Top News Headlines of 28 August 2014


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  • Prime Minister: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who prefers to travel light, will go to Japan Saturday with his official delegation comprising fewer than 60 Members.
  • Alessandro Del Piero: Former Italy and Juventus star Alessandro Del Piero, 39 confirmed here on Wednesday that he will play for Delhi in the Indian Super League.
  • Mother Dairy: End of 2014, It will no longer be necessary to carry cash when shopping at a Mother Dairy outlet. Because the Mother Dairy has been launched a ‘smart change card’ with SBI Partner ship which can be bought and topped up at outlets. The Card will be available at our vegetable and fruit outlets and by the end of the year.
  • Delhi Metro: Travelling with in the NCR will become fast and smooth with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to Ghaziabad in December.
  • CBSE: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued guidelines for classes IX and X summative assignments (SAs) II to be conducted in March 2015. The Board will discontinue sending sample question papers in physical and CD form and will now make them available online. Each school will get the option of downloading two sets of question papers. Schools can either use one of these, or make a new paper clubbing questions from both the samples or make an altogether new one based on the sample format.
  • Delhi High Court: The Delhi high court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi government for not giving free books and uniforms to children from economically weaker sections (EWS) and disadvantaged groups studying in unaided private schools in the capital.
  • CBI: The Central Bureau of Investigation may have decided to close its controversial probe against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P C Parakh in the coal scam, but not everyone in the agency was in favour of closure.
  • IIS Officer: Principal director general Neelam Kapur, currently posted as chief of directorate of field the publicity, resigned from the Indian Information Service association on Wednesday miffed by the lack of “moral strength and integrity” to protect the interest of the service and its officers.
  • NHRC: The National Human Right Commission (NHRC) will examine “inherent contradiction” and inadequacies in the Juvenile Justice (care and Protection of Children) Bill that was introduced in the Lok Sabha during last Parliament session.
  • Arun Jaitley : Arun Jaitley reviewed the ongoing Scorpene submarine construction project at Mazagon Docks (MDL) in Mumbai on Wednesday, the alarming state of the country’s underwater combat arim would have certainly hit him.
  • Kerala: The Kerala cabinet has deferred its decision on withdrawing licences of clubs, been and wine parlours following a difference of opinion over the speedy implementation of the new liquour policy. It has been decided to take the opinion of all constituents of the ruling front before taking a final decision.
  • Delhi Government: The Government on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supplying one subsidized cooking gas cylinder a month to consumers, a move that is expected to benefit households that may require more than a refill in a month during festivals, weddings of visit by relatives.
  • Chhattisgarh: Five Naxals surrendered before CRPF in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist-hit Kondagaon district on Wednesday, citing “exploitation” by their senior cadres.
  • Christine Legarde: Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, said on Wednesday that French prosecutors has placed her under formal investigation over a murky business affairs that dates to her time as finance minister under former President Nicolas Sarkozy.
  • Rs630 Fine: The Supreme Court ordered leading realtor DLF to deposit Rs630crore in there months as a pre-condition for entertaining its appeal against the Competition Appellate Tribunal decision up holding a Competition Commission’s order imposing the hefty penalty.
  • Shah Rukh Khan: Don, Superstar Shah Rukh Khan declares, “Don ka intezaar gyaarah mulkon ki police kar rahi hain magar Don ka pakadna muskil hi nhi naamumkin hain. So based on this dialogue Shah Rukh Khan has now joined hand with Interpol to promote greater awareness in preventing crime.
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