Top News Headlines of 25 September 2014

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  • Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has been honoured with a Lifetime Achiement award at a ceremony in House of Lords here. The award constituted by the Indo-European Business World Cup-winning captain on Wednesday evening.
  • India and China are all set to end their 16 days-long military face off in the Chumar sector of eastern Ladakh after a high-level flag meeting between the rival armies ended on “a positive note” on Thursday.
  • Launched in 2007, Earth Centre Awards have indentified 38 climate champions from the region. The 6th edition of the Earth Care Award, a joint initiative between JSW &The Times of India, is set to embark on an exciting climate champions from South Asia.
  • A consumer forum in the city has asked Air India to pay an NRI flyer a compensation of Rs 1 lakh in a lost baggage case.
  • The Delhi government on Thursday set up a committee to frame fire safety norms for Metro. The committee has been given three months time to submit its report. The committee will be relying on the experience of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for framing the fire safety guidelines.
  • On October 2, the oft-neglect residents of the capital’s slums will take centrestage. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch the Swachh Bharat campaign here in a move see to be aimed at sending out a nationwide message that to touch the poorest and poor.
  • The Madras High Court on Thursday awarded a three-week jail term to two of the country’s eminent scientists for contempt of court, directing them to surrender within a week or else face arrest warrants.
  • Six days after the Incheon Asian Games kicked off, the All India Radio team tasked to cover the Indian medal hopefuls contitues to be grounded in India. AIR using updates from internet and TV to broadcast its radio bulletins.
  • India flyers will soon have the option of taking late-night the domestic flight for dirt cheap fares. The Tata Sons-AirAsia JV low cost carier plans to launch these “red eyes” – called so in the West because of the army of sleepy and watery eyes of passenger where are very popular due to low prices after
  • The Supreme Court on Thursday smelt a rat in University Grants Commission’s decision to submit to the Centre a report on 41 deemed universities facing de-recognition, after taking stock of their infrastructure and teaching facility strength though video presentation.
  • The centre on Thursday launched the logo for Swachh Bharat Missing and announced over Rs1.9lakh crore for this nationwide program and sought to make it a “mass movement. The Prime Minister’s directive, railways decided to launch a cleanliness drive at 7,700 stations across the country and around 60 have chosen station in and Delhi on October 2.
  • The Calcutta high court on Thursday directed the CID to start an inquiry into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal’s June 14 hate speech in Nadia when he threatened CPM cadre with rape and murder.
  •  The Government on Thursday declared that it would spend Rs500 crore on skill development of urban poor. The announcement came barely hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘make in India’ plan, which also aims at creating job opportunities.
  • A veritable jamboree is bringing all 750-odd MPs to the capital along with rural development minister and secretaries from states. The function will be presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. That is the big bang plan to launch “Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana” on October 11 to showxase Modi as the man putting development above politics.
  • The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening gave the final nod to the Rs 880 crore acquisition of Barak-I missiles, which has been hanging fire for the last six years despite successively Navy chief sounding the red alert over this ‘critical operational deficiency.
  • Ahead of his departure for the US on a five day trip, PM Narendra mid said he was looking to start a new chapter in building a strategic relationship with the US. Modi described the US as a vital partner for India’s national development.
  • Political parties in Haryana will have to reconfigure their strategies for the October 15 assembly election with INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala declaring that he would be the chief minister again, no matter what the circumstance.
  • The ‘Base’ bug, known as ‘Shellshock’, is located in the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, leaving websites and devices power by these operating system open to attack.
  • The researchers based their findings on the women taking part in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening in England. The five years absolute risk of postmenopausal breast cancer rises from one in 61 to one of 51 with ech increase in skirt size every 10 years.
  • One of the more than 200 school girl abducted by Islamist Boko Haram rebels in the northern Nigerian village of Chibok was freed this week, police and a parent of some of the other missing girls said on Thursday.
  • US attorney general Eric Holder will announce his resignation at the White House on Thursday Justice Department and White official said.
  • The top of world finance, Mohamed El-Erian juggled $2 trillion of investment and wrestled with the knottiest economic problems, but it has now emerged his greatest dilemma arose from asking his daughter to burn her teetch.
  • British PM David Cameron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met on Wednesday on the sideline of the UN General Assembly, the first such meeting since the Iranian revolution in 1979.
  • On Thursday afternoon was on ‘Make in India’, by evening ‘Made in China’ a campaign that includes tax concessions from the Chinese government to promote high-tech imports and research and development – too had become part of the conversation.
  • Jaypee Group’s arrangement with Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group for the sale of its power units collapsed, the Manoj Gaur-led conglomerate has stuck a deal with the Sajjan Jindal-owned JSW Group.
  •  On a day PM Narendra Modi announced the ‘Make in India’ initiative, Japanese electonics giant Sony said it may finally re-established a factory in India as the company is “enthusiastic” about making the country as a manufacturing base.
  • Emami Biotech, the edible oil and bio-diesel arm of the Rs8,000-crore Emami Group of Companies, has entered into an agreement with Kolkata-based Rasoi Ltd, the edible oil arm of Rasoi Group, to acquire the 50-year old Vanaspati brand Rasoi.
  • First International Sanskrit Conference held in Uttarakhand Raj Bhavan from 26th to 28th, 2014. Chief Guest is governor of Uttarakhand Dr. Aziz Qureshi. It will inaugurate on 26th September 2014 at 11.00am.
  • Sawarn Singh used his last ounce of energy to win a bronze medal in the men’s single sculls before collapsing into the water at the Chungju Tangeum lake Rowing Centre on Thursday.
  • India came up with a below-par performance against a spirited Pakistan side and crashed to a 1-2 defeat in a Pool B fixture at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium here on Thursday.
  •  With the aim to promote basketball at the grassroots level, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) launched the Indian School basketball League on Thursday. A total of 680 school and 478 colleges from 22 cities across India will take part in ISBL and ICBL respectively. The tournament starts in October.
  • Cheteshwar Pujara scored the 27th first class century of his career and the first one in county cricket as Derbyshire seized the initiative against Leicestershire on Thursday.
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