Top News Headlines of 27 December 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 27 December 2014:

  • Narendra Modi walked away with the title for leading the BJP to an incredible win. As PM, he won kudos for his new style of governance.
  • The hierarchyconscious Indian Army has opened the gates of its golf clubs to jawans for the first time.
  • The Centre has issued strict guidelines to all ministries asking them to give preference to indigenous electronic products.
  • A Delhi girl has scored 100 percentile in CAT 2014, Neha Manglik also happens to be the only girl among 16 candidates in that top-scorer bracket.
  • Delhi Police is looking for rapper Yo Yo Hon ey Singh and his partner, Bad shah, after Nagpur police sought its assistance in a case of indecency lodged against Singh.
  • Actress Karisma Kapoor and her Delhi-based businessman husband, Sunjay Kapur’s divorce delayed end of the year.
  • The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday said it was weighing all options without compromising its stand on Article 370 and the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to form the next government in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Bihar assembly speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary and four JD(U) MLAs Ajit Kumar, Raju Kumar Singh, Poonam Devi and Suresh Chanchal were disqualified for anti-party activities and cross voting in the June Rajya Sabha polls on saturday.
  • The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), in excavations carried out at Chandyan village in Baghpat district of UP, have found remnants of a house that corresponds to the late Harappan period.
  • Sixteen states have ratified a constitutional amendment bill which seeks to scrap the collegium system of judges appointing.
  • Recently released figures from the environment ministry show that the total amount, collected as water cess from industries in different states, has increased by over Rs 40 crore in the past three years.
  • The ministry has launched `Mission Indradhanush’ to cover all children who are either unvaccinated or are partially vaccinated against seven vaccine preventable diseases which include diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B.
  • Close to 40,000 students in as many as 1,689 primary schools in the state’s 13 districts see only one teacher each day at school, records of the state education department show.
  • The discovery of a small molecule “REV-ERB”that controls internal body clock can help treat problems like sleep and anxiety disorders.
  • India on Saturday asked Pakistan to hand over underworld don Dawood Ibrahim saying enough evidence have been given to it on the prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.
  • A leader of Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab, who has a $3 million US bounty on his head, has surrendered on Saturday.
  • Residents of Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon went to the polls on Saturday for the first municipal elections in six decades.
  • Pop sensation Justin Bieber has got a private jet as Christmas gift.
  • Pakistan appointed retired top military officer Naveed Cheema as manager for next year’s cricket World Cup, replacing former captain Moin Khan.
  • MS Dhoni broke the world record for most number of stumpings in international cricket after he effected his 134th dismissal (Mitchell Johnson) on Day Two of the third Test against Australia.
  • Indian national team captain Sunil Chhetri was on Saturday declared “AIFF Player of the Year“ for the third time in four years while Bala Devi has been declared the “Woman Player of the Year“.
  • The left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha has been banned from bowling in competitive cricket.
  • The 21-year-old Pune-based Gujarati girl won the $25,000 NECC ITF women’s singles title, beating Britain’s Katy Dunne 6-2, 6-2 in just over an hour at the Deccan Gymkhana courts.
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