Top News Headlines of 27 October 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 27 October 2014:

  • Dilma Rousseff was re-elected president of Brazil on Sunday in the tightest race Brazil has seen since its return to democracy three decades ago.
  • The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini, whose death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment in 2000.
  • The Centre revealed three business names -Dabur’s Pradip Burman, bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya and Goa’s Timblo Pvt Ltd on Monday.
  • Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank on Monday announced its intent to invest nearly $10 billion about Rs 60,000 crore) in India over the next few years.
  • Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was provoked bottles, eggs and cans in a march organized to protest against “rights violations“ in Kashmir after bottles in London on Sunday.
  • Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, a joint venture in which the Delhi government has a 49% stake and Tata Power has 51%, plans to go public.
  • The real test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan may be in urban villages like Nawada.
  • Home Ministry may have endorsed as a stand-alone proof of identity and address under Know-Your-Customer (KYC) norms proposed for issuance of mobile SIMs.
  • Bhartiya Janta Party launch membership drive via SMS from 1 November 2014.
  • Apna Dal national general secretary Anupriya Patel was removed from her post on Monday by party president Krishna Patel.
  • Big B is likely to be the chief guest at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) this year that begins from November 20 at Goa.
  • The government decided to launch a pilot project to usher in a ‘zero liquid discharge’ regime on Monday.
  • According to Archaeological Survey of India data, 44,458 tickets were sold on Saturday , while 41,893 were sold on Sunday , adding to 86,351 tourists.But tickets are not charged for kids up to 15 years for Taj Mahar on Diwali Weekend.
  • About 2,800 doctors of the health and family welfare department across Karnataka resigned en masse on Monday, seeking among other things better pay packets.
  • The new BJP MLA Govind Rathod, who died of a cardiac arrest late on Sunday.
  • The government on Monday scrapped two panels of candidates for top jobs in public sector banks that were finalized towards the end of the UPA regime.
  • Mumbai would play host to the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal one day domestic tournament from Nov 29 to Dec 3, as per the calendar chalked out by the cricket board (BCCI).
  • Taijul Islam set a national record with his eightwicket haul and then struck a crucial 15 runs in the lower order to help Bangladesh overcome a spirited Zimbabwe by three wickets on Monday in first cricket Test.
  • Sevilla moved joint top of La Liga alongside Barcelona as two late goals from Denis Suarez and Carlos Bacca gave them a 2-1 win over Villarreal on Sunday.
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Top News Headlines of 27 October 2014
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