Top News Headlines of 26 October 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 26 October 2014:

  • Manohar Lal Khattar was sworn in as BJP’s first chief minister of Haryana on Sunday.
  • The incidence of breast cancer is rising among India’s younger women, doctors from India’s premier cancer hospital in Mumbai.
  • The Embassy of Sweden and Delhi Metro inaugurated “The Nobel Memorial Wall” at Railway Chowk Metro station on Sunday.
  • An HIV positive patient has been exonoerated by the Delhi High Court of the charge of sodomizing a minor boy and of trying to pas on the dreaded infection to him.
  • Indian airlines currently have almost 350 commercial pilots flying the skies with lapsed or invalid licences due to their failure to appear in exams that have to be given  after every few months to remain eligible to operate in the cockpit.
  • Lok Sabha Secretarial said in the reply that the assest details of 401 members were awaided as on September 26, according to an RTI.
  • The quantum of gold having left Swiss shores for Indian so far this year has reached a record high level of over 11 billion Swiss francs (about Rs70,000 crore).
  • The government plans to let the “new HMT Watches” focus on selling some of its popular brands such as Sona, a gold-plated dress watch; Pilot, a wind-up model; and Janata, the first model named by former Prime Ministere Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • The former Colonel Amarsinh Savant 82 Armoured Regiment officer, now based in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, will be attending a function at the British High Commissioner’s residence commemorating India’s role in the First World War.
  • Home minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol’s 83rd General Assembly next month in Monaco.
  • Famed physicist Stephen Hawking, best known for his work on gravitational singularities and black hole radiation, has joined Facebook.
  • War-weary Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an election.
  • Simon Plant, 42, of Findern, South Derbyshire, pulled a rope attached to 14 Ford Fiestas, weighing 20 tonnes combined, breaking the previous record of pulling 12 cars over 15 feet.
  • FC Pune City struck a goal in each half against FC Goa to register their first goals and maiden win in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Sunday.
  • Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani defeated Robin Wilson for his second straight win in the World Billiards Championships (time format) here.
  • Adelaide boy Antonio Murdaca became the first Australian to bag the glittering Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship trophy that too at home with a record seven-stroke margin on Sunday.
  • Sania Mirza and Cara Black win first time WTA Doubles final beating defending champs Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai of China 6-1, 6-0 on Sunday.
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