Top News Headlines of 27 January 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 27th January 2014:

  • North Korea has asked Cambodian government to ban the screening of the US film “The Interview, Which caricatures North Korean leader Kimi>Delhi Metro services will be partially curtailed at two stations on January 29 as part of the security arrangement for the Beating Retreat ceremony.
  • The Union ministry of information & broadcasting caused an online rumpus with many alleging that the ministry had deleted the words ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ from the Preamble of the Constitution featured in the ad as a watermark image.
  • Fast-tracking the plan to develop three major cities as ‘smart cities’,the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Indian urban development ministry on Tuesday agreed to set up three task forces to prepare a detailed action plan the next three month.
  • Legendary cartoonist R K Laxman was cremated with full state honours in Pune on Tuesday. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that a memorial would be built for Laxman.
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday cleared a major hurdle towards a fresh term of Rajya Sabha and his continuation as leader of opposition in the Upper-House though he will have a fight on his hands.
  • Kolkata is set to become India’s first fully Wi-Fi enabled metro city with a private operator launching the service from Park Street on February 5 and then rolling it out in a phased manner across 144 municipal wards over the next couple of months.
  • Congress’s four time MLA from Tanda Nawab Kazim Ali Khan, the district administration on Tuesday demolished his 100-shop mall that was allegedly built on Wakf land.
  • The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has set up as many as 40 audit commissionrates across the country to audit accounts of companies and survey their other operations to detects any tax evasion.
  • BJP has nominated Shamsher Singh Manhas and Chandar Mohan Sharma as candidates for the biennial election to Rajya Sabha from Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Railways have demanded Rs 20,000 crore to eliminate all level crossings across the country, which have emerged as “death traps’.
  • States will get support to come out with their own farm income-based crop insurance schemes under the Centre’s yet-to-be-launched National Crop Income Insurance Scheme.
  • Narendra Modi’s Make the India’ mantra has to be most implemented in pharma industry. India has imported from China bulk drugs and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) worth about Rs38,186 crore.
  • University of Rochester discovered a planet with a ring around it that is 200 times larger than that of Saturn.
  • Russia is exploring the possibility of a joint manned orbital station with India and China as part of a common strategy to create technological alliances.
  • China on Tuesday announced plans to hold a major military parade an inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Six airlines from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Lebanon suspended flight to Baghdad on Tuesday after bullets hit an air plane operated by budget carrier Dubai Aviation Corporation known as flydubai.
  • Tata motors, the world’s fourt largest truck maker plans to raise up to Rs 7,500 crore via a rights issue over the coming months, its third such offering in the company’s historic since it got listed in 1995.
  • ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is all set to be inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame for his contributions to wrestling.
  • Three militants claiming allegiance to Islamic State stormed a luxury Medierranean-front hotel housing several embassies on Tuesday and killed eight people, including five for eigners, before blowing themselves up along with a hostage they had taken.
  • The Election Commission will soon begin the process of distributing photo voter slips to electors for the Delhi Assembly polls scheduled on February 7.
  • AAP has promised an amendment in the Delhi Jal Board Act to make clean drinking water a right for every resident.
  • The Delhi transport department’s Pooch-O app may not have many takers in the city but it has found a follower the Uber.
  • India has challenged a World Trade Organization ruling, asking it to lift a ban on the import of poultry from the US, a moved aimed at helping check shipment of low-cost chicken legs, which are discarded the America as
    they are perceived as having higher cholesterol levels.
  • Billionaire Analjit Singh has decided to split his insurance and healthcare firm Max India into three separate listed entities as he “unlocks value” and charts out focused sectoral growth plans for various ventures.
  • Indian flyers make Dubai has emerged the busiest international airport in the world.
  • The 25 years old New South Wales all-rounder became the 10th player to receive Australian cricket’s greatest individual honour, the Allan Border Medal, for 2014.
  • Kane Williamson enters the World Cup on name back of some brilliant recent performances, and will be a marked man.
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