Top News Headlines of 27 August 2014


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shakib-al-hasanBangladesh all rounder Shakib Al Hasan’s six-month ban imposed last month for “misbehaviour” has been lifted, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Tuesday.

  • Lakme grand finale designer Manish Malhotra and brand Ambassador Kareena Kapoor Khan brought down the curtains on the lakme Fashion week winter/Festival 2014 in Mumbai, where Manish presented a line inspired by the brand’s latest beauty statement of gloss.
  • The All India Football Federation (AIIF) may have to spend an amount of Rs 1.5crore to send the U-23 men’s and women’s teams to the Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon as the government is unlikely to clear the trips.
  • Air Asia India Pvt Ltd. the budget carrier launched jointly by Tata sons and AirAsia Bhd, has lost Rs26crore in the quarter ended June 2014.
  • The state Bank of India and HDFC have brought down home loan rates while others like Punjab National Bank have cut retail lending rates and waived processing charges.
  • A top US intelligence has built its own secret “Google-like” search engine for about two dozen government agencies to search information through over 850 billion communication records, including phone calls, emails and internet chat.
  • The WHO stepped up its war on “Big Tobacco“ on Tuesday, calling for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors.
  • Chief Justice R M Lodha on Tuesday said he has nominated Justice J S Khehar to hear petitions relating to the case of a former Gwalior additional district and sessions judge, who quit after being transferred to Sidhi and alleged sexual harassment by a Madhya Pradesh high court judge.
  • A new app for the iPad aims to recreate the nostalgic sense of typing on a manual typewriters, but ramped up to meet the demands of digital-age word processing.
  • A male nurse of a government hospital has been sentenced to one year imprisonment by a trial court for molesting a patient. The male nurse was convicted for “indecently“ touching the patient and also for harassing her by making calls to her even after her treatment was over.
  • Aam Aadmi Party’s volunteers in Malviya Nagar, along with residents, will start a signature campaign in the area from Monday to demand dustbins and toilets in the colony.
  • The newly redeveloped Connaught Place seems to be fighting a jinx. A day after a devastating fire at Hamilton House, another morning blaze badly damaged Embassy restaurant in D Block, which had opened just two years after Independence.
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Top News Headlines of 27 August 2014
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