Top News Headlines of 26 August 2014

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  • The police arrested Yograj Singh, father of cricketer Yuvraj Sngh in a case of the late night brawl allegedly over car parking in sector 2 in Panchkula.
  • A part from being a relaxing after dinner beverage a warm glass of green tea also has a large number of health benefits. A new study in the US has revealed that green tea polyphenols help in protecting people’s brains in case of a spinal cord injury.
  • Boxer Gaurav Solanki lost his bronze medal while Indian track and field athletes ended their campaign empty-handed in the second Youth Olympic Games here on Monday.
  • Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan has cautioned finance secretaries of state government against debt waiver scheme as banks are already starved of capital.
  • The warning came during a conference of the state finance secretaries, which was held in Mumbai on Monday.
  • Hyundai is “closely” looking at setting up a second factory in India as the Korean car major lines up heavy investments and at least two to three new cars every year, beginning with a compact SUV and a multi-purpose vehicle.
  • Indian Billionaire Gautam Adani plans to invest $2 billion to build a 2,500 megawatt power plant in Odisha, which could raised group capacity by a quarter and boost supply in a country where a third of the population still goes without power.
  • In the first major order against the auto sector, the Competition of India Monday slapped a penalty of Rs2,545 crore on 14 car makers, including Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, for violating trade norms in the spare parts and after sales services market.
  • India’s richest tech billionaire and Wipro boss Azim Premji is set to invest Rs 900 crore for over 10% stake in Manipal Global Education Services.
  • The Mumbai Lonavla seaplane service, which launched on Monday from Juhu aerodrome, was delayed by almost to visibility issues and an enthusiastic media contingent, which crowed around the plane click photos.
  • The Supreme Court ruling on allocation of coal blocks has created an air of uncertainly for public and private sector players in the power as well as steel industries.
  • Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched “Family Suraksha Bachat Khata”. At the launch by K.R. Kamath, CMO of PNB Gauri Shankar. The product has feature of savings account as well as family protection and focuses on taking care of the monthly expenses of the family of account holder in case of unforeseen eventuality during the opted period.
  • Japan and China are once again in competition, this time for the lucrative high speed rail network market in India.
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Top News Headlines of 26 August 2014
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