Top News Headlines of 27 July 2014

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  • Violence erupted in Saharanpur on Saturday, killing More than Eight men and injuring more than 24, as two groups clashed over a patch of disputed land adjoining a gurdwara close to the city’s railway station. UP announced a financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the three persons killed and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.
  • Delhi Transport Corporation incurs a loss of about Rs 1,000 crore annually. Its rickety and unreliable fleet even the low-floor buses that break down at random  is an embarrassment for the city.
  • Two years from now, an IITian will be able to get his B-Tech degree in three and-a-half years instead of four, thanks to a new credit scores system.
  • Team India captain M.S. Dhoni on Saturday criticized match referee David Boon’s decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 50% of his match fee for the Anderson incident. “To me, it is a very hurtful decision. A lot of things were not taken into consideration while judging the case,” he said, hoping BCCI’s lawyers will find a way to appeal.
  • Three youths, including a German national, were arrested for allegedly harassing and mis-behaving with a 25-year-old woman at a nightclub in south Delhi on Saturday. The club is part of a five-star hotel in RK Puram. The accused have been identified as Sahaj, Armaan and Paul. Sahaj and Armaan are south Delhi residents, a source said. Paul had come to India on a student visa, the source added.
  • A group of students from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi bagged the best project at the ninth National Innovation Contest Tech Top 2014 which concluded here Saturday.
  • Teachers turned up in large numbers to vote in the first Government School Teachers’ Association election in 12 years. ver 87% of about 37,000 enrolled voters cast their votes and the voter turnout was over 80% in each of the 13 school districts in the city.
  • In what could point to serious security loopholes in the Aadhaar project, an internal risk assessment by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in 2012 had found that the enrolment device could be taken outside its defined territory , including foreign land, to enrol people and send data to UIDAI for processing.
  • India‘s top kabaddi players are moving into a different league -one that promises big money, fame and glamour Ace kabaddi player Jasmer Singh is glad he does not have to take his shirt off. This stadium is not mud floored like the one back home. And it would have been awkward — there is a woman in a grey skirt chirping away at its centre. This circular hall in Worli must be four times the size of the humble indoor kabaddi stadium that his village Bursham in Haryana is building for the game that it loves.
  • Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar on Saturday stated that the NCP is ready to go it alone in the Maharashtra assembly elections if its alliance partner Congress does not agree to give 144 out of 288 seats to the party.
  • Congress on Saturday accused BJP of carrying out a `pre-planned’ communal polarization that led to an outbreak of communal violence in Saharanpur in western UP. The saffron party though remained defiant asserting that `right to worship’ is a fundamental right. he war-of-words started after Congress tried to hold a `peace march’ on Saturday, coinciding with the BJP’s dharna protesting against the `manhandling’ of party workers by local.
  • More than 1,000 protesters gathered in central Paris on Saturday shouting slogans against Israel despite an official ban on the rally as hundreds of riot police stood by to stop it from going ahead.
  • CWG-2014:Two young girls ­ 21-year-old Apurvi Chandela and 23-year-old Rahi Sarnobat ­ clinched a gold medal each, while their teammates Ayonika Paul and Anisa Sayyed bagged silver to make it a rare `double 1-2′ for India at the Games ­ in 10m air rifle and 25m pistol events. In both the events it was a battle between these braveheart Indian women.
  • Jaipur’s Apurvi Chandela took up the sport relatively late. The 21-yearold daughter of a city-based businessman picked shooting as an afterthought. After toying with various weapons, she settled for the rifle as her favourite one and was instantly successful.
  • The 10m rifle has been her pet event and in 2012, her first year in the senior circuit, she won a team silver medal at the Asian Championship in Nanchang (China). That was just a beginning for Apurvi as in December of the same year, she became the national champion in 10m rifle, shooting 498.7500 in New Delhi.
  • Punjab’s Navjeet Kaur Dhillon became only the second Indian to win a medal in the World Junior Athletics Championships when she won a bronze in women’s discus throw in Eugene, USA on Saturday.
  • Vincenzo Nibali was poised to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas in the penultimate stage on Saturday a 54km time trial from Bergerac won by Germany’s Tony Martin (in pic). The Italian finished fourth on the day, nearly two minutes slower than the dominant Martin who set a provisional time of one hour six minutes 21 seconds, and will roll into Paris on Sunday with a seven minute 52 lead.
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