Top News Headlines of 27 November 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 27 November 2014:

  • Australian batsman Phillip Hughes on Thursday became the first international cricketer to die from an injury suffered while batting.
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif agreed to sign the Saarc framework agreement for energy which allowed India to hail PM Narendra Modi’s first Saarc outing as a “success“.
  • Former AIFF general secretary Alberto Colaco was on Thursday banned by FIFA for three years for taking a bribe in the election of a FIFA member in 2009.
  • Supreme Court wants CSK out of IPL, queers Srinivasan return pitch so the Supreme Court on Thursday turned the heat on suspended BCCI president N Srinivasan and Chennai Super Kings.
  • The Department of Education (DoE) will add 19 schools to the 1,007 it already runs mostly in Dwarka and Rohini, will cost DoE about Rs 345 crore.
  • BCom (Honours) paper `lifted’ from SOL of Delhi University  annual exam.
  • The government is showcasing a film “Children of War'” based on the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.
  • Tapan Raychauduri, one of the top historians of modern South Asia, died of a cerebral stroke on Wednesday in Oxford.
  • India has offered vaccine to polio-hit countries in South Asia, which would mean Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  • The BJP released its vision document or the party manifesto for Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday. The document made no reference to Article 370, a law that grants special status to J&K.
  • The government will table 11 audit reports of the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) in Parliament on Friday.
  • The renewable energy ministry has proposed a gross budgetary support of Rs 4,050 crore for setting up 25 solar parks of 500 mw each and ultra-mega solar power projects to add 20,000 mw green generation capacity in the next five years.
  • On 4th December 2014, US and India both will test unmanned crew modules independently, marking a milestone in their human spaceflight programme.
  • Phyllis Dorothy James White, better known as “the Queen of Crime“ for the multilayered mystery novels she wrote as P D James, died at her home in Oxford, England, on Thursday.
  • Interpol has launched a hunt for a powerful Kremlin insider turned critic who was once known as “Putin’s banker“ but more recently ran into bankruptcy and fled the country.
  • China has 244 million people licenced to drive cars, the largest number worldwide according to China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
  • World Trade Organization members agreed to the first global trade deal in the agency’s 20-year history by endorsing a move to roll out easier customs rules.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala inaugurated the trauma centre at Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • K Srikanth achieved his career best eighth position in the men’s singles category of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.
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Top News Headlines of 27 November 2014
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