministry to defer the proposal, given that the matter was pending in Supreme Court.
  • The UPA government’s much-hyped Aadhaar card is available even to illegal migrants from Pakistan and Bangladesh for a payment, according to a sting operation by investigative website Cobra post.
  • City police chief B S Bassi on Monday broke his silence on the death of Sunanda Pushkar, saying that the business woman’s husband and Union minister Shashi Tharoor had not yet been cleared of suspicion in the case.
  • The Delhi high court on Monday directed discoms to fully cooperate with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in the audit process.
  • Delhi University has instituted Teaching Excellence Awards for those teaching the compulsory foundation courses in the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).
  • Seven members of a family two couples and their children allegedly committed suicide in Kutch district of Gujarat.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday refused to cancel the bail granted to Unitech Ltd Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, an accused in 2G spectrum case, for allegedly trying to sabotage the trial.
  • As many as 17 farmers have committed suicide in the agrarian crisis-hit Vidarbha region of Maharashtra in the last five days, an NGO said.
  • Pakistan government’s representatives will meet Pakistani Taliban for peace talks in North Waziristan on Tuesday, according to sources.
  • Defending champion Andy Murray and 17-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer sizzled under a Miami sun,speeding into the fourth round of the Sony Open on Sunday with convincing straight sets wins.
  • Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh said he was immensely proud on being named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour’s ‘Player of the Decade’ award.
  • India put up a listless batting display to suffer a 22-run defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka in its opening Group B match of the ICC Women’s World Twenty 20,in Sylhet on Monday.
  • North Zone have been a dominant force in the Deodhar Trophy, playing the last four finals and winning it twice. On Monday, North showed why they are such a force to reckon with as they crushed South Zone by 100 runs in the first semifinal at the Dr YSR ACA-VDCA Stadium here.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday turned the heat on Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren by ordering an inquiry into how he acquired huge tracts of land in Dhanbad district though he was a resident of Bokaro district, which a petition claimed to be legally impermissible.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the ministry of defence to respond to a PIL seeking a CBI probe into mindless acquisition of over 15 lakh acres of surplus land for the armed forces.
  • Janata Dal (United) on Monday expelled its senior party leader Sabir Ali for praising Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
  • Jean-Paul Duminy hit a fighting half-century and Dale Steyn took four wickets as South Africa recorded a thrilling two-run win over New Zealand at the World Twenty20 in Chittagong on Monday.
  • Sri Lanka crushed the Netherlands by nine wickets after bowling their rivals out for the lowest-ever World Twenty20 total of 39 in Chittagong on Monday.
  • Gunmen in Yemen killed 20 soldiers on Monday at a checkpoint in Hadramawt province, the official Saba news agency said of the latest in a wave of attacks blamed on al Qaeda.
  • India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was on Monday named captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad for the seventh edition of the cash-rich Twenty20 event beginning on April 16.
  • Officials on Tuesday said a double-decker bus carrying municipal workers on a field trip plunged off a steep road into a ravine in western Thailand, killing at least 30 people.
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